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Suspended police chief at centre of fraud probe spent £55,000 on taxpayer-funded credit card

A chief constable used a publicly-funded credit card to spend thousands on restaurant bills and more than £1,000 buying flowers, it has been revealed.

Sean Price, who is currently suspended from his role at Cleveland Police, based in Middlesbrough, spent

32 die a week after failing test for new incapacity benefit

More than a thousand ­sickness benefit claimants died last year after being told to get a job, [the Mirror] can reveal.

[The Mirror] highlighted worries about the controversial medical tests for people claiming Employment Support Allowance which are being used …

3000 BBC workers paid through limited companies

Conservative MP, David Mowat has used the FoIA to reveal that “around 3,000″ BBC workers have avoided paying PAYE tax by billing the BBC through personal service companies,reports the Telegraph. Furthermore, 31 of these have not had tax deducted at …

FoIA reveals smokers and fat patients are denied NHS operations

The NHS has been accused of trying to save money by denying treatment for smokers and obese patients, the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph report.

Freedom of Information requests obtained from 91 Primary Care Trusts in England by Pulse, …

University staff’s personal emails eligible for FoIA requests

Higher education staff may be forced to disclose personal email communication related to public businesses, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said.

The ICO is the public watchdog responsible for the implementation of the FoIA legislation. Following the controversy surrounding the …