Government

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Facebook is trying to draw lines which can't be drawn without context', says Open Rights Group

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

The Guardian has revealed Facebook's internal rulebook on censoring content

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

'The Government manipulates defence statistics to appear stronger in Brexit negotiations', says Royal Marine

UK war hero claims government manipulates defence figures for Brexit

UK war hero claims Britain manipulates defence figures for Brexit

Royal Marine James Glancy tells Carole Malone that he fears those being trained in the army now won't be prepared enough for deployment

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Caller claims 'a black pope controls the government and takes our taxes'

James Whale caller claims 'an evil pope controls the government and takes our taxes'

Caller claims 'an evil pope controls us and takes our taxes'

A caller told James Whale there is a white man in black clothing that controls the government, yet we never see him

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tony Blair won the general election in 1997

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Tony Blair's landslide victory in the 1997 general election

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer says you can’t take the politics out of NHS funding

Britain should have a Brexit-style referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Britain should have a referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

MP Norman Lamb tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that an independent review of NHS funding is needed and we may need to pay more tax to fund it

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

Election to take place on June 8, May says

Lawmakers to vote on whether to break Fixed Term Parliaments Act and hold election three years early

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

End Violence Against Women Coalition slams 'barbaric' child tax credit rape clause

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Last week the Government introduced a cap on child tax credits parents are only eligible to receive the benefit for their first two children, unless the mother can prove she was raped

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Peter Lilley says Hillary Benn has done a good job up to this point - but his latest report was far too one-sided

Brexit committee member Peter Lilley blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

Brexit committee member blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

A number of MPs reportedly walked out of a Commons Brexit Select Committee meeting, where chairman Hilary Benn was said to have tried to make members agree on a report

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Brexit campaigner Gina Miller says she's always thought of herself as super woman

Brexit crusader Gina Miller: 'I always saw myself as Super Woman'

Brexit crusader Gina Miller: 'I always saw myself as Super Woman'

Brexit campaigner Gina Miller has called on the public to 'keep an eye' on the Government as the take us out of the European Union

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Scottish independence: 'There will be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government', says journalist

'Many Scottish independence supporters don't like the EU at all - they voted Remain for tactical reasons'

'There will now be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government'

Scotland Editor of The Spectator Alex Massie believes the SNP are trying to blame Theresa May and the Tories for having another Scottish referendum soon

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Article 50: Historically March 29 has been a good day for Britain

Article 50 day: History suggests March 29 is a great day for Britain

Article 50 day: History suggests March 29 is a great day for Britain

Downing Street have announced that Article 50 will be triggered on March 29, and in the past it seems some good events have happened on this day

'Good MPs don't want to be opportunistic and call a snap general election', says MP John Redwood

Theresa May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Jeremy Corbyn, says Tory veteran John Redwood

'May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Corbyn' says John Redwood

Reports claim some Conservative MPs have asked the chief whip to push Theresa May into calling a general election, however John Redwood believes there is no reason to do so

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

NI U-Turn: 'Employment contracts must be flexible to match the changing economy', says MP Tom Tugendhat

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat - who voted against the NI increase - told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the Chancellor was right to scrap his headline policy

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with MPs who are incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway: 'Parliament is filled with incompetent pathetic poodles'

George Galloway believes few MPs are competent - but stay in their jobs because they sit in safe seats

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for missing open goal over Government's National Insurance U-turn

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for 'missing open goal' on Government NI U-turn

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn blasted for missing open goal over Government NI U-turn

Jeremy Corbyn has been mocked on Twitter after he didn't capitalise on the Government's U-turn on National Insurance during PMQs, instead talking about schools funding and social care

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

War memorial: 'The first people invited to the ceremony should have been relatives of the dead', says Colonel

First people invited to war memorial ceremony should have been relatives of the dead, says former Afghan commander

War memorial: 'Relatives should have been the first people invited to ceremony'

Relatives of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have criticised the failure to invite the military to the unveiling of a new war memorial in central London

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

In January just 85.1% of patients who went to A&E were seen within four hours - well beneath targets

SNP MSP Kate Forbes claims she fully supports English people voting in Scottish referendum

SNP lawmaker Kate Forbes claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP lawmaker claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said it would be 'common sense' to have a Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2018

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

George Galloway warns people not to support the 'parasites' in the House of Lords

Brexit: George Galloway warns listeners not to support House of Lords 'parasites'

George Galloway warns us not to support House of Lords 'parasites' on Brexit

George Galloway has warned listeners not be be lured into supporting the House of Lords over Brexit

