Published on October 9, 2015

8 case studies which show why we need to #saveFOI | UK Open Government Network

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By Josephine Suherman-Bailey

Josephine is a Policy Analyst at Involve. She supports Involve's work on the UK Open Government Partnership civil society network and Sciencewise. She is especially interested in opening up decision-making to those who might otherwise struggle to be heard by policy-makers.

Josephine blogged for the Open Government Network website on the 8 case studies which show why we need to #saveFOI

Those of us who work in improving governance, and challenging government to be more open and accountable, can sometimes overlook the fact that most people don’t see the world through the prism that we do. When we talk about making government more transparent, or accountable, or participatory, sometimes we don’t tell the story about why those things are important, and how they make a difference to people’s lives.

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