Almost twenty years on from its passage in 2002, Scotland’s Freedom of Information law sits at a crossroads.
The pandemic led to significant delays in responding to FOI requests, with the Scottish Government recording its worst performance since 2017.
Meanwhile the Scottish Government has announced it plans to consult on potential changes to FOI law in Scotland, following a year-long review into FOISA by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit and Post-Legislative Scrutiny Committee.
Watch Holyrood Events Freedom of Information 2021 on demand replay where we discussed the potential impact of these reforms, as well as examined best practice in delivery of existing FOI legislation.
This event is CPD certified in principle