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 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.