The Communications Minister has been asked to consider extending the Freedom of Information Act to apply to monopolies in the energy sector.
Taoiseach Brian Cowen has today rejected claims that the cost of making Freedom of Information applications is excessive.MORE
The Information Commissioner has reported a drop in the number of Freedom of Information requests being made over the past three years.MORE
The Labour Party is calling for the return of a more transparent Freedom of Information regime.MORE
The Government has reportedly extended the Freedom of Information Act to cover 137 extra public bodies.MORE
Government documents are to remain secret for twice as long under a tightening up of laws announced today.MORE
The Labour Party has accused the Government of attempting to hide information from the public by watering down the provisions of the 1997 Freedom of Information Act.MORE