5 days to go - but are public authorities prepared?

Campaign groups are warning of chaos within government departments when the new freedom of information legislation comes into force in the UK in 5 days time. They are forecasting a flood of requests for information ranging from politically motivated enquiries to sustained campaigns against local councils by aggrieved individuals.

Read the article here: Chaos looms as new law opens up state secrets (The Observer, December 26 2004).