Madrid, 9 June 2015 – – Access Info Europe has sent today its contributions to the open consultation by the Transparency Council and Good Government on its Strategic Plan 2015-2020.
Access Info contributions are divided in two sections:
» Some pending issues which deserve the attention and intervention of the Transparency Council, among which stand out: the need to press for the development of the Regulation that develops the transparency law; the need to simplify the process to submit applications; and the need torevise the management of deadlines of the institutions when answering access to information requests.
» Suggestions about functions, commands and powers of the Transparency Council and the Good Government, among which stand out: the creation of the Spanish Network of Council and Commissioners of Information; the establishment of an enquiry mechanism; the creation of reports including the interpretation of the most confused elements of the transparency law; the possibility to reinforce the independence of the Council; and the possibility to reinforce the competence and powers of the Council.
The period to send submissions will be open until the 15th of June. For further information about the consultation see: http://www.consejodetransparencia.gob.es/ct_Home/actualidad/hemeroteca/2015/06/20150605.html