UK councils and Greater Manchester police seek suspension of FOI request obligations

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The Local Government Association has argued that councils should not have to comply with freedom of information requests during the coronavirus crisis. Greater Manchester police followed suit, saying that police in non-critical roles were being reallocated to operational policing and would not answer FOI requests "until further notice".

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https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2020/mar/23/uk-coronavirus-live-news-latest-boris-johnson-minister-condemns-people-ignoring-two-metre-distance-rule-in-parks-as-very-selfish?page=with:block-5e78c3d08f08e46329cb437f#block-5e78c3d08f08e46329cb437f

Writer: Helen Pidd

Publication: Guardian

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