It is absurd to keep demanding citizens prove their identity whilst making a pious stand against giving them an easy way to do so.
The Electoral Commission responds to Peter Golds about the state of democracy in Tower Hamlets.
The Party Chairman responsible for fund-raising is playing for higher stakes than he may appreciate.
Applying a recall mechanism without conditions would rebalance politics by shifting power from officials to voters.
A principled Tory push against the New Labour state risks looking like a petty attempt at personal revenge.
With hardly any debate, the Government wants to introduce legislation that will alter our way of life. Not if tens of Tory MPs have their say.
‘Let their frail elderly be unvisited in care homes. Let their weddings be postponed’, is the message of this Prime Minister.
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
The second piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
John Pullinger has done little to quell concerns that the body interferes in issues beyond its remit.
Tougher laws against fraud are welcome. But the police are failing to enforce election law as it stands.
Plus: Why on earth has my bank shortened its name to Abrdn? And: The DUP should think carefully about toppling Arlene Foster.
The investigation alone seems to be taken as evidence of serious wrongdoing on the PM’s part, with the EC presented as the great arbiter of political conduct.
Patel should haul in Dick for an interview without coffee. Meanwhile, Loughton intends to raise the case at the Home Affairs Select Committee.