Shamima Begum and Boris Johnson Both Violated The Law

When she ran away to join an Islamic State in 2015, Shamima Begum violated the law. A year earlier, then Home Secretary Theresa May had applied powers under section 3 of the Terrorism Act 2000, to make the death cult a proscribed organisation, and having anything to do with the group was punishable by upContinue reading “Shamima Begum and Boris Johnson Both Violated The Law”

Officials Draw Up Three-Stage Traffic Light System To Lift UK Lockdown

Government officials have reportedly drawn up a three-stage traffic light system to end the UK’s national coronavirus lockdown and the system could see some non-essential businesses re-open in early to mid-May. The first phase ‘green’ would reportedly include small, non-essential shops, hairdressers and nurseries, although travel would still be discouraged. The ‘amber’ phase would seeContinue reading “Officials Draw Up Three-Stage Traffic Light System To Lift UK Lockdown”

Criminal Cuts To Our Legal System

Your right to justice should not be contingent on the size of your bank account, and for decades our legal system has been founded on the belief that anyone, wealthy or impoverished, is treated the same, and this entire premise is now under threat because of Tory cuts. And fees have sunk so low thatContinue reading “Criminal Cuts To Our Legal System”

Shameless Tory Chris Grayling

The Tory Transport Secretary has brazenly condemned railway workers for today’s eye-watering increase in train fares, as rail fares increased to 3.2 per cent in what Jeremy Corbyn called a disgrace to passengers, despite punctuality at a 13-year low. But Chris Grayling condemned rail operators three times in an interview, and he insisted the biggestContinue reading “Shameless Tory Chris Grayling”

MPs’ overheads increase to record amounts with more than one in four putting their family on the payroll

The inflation busting 10% increase totalled £9 million to the bill and, at the moment represents about a third of the whole cost of operating Parliament The commons have a gravy train that’s going full steam ahead today as Commons inspectors divulged that Members of Parliament squandered a record £98.1 million of taxpayers money onContinue reading “MPs’ overheads increase to record amounts with more than one in four putting their family on the payroll”