Listen to and download audio files from this page to find out more about FOI issues and the views of key figures, including former Commissioner Kevin Dunion. All files are mp3 format. Click the link to listen, or right click on the link and choose the appropriate option to save the file to your computer.
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|Festival of Politics 2011 - Audio report||2011 Festival of Politics - Freedom of Information? There's a website for That! - Click on the link to the left to visit the page where these audio files can be downloaded.|
|2010 Festival of Politics - Former Scottish Information Commissioner Kevin Dunion reflecting on the impact that FOI has had in Scotland since the legislation came into force in 2005.|
|Festival of Politics - Sandy Longmuir - 7m09s (mp3 - 6.53MB)||2010 Festival of Politics - Sandy Longmuir, chair and founder of the Scottish Rural Schools Network, explains how the Network has used FOI in its successful campaign against rural school closures.|
|Festival of Politics - Michelle Stewart - 4m31s (mp3 - 4.14MB)||2010 Festival of Politics - Michelle Stewart of the C Diff Justice Group talks about how her group used FOI to uncover important information following the Clostridium Difficile outbreak at the Vale of Leven hospital in 2008, which claimed 18 lives.|
|Festival of Politics - Bill Scott - 7m15s (mp3 - 6.64MB)||2010 Festival of Politics - Bill Scott relates how the disabled people's organisation Inclusion Scotland used FOI to gather data about the quality of housing available for people with disabilities, leading to the development of new government guidance for authorities.|
|Festival of Politics - Q and A session - 23m39s (mp3 - 21.6MB)||2010 Festival of Politics - Q&A Session - members of the audience share their own experiences and question the panel.|