Jack Straw and FoI

The Guardian today points the finger at Jack Straw as having been one of the least ‘open’ ministers – with regard to Freedom of Information – of his day: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/feb/08/jack-straw-ministries-among-worst-freedom-of-information

In 1999 I wrote this piece about ‘official secrecy’ for the LRB, which features him towards the end, and his sharing an ‘old school’ with me. I thought his school experience might be relevant. http://www.lrb.co.uk/v21/n14/bernard-porter/boarder-or-day-boy


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Retired academic, author, historian.
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