Peterborough by-election fraud inquiry: No ‘offences’ in three cases

Image copyright Geograph/Dylan Moore Image caption Labour won the seat after the party’s incumbent MP Fiona Onasanya was forced out after being jailed for lying to police No offences took place with three of the five allegations of malpractice at a by-election in Peterborough earlier this month, a police inquiry has found.Labour won the seat…


Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolitical Correspondent Nick Eardley on set ahead of the debate The candidates to be Conservative Party leader – and the UK’s next prime minister – are to take part in a live televised debate on BBC One later.The programme at 20:00 BST hosted by Newsnight presenter Emily…