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Camden becomes accountable

PUBLISHED: 09:46 26 January 2005 | UPDATED: 10:25 07 September 2010

CAMDEN residents have gained the right in 2005 to ask the council for information. From January 1, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, people can request information from a public body, which includes the police and local council.

CAMDEN residents have gained the right in 2005 to ask the council for information.

From January 1, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, people can request information from a public body, which includes the police and local council.

Some information is exempt and complex inquiries may incur a fee.

So far, five requests have been logged with Camden Council. A list of available publications is available in libraries, by post, at the council's main reception areas and online at www.camden.gov.uk/foi.

Councillor Dermot Greene said:

"The Freedom of Information Act has obviously set Camden Council a few tough challenges, but it will also help us to become a more open and accountable authority."

[Published in Ham&High 7 January 2005]

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