Category Archives: Government

Despite his ‘regret’, this 2013 indiscretion could scupper Rees-Mogg’s ‘Dream Team’ hopes

In 2013, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg attended a formal dinner, where he was the guest speaker. It proved controversial, and five years on he has issued his regret for his “mistake”. So why now? It’s all about timing. And it’s … Continue reading

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Polls show Theresa May’s government is opposing the will of the people

A rigid approach, adopted by government, is usually a sign it is failing. This can be seen with Britain’s Conservative government, led by Theresa May, with regard to Brexit. In recent weeks, polls suggest the government is stuck on a … Continue reading

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If ever there’s a symbol of reactionary, xenophobic and class-oppressed Britain, this it it

On the day Brexit beleaguered Britain gets a new passport there will be the inevitable street parties by flag-waving, jingoistic and nationalistic loons. And accompanying those sickening celebrations there is likely to be a surge in hate crimes against anyone … Continue reading

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Brexit intrigue, as Intelligence watchdog opens investigation into Boris’ think-tank mates

A thinktank supported by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is under investigation by the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC). Investigation In November, Labour MP Ben Bradshaw urged the ISC to investigate Legatum. This followed several stories on the Brexit-backing thinktank in The Canary, The … Continue reading

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Boris and chums could be next as Senate probe into Trump and voter ‘meddling’ widens

A company at the centre of the ‘voter meddling’ row in both the US and UK must make available its communications to a powerful US Senate committee. Together with revelations from key Trump associates, these communications have the potential to … Continue reading

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Johnson and Gove in the frame as Brexit campaign comes under investigation

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced an investigation into the activities of Vote Leave, which campaigned for Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum. This could prove hugely embarrassing for government ministers Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, who fronted the campaign … Continue reading

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May accused Russia of “meddling”, but forgot the collusion of her own colleagues

Labour MPs are demanding an investigation into alleged irregularities affecting the 2016 EU referendum. The investigation would examine the deployment of Twitter ‘bots’, as alluded to by Prime Minister Theresa May in her Lord Mayor’s Banquet speech last week; in which … Continue reading

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