Freedom of Information – Disclosure of Honours Committee Minutes Ordered

Freedom of Information – Disclosure of Honours Committee Minutes Ordered The bad old days of blanket official secrecy are happily long gone and, with the right legal advice, you can get hold of all the information you need. In one striking case, a campaigner was granted access to minutes of the Cabinet Office committee charged with advising the Queen with regard to honours, decorations and medals. The man was chairman of a campaign group engaged in seeking to persuade the Government that a new National Defence Medal (NDM) should be created to honour veterans of the armed forces who had not participated in a particular conflict but who had stood…