Heather Brooke:
My battle to expose government corruption

TEDGlobal 2012 · 18:57 · Filmed Jun 2012

Our leaders need to be held accountable, says journalist Heather Brooke. And she should know: Brooke uncovered the British Parliamentary financial expenses that led to a major political scandal in 2009. She urges us to ask our leaders questions through platforms like Freedom of Information requests — and to finally get some answers.

Heather Brooke campaigns for freedom of information, requesting one secret document at a time. Full bio