Prying eyes

Condliffe, Anna
February 2011
Utility Week;2/4/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Freedom of Information Act in Great Britain and the fight of 19 water companies to establish that they do not fall within the scope of the legislation. It reports that there is also a law for right of access to environmental information, the Environmental Information Regulations, which implements European Union (EU) obligations to provide public access to environmental information. It also notes that the British Ministry of Justice has announced that it is to consult on widening the scope of the act.


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