The British Post Office scandal involved 736 prosecutions of sub-postmasters for theft, false accounting and/or fraud. The prosecutions resulted in criminal convictions, false confessions, imprisonments, defamation, loss of livelihood, bankruptcy, divorce, and suicide. In 1999, International Computers Limited (ICL) company … Continue reading The Post Office Scandal – The UK’s Biggest Legal Miscarriage of Justice
Attorney General Suella Braverman applied for an injunction to prevent a BBC story from identifying an MI5 agent without confirming or denying his status as an agent. The BBC submitted that revealing his identity would not put him at risk, … Continue reading BBC Denied Naming MI5 Officer who ‘poses danger to women’
One day, we may see the first trillionaire, and economists have previously estimated that in 2017, total offshore funding was between $ 30tn and $ 50tn, probably more than the annual GDP of China and the United States. Conservative estimates … Continue reading The Paradise Papers : Show Me the Money!
IN AN EFFORT TO PREVENT THE COUNTRY’S PUBLIC BROADCASTER FROM REVEALING THE IDENTITY OF A BRITISH INTELLIGENCE OFFICER WORKING ABROAD, THE UK GOVERNMENT USED A RARELY USED “BREACH OF CONFIDENCE” CLAUSE. Since the so-called Spycatcher case in 1987, this is … Continue reading BBC issued with ‘breach of confidence’ clause to stop a spy’s exposure
Suspended Sentence for Modern Slaver who housed Farm Worker in Shed A modern slaver whose disabled victim was exploited for 40 years has been given a suspended prison sentence. Peter Swailes’ made his victim work on farms for little pay … Continue reading Employer who housed worker in shed gets a Suspended Sentence
Rules for all types of road users have been updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses.From:Department for Transport and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency Applies to England, Scotland and WalesGuidance for Northern Ireland The changes follow a public consultation on a review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for people walking, cycling and riding horses. It ran from July to October 2020, and received more than 20,000 responses from the public, businesses and other organisations. Most people who responded were in favour of all the changes. The changes were made to The … Continue reading 8 Changes to The Highway Code from 29th January 2022