THE Queen signed the Article 50 Bill into law yesterday, giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to start Brexit negotiations.
Tory MPs cheered as Commons Speaker John Bercow announced that the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) had received royal assent.
Friday 17th Mar 2017
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THE Conservative Party has been fined £70,000 for “numerous failures” in reporting its 2015 general election expenses, the Electoral Commission revealed yesterday.
It is the biggest fine ever imposed on a political party for breaking campaign spending rules.
THE Conservative Party may have under-reported how much it spent fending off Ukip candidate Nigel Farage in South Thanet during the 2015 general election, the Electoral Commission said yesterday.
The allegations centre around a Conservative national anti-Ukip campaign which was based...
Humiliated Hammond forced into dramatic U-turn over national insurance contributions
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
A “HANDFUL” of people could have personal independence payments (PIPs) cut because of changes coming into force today, Work & Pensions Secretary Damian Green acknowledged yesterday.
A number of those with disabilities and long-term mental health problems who have been...
MINISTERS must review their contracts with “un-British” G4S, Labour stormed yesterday after EU judges vindicated the security firm’s decision to sack an employee for wearing a headscarf.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday that G4S was justified in...
Campaigners warn workplace headscarf ruling panders to the right
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
OUTLAWED neonazi gang National Action (NA) is preparing to relaunch under a new name, anti-fascist campaigners revealed yesterday.
Former NA media manager Ben Raymond is ready to launch the National Socialist Network, said Hope Not Hate.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd banned NA last...
Tuesday 14th Mar 2017
Trade unionist falls victim to draconian law punishing people who support Israeli boycott
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond is under pressure to abandon his smash-and-grab raid on the self-employed, with even arch-Tory ex-work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith saying he should rethink his rise in national insurance contributions.
Mr Hammond insisted that the decision —...
Friday 10th Mar 2017