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Posts Tagged ‘HM Revenue & Customs’

Police forces spying on our phone calls and emails 250,000 times a year

Police forces spying on our phone calls and emails 250,000 times a year

A survey using Freedom Of Information laws found that 25 police forces made 506,720 requests for people’s “communications data” over the past three years. There were big …

Army of snitches: HMRC hands out more than £1m to Britons who shopped tax dodgers during financial crisis

Army of snitches: HMRC hands out more than £1m to Britons who shopped tax dodgers during financial crisis

Super-snitches have pocketed more than £1 million for helping catch tax-dodgers since the banking crisis began in 2008, it was revealed today. 

Coca-Cola lobbies Irish health minister on sugar tax, FoIA reveals

A Freedom of Information investigation revealed Coca-Cola has been lobbying Ireland’s health minister James Reilly and  opposing a proposed sugar tax, The Sunday Times has reported.

The proposal aspires to combat obesity and generate revenue but representatives of the company …

Met chief met with NoTW while Milly Dowler was missing

A FoIA request for Lord Stevens’ diaries reveals he had dinner at the Ivy  with the editor of the News of The World while Milly Dowler was still missing, The Independent reports.

The diaries were allegedly lost during the course …

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 …