Hundreds of Ministry of Justice staff who have been ‘found guilty of serious offences have kept their jobs a Freedom of Information request has found.

Although from the minimal details in the article it doesn’t say if they were found guilty by a court of law, an internal disciplinary pannel or some made up system of justice.

Potentially very misleading.

The Sun report:

About 783 of the 976 employees who faced misconduct hearings received just a slap on the wrist.

Offences included corruption, fraud, trafficking and sexist and racist behaviour.

You can read the full story here. 

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.