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Local council staff paid through limited companies to avoid taxes

Council staff are being paid through limited companies in arrangements described as “tax avoidance” , The Daily Telegraph reports. A Freedom of Information request by the BBC Radio 4’s File on 4 programme revealed that nearly 100 highly paid positions …

SNP slammed for Edinburgh tram project secrecy

The SNP has been criticised for its decision to heavily censor 17 documents released under the Freedom of Information legislation relating to the Edinburgh tram project.

The transport scheme was supposed to receive government support, but John Swinney, the SNP …

MPs spend more than £350,000 on staff settlements

Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that MPs have spent more than £350,000 of taxpayers’ money on employee-related tribunals, redundancies and severance pays over the last five years.

The Daily Mirror reports the costs are only “the …

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 …