Watchdog criticises government for spying on miners – The Guardian

Posted August 20th, 2007 in industrial injuries, miners, news, privacy by sally

“The Department of Trade and Industry has been criticised by a government watchdog for unjustifiable spying on former coalminers claiming compensation for industrial injuries. The department used investigators in clandestine surveillance operations to verify claims from miners who say they have suffered illnesses from working down the pits.”

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The Guardian, 18th August 2007