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Posts Tagged ‘Plaid Cymru’

Ten thousand violent crime cases dealt with by ‘community resolution’ methods

Ten thousand violent crime cases dealt with by ‘community resolution’ methods

The police are dealing with as many as one in eight violent offences, including knife crimes and domestic violence, by getting the offender to apologise to the victim rather …

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 …

£500m spent on education of civil servants’ children at private schools

What a rip-toff: Taxpayers spend £500m to send top Government’s officials kids to posh public schools

Taxpayers have forked out £500million in just three years to send top Government officials’ children to posh public schools such as Eton.

A Mirror …

The day in FOIA: Alex Salmond’s entertainment bill, 7000 operations cancelled in Wales hospital and outgoing Guantanamo detainees named by US

Alex Salmond spends £370,000 on entertaining

Alex Salmond spent more than £370,000 of taxpayers’ money on official entertaining during his first term in office, according to official figures obtained by the Daily Telegraph.

The First Minister’s private office paid out …