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Public May Be Charged for Freedom of Information Requests, Says Government Commission


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Public May Be Charged for Freedom of Information Requests, Says Government Commission

WASHINGTON - The UK Government’s Commission on Freedom of Information (FOI) is considering introducing charges for anyone making FOI requests, according to an anonymous briefing provided to journalists.

“Sources” at the Commission, who refused to provide on-the-record comments, said that it would “consider introducing charges for applications for information for the first time,” according to a report in the Guardian.

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