COI – Government Communication Agency to Close

The Government is to close the Central Office of Information (COI) – the department famous not only for dealing with Public Information  Films but is also it’s news and press agency across the country. The department expects to lose of up to 400 jobs. The COI formed in 1946 and is famous for commissioning Public Information Films on health and safety.  Such films included “Charlie” the famous cat who told his young owner not to play with matches or go with strangers, and films about road safety and driving safety in the 1960s and 197os became synonymous with its vital … Continue reading COI – Government Communication Agency to Close