EXCLUSIVE- Has Iain Duncan Smith broken House of Commons rules?

Former Work and Pensions Secretary and architect of Universal Credit, Iain Duncan Smith may have broken rules that require MPs to register their financial interests. Despite being a company director for the think tank he founded, it does not appear on his register of financial interests. Duncan Smith is well Continue Reading

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Cover-up by DWP – staff told to destroy evidence of foodbank referrals

A response from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request,shows staff jobcentres are told to destroy evidence of foodbank referrals and stipulate; “it is not to be used for any other purpose, including to count/monitor the number of signposting slips issued” I came Continue Reading

Jacob Rees-Mogg Prime Minister by proxy?

Theresa May’s Chequers Agreement lays in tatters as she agreed to Jacob Rees-Mogg’s amendments to the custom bill. So who is the Prime Minister? Theresa May today agreed to a series of amendments to the customs bill put forward by Jacob Rees-Mogg which are designed to impose strict conditions on the PM Continue Reading

Disgraced Tory MP Andrew Griffiths and his sick views

Saturday saw the Daily Mirror break yet another story of a Tory minister behaving inappropriately. This time it saw new dad and Small Business Minister Andrew Griffiths issuing the standard apology to constituents and his family. But the content of the messages is much more disturbing than what we’ve become accustomed Continue Reading

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