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MP bids to block FoI curbs
A Liberal Democrat MP will seek today to derail a controversial backbench bid to exempt parliament from Freedom of Information legislation. Norman Baker has tabled a series of amendments to the freedom of information (amendment) bill, introduced by David Maclean, the former Tory whip, in a bid to block it when it returns to the Commons. Critics warn that the bill could be used to prevent wider scrutiny of MPs' expenses and allowances.
Norman Baker and Henry Porter were interviewed on Today this morning (nobody supporting the curbs was prepared to be interviewed):