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Posts Tagged ‘The Sunday Times’

Freedom of Information requests expose McKinsey’s controversial role in NHS reform

A Freedom of Information investigation by the Mail on Sunday has revealed worrying links of an international management consultancy to the controversial Health and Social Care Bill.

McKinsey and Company has paid for a lavish trip to New York worth …

Coca-Cola lobbies Irish health minister on sugar tax, FoIA reveals

A Freedom of Information investigation revealed Coca-Cola has been lobbying Ireland’s health minister James Reilly and  opposing a proposed sugar tax, The Sunday Times has reported.

The proposal aspires to combat obesity and generate revenue but representatives of the company …

MoD’s radium-polluted sites exposed

The Ministry of Defence has come under heavy criticism after a Freedom of Information request exposed a list of 13 Scottish sites contaminated with potentially lethal radiation.

Fife’s Dalgety Bay, Moray’s RAF Kinloss, Argyll’s RAF Machrihanish base and the former …

‘Honour’ crimes on the rise

Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed for the first time the scale of ‘honour’ crimes in the UK, The Guardian and The Sunday Mirror report.

Data obtained by the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) …

UK government supports controversial and polluting Canadian tar sands

The UK has been secretly supporting Canada in it’s campaign against EU penalties imposed on its highly polluting tar sands fuel, The Guardian has revealed.

A Freedom of Information investigation shows that since September at least 15 high-level meetings have …

David Cameron forced to answer questions over publicly funded flat refurbishment

David Cameron will be forced to reveal the expenditure on the lavish refurbishment of his bathroom according to the Information Commissioner’s ruling, the Daily Mail, the Herald, the Sunday Mirror, the Guardian and the Telegraph report.

The …