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Your Right To Know: A Citizen's Guide to the Freedom of Information Act

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Have you ever wanted to force open the secretive doors of government? This book provides all the tools you need. With a new foreword by Ian Hislop, it's also fully updated to include new tips for digging out information, new template letters, an expanded directory, new examples of case law, an expanded business chapter, and a new chapter on the law in Scotland.
Paperback, Second Edition, 320 pages
Published December 20th 2006 by Pluto Press (first published December 1st 2004)
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May 27, 2010 rated it really liked it
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An excellent how-to-do-it when dealing with officialdom. How Heather blew the Ship of State out of the water with her expenses revelations.

Well, not the story of how she did it, but a list of the tools she used.
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Apr 16, 2014 rated it liked it
You might want to crosscheck the part where the history of FoI is introduced. US FoI legislation was not the second in the world like Brooke claims.
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Heather Rose Brooke (born 1970) is an American journalist and freedom of information campaigner. Resident since the 1990s in the UK, she is best known for her role in helping to expose the 2009 United Kingdom parliamentary expenses scandal, which culminated in the resignation of House of Commons Speaker Michael Martin.

Brooke is Professor of Journalism at City University London's Department of
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