We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:
1. Can you expand further on who made the 4 ministerial visits to the HLS Huntingdon Premises and the one to HLS Eye from 1997-2008?
2. What was the nature and the purpose of such visits and who did the ministers meet?
3. What were the grounds and criteria for awarding Cambridgeshire special additional funding to police protests against HLS in 2001, 2003 and 2004?
4. How many other police forces were awarded special additional police funding and if so, for how long, to police animal rights protesting?
We released the following information on 28 August 2009.