Monthly Archives: August 2011

#FoI Request 010/11 ~ Fuel Poverty Advisory Group

The Fuel Poverty Advisory Group is sponsored by DECC (Department for Energy and Climate Change). The spiel on the website goes: “The Fuel Poverty Advisory Group (FPAG) for England is an advisory Non-Departmental Public Body, sponsored by DECC and comprising … Continue reading

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Four lines of wisdom for 21st Century UK plc

They hang the man and flog the woman, That steals the goose from off the common, But let the greater villain loose, That steals the common from the goose. Anon  

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#FoI request 003/11 ~ Suffolk County Council – Departure of former Chief Executive Andrea Hill – Matters arising

Departure of former Chief Executive Andrea Hill – Matters arising Following the above FoI request (003/11) I lodged on 4th July 2011, an answer arrived on 9th August.  Andy Bloxham of The Daily Telegraph reported yesterday evening on the history surrounding this and … Continue reading

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Workplace trouble? A phrase bank for those lost for words

The support provided here is in reaction to the threatening, depressing and extremely dysfunctional condition of many of our workplaces, both in the public and private sector.  Despite hollow words of reassurance from employers, local and central government and the Chartered Institute … Continue reading

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How can an employer remove your statutory #FOI querying rights? Read all about it here…

10th December 2012 Word reaches me that Simon Goacher, #QuackCWaC Head of Legal and ‘Democratic’ Services, he of the undemocratic, unscrutinised FOI / DP ban (see below) that they sought to impose on me when I left the council back … Continue reading

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#FoI request ~ for Compromise Agreements and "gagging clauses" – January 2011

Hello This blog is based around Freedom of Information News, and also my own #FoI requests.  It will comment on recent events (no talk of zombies or alien invaders – that’s left to others), and will list and explore some of the requests I’ve … Continue reading

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