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“No prospect” of Freedom of Information exemption at universities, says Straw

The commission to review the Freedom of Information Act were not convinced that in order to “level the playing field,” universities deserved an exemption from the Act

It was revealed that Warwick backed exemptions from FOI, but the Russell Group and UUK have supported it as well. Photo: iancvt55 @Flickr

Defend the Freedom of Information Act at universities

We must back what is simply the only way to hold the institutions that have an impact on our lives to account. Stand with The Boar and Warwick Globalist

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Leaked letter shows Warwick supports scrapping Freedom of Information

Student journalists at Warwick have called upon the university to retract their opposition to FOI, after seeing a leaked letter by management which states their belief universities should be exempt from this landmark transparency regulation

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Almost 1 per cent of University of Manchester staff on salaries over £100,000

Data obtained by the Taxpayers’ Alliance reveals some of the most highly-paid staff members at HE institutions