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

'We must take the moral high ground and guarantee the rights of EU nationals', says George Galloway

George Galloway: We must take high ground and guarantee rights of EU nationals

George Galloway: We must take high ground and guarantee rights of EU nationals

George Galloway believes guaranteeing the rights of EU nationals in the UK must be done so that we take the moral high ground

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major said that British people are being offered an 'unreal and over-optimistic' vision of Brexit

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to call for another Scottish independence vote at the same time as the Government trigger Article 50

Brexit: Gina Miller explains why she challenged the Government

Brexit: Gina Miller explains why she challenged the Government

Gina Miller believes 'anyone who can should step up when things are wrong'

Businesswoman Gina Miller, well known for challenging the Government's right in court to trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval, has responded to David Vance to explain why she did it

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Bill to help end violence against women moves to the next stage in Parliament, but one MP tries to block it

Bill to help end violence against women moves to the next stage in Parliament, but one MP tries to block it

Bill to help end violence against women moves to the next stage in Parliament

A bill to help end violence towards women has moved on to the next stage, despite an MP trying to block it

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Brexit bill: 'Members of the House of Lords shouldn't have to reveal their pensions, this is a sideshow', says Baroness Dianne Hayter

Brexit bill: 'Members of the House of Lords shouldn't have to reveal their EU pensions, this is a sideshow,' says Baroness Dianne Hayter

'Members of the House of Lords shouldn't have to reveal their EU pensions'

The House of Lords will begin debating the Brexit bill today, however some have claimed members have financial ties that are too close to the EU

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

'Parliament is less representative of class divisions in our society than ever', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody - Ken Livingstone

Conservative MP Tim Loughton hit back at film director Ken Loach on Twitter, after the director criticised the Government during a speech at the Baftas

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Dubs Amendment: 'Every council should take at least two child refugees', says Jewish Board of Deputies

Lawyer who wrote to Amber Rudd over Dubs amendment says: 'Every UK council should take at least two child refugees'

'Every UK council should take at least two child refugees'

On Wednesday the government scrapped the Dubs amendment scheme which allowed unaccompanied refugee children to enter the UK from Europe

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Plans for first UK commercial spaceflight launching within three years to be announced

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

The Government is to announce plans for the UK to launch its first commercial spaceflight within three years

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance and Brexit will make the housing crisis worse'

'The Housing White Paper is pointless and Brexit will make property crisis worse'

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance'

The Government vowed to build more affordable houses in order to help people buy and rent homes in a White Paper

Government face landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

The Government is facing a landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia, after campaigners accused them of being complicit in Saudi atrocities

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

'The Government should not be using an adversiting agency to challenge racist myths', says creative director

Government shouldn't be using advertising agencies to challenge racist myths, says creative director

'The Government should not be using an adversiting agency to challenge racism'

Racist myths perpetrated by the far right are to be challenged by the Government online as part of a £60 million battle against extremism

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trident protesters have been vindicated by the latest debacle

Trident’s unexpected jaunt towards America – was someone upstairs trying to tell us something?

The case for scrapping Trident is now surely unanswerable

If we needed any more proof of the folly of Trident, the mis-fire debable has provided it

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

'The mental health stigma campaign cannot become a replacement for services', says Alastair Campbell

Theresa May needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Government needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell has published a piece in entitled On mental health, the Tories need to put their money where their mouths are

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn is miserable and may resign before the next general election', says journalist

Labour insider claims 'miserable' Jeremy Corbyn may quit before General Election

Labour insider claims 'miserable' Jeremy Corbyn may quit before General Election

Labour MP Tristram Hunt resigned from his position last week, triggering a by-election in Stoke-on-Trent, he previously had differences with Jeremy Corbyn

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

'The government should keep its Brexit negotiations confidential', says MP Bernard Jenkin

LISTEN There's no way back from Brexit vote, vows Leave campaigner Bernard Jenkin

LISTEN There's no way back from Brexit vote, vows Leave campaigner

MP Bernard Jenkin believes the government should not seek to reveal their plans for Brexit negotiations, and instead speed up the process, as there is no such thing as a soft Brexit

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

'We're utterly incompetent as a country at planning any strategy for our infrastructure', says market commentator

Hinckley Point: Utter necessity, or better off shelved?

Hinckley Point: Utter necessity, or better off shelved?

Within hours of getting the green light from French energy firm EDF, the building of the £18bn Hinckley Point nuclear power station will be delayed by a government review. Who is right?