Censorship of Government Scientists Spreads to the United Kingdom

Terrific. First Aus follows the Harper model, now the UK. The only consolation is that Canadians have the first chance to throw the bastards out and move back to sanity. Lets... make sure we do that - k?

Canada has had its share of recent troubles, too. Surveys find that government scientists are routinely prevented from speaking to the media, and the Canadian government has been unrepentant. A recent analysis by Canadian researchers patterned after the UCS media policy report card found that anyone from the public wanting to speak with a government scientist would be in for a long wait.