European rules forcing the publication of details of the people who received farming subsidies and how much they received breached those people\’s rights to privacy, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.
The Court found that when it came to \’natural persons\’, meaning named individuals, the publication of all of those details breached those people\’s rights under the Data Protection Directive and the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention).
Ooooh, no laddie. You\’re not allowed to know where the money goes. Just keep giving it to us as we know what to do with it better than you do.
In other news, Tim Worstall has been spotted prowling Brussels, measuring up lamp posts and stroking a length of hempen while crooning \”Soon, soon my lovely\”.