Friday, 5 November 2010

Our council wants to charge for all FOI requests.

The dimwits at Cheshire West and Cheshire Council want to charge for FOI requests even though they are not allowed to do so under FOI law.

My comment: If they spent less time and money on their solutions team and more time just ringing up the ICO they wouldn't have wasted time and money planning to do something they are not legally entitled to do. 

My comment: I wonder if their legal team advised them?  This wouldn't be the first time this council has wasted taxpayer's money trying to evade a legal obligation.

I wonder why they had to lie in their press release spin sheet about the true number of FOI requests they were receiving?

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