It’s Not Like He Walked Into A Rave In Ibiza

Boris Johnson’s allies have played down the gravity of his Partygate penalty, with one minister suggesting it was no more serious than a parking ticket. Boris Johnson is expected to make a statement to MPs, with expectations of a full-throated apology for the £50 fix penalty notice he received for violating the lockdown laws. ButContinue reading “It’s Not Like He Walked Into A Rave In Ibiza”

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Britons Face Tax Hikes… But Not In No 11

Rishi Sunak is scrambling to suppress a row over his billionaire heiress wife’s non-dom status amid claims she could have evaded millions of pounds in UK tax. Akshata Murthy, whose father is one of India’s wealthiest men, is facing scrutiny after it emerged she’s kept the status despite living in 11 Downing Street with theContinue reading “Britons Face Tax Hikes… But Not In No 11”

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The Finns Will Decide If They Will Join NATO

Finland may make the call on whether to join NATO only weeks following Russia’s attack on Ukraine, with a decision likely during this spring. The country may join the transatlantic military alliance despite warnings of retaliation and military and political consequences from the Kremlin. Prime Minister Sanna Marin this weekend said that both joining NATOContinue reading “The Finns Will Decide If They Will Join NATO”

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REMOVED John Bercow’s Private Secretary From His Official Portrait

A Commons committee has a difficult decision over what to do with a portrait of former Speaker John Bercow after he was found by an independent panel to have bullied staff and been blameworthy of abuse of power and authority. John Bercow has been banned from Parliament for life. However, the picture is still hangingContinue reading “REMOVED John Bercow’s Private Secretary From His Official Portrait”

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It’s Imperative That Boris Johnson Is Removed From Power As Soon As Possible

Last week’s events at Westminster were unlike anything we’ve ever seen before in UK politics, and over the last three years, as the Brexit chaos has staggered from crisis to crisis, as the last Prime Minister was compelled to quit, and the present Prime Minister relinquishes control of the House of Commons, and in theContinue reading “It’s Imperative That Boris Johnson Is Removed From Power As Soon As Possible”

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Natalie Elphicke Told Marcus Rashford To Stop Playing Politics

It’s been reported a Tory MP who told England champion Marcus Rashford to stick to football and quit playing politics when he campaigned for free school meals during the pandemic has a second job paying her £36,000. Dover MP Natalie Elphicke apologised in July after criticising the Manchester United striker for trying to help deprivedContinue reading “Natalie Elphicke Told Marcus Rashford To Stop Playing Politics”

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MPs Must Keep Meeting Voters, Says Priti Patel

Priti Patel today insisted MPs must keep meeting voters as she hinted that police would guard weekly surgeries, and refused to rule out ending anonymity on social media to curb threats. The Home Secretary said it would be unacceptable for the murder of Tory veteran David Amess to sever the link between an elected representativeContinue reading “MPs Must Keep Meeting Voters, Says Priti Patel”

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Don’t Use The H-Word

Downing Street defended Boris Johnson after admitting he’s been in the West Country with his family since Sunday. No 10 said the Prime Minister was continuing to work on matters including the fallout from the withdrawal from Afghanistan while away with pregnant wife Carrie and their son Wilfred. The Prime Minister’s official spokesperson said thatContinue reading “Don’t Use The H-Word”

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Bill To Prohibit Marriage For Under-18s In England And Wales

Parliament will be told today that the UK is undermining its international steps to terminate child marriage because an exception to the law in England and Wales that permits 16 and 17-year-olds to marry with parental consent is putting children at risk. Pauline Latham MP will ask the House to back a bill illegalising childContinue reading “Bill To Prohibit Marriage For Under-18s In England And Wales”

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AUSTERITY, DEMOCRACY AND, PROTEST

It’s the uninterested conformist broadcasting and, an indecisive political group and, an extensive population who have become observers rather than performers in their everyday lives, who have produced the wrong image that Britain is taking its austerity battering laying down. Nevertheless, this couldn’t be furthermore from what’s going on because many of the most disenfranchised groupsContinue reading “AUSTERITY, DEMOCRACY AND, PROTEST”

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