Theresa May should publicly acknowledge that Islamophobia is a problem in the Conservative Party, former party chairman Baroness Warsi has said. Parts of the party had been “in denial” about the issue and a “clear statement” was needed about what … Continue reading
Concern is growing in Britain’s Jewish community over anti-semitism in politics and the failure of authorities to enforce the law, according to a report. Gideon Falter, chairman of Campaign against Antisemitism, which is publishing the report, titled Antisemitism Barometer 2017, … Continue reading
Top Tories rush to stop Boris bandwagon May expected to stand as Gove backs Johnson Michael Gove has endorsed Boris Johnson’s bid to be prime minister, setting up a “dream team” bid to replace David Cameron. The justice secretary called … Continue reading
Duncan Smith warns government risks ‘dividing’ society Iain Duncan Smith has warned that the government risks dividing society, in his first interview since resigning as work and pensions secretary. He attacked the “desperate search for savings” focused on benefit payments … Continue reading
Grant Shapps faces legal action from constituent he threatened to sue Constituent of Tory party chairman says he is now consulting lawyers over dispute about Michael Green pseudonym Facebook post The Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps is facing legal action … Continue reading
Revealed: Grant Shapps’ threat to sue constituent over Michael Green post Law firm sent letters to Dean Archer demanding he pay ‘compensation in lieu of damages’ over Facebook post, on behalf of Tory chairman when he was MP http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/mar/16/revealed-grant-shapps-threat-to-sue-constituent-over-michael-green-post Spotted … Continue reading
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Rothpol is grateful to our spotter for this interesting piece from the BBC website: