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Health campaign councils invest £167m in tobacco firms

Health campaign councils invest £167m in tobacco firms  

Councils across the East of England that are to take on a lead role in NHS anti-smoking campaigns, have invested more than £167m in tobacco firms.

The figure was revealed after a …

Irish Information Commissioner calls for expanded FOI Act

Irish Information Commissioner calls for expanded FOI Act.      

Information Commissioner Emily O’Reilly has urged the Government to extend the remit of the Freedom of Information Act under which the public can have access to information about State bodies.

At the …

University used more than 47,000 animals for breeding and experiments

The University of Dundee has released details of its use of animals in experiments.

Responding to a Freedom of Information request from a member of public, the university revealed that it carried out experiments on living animals.

Luke Beevers, understood …

Information Commissioner raps public authorities for late FoIA

UK public bodies fail to reply to requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA), finds monitoring exercise by Information Commissioner, reports CIO news.

The monitoring of nineteen public bodies has revealed that, whilst the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and …