A senior planning official has admitted circumventing freedom of information law, by receiving vital environmental data from fish farmers “face to face”.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency ditched a toxic pesticide report after fears it could attract freedom of information requests.
Journalists have accused the Scottish Government of failing to keep records and frustrating freedom of information law.
Scotland’s information watchdog threatens legal action against Scottish ministers for failing to respond to information requests.
An investigation by Scotland's information watchdog has lambasted ministers for their “poor” approach to freedom of information law.
The Scottish Information Commissioner, Rosemary Agnew, bowed to government pressure to conceal information about legal advice on tuition fees.