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Proposed Freedom of Information Reform (Scotland) Bill

Katy Clark, West Scotland, Scottish Labour

This is a proposal for a Member’s Bill

Draft proposal

Date lodged: 01 November 2022

A proposal for a bill to reform Freedom of Information legislation in Scotland including to:

  • extend coverage to all bodies delivering public services, services of a public nature and publicly funded services
  • create a role of Freedom of Information officer
  • increase the proactive publication of information
  • improve enforcement where necessary
  • and improve compliance with human rights law.

The consultation closed on 14 March 2023 (previously 2 February 2023).

Word Document version of consultation document