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The sealed and emptying chambers of Britain’s intelligence history: Why the absolute exception for security sensitive matters is a present and continuing injustice

Crook, Tim. 2015. The sealed and emptying chambers of Britain’s intelligence history: Why the absolute exception for security sensitive matters is a present and continuing injustice. In: Tom Felle and John Mair, eds. FOI Ten Years On: Freedom Fighting or Lazy Journalilsm? Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England: Abramis Academic, pp. 142-150. ISBN 9781845496463 [Book Section]

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Tim Crook re-tells the fascinating tale of Alexander Wilson, the Secret Service spy who wrote novels in his spare time, and argues that blanket exemptions in the UK’s FOI Act for the security and intelligence services are far too draconian and need reform

Item Type:

Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

Dates:

DateEvent
February 2015Published

Item ID:

11329

Date Deposited:

23 Feb 2015 08:14

Last Modified:

27 Jun 2017 13:51

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/11329

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