The York Press report:

SECRET Government papers relating to Nestlé’s 1988 takeover of York chocolate giant Rowntree’s should be released, a second judge has ruled.

David Williams, who adjudicated at an upper tribunal hearing in June, has rejected the Cabinet Office’s arguments that papers relating to the deal should remain confidential.

It is the third legal victory by The Press in a Freedom of Information battle stretching back to 2008, concerning access to cabinet documents from the time of the takeover.

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