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Posts Tagged ‘animal rights’

The day in FoIA: Police corruption, undercover infiltration of protest group and Michael Gove withdraws his appeal against ICO

‘Shocking’ level of Met police suspensions revealed

Nearly 50 Metropolitan Police officers were suspended for corruption over a three-year period, it emerged today.

Figures show that 49 officers were suspended over the allegation, with 15 cases proven, 18 unproven and …

Taxpayers’ money used to welcome giant pandas

Animal rights campaigners have revealed that taxpayers’ money was used to fund the arrival of two giant pandas to Edinburgh Zoo in December.

The Captive Animals’ Protection Society (CAPS) used a Freedom of Information request to uncover £42,722 expenditure by …

Landmark Information Tribunal decision forces university to disclose animal testing data

The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) has won a landmark case against Newcastle University at the Information Tribunal, The Independent reports.

After a legal battle that began in 2008, the tribunal ruled that the public interest in …