The body which examines complaints about surveillance by UK spooks has effectively struck down special protection for MPs and peers — stating that the so-called Wilson Doctrine “has no legal effect”.
Having been offered their first ever newly-minted seat in the House of Lords — a chamber which they want to replace with a democratic alternative — the Green Party faced the challenge of pragmatically accepting the position without looking too … unelected. Party spinners solved this problem earlier by issuing a press release which, errr, doesn’t mention […]
Last night’s BBC mayoral debate saw Boris Johnson telling bare faced porkies, contradicting his own plans by claiming that transport fares in London “will go down” if he is elected. After Green candidate Jenny Jones highlighted that everyone on the platform — with the exception of Boris — had pledged to reduce fares, the mayor […]