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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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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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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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Council Reverse Decision to Close Schools Despite Risks

The Leader of Greenwich Council has written to headteachers in the London borough advising them that they must ignore his previous direction to move lessons online until the Christmas holidays start on Thursday. Leader Dan Thorpe outlined that despite not agreeing with the decision, he had no choice in light of legal threats from the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson. As

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Greenwich Council Ordered to Keep Schools Open

The Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has written to Greenwich Council threatening legal action should they refuse to keep schools open and cancel their plans for online learning. The Council had planned to move classes online for most students so as to reduce the risk of staff or pupils having to self isolate on Christmas Day. The move has been criticized

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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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Dominic Cummings Owns “Spare Cottage” in Durham

Dominic Cummings told people that when he made his questionable trip to Durham, that he stayed at a “spare cottage” on his parents estate. However, as of today, Mr Cummings is still shown as the registered owner of the property along with his parents and another family member. Therefore, Cummings trip was more of a journey to his second home,

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BMA ‘Beyond Alarmed’ At No-Deal Brexit Medicine Plans

Medication Tablets

The British Medical Association (BMA) has released a firm statement in response to news that the government has only just begun the tender process for an ‘express freight service’ to deliver medicine supplies in event of no-deal Brexit. The Trade union’s deputy chair stated that it was “boyond alarming” that a supplier has yet to be named despite it being just

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MPs Blast DWP Response to Childcare Cost Report

DWP Sign Caxton House

The Work and Pensions Committee at Westminster have criticised the government for its response to a report they compiled on the issues Universal Credit claimants requiring help with childcare costs have. They have accused the government of failing to listen and for showing contempt to those who gave evidence of the struggles they face. The Work and Pensions Committee is

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EXCLUSIVE — Theresa May Reported To Police For Endangering MP’s Safety

Prime Minister Theresa May and The Metropolitan Police Logo

The Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the country last night regarding her decision to extend Article 50. In it she lay blame firmly at the door of MPs. MPs have hit back accusing her of endangering their safety. As such, I have today submitted a report to The Metropolitan Police regarding Theresa May’s reckless actions. Brexit negotiations have not been

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New Scottish Welfare System leads the way – DWP take note

Social Security Scotland logo and DWP Logo

The Scottish Government unveiled its ambitious plans for how it’s going to deliver the 11 welfare benefits devolved to it from Westminster. In a break from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) hostility to claimants, the Scottish system concentrates on claimants welfare, rather than how much they’re costing them. Having looked at the plans, all I can say is

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Home Secretary brands Corbyn “one of the biggest threat’s to our national security”

In a tweet that the mainstream media seems to have ignored, The Home Secretary Sajid Javid branded Jeremy Corbyn as “one of the biggest threat’s to our national security.” Javid has for days now been smearing the Labour leader but now has upped the ante to a despicable and libilious level. The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has been attacking Jeremy Corbyn

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DWP downgrades MSP’s ability to help Scots on benefits then tells them; ‘we’re on holiday’

Westminster and Holyrood

In what seems as another snub towards Scottish Welfare Claimants the Department for Work and Pensions – DWP has downgraded the way in which MSP’s from Holyrood can help their constituents. MSP Linda Fabiani is one of the Deputy Presiding Officers in the Scottish Parliament. For those of you not familiar with Scottish Politics, this is the same as the Deputy

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