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Access to documents and freedom of information

Access to documents or ‘freedom of information’ is a crucial right, providing transparency about the work of public bodies and enabling the public to hold them to account.

Accessing documents held by public bodies strengthens democracies by, for example,  allowing public scrutiny of draft laws or enabling journalists to investigate stories.

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