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650 Afghans Who Helped British Forces Still Trapped One Year On

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At least 650 Afghans who helped the British Armed Forces on operations in Afghanistan, are still trapped in the country despite having been accepted under the UK Government’s relocation scheme – ARAP. A written question by a Labour MP saw Defence Minister James Heappey MP reveal that at last count, 650 Afghans who registered and were accepted under ARAP, are

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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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It WASN’T Contact Tracers WHO Found The Missing Brazil Variant Patient

Yesterday, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that the unidentified person who tested positive for COVID-19 with the Brazil variant, had been traced. He was quick to heap praise on Contact Tracers for helping find the person. However, deep in most mainstream reports on the matter lies a fact nobody has noticed; The person was only identified when they called

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Tenants and Homeless Abandoned for Lockdown

Homeless person affected by Austerity sitting in front of At Paul's Cathedral

As we enter the third lockdown, over 76,000 deaths have been recorded as being COVID-19 related in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Since the lockdown was announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, there has been no mention of re-introducing the ban on tenants being evicted that was put in place last March. Nor have provisions for rough sleepers been

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Starmer Is Driving Muslims Away From Labour

The Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has found himself under fire today for failing to call out a racist far-right conspiracy theory on national radio. While appearing on LBC for his regular #CallKeir segment, a caller challenged him on immigration by citing a debunked conspiracy theory that says White People will become a minority in Britian by 2066, better known

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Mark Francois Rape Investigation Dropped Paving Way for His Return

Early this morning, The Metropolitan Police confirmed that the investigation into rape allegations made against a former Tory Minister had concluded with no charges being brought. The MP in question, Mark Francois, has been informed of this decision as has the victim. The Met stated that the evidentiary threshold for prosecution had not been met. On August 1st, news broke

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Universal Credit Failing Millions Say Lords Committee

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A cross party report by the House of Lords’ Economic Affairs Committee has said that Universal Credit is “failing millions of people”. The committee took evidence from charities and benefit claimants during its investigation in which it also found the Tories flagship benefit’s design responsible for “soaring rent arrears and the use of food banks”. This is yet another damning

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