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National police unit monitors 9,000 ‘domestic extremists’

National police unit monitors 9,000 ‘domestic extremists’

A national police unit that uses undercover officers to spy on political groups is currently monitoring almost 9,000 people it has deemed “domestic extremists”.

The National Domestic Extremism Unit is using surveillance techniques

Bedroom tax ‘could make thousands of poor people homeless’

Bedroom tax ‘could make thousands of poor people homeless’

Tens of thousands of the poorest people in Britain risk being made homeless because of the bedroom tax, according to an analysis of councils’ assessments of the welfare cut.

From last …

Cabinet Office has no records of obstructive officials

Cabinet Office has no records of obstructive officials

Some top civil servants have deliberately obstructed plans that ministers want implemented.

That’s the view of the Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude, who in a speech to the Institute for Government last …

The day in FoIA: Hillsborough cover-up, Immigrant crime, Middlewich incinerator battle costing taxpayers

Hillsborough report: contempt and cover-up

Brand a view of events a conspiracy, and you lump it in with moon landing denials and the Roswell incident, But conspiracies can happen in real life too

Brand a view of events a conspiracy, …

Hillsborough papers to be released by June 30 2012

Margaret Thatcher and her ministers’ responses to the Hillsborough tragedy in which 96 people were crushed to death will be revealed next year under the FoIA.

The independent reports: “Confidential Government papers detailing former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s response …

Hillsborough disaster papers to be released

Two million documents and sensitive Cabinet papers on the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy are to be revealed by the government after a full consultation with the bereaved families, the Independent reports.

The data will shed light on the events that resulted …

Cabinet’s Hillsborough appeal to Information Tribunal sparks outcry

A hundred thousand people have signed a petition calling on the Cabinet Office to release documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act showing the advice to Margaret Thatcher at the time of the Hillsborough disaster.

Christopher Graham, the Information …