If Neil Kinnock had become prime minister in 1992
This has to be one of the more ironic disclosures I have received in response to a Freedom of Information request.
It is a document that was never used. It was prepared by the civil service in case the 1992 general election resulted in a Labour victory and Neil Kinnock became prime minister.
This is the front page of a set of procedural guidelines that would have been distributed to his ministerial team under his name, if his government had ever been formed - it has the initials NK at the bottom.
It is one of a number of official papers prepared for the possibility of a Kinnock premiership, which I have been trying to obtain under freedom of information.
The Cabinet Office turned down my request for them, the Information Commissioner upheld this refusal for the bulk of the material, but instructed the Cabinet Office to release this particular document.
Briefing papers not 'verbose' enough to be revealed
As a journalist who often makes freedom of information requests I have come across a range of reasons from public authorities for keeping documents secret.
However I have now encountered a new justification - official briefing papers that apparently cannot be shown to the public because they are too succinct and not verbose enough.
Cabinet Office blamed for 'serious shortcomings' on FOI
The Cabinet Office is supposed to be leading the government's drive towards greater openness, but today it has been criticised by the Information Commissioner Christopher Graham for "serious shortcomings" in its handling of freedom of information requests.
Mr Graham says the Cabinet Office's poor performance is "particularly disappointing" and has announced today that it will now be subject to a period of intensive monitoring by his office to ensure improvement.
Commissioner rejects case against releasing energy data
Tens of thousands of buildings across the UK which are visited by the public have to display energy efficiency certificates. The idea is to allow visitors to see the site's energy performance and provide an incentive for improvement.
But what if you want to compare the energy efficiency ratings of many different buildings to get an overall national analysis? It's far from easy to get the figures needed to do that.
Ten vascular surgeons to have safety review
Ten vascular surgeons are to have their work reviewed to investigate whether they have been performing operations at an acceptably safe level.
This follows the path-breaking publication of data on death rates for individual hospital consultants who conduct surgery on major blood vessels.
Surgeon data will lead to alerts over high death rates
When data was released last week about the death rates for individual vascular surgeons, the report from the Royal College of Surgeons stressed reassuringly that "all surgeons are performing within the range expected".
Indeed each doctor named in the document was listed with a green triangle symbol to confirm this status.
Month of birth affects chance of attending Oxbridge
The likelihood of becoming a student at Oxford or Cambridge Universities can be strongly influenced by date of birth.
Last year the chance of someone born in October becoming an Oxbridge undergraduate was more than 30% higher than for someone born in July.
Submariners punished for drunken misconduct
How serious is the problem of drunkenness and indiscipline within the Royal Navy's submarine service?
Figures obtained by the BBC show that there have been more than 300 disciplinary incidents in the past three years on the navy's 13 submarines, including 42 cases of misconduct or unfitness through alcohol or drugs.