High Court challenge to cabinet confidentiality

A case that has major implications for the ‘30-year rule’ of cabinet confidentiality is due to commence in the High Court in Dublin next week. Gary Fitzgerald, a Green Party candidate for Dublin City Council, is taking the case seeking the release of

3rd January, 2009

A case that has major implications for the ‘30-year rule’ of cabinet confidentiality is due to commence in the High Court in Dublin next week. Gary Fitzgerald, a Green Party candidate for Dublin City Council, is taking the case seeking the release of cabinet discussions on greenhouse gas emissions. Fitzgerald, a barrister, last year asked the Department of the Taoiseach to release documents relating to environmental emissions from 2002 to 2007 under the Freedom of...

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