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Posts Tagged ‘Asbestos’

Weekly News Round-Up: B&Bs, hotels and student accommodation

Councils illegally housing teenagers in B&Bs

Over 100 local authorities in England illegally placed homeless children in bed and breakfast hotels last year, BBC Newsnight has discovered.

Statutory government guidance makes clear that 16 and 17 year olds should not …

The day in FOIA: asbestos in schools, security breaches of Army base, P.E. lessons, abused animals and ineffective courts

Asbestos found in 75% of council-run Devon schools

Asbestos is present in about 75% of council-run schools in Devon, according to figures obtained under the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act.

Some people want it completely removed, but a government expert …

New information boosts Gulf War vet’s campaign

New information boosts Gulf War vet’s campaign

A GULF War veteran believes a Freedom of Information request has proved soldiers were given “experimental” vaccines.

Since returning from the 1991 conflict, Andrew Coombes has suffered from a catalogue of illnesses including …