SOLOMON HUGHES takes a close look at the revolving door between Westminster, lobbyists and big businesses
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
This Tory government is the most vindictive in living memory – but trade unionists can crush it if they adopt a true collective spirit, insists MARK McHUGH
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
LABOUR called on ministers yesterday to scrap plans for a new wave of grammar schools in England amid growing opposition to the scheme.
Former shadow education spokesman Barry Sheerman, speaking during education questions in the Commons, told Education Secretary Justine Greening:...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
By examining the media’s indifference to the Tories’ election cheating, ALEX WARD finds that it is ministers, not political correctness, that the media cowers before
Monday 20th Mar 2017
SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson accused the Tories yesterday of being “scared” to allow Scots the opportunity to reject Brexit by agreeing to another independence referendum.
There is “no doubt” that there would be another vote on the matter, he insisted.
Saturday 18th Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
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.
Friday 17th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Humiliated Hammond forced into dramatic U-turn over national insurance contributions
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond introduced his Spring Budget last week with a series of laboured “jokes” directed at Jeremy Corbyn and guaranteed leering laughter by his backbenchers.
His stand-up comedy career ran into the wall yesterday as, sat in stony silence, Theresa May...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
TWELVE police forces have now passed files on suspected illegal election spending by the Tories to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), a CPS spokesman said yesterday.
Allegations that the Conservative Party broke campaign spending laws to win their wafer-thin majority in Parliament...
The low voter turnout in the recent by-elections shows Britain’s democracy is developing ever deeper fault lines due to a loss of trust, writes ANN CZERNIK
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017