UK Goverment Ministers want to make it more difficult to expose what they’re up to behind closed doors

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Ministers want to make it more difficult to expose what they’re up to behind closed doors  Campaigners say the plan to overrule FOI would give ministers ‘too much power’ Ministers could be given stronger powers to block scrutiny of public bodies under government transparency law, Downing Street has said. Speaking ahead of the expected release […]

‘Endemic corruption’: Rogue ex-Met officers sold ecstasy tablets on the black market

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‘Endemic corruption’: Rogue ex-Met officers sold ecstasy tablets on the black market New revelations about alleged corruption in the Met compound widespread fear that Scotland Yard is unwilling to address criminality in its quarters. (Reuters/Dylan Martinez) UK Anti-Corruption Plan Corruption, Crime, Drugs, Police, UK Three former Metropolitan Police detectives had deep ties to the criminal […]

Cover-Up’ of Child Sex Abuse Case Is Tip of the Iceberg, Says MP

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‘Cover-Up’ of Child Sex Abuse Case Is Tip of the Iceberg, Says MP A former officer told BBC’s Newsnight that Cyril Smith was held by police during the 1980s after a three-month undercover operation, but was released shortly after his arrest.Andrew Winning/REUTERS FILED UNDER: Politics , Child Abuse , Westminster Abuse Scandal Revelations that undercover […]

London Metropolitan Police probed over child abuse ‘cover-up’ claims

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London Metropolitan Police probed over child abuse ‘cover-up’ claims Some of the allegations concern the Dolphin Square flats in Pimlico, not far from the Houses of Parliament The police watchdog is investigating alleged corruption in the Metropolitan Police, including claims it covered up child sex offences because MPs and police officers were involved. The Independent […]