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Freedom of Information Unit
50 Queen Anne's Gate
Tel: 0171 273 3640
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Published by the Cabinet Office
Your Right to Know, the White Paper which sets out proposals for a Freedom of Information Act (published on 11 December 1997)
Your Right to Know : summary
Your Right to Know - background material
House of Commons Select Committee on Public Administration's report into the Government's proposals for a Freedom of Information.
The Government's response to the Select Committee's report
The Government is also committed to ensuring the proper protection and disclosure of personal information. The Data Protection Act received Royal Assent on 16th July 1998.
For recent Home Office publications on Data Protection click here.
For the Data Protection Registrar, click here
Code of Practice on Access to Government Information
The Freedom of Information Unit is also responsible for the existing openness regime, the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information.
For more information on the Code of Practice, click
Structure and Responsibilities
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