News this Week (UK)Posted: August 28, 2012
So it’s only Tuesday and there’s been enough things of interest that might have gone under the radar worthy of a recap.
Transport Secretary threatens to resign if Cameron reconsiders a third runway at Heathrow. In the context of senior Conservatives putting pressure on Cameron to reconsider a third runway at Heathrow, this is called being stuck between a rock and a hard place. Link
Public Consultation scandal for lobbying reforms. Over 1,000 coordinated respondents to a public consultation were taken out of the results, to leave 79 respondents. Link
Only one Freedom of Information Request published by the Department for Education in the last seven months. Freedom of Information requests are supposed to make government more transparent, and failure to comply is illegal. They are requests of information gathered by certain departments. Link