Values Statement

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 18th July 2007.

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Photo of Michael Wills Michael Wills Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice 11:30 am, 18th July 2007

I recognise entirely what the hon. Gentleman says. We are proud to have brought in the freedom of information legislation, which is making a substantial and significant contribution to democracy in this country. We are constantly reviewing the way it works, and I am sure that he and I will have further exchanges on that in the future.

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David Block
Posted on 19 Jul 2007 10:49 am (Report this annotation)

The Minister should face the fact that there is considerable public cynicism about restrictions being placed on FoI by MP's to cover their own corruption and inefficiency? This will come back and bite the government.