»Stay in touch Sign up to our newsletter for event invitations and the best information law news.

Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Police’

Met Police pay out £360,000 for wrongly ramming doors down in raids

Met Police pay out £360,000 for wrongly ramming doors down in raids

The financial fallout due to Metropolitan Police officers ramming down doors at wrong addresses to carry out police raids has come to light for the first time.

With …

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 …

Cumbria police staff cleared over crime commissioner’s expenses leak

Cumbria police staff cleared over crime commissioner’s expenses leak

Two Cumbria police staff suspended last month, after details of their chauffeur-driven police and crime commissioner’s travel expenses were leaked to the media, have been cleared of any wrongdoing and will …

Julian Assange reveals GCHQ messages discussing Swedish extradition

Julian Assange reveals GCHQ messages discussing Swedish extradition

Authorities at GCHQ, the government eavesdropping agency, are facing embarrassing revelations about internal correspondence in which Wikileaksfounder Julian Assange is discussed, apparently including speculation that he is being framed by Swedish authorities …

Dumbing down, Minister? Michael Gove gets his educational facts from marketing surveys for Premier Inn and UKTV Gold

Dumbing down, Minister? Michael Gove gets his educational facts from marketing surveys for Premier Inn and UKTV Gold

They may provide comfortable accommodation at a reasonable price and broadcast some of the finest repeats on British television but few would …

Labour warns over £3.6bn school repairs backlog

Labour warns over £3.6bn school repairs backlog

Children face being taught in overcrowded classrooms with leaky roofs because of a £3.6 billion “black hole” in the budget for school repairs, according to Labour. Figures suggest that the amount of money …

Police forces have received millions of pounds for passing on the details of road accident victims to claims management companies, insurers and lawyers.

Police forces have received millions of pounds for passing on the details of road accident victims to claims management companies, insurers and lawyers.

It may have led to thousands of people being pursued by “cash for crash” companies looking to …

The Day in FoIA: The £million sponsors of the Met Police and the ‘great brain robbery’

Met Police got £22.7m from sponsors, FOI request finds

The Metropolitan Police has received donations and sponsorship worth £22.7m from dozens of organisations over the past five years, the BBC has learned.

The figures were disclosed following a Freedom of …

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 …

The Day in FoIA: Boris to disclose News International conversations | Minister’s friendship with Rwandan regime revealed | Belfast: Bill for policing riots tops £550k

Boris Johnson forced to disclose details of conversations with NI executives
Boris Johnson is under pressure to give evidence to the Leveson inquiry after being forced to publish his diary listing a string of undisclosed conversations with News International executives, …
Page 1 of 3123