[co-author: Amy Cleaves]
The Government is consulting (link below) on various revisions to the Code of Practice for public authorities on their obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the “Act“). The revisions, which are intended to reflect developments in good practice, include the following:
All responses to the consultation should be submitted by no later than 5pm on 2 February 2017.
Revised Draft Code of Practice: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/659606/FOI_Code_of_Practice_-_Draft.pdf
Consultation Paper: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/659607/FOI_Code_of_Practice_Consultation_Document.pdf