Scottish ministers have been rapped by the information commissioner after failing to re

The Scottish Herald reports:

The Scottish Government’s failure to comply with its legal requirement to make information public is a cause for concern, the freedom of information watchdog has said.

Information Commissioner Rosemary Agnew criticised Scottish ministers for failing to respond to requests from journalists.

One request from the Sunday Herald was “mislaid” for three months, while another from the Mail on Sunday newspaper has gone unanswered for over four months without explanation.

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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.