Our policy papers suggest how public policy can utilise whistleblowing to ensure good governance and accountability. Below the policy papers are grouped by topic headings.
- Professions - lawyers, accountants, police
- Corruption and Fraud
- Health and Safety
- Civil Service
- Human Rights, Freedom of Information and Data Protection
- National Health Service (NHS) and Care
- Public Interest Disclosure Act - Scope of the Act and the Register of Claims
Human Rights, Freedom of Information and Data Protection
Briefing paper on the Freedom of Information BillPublished Dec 2000
Briefing paper prepared for the House of Lords on the FOI Bill in October 2000.
Human Rights, Whistleblowing and the Public Interest Disclosure ActPublished Dec 2000
Briefing paper on the implications of the Human Rights Act on whistleblowing and PIDA. (2000)
Freedom of Information Act - fees regulationPublished Feb 2007
The government has published draft regulations that propose to include the time taken to read, consider and consult on Freedom of Information requests. This response asks that before any changes take place there should be an assessment of the benefits that the Freedom of Information Act has brought, and warns that the proposed savings have been miscalculated, and that costs of implementing the changes have been ignored.