Back from a summer break to make even an MP envious, here’s the return of FOI Friday. Thanks to several students on the PA Training course in Newcastle for giving me a nudge by saying they enjoyed it…
Police officers had to use tasers on animals on 13 separate occasions across the county between 2010 and 2012, figures reveal.
The figures were released following a Freedom of Information request to Lancashire Constabulary.
They show that in 2010 tasers were used on animals five times, a further six times in 2011 and twice in 2012.
A shock dossier compiled by the M.E.N. reveals that the menace of football hooliganism is far from extinct.
MORE than a quarter of Scottish nurses placed under supervision as they cannot be trusted to be left alone are working in Lothian hospital wards, new figures have revealed.
Despite being fully qualified, there are 27 nurses in the region whose performances have been deemed so poor that bosses have had to arrange for more senior staff to watch over them.
The data, revealed under the Freedom of Information Act, showed that seven of the staff members in “management of employee capability” programmes were working in the Royal Infirmary, the region’s main acute hospital.