Brexit

Clowns to the left, jokers to the right and Labour centrists stuck in the middle

Clowns to the left, jokers to the right and Labour centrists stuck in the middle

Outside in Parliament Square, more than 500 protesters – including a handful of MPs – demonstrated against Labour’s reluctance to take antisemitism within the party seriously. Inside the Commons, Labour gave the impression of a party that had all but given up on itself. A party so at odds with itself and its leadership over…

Theresa May stands by adviser who outed Brexit whistleblower

Theresa May stands by adviser who outed Brexit whistleblower

Theresa May has insisted her political secretary, Stephen Parkinson, “does a very good job”, as he faces mounting pressure over the outing of the Brexit whistleblower Shahmir Sanni. Sanni said he had endured one of the “most awful weekends” of his life after telling the Observer how Vote Leave channelled money through BeLeave, a group…

MPs to debate Vote Leave Brexit spending allegations

MPs to debate Vote Leave Brexit spending allegations

Image copyright Getty Images Claims the Vote Leave campaign exceeded spending limits in the 2016 Brexit referendum are to debated by MPs. Lib Dem Tom Brake, who secured Tuesday’s debate, said the public had to be sure that elections are “free and fair” and conducted within the rules.Vote Leave has denied ex-volunteer Shahmir Sanni’s claim…