FOI Law Update: Episode 4 (February 2007)

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  • Artist: Ibrahim Hasan

This is the fourth episode of Ibrahim Hasan's monthly podcast program, designed to bring busy public sector practitioners up to date with the latest developments in Freedom of Information(FOI) law, has just been published.

This is the only FOI Podcast of its kind in the UK and has been mentioned in The Times (17th Oct 2006). There were almost 1000 downloads of last month's program.

Due to the Christmas break, we have a packed program for you this month. Ibrahim discusses the latest FOI developments over the last two months including:

: news about the governments fees consultation
: access to commercially sensitive information
: the application of FOI to the BBC
: the vexed question of access to dead peoples' information
: MP's expenses claims
: access to lists of addresses of council properties
: AND whether information about David Beckham can be released

There is also comment and analysis from Martin Rossenbaum of the BBC and Elaine Fletcher of Eversheds solicitors.

Ibrahim is one of the UK's leading solicitors and trainers on information law (