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Weekly News Round-Up: Pharmacies, drugs and Prince Charles

Pharmacy charged NHS £89 for cod liver oil it could have got for £3

Dozens of Lloyds pharmacies dispensed packs of the tablets that cost £89 instead of a £3 option, taking advantage of a loophole in NHS rules which

Prince Charles’s letters to ministers to remain private, court rules

Prince Charles’s letters to ministers to remain private, court rules

Judges have ruled that the public has no right to read documents that would reveal how Prince Charles has sought to alter government policies.

Three high court judges have have …

Queen’s speech revives ‘snooper’s charter’ legislation

Queen’s speech revives ‘snooper’s charter’ legislation

The government appears to have left open the door to the resurrection of the controversial “snooper’s charter” bill to track everyone’s email, internet and mobile text use. Whitehall sources confirmed that the possibility of …

Dozens of new laws sent to Prince so he could give approval

Dozens of new laws sent to Prince so he could give approval

The Prince of Wales was secretly given a say over dozens of new laws, including those to ban hunting and to introduce the Government’s green deal, the Government …

Obama DOJ again refuses to tell a court whether CIA drone program even exists

Obama DOJ again refuses to tell a court whether CIA drone program even exists

It is not news that the US government systematically abuses its secrecy powers to shield its actions from public scrutiny, democratic accountability, and judicial review. But …

Prince Charles uses Human Rights Act to guard Duchy’s tax secrets even though HMRC said disclosure would be in public interest

Prince Charles uses Human Rights Act to guard Duchy’s tax secrets even though HMRC said disclosure would be in public interest

Prince Charles has used the Human Rights Act and the Official Secrets Act to block revelations about his tax …

Secret papers show extent of senior royals’ veto over bills

Secret papers show extent of senior royals’ veto over bills

The extent of the Queen and Prince Charles‘s secretive power of veto over new laws has been exposed after Downing Street lost its battle to keep information about its …

A day in FoIA: Prince Charles’s letter to ministers should be disclosed, Ofcom spending £9.4 million on redundancies, judge preserves privacy of climate scientist’s emails, Philippine media groups say new cybercrime law threatens press freedom

Prince Charles’s letters to ministers should be disclosed, judges rule

The government has for the first time been ordered to disclose copies of confidential letters that Prince Charles wrote to ministers.

The publication of the letters will reveal how the …

Prince Charles to appeal tribunal’s decision

Prince Charles will appeal the Information Tribunal’s ruling to disclose data about the Duchy of Cornwall under the Environmental Information Regulations.

The Prince, who’s reputation suffered after an FoIA investigation by The Guardian revealed his secret vetoing of House of

Prince’s Duchy exposed to public scrutiny under EIR

The Prince’s Duchy of Cornwall is to be considered a public authority, according to a ruling from a tribunal on information rights, it emerged yesterday.

Following the public outcry about Prince Charles’ secret vetoing of House of Commons bills, the …

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