Commentary

Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to resign if he's fined by Durham police for beers and curry - a stance being covered as a 'high-stakes-high-reward gamble'. The Labour leader is framed as trying to draw a clear distinction between himself and Boris Johnson, who faces more fines for more lockdown breaches - and eventually the full publication of Sue...

Rogue Johnson prorogues after curtailing freedoms under veil of sleaze

A raft of legislation curtailing the rights of UK citizens sailed through parliament last week on the will of a rogue with barely a murmur from a compliant media that chose instead to focus on the wave of salacious...

Energy Security Strategy ignores ‘silver bullet’ and offers households no help now

The government’s long awaited Energy Security Strategy for the UK has finally been published – and immediately condemned for ignoring energy efficiencies and offering no help to deal with...

Govt has time to privatise Channel 4 but not for Employment Bill

Boris Johnson’s government does not have time to include an Employment Bill in the Queen’s Speech – even after the recent mass sackings by P&O Ferries. It means legislation to...

April Fools? MPs £2,200 pay rise on day of energy hikes and tax rises

On the same day that energy bills are hiked 54% and council tax and national insurance contributions rise, MPs have been given a £2,212 pay rise. It takes their basic...

Williamson gets knighthood thanks to his ‘black book’ of dark secrets

The twice sacked and often mocked ‘stupid boy’ of the Tory party, Gavin Williamson is getting a knighthood. Why? Because. Priorities, innit. No matter war in Ukraine, the pandemic, the cost of living crisis, climate crisis,...
Johnson fights for political survival

Johnson’s ‘political poison’ blamed as Starmer rescued from mob by police

MPs have blamed Boris Johnson’s ‘political poison’ for the ugly scenes in Westminster on Monday (February 7) that saw Sir Keir Starmer bundled into the back of a police car to escape a mob...

Damaged PM dithers and delays over new Covid curbs for England as his nightmare...

Boris Johnson’s authority has been so weakened by recent events that he appears willing to gamble the nation’s health service and people’s lives in order to appease right wing Tory tabloids and his own...

No 10 denies PM is ‘unwell’ after Peppa Pig gag-gaffe – the porkie that...

The prime minister of the United Kingdom is not unwell, according to a statement from his spokesperson who insists Boris Johnson  “is focused on the issues that we face as we come up to...

The world’s biggest talking shop proves how cheap the PM’s ‘blah, blah, blah’ really...

The private jets that carried world leaders to Glasgow are departing with thousands of negotiators left behind and tasked with diffusing the climate change ticking time-bomb. “It's one minute to midnight on the doomsday clock,...