Thursday, August 18, 2005

Media roundup

South Wales Echo - Airport in crime blitz
"And figures released to the Echo by HM Revenue & Customs under the Freedom of Information Act also show that during 2002-03 more than 1.6 million cigarettes with a value of £209,000 were confiscated."

Scotsman - One council worker a week is caught speeding
"The details on speeding fines for council employees were released by local authorities across Scotland under the Freedom of Information Act." - GOVERNMENT must publish schools data
"... the Supreme Court has denied access to this data, overturning an earlier
High Court ruling and effectively ruling that the Freedom of Information
Act could be ..."

Scotsman - NHS criticised for not giving out statistics on leukaemia
"SCOTLAND'S information commissioner upheld a complaint against the NHS yesterday, after it breached freedom of information laws by withholding figures on childhood leukaemia."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

THis is a fantastic FOI resource. keep it up