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Guardian.co.uk: FoI requests cost BBC £3m

September 7th, 2009Posted by in Editors' pick, Press freedom and ethics

Some interesting stats obtained by the Guardian’s own Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the corporation:

  • Complying with requests made under the FOI act, since its introduction in 2005, have cost the BBC £3 million;
  • FOI requests have risen from 971 in the first year of the act to 1,141 for up to the end of July this year.

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