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£14m bill for gagging axed public officials

£14m bill for gagging axed public officials

Last month the Government banned gagging orders for NHS employees after it emerged that more than £18 million had been spent on silencing 600 staff.

However, the use of similar orders is widespread …

NHS secretary opposes FoIA disclosure quoting ‘chilling effect’

The permanent secretary of the Department of Health, Una O’Brien, is opposing the information commissioner’s ruling for the government to reveal the risk assessments of the government’s NHS reforms, The Guardian reports.

The secretary said that publishing the documents …