Eric Pickles has hinted that a Conservative government would force housing associations to comply with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Eric Pickles: Housing associations need to embrace the government’s ‘transparency agenda’

The Conservative Communities Secretary, in an exclusive Q&A interview for Inside Housing this week, responded to a question about the FOIA by saying housing associations need to embrace the government’s ‘transparency agenda’.

Reported by Inside Housing. You can read the full story here. 

 

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.