Heather Brooke

My battle to expose government corruption

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Filmed Jan 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012
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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
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Heather Brooke campaigns for freedom of information, requesting one secret document at a time.  Full bio.

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