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Posts Tagged ‘TV Licence’

Local councils misusing RIPA law to spy on citizens

Councils Accused of Spying on Citizens

Powers designed to combat terrorism and serious are being used by local authorities to spy on their citizens, according to a report from campaign group Big Brother Watch.

Details obtained from 345 local authorities …

The day in FOIA: Asbestos in schools, TV licenses and the secret of happiness

Asbestos ‘likely to be in 70% of Gloucestershire schools’

More than 70% of schools in Gloucestershire are likely to contain asbestos, the BBC has learned.

Figures obtained by a Freedom of Information (FOI) request reveal more than 200 of the …