NCVO consultation on Freedom of Information

I’ve been meaning to blog for some time about  the usefulness of Freedom of Information as a campaign tool. Having used it to some limited extent I can see the value of it. NCVO are running a consultation on how it’s been used by campaigning organisations at the moment. They hope the results will lead to …

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How many actions do DFID get each year?

Using the Freedom of Information Act, I’ve found out the following about the number of campaign actions that DFID get each year. Total number of actions and delivery method Year    Postcards             E-mails               Letters          Petition signatures    Total 2007    34,215 (38%)    31,514 (35%)    4503 (5%)    19,808 (22%)              90,040 2008    42,796(40%)    41, 683(38%)    4049(4%)    19,612 (18%)                 108,140 Breakdown …

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