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Thousands of school leavers ‘lost’ in jobs and training scheme

Thousands of school leavers ‘lost’ in jobs and training scheme

More than 17,000 Scottish school leavers have been “lost” in the system supposed to ensure they go on to work, training or further education.

Scottish Labour obtained the figures in …

A day in FoIA: Rat meat sold to public, Prescott’s spending may be kept secret, PPI misselling, Scottish independence’s EU legal advice, Scotland home to more than 100 exotic animals

Cane rat meat ‘sold to public’ in Ridley Road Market

Cane rats and “shocking” quantities of illegal and “potentially unsafe” meat have been sold to the public in east London, a BBC London undercover investigation has found.

Secret filming in …

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 …