The Express report: 

South Lanarkshire Council rejected requests for the information from equal pay campaigner Mark Irvine.

When the Scottish Information Commissioner backed his case, the council appealed unsuccessfully to the Court of Session. And yesterday judges at the UK Supreme Court ruled against the Labour-controlled authority’s second appeal.

It is currently embroiled in a legal dispute over claims it awarded extra bonuses for male workers while women on the same pay grade received nothing. If it loses it could cost the authority millions of pounds.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.