by Felicity Collier
A SLEAZE watchdog will probe MPs taking on second jobs following former chancellor George Osborne’s controversial appointment as editor of the Evening Standard.
The Commons committee on standards announced yesterday that it would look again at...
Saturday 25th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The last thing Londoners and journalists at the Evening Standard need, writes Seamus Dooley, is an inexperienced editor with vested interests
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
SOLOMON HUGHES takes a close look at the revolving door between Westminster, lobbyists and big businesses
GEORGE GALLOWAY will stand as an independent candidate in the Manchester Gorton by-election, triggered by the death of Labour MP Gerald Kaufman last month.
The former Labour and Respect MP, expelled by Labour in 2003 over his criticism of the Iraq war, announced his intention on the...
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
GEORGE OSBORNE’S new appointment as editor of the London Evening Standard was challenged in the Commons yesterday.
Shadow cabinet office minister Andrew Gwynne was granted an urgent question about the former Tory chancellor’s moonlighting, announced last week.
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
Osborne under fire from Parliament’s standards chief
Monday 20th Mar 2017
MILLIONAIRE former chancellor George Osborne’s family wallpaper firm’s London showroom will inexplicably have its business rates cut by more than £3,400 a year, it was revealed yesterday.
Some other shops in King’s Road, Chelsea, face rises of up to 74 per...
Labour leader joins chorus of people gobsmacked at Gideon’s new job
Saturday 18th Mar 2017
COMEDIAN Russell Brand thought he had witnessed the ultimate in square pegs filling round holes when fellow funnyman Noel Fielding won the Great British Bake Off gig.
“Right. If @noelfielding11 can do Bake Off I’m replacing Len on Strictly,” he tweeted, unaware that a...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
The Tory government breaks many of its promises – and its pledge to protect front-line policing
is no exception, writes DIANE ABBOTT
Saturday 25th Feb 2017