Act of Gove: a legal term for an unstoppable destructive force of nature or disaster beyond our control.   Here are a few examples of destructive Acts of Gove: Michael lowers standards of education in our schools Michael takes primary schools back to the Victorian era Michael abolishes summer Michael forces 400,000 schoolchildren to be taught by unqualified teachers Michael refuses to drive […]

The Office for Budget Responsibility have taken the unprecedented step of slapping down Tory HQ spinners on Twitter: Please note that the OBR did not make the quote attributed to us here by @CCHQPress — OBR (@OBR_UK) September 11, 2014 Apparently they can’t tell the difference between an actual quote and copy from the Daily Mail. UPDATE: […]

Judge rules there would be no chilling effect in releasing Universal Credit reports FOI tribunal refuses Iain Duncan Smith leave to appeal against the court’s decision DWP continues to pour thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money into failing legal attempt to keep files secret A judge has smashed Iain Duncan Smith’s attempt to keep potentially damning […]

David Cameron spent £430,000 of taxpayers’ cash sending out more than a million party propaganda letters touting Tory policy. The Electoral Commission is demanding an explanation after tax money was used to pay for the letters, sent out to businesses “encouraging them to check” if they qualified for a £2000 National Insurance cut – a Tory policy. […]