Open Government in Practice
The Register tried to interview a senior Civil Servant about another IT related fiasco, a Home Office press officer called soon after to say that “I’m not impressed by that… you [The Register] do not do that, you come through us. If you do you will not get any response [at all to your queries]”.

They asked if it was Home office policy to threaten journalists with excommunication if they try talking to senior civil servants. “No,” she said. “It’s just the way it is.” They really have forgotten who pays their wages…

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