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Food-Related Violent Crime & Food Banks

Violent crimes involving the theft of food in London have become more savage and much more numerous over the last decade.

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FoI: Making Requests

As I explained here, there’s a lot you can’t request under the Freedom of Information Act. And thanks to the labyrinthine exemptions, many of which are purposefully obfuscating, there’s also a lot you don’t know whether you can request. Think

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Freedom of Information: Exemptions

Freedom as an Analogue Quality As mentioned in the last post, while the Freedom of Information Act guarantees you can at least request data from bodies spending public money and, in theory, enshrines your right to do so, there are

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