New powers for watchdog in crackdown on Westminster sleaze

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MPs accused of sexual misconduct face further scrutiny as the parliamentary watchdog is given new powers, senior Commons figures will announce. The role of Kathryn Hudson, the parliamentary standards commissioner, will be expanded after cross-party talks led by Andrea Leadsom … Continue reading

Damian Green inquiry to examine influence of Daily Mail article

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Damian Green inquiry to examine influence of Daily Mail article Cabinet Office investigation will include potential influence by Green or allies into article by Mail’s Andrew Pierce about accuser Kate Maltby The Cabinet Office inquiry into the conduct of Damian … Continue reading

Theresa May’s chief of staff and new defence secretary ‘sat on’ claims over Westminster sleaze scandal & developments

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MAYDAY! Theresa May at battle stations with by-election squad over sleaze MP vacancies The PM has put party workers on high alert to launch instant campaigns in seats at risk of being snatched by Labour THERESA May has set up … Continue reading

May warns Damian Green’s allies to take victims seriously & More…

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Who? Shock at MoD’s latest recruit Gavin Williamson Shock and curiosity were the prevailing sentiments at the Ministry of Defence yesterday after Gavin Williamson was named the new secretary of state. “Gavin who?” said several insiders as the former chief … Continue reading