Threat to moderate Labour MPs grows as deselection gets easier

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Labour MPs could face a lower threshold for deselection after the party’s ruling body backed rule changes to make it easier for constituency parties to challenge incumbents. At present MPs face a trigger ballot — which could force them to … Continue reading

MP Kevin Barron quits standards committee role

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Standards watchdog head Sir Kevin Barron resigns over cover-up fears The head of the Commons standards watchdog has resigned and accused parliament of “sacrificing transparency” by banning the identification of MPs who are under investigation. Sir Kevin Barron announced yesterday … Continue reading

The scourge of forced adoption

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‘The UK is the ONLY country in Europe (apart from Croatia and perhaps Portugal) to tolerate the practice of forced adoption’. It is the ‘severing of all contact FOR LIFE between children and their birth parents’. In effect, ‘a LIFE … Continue reading

Vulnerable children forced into homelessness as local authorities routinely ignore child protection laws

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Vulnerable children forced into homelessness as local authorities routinely ignore child protection laws Exclusive: Families forced to spend nights in A&E waiting rooms, night buses and police stations after being denied emergency housing by local councils Vulnerable children are being forced into homelessness because local … Continue reading

Judgement Sir Kevin Barron MP & Ors -v- Jane Collins MEP & Ors

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Sir Kevin Barron MP & Ors -v- Jane Collins MEP & Ors summary Sir Kevin Barron MP & Ors -v- Jane Collins MEP & Ors judgment Joint statement from Kevin Barron MP, John Healey MP & Sarah Champion MP Reacting … Continue reading