Don’t let the Government get away with taking your freedom of information rights away just when they are starting to make a difference. They want to make it harder for you to get information about the cabinet and about royals.
If anything we need more and better rights not less.
“Cabinet papers will be released much earlier than under the current rule, but will be subject to an absolute exemption under the Act until they are 20 years old.”
“To ensure the constitutional position and political impartiality of the Monarchy is not undermined, the relevant exemption in the Freedom of Information Act will be made absolute for information relating to communications with the Royal Household that is less than 20 years’ old. After that … the exemption will continue to apply until five years after their death”