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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 …

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 …

MPs block details of new expenses for “security” reasons

Expenses scandal: MPs block details of new expenses

John Bercow has written to the expenses regulator warning him not to disclose official documents that show the identities of MPs’ landlords for “security” reasons.

Publication of the names, which was supposed …

Three new bodies subject to FoIA

The Ministry of Justice has just increased the scope of the FoIA to include three new bodies, its official website announced this week.

From now on, the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), the university admissions body UCAS, and …