The Impact of the Freedom of Information Act on Central Government in the UK

Does FOI work?

  • Robert Hazell
  • Ben Worthy
  • Mark Glover
Part of the Understanding Governance Series book series (TRG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Freedom of Information in Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 3-14
    3. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 15-32
    4. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 33-50
    5. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 51-60
  3. Freedom of Information in Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 63-86
    3. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 87-104
    4. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 105-116
    5. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 117-133
    6. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 134-147
    7. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 148-160
    8. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 161-180
    9. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 181-199
    10. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 200-213
    11. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 214-229
    12. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 244-251
    13. Robert Hazell, Ben Worthy, Mark Glover
      Pages 252-267

About this book

Introduction

Based on interviews with officials, requesters and journalists, as well as a survey of FOI requesters and a study of stories in the national media, this book offers a unique insight into how the Freedom of Information Act 2000 really works.

Keywords

decision-making government participation political process work

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert Hazell
    • 1
  • Ben Worthy
    • 1
  • Mark Glover
    • 1
  1. 1.Constitution Unit, School of Public PolicyUniversity College LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230281998
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-32124-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-28199-8
  • About this book