Category Archives: Political Integrity

100 years of the Liberals & Labour snapping and snarling at each other while the Tories run away with the General Election!

Over the past months the Liberals (Liberal Democrats) and Labour have been fighting over who has the better qualifications to oppose the Tories. Both parties can reasonably campaign based on their inherent, long-standing principles. What is unconscionable is for the … Continue reading

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Andrew Neil’s challenge to Boris Johnson – “Questions of Trust”, an interview “Oven-ready, as Mr Johnson likes to say”

The BBC’s Andrew Neil has issued a challenge to Conservative leader Boris Johnson to take part in a half-hour general election interview with him. Boris Johnson is the only one of the main party leaders not to agree to face … Continue reading

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Making your vote count is not just about registering and voting. Your vote has to help ensure that we get, in THIS election, what is Best for the UK!

A week ago we published a blog piece on How do you make sure your vote counts in this General Election? including some information about the effects, intended and unintended, of tactical voting. In that post, we put links to two of … Continue reading

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How do you make sure your vote counts in this General Election? Make sure you Register and Vote!

First and foremost make sure you are registered to vote, remember: Students are entitled to register at both their university address and their home address; If you have moved, or changed your name or nationality since you last registered, you … Continue reading

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Is our hard won Brexit Flextension about to go up in flames as Boris Johnson tries to block Parliamentary scrutiny and debate once again?

Having been defeated 3 times in the Commons in his attempts to call a General Election, Boris Johnson is now going for a 4th attempt. This time he is tabling an amendment to the Fixed Term Parliament Act for a … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson attempts to use up even more precious Parliamentary time. Why can’t the opposition parties see this?

So Boris Johnson said that Parliament has run its course, needed a new session and attempts to illegally prorogue it for 5 weeks. He is then slapped down by the Supreme Court but then prorogues it for an “acceptable” period. … Continue reading

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Not everybody thinks that a “hurry up and get it done” Brexit is in everyone’s Best Interest.

The chair of the Bundestag’s foreign affairs committee, Norbert Röttgen, a senior member of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, has been Tweeting over the past few days on the new Brexit Deal and the parliamentary situation in the … Continue reading

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Monday’s Government motion – same question same answer as PM tries to bulldoze his deal through.

The House of Commons Order paper for Monday contains two different elements of the Government’s attempt to bulldoze the draft Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament. The first is a repeat of the motion tabled on Saturday, which was amended by the … Continue reading

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Can the UK Government use EU law to negate the Benn Act – Not according to the former Head of the EU Commission’s legal service

According to Jean-Claude Piris, a former head of the EU Council legal service, suggestions that the UK government could rely on EU law to trump the Benn Act have no legal basis. According to the Guardian, he said in an … Continue reading

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10 reasons why we need a Mueller style inquiry into the 2016 referendum.

We know that the referendum was tainted by deliberate deception (Turkey’s imminent accession to EU membership, £350m a week spent on EU membership that would be spent on the NHS after Brexit….), foreign influence and blatant ignoring of the rules … Continue reading

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