Category Archives: UK Politics

U.S. Reviewing Aid To Rwanda Over Human Rights Concerns

The chairman of the powerful U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would place a hold on U.S. financial aid to Rwanda over concerns about the Rwandan government’s human rights record and their role in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Senator Robert Menendez wrote to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken asking for an immediate comprehensive

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Patrick Grady’s Victim Threatened With Disciplinary Action by SNP MP

The SNP’s handling of the sexual harassment complaint against their former Westminster whip Patrick Grady has been poor at best. Now a new development only threatens to deepen the pain caused to the victim. The staffer who still works in Westminster, has been threatened with disciplinary action for sending an email internally to defend themselves. It is one of the

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Johnson To Stand Down, But Intends To Stay Until Autumn

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to stand down as Conservative leader, but he intends to carry on as Prime Minister until the autumn. Johnson is expected to make a resignation speech at midday setting out the steps to choose his successor. However, the events of the past 24 hours have led man Conservative MPs to call for an interim PM

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Attorney General Calls on Johnson to Quit, But She Doesn’t

Attorney General Suella Braverman has called for Boris Johnson to stand down as Prime Minister live on ITV’s Peston show. The Attorney General who has previously been loyal to Johnson, also confirmed she would stand for leader of the Conservative Party. You can watch her unexpected statement below. Braverman said she is not resigning as she has “constitutional duties to

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Who’s Resigned From Johnson’s Government So Far

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitting that he promoted Chris Pincher to Deputy Chief Whip, despite knowing of sexual assault allegations against him, several Ministers and Parliamentary Private Secretaries have resigned. The list below will be updated as required. Rishi Sunak – Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid – Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Health Secretary) Andrew

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Keir Starmer’s Full Speech on Making Brexit Work

Sir Keir Starmer MP, Leader of the Labour Party gave a Speech to the Centre for EU Reform setting out Labour’s 5-point plan to “Make Brexit Work”. Below is a full transcript of that speech. Thank you.It’s a real privilege to be here tonight. We are here to mark the 26th birthday of the CER. In that time, the world

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MoD Scrambles To Stop British Soldiers Going AWOL To Ukraine

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is scrambling to stop and discourage serving British soldiers from travelling to Ukraine to fight Russian Forces. This comes as several troops have already gone Absent Without Leave (AWOL) stating an intention to travel to Ukraine. British authorities fear Russia may see this as Britain becoming directly involved in hostilities, not to mention the

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ITV Suppressed Stratton Video For Weeks

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Tuesday night saw ITV News’ UK Editor Paul Brand tweeted an Exclusive video showing Allegra Stratton, now former Spokesperson for Boris Johnson, joking about a party held in Downing Street last December. However, it has now been revealed that ITV News had known about the video for weeks, but decided not to publish it as they didn’t believe it met

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UK Plan to Process Asylum Seekers Overseas

This article was updated on 5th April 2022 to reflect a Government decision. EXCLUSIVE – The U.K. Government has asked Civil Servants in Whitehall to draw up plans to house people seeking asylum in the UK on The Falkland Islands and/or Ascension Island. The move seen as controversial is said to have left Whitehall officials perplexed and angry. The Falkland

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WATCH Kent Tory Joke About Bet on Universal Credit Cut Mention

A Conservative Councillor from Kent County Council (KCC) is under pressure to resign after claimed his colleagues had been running a sweepstake on when the withdrawal of the £20 Universal Credit uplift would be mentioned at a Council meeting. In a shocking show of disrespect, the Tory Councillor cuts in to make a now alleged “joke” about the bet they

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UN Withdraw Job Offer to Matt Hancock

Just 4 days ago, former Health Health Secretary Matt Hancock was proudly tweeting he’d been offered a role on The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). In a dramatic turnaround it appears that following a public backlash at the appointment, the United Nations has withdrawn that offer. Non profit news organisation PassBlue, who are based in the UN Press

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Sunak Britcoin Plan Signals Push to Cashless Society

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is reported to be keen on introducing a National Digital Currency called “Britcoin” which would be a direct equivalent to physical money. In reported plans it would be overseen by the Bank of England giving the Treasury the same control it does with Sterling. While some people may see this as a welcome

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Matt Hancock Claims £942 Newspaper Subscription on Expenses

Members of Parliament in Westminster are afforded a generous expenses package on top of their £81,932 yearly salary. These are meant to cover costs involved with representing their constituents. Travel, rent and staffing claims are the most common, but it appears some less essential items are also being claimed In the current tax year to date, Health Secretary Matt Hancock,

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Government Ignores Medicine Regulator on School Testing

Today it was reported by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) that the average the rate of COVID-19 infection is 1.9 times higher amongst primary and secondary teachers, than in the general population. For teaching assistants, the rate of COVID infection is three times higher in primary schools. Despite this, the Government are using Lateral Flow tests against the Medicine

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