THAMES Valley Police has again refused to reveal whether or not they were one of the 19 police forces across the country that used controversial spying powers to identify journalists’ sources.

A Freedom of Information request was first submitted by this newspaper in February to determine if the police force had used Chapter 2 of Part 1 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.

Reported by Newbury Today. 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.