Monday, January 08, 2007

Your petition to the Prime Minister has been approved

from my email:-
10 Downing Street
to me

1:00 pm (38 minutes ago)
Your petition has been approved by the Number 10 web team, and
is now available on the Number 10 website at the following

Your petition reads:

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to enable better
Freedom of Information access to census and other archives

Give access after 20 years Normal Closure or 70 years
Exceptional Closure.

The Danish model is 20 years closure and 75 year closure for
matters of state security and confidential personal data

You may apply for special permission for early access on pain
of a fine or 6 months in prison for unlawful publication.

Their Census of 1930 1940 and 1950 are often accessed

and in UK census 29 September 1939 - WW2 National Registration,
8 April 1951, 23 April 1961, 25 April 1971, and 5 April 1981,

should be available conditionally too.

Thanks for submitting your petition.

-- the ePetitions team

and please sign if a UK voter and pass it on


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