This article will stay pinned at the top of the blog for the next few weeks to facilitate discussion about the recently released draft Freedom of Information Act.
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Please join in the discussion. Our children are depending upon us.
Here is where to obtain a copy of the draft FOI, and the schedule for public hearings and submissions…
Contact & Public Meeting Information (From the Barbados Government)
Persons providing electronic feedback should do so at firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of the Bill are also being placed at Post Offices islandwide.
Responses to the Bill, whether electronic or hard copy, should be forwarded no later than Friday, 31st October 2008 to:
(ii) Permanent Secretary (Special Assignments)
Prime Minister’s Office Government Headquarters Bay Street St. Michael
(iii) Fax Number: 228-8234
The following Town Hall Meetings are also being held in order to provide additional opportunities for persons to provide feedback and inputs.
Wednesday, 15th October 2008 The Combermere School, Waterford, St. Michael
Wednesday, 22nd October 2008 The Alexandra School, Queen Street, St. Peter
Wednesday, 29th October 2008 The Deighton Griffith School, Kingsland, Christ Church
Wednesday, 5th November 2008 The Princess Margaret School, Six Roads, St. Philip