• 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Blogs & articles

  • Bankers, business and lobbyists: the Tory fundraiser guest list +

    The UK Conservative Party’s secret annual fundraising dinner guest list yields yet more evidence of the murky world of political donations and lobbying, and of the government's broken promise to be 'the most transparent in the world' says Tamasin Cave. Read More
  • Bob Neill: "Ex-minister for hire" +

    Here’s a little test for the government’s statutory lobbying register (when it eventually arrives). Bob Neill, former Planning Minister has taken a job with a lobbying agency that has so far refused to sign up to any of the voluntary registers that the statutory register Read More
  • Sussex Police caught 'off guard' by Balcombe anti-fracking protests +

    Sussex Police's response to the anti-fracking protests at Balcombe in August 2013 was flawed according to an official review released under Freedom of Information laws. Not only was the force ill-prepared, some police decisions came under outside pressure writes journalist Ruth Hayhurst. Read More
  • Michael Gove and the subversives +

    UK Education Secretary Michael Gove 'has been accused of cynically using the “Trojan Horse” schools row to push an ideological anti-Islamic agenda within the Government'. Gove has been pushing a similar agenda for the best part of a decade writes Tom Griffin. Read More
  • Fracking support declines in UK and US +

    The percentage of people who support fracking is now below 50 per cent in both the UK and US and is continuing to decline. Conversely the amount of people opposed to the controversial technique continues to grow, writes Andy Rowell. Read More
  • 1
  • 2