Almost 700 children detained under the Mental Health Act have been put in police cells over the last two years
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Tuesday 30 November 2010
Councils spent at least £315 million on installing and operating CCTV cameras over the last three years, campaigners said today.
Monday 29 November 2010
Sunday 28 November 2010
David Cameron's promised drive to cut the cost of government cars is being undermined by his ministers running up record levels of parking fines.
Monday 11 October 2010
Britain's most senior police officer has appealed to Home Secretary Theresa May to help curb the number of lawsuits against his force, it emerged today.
Monday 04 October 2010
Men and women facing domestic violence could argue they were forced to kill their tormentor under a new murder law which comes into force today.
Friday 01 October 2010
More than 30 public bodies, including the Home Office, Ministry of Defence and the Metropolitan Police, were today named and shamed on a list of organisations that appear to be flouting freedom of information rules.
Monday 06 September 2010
Saturday 04 September 2010
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Thursday 02 September 2010
Perhaps the strongest impression left by Tony Blair's memoirs is one of familiarity. From Iraq, to terrorism, to public service reform, to criminal justice, the former Prime Minister plays the same tunes we heard from him when he was in No 10.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Thursday 05 August 2010
Prisoners were given more than £1 million in compensation after being released late from jail over the last three years, figures showed today.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
More than £2m has been paid in compensation to British troops who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Iraq.
Friday 23 July 2010
The House of Commons has been criticised by the information watchdog after delaying the release of embarrassing details about MPs' unpaid bar and restaurant bills until after the general election.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
The information watchdog has warned that it intends to get tough on official bodies which drag their feet over Freedom of Information requests.
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