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Protesters demand full disclosure of DfT advice on link road

Protesters demand full disclosure of DfT advice on link road

Protesters are to launch a series of actions on Monday demanding that the Department for Transport disclose in full its advice on the building of the controversial Bexhill-Hastings link road

£543m cost of botched Tory NHS reforms: Cuts leave hospitals in critical condition

£543m cost of botched Tory NHS reforms: Cuts leave hospitals in critical condition

Ministers have spent £543million in the past two years to rescue hospitals struggling to keep afloat because of the Government’s NHS cuts and reforms.

Figures obtained by …

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 …

Nuclear power sites at risk of flooding and eroding, FoIA shows

A FoIA request by the Guardian has revealed that 12 of Britain’s 19 civil nuclear sites are at risk of flooding and coastal erosion because of climate change.

The analysis was conducted by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural

Expenses scandal MPs claimed thousands in legal aid

Despite their prosecution for fiddling public money, expenses scandal MPs received over £55,300 in legal aid.

Some MPs’ legal aid was even more costly than the amount of money they cheated. Labour MP David Chaytor got £23,579 for his lawyers …

Sunday and Monday’s top FoIA stories

Cameron’s Big Society in lack of support

David Cameron’s Big Society plan which urges workers to contribute financially to charities doesn’t seem to move lots of his peers. According to the Daily Mirror, a FoIA request revealed just four …