Good news this morning: the Tories were wiped out in five separate council by-elections, with two safe Tory wards going to Labour!
The head of the UK Statistics Authority, Sir David Norgrove, says the Tories have used a “poor inflation measure” that miscalculates student loan repayments and rail fare increases.
Bizarre PR images of the Saudi Crown Prince’s advertising campaign for his London visit now litter Twitter, as do human rights’ organisations’ condemnation of the Saudi regime. Confronted by the reams of evidence on Saudi human rights’ abuses, what do the Tories have to say about it?
Is anyone surprised? Despite it being International Women’s Day, the great minds of the Daily Mail thought it’d be the perfect time for a before and after critique of actress Helen Mirren’s Oscars makeup.
Battersea MP Marsha de Cordova slammed Theresa May’s housing hypocrisy at PMQs, after the Tory dominated Wandsworth Council pushed through the £9bn Battersea Power Station development with only a “shameful 9% of so-called “affordable” housing.”
Union leaders have expressed shock at Momentum co-founder Christine Shawcroft’s call for breaking links between trade unions and the Labour Party.
Tory immigration minister Caroline Nokes confirmed Labour MPs fears today, that the official Home Office policy guidance dictates protests by immigration detainees may well lead to their deportations being accelerated; not only that, but it’s been in effect since November.
Farage has been sabre-rattling today for Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán, a man accused this week by the UN Human Rights Commissioner of “unabashed” anti-miscegenation,“a clear-cut statement of racism.”