Israeli officials disclosed secret information on Iran to Adam Werritty because they assumed he was Liam Fox’s official adviser with appropriate security clearance, The Times has claimed (£). Fox’s controversial friend even used the word “we” to talk about the Ministry of Defence. Werritty reportedly quizzed Israeli officials on potential airstrikes against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s nuclear ambitions, with one asking: […]

After days of scandal over his unofficial adviser Adam Werritty, the Defence Secretary Liam Fox has this afternoon resigned from the government. It is suspected that the final straw was revelations in this morning’s Times, regarding Mr Werritty’s financial backers. His letter to the Prime Minister cited having “mistakenly allowed the distinction between my personal […]

With the intense speculation, not to mention innuendo, surrounding Liam Fox’s relationship with his adviser Adam Werrity, the archives of Glasweigan student journalism are not without irony for the defence secretary. Rewinding back to the 1980s, the under-pressure Fox made headlines as part of a homophobic elite vehemently opposed to a gay society being admitted […]

A sham charity set up by Liam Fox wined and dined US conservatives in the House of Commons – and dodged its tax bill in the process. “Atlantic Bridge” was set up with the ‘simple aim of “Strengthening the Special Relationship” exemplified by the Reagan-Thatcher partnership of the 1980s’ but was effectively shut down by the […]

An organisation set up by the shadow defence secretary Liam Fox and linked to a string of other Conservative front benchers is under investigation by US tax authorities, Scrapbook can reveal. Atlantic Bridge, whose political activities have been subject to an official probe in the UK since October 2009, has been referred to the Internal Revenue Service […]