Taxpayer Scotland said the political incentive to obtain a “big win” triumphed over common sense and “taxpayers have ended up being the losers”.

The full story about why public cash was given to a caravan park operator in Montrose can now be told after private papers were finally disclosed following a long-running freedom of information battle.

Reported by The Courrier. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.