What e-petitions tell us about how people view UK FOI laws
I have recently submitted an e-petition on fixed time limits for internal reviews. I was actually reasonably pleased to see today that more than 15 people had signed because even though I suspect most people would support it if they took the time to find abut the issue but I know that it isn't exactly an issue that captivates the imagination of the public.
The Government's E-petitions does however show that the public has a serious appetite for transparency in specific cases:
Full disclosure of all government documents relating to 1989 Hillsborough disaster: > 67,000 signatures, including me
The public demand ...