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Ministers consider clampdown on ‘industrial users’ of Freedom of Information

Ministers consider clampdown on ‘industrial users’ of Freedom of Information

The government is considering how to curb repetitive and overly expensive Freedom of Information requests, a justice minister has said.

Helen Grant said central government had received 47,000 requests in …

Publish full MPs’ expenses receipts, Ipsa ordered

Publish full MPs’ expenses receipts, Ipsa ordered

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), which oversees expenses payments, has been told it must disclose the receipts handed in by MPs to back up their claims. The ruling by the Information Commissioner …

US skies to be full of drones

The American skies may soon be full of drones after it was disclosed that domestic law enforcement agencies – from the FBI to local police – have been granted permission to deploy the unmanned aircraft.

Documents obtained under Freedom of …