Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 March 2017

240 Pages

9.2x6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719097676

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The Politics of Freedom of Information

How and Why Governments Pass Laws that Threaten their Power

Ben Worthy

Published by Manchester University Press

This book explores the implementation of the UK's FOI law under Tony Blair, showing how the radical policy was weakened by compromises and clandestine agreements before reaching the statute book, though it on to be controversial and disruptive nonetheless.


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