Category: Freedom of Information

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Volkswagen emissions scandal – Five questions for the Department for Transport

As the Volkswagen emissions scandal continued to billow out across the media, the National Audit Office asked some interesting questions to the Department for Transport. In summary, what did the department know about ‘defeat devices’ in vehicles? And what action did the department take after concerns about real-world emissions data were raised

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More than 6,000 children across England reported at risk of child sexual exploitation

More than 6,000 children across England have been reported as at risk of child sex exploitation since the beginning of 2013. The figures, drawn together through Freedom of Information requests, reveal for the first time the scale of child exploitation across the country. A total of 3,009 children were referred

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31 doctors licensed to work in the NHS despite convictions for sex offences and child pornography

THIRTY-ONE doctors are licensed to work in the NHS despite being convicted of sex and child pornography offences. The list includes four doctors convicted or cautioned for child pornography offences, and four doctors convicted or cautioned for sex assaults. Another 21 medics, including a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology, have

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