Matt Burgess is a freelance journalist and runs the website FOI Directory.
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The Freedom of Information Act is an essential tool for the British people to hold authority to account. The Coalition's new proposals will erode its powers, expose the NHS still further and deliver an underhand blow to democracy.
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