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Freedom of Information Act consultation a ‘full frontal attack’, says actor Michael Sheen

Actor Michael Sheen has added his voice to calls for the Freedom of Information Act to be protected, warning it is under “full frontal attack” by the Government.

The Welsh star said the public’s right to know should “transcend the political rivalries and jostling that make up the daily cut and thrust of the Westminster bubble”.

The comments come as a cross-party commission considers changes to the legislation, potentially including more charges for access to material.

Sheen, who has portrayed former Prime Minister Tony Blair on screen, said: “The public right to know is a principle that transcends the political rivalries and jostling that make up the daily…

Source: Freedom of Information Act consultation a ‘full frontal attack’, says actor Michael Sheen

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3 comments on “Freedom of Information Act consultation a ‘full frontal attack’, says actor Michael Sheen

  1. The Porcelain Doll
    11/20/2015

    Reblogged this on perfectlyfadeddelusions.

    Like

  2. hitandrun1964
    11/21/2015

    I agree completely.

    Liked by 1 person

    • First Night Design
      11/21/2015

      It is a terrifying world we, or rather our so-called leaders, our giving our children and grandchildren. It breaks my heart.

      Like

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