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Scientologists get £270,000 subsidy

Title: Scientologists get £270,000 subsidy
Date: Sunday, 10 December 2006
Publisher: The Telegraph (UK)
Author: Adam Lusher
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The controversial Church of Scientology has been granted a subsidy of more than £270,000 a year in public money, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal. Scientology's lawyers used European rulings and Government equality regulations to force the City of London corporation to grant an 80 per cent rates discount for its new centre near St Paul's Cathedral. The "church", it is believed, is now pressing to pay nothing at all. The corporation confirmed that this discount was on the basis that Scientology ... [Read the rest at]