Tag Archives: Daily Telegraph

#Brickgate / Angela Eagle / Broken Stairwell Window – Our Complaint to the Independent Press Standards Organisation

  5th September 2016 To set the scene, when it first occurred to us that 12+ large circulation newspapers had become foreseeably and avoidably laced with inaccuracies – falsehoods that seemed to have taken on a life of their own – which were … Continue reading

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#Brickgate – Angela Eagle MP – Freedom of Information Request to Merseyside Police

2nd August 2016 On 16th July 2016 the following FOI request was lodged with Merseyside Police.  It was done by a publicly-engaged, public-spirited person who was quick to see the possibility / likelihood that national and local newspapers had come … Continue reading

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#Brickgate – Angela Eagle and The Guardian – a further update, and probably not the last

1st August 2016 Archie Bland has written an article in The Guardian, dated yesterday, 31st July 2016: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/31/how-did-the-language-of-politics-get-so-toxic For the purposes of this post, I’d ask readers to scroll to the end, where you’ll see a reference to an earlier statement … Continue reading

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My second “vexatious” request allegation – courtesy of Wirral Council

Link to the ‘offending’ FoI request on the WhatDoTheyKnow website: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/unscrutinised_machinations_permi This has been appealed to the ICO in the following terms on 19th June 2013 (which has been updated in places today) e.g. the amount of public money used to pay … Continue reading

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UPDATED – 345 English Councils’ compromise agreements – with gagging clauses – How did your council score?

*STOP PRESS* 3rd April 2016 BBC Radio 5 Live Investigates are covering compromise agreements today at 11AM.  Link to details here: Radio 5 Live Investigates – Settlement Agreements and Gagging Clauses 2nd April 2013 – The Daily Telegraph publishes an … Continue reading

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