UK: Elections bill is ‘a power grab to rig polls in favour of Tories’

Charities and unions slam move as an attack on fundamental rights Boris Johnson’s government is today accused of trying to rig future elections by stifling opposition and deterring participation, as a storm of protest erupts over its controversial elections bill, which is to be debated in parliament this week. In an open letter, charities including Save theContinue reading “UK: Elections bill is ‘a power grab to rig polls in favour of Tories’”

Scotland: Sturgeon says second independence vote ‘a matter of when, not if’

Scotland’s first minister makes assertion in phone call with Boris Johnson on Sunday evening Nicola Sturgeon has told Boris Johnson that a second independence referendum is “a matter of when, not if” after the Scottish National party secured a historic forth term at Holyrood on Saturday with a pro-independence majority of MSPs returned despite tacticalContinue reading “Scotland: Sturgeon says second independence vote ‘a matter of when, not if’”

Fury at Gove as exports to EU slashed by 68% since Brexit

Hauliers say Cabinet Office minister ignored warnings, amid fears that worse is to come with introduction of import checks in July The volume of exports going through British ports to the EU fell by a staggering 68% last month compared with January last year, mostly as a result of problems caused by Brexit, the Observer can reveal. TheContinue reading “Fury at Gove as exports to EU slashed by 68% since Brexit”

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