Apologies have been sent to members of the public how made more than 100 Freedom of Information requests to a parish council. 

The volume of requests resulted in the entire of Walberswick Parish Council resigning.

The BBC report:

Apologies have been issued in a Suffolk village where the parish council resigned after being sent over 100 Freedom of Information requests.

Following the fall-out, Walberswick Parish Council said it was bankrupt and its seven councillors quit.

An interim council has sent apologies to four people who were sending the information requests.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.