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Topic: Freedom of information

False Economy research team launches independent news site

12 Apr 2016: Sentinel News will cover similar ground to False Economy, looking at the impact of funding cuts to health, education, care services and benefits
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FOI campaign: defending the public’s right to know about private companies

23 Sep 2012: The campaign in Scotland to ensure freedom of information legislation covers third party organisations:
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How NHS reforms take GPs away from their patients – get the full data

13 Mar 2012: Exclusive: Our research shows government reforms are costing the NHS millions in agency cover.
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Crowdsourced research reveals strong opposition to disability benefit reform

9 Jan 2012: Freedom of Information-based research finds that Government misled MPs and Peers over hostility to disability benefit reform
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Health Bill: let’s see some real transparency

12 Sep 2011: The Lords must inject some real transparency into the NHS Bill.
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NHS bill threatens freedom of information

7 Sep 2011: The public’s rights to information is likely to be "significantly curtailed” says the Campaign for Freedom of Information.
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Exclusive: More than 2,000 charities and community groups face cuts

2 Aug 2011: Exclusive False Economy research reveals how cuts are choking the Big Society one year on from its launch
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Our NHS job cuts probe exposes myth that only ‘bureaucrats’ will go

28 Feb 2011: Having spent most of last week furiously denying False Economy’s NHS job cuts figures, the government has finally conceded that the number of clinical jobs in the health service could fall.
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Exclusive: 50,000 NHS job losses uncovered by False Economy

23 Feb 2011: We can reveal that more than 50,000 NHS staff posts are set for the axe, destroying government claims that the NHS is in safe hands.
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