Here are the latest updates from Help Me Investigate:
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How much does Birmingham Council spend on compensation for damage caused by speed bumps? ?23,219, it transpires. But we still don't know how much it spends on emergency repairs. Join if you want to help.
Where can I find all of a judge’s rulings? The BAILLI database, it seems. Colin Meek writes on how to best use it.
How much does Good Hope Hospital make from car parking? ?1.1 million in 2008/09, it seems. But here's the bigger question: why does it spend ?1.2million on maintenance??
1 investigation to try
Sarah Hartley's investigation into ‘How much council coverage is there in your local paper’ needs help – and it's very simple: choose a paper and count how much coverage there is. Sarah has written full instructions here. If you know anyone in a different area, please invite them to?the investigation.
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5 things that make a successful investigation is based on our experiences of the 4 months so far.