The upcoming Freedom of Information Act is likely to cause problems for civil servants, due to a lack of extra resources for coping with a feared deluge of queries. And not from respected academics, either. No, according to this article in The Telegraph, it seems that X-Files fans are likely to lead the initial charge, demanding to see seekrit documents relating to the little green men that the government has known about ever since Roswell, if not before. Gill Bennett, chief historian at the Foreign Office, is worried. "Unless we take them round our shelves and show them, which we obviously can't do, it is not easy to prove the non-existence of secrets," she told the paper. But then, given the extent of the cover-up, that's exactly what you'd expect her to say.
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