Public interest whistleblowing is a fundamental aspect of open government. Those who encounter misconduct, dishonest or illegal activity in organisations must be encouraged to call attention to it, and receive proper support and protection when they do. Just before Christmas, I joined more than 70 politicians, academics, union heads and charity leaders in signing a letter criticising Luxembourg’s decision to prosecute the accountant accused of sparking the LuxLeaks tax scandal. See the letter via the link below.

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