Keep it legal: Freedom of Information Act

It is well known that the Freedom of Information Act 2000 has introduced a right for the public to obtain certain information from specified public sector organisations. Because few charities are listed in the act, many have been lulled into a false sense of security, believing it will not affect them.

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