ONE-PARTY councils could be wasting up to £2.6 billion a year through being less accountable and more open to corruption, the Electoral Reform Society said yesterday.
The society’s study measured the savings by English councils with “weak electoral...
Monday 5th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
VIETNAM’S ruling Communist Party has called for reforms and a stepped-up fight against corruption as it prepares for an upcoming party congress.
The calls were included in the draft political report released on the Communist Party’s website and in most daily newspapers...
Wednesday 16th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
Swiss and US attorneys general open new investigations
Tuesday 15th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Candidates will have to pass checks before election held in late February
Friday 11th Sep 2015
Tobias Ellwood, Edward Timpson and Caroline Dinenage among several MPs who failed to repay public money they had no right to spend
posted by Luke James in Britain
by Our Foreign Desk
MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak has shrugged off mass rallies calling for his resignation, claiming yesterday: “The rest of the Malaysian population is with the government.”
Vast crowds gathered over the weekend in the streets of...
Monday 31st Aug 2015
Corruption scandal could spark impeachment
Thursday 27th Aug 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) MPs demanded that profiteering contractors and corrupt officials pay back their ill-gotten gains from the security upgrade of President Jacob Zuma’s home.
The report of the ad hoc committee to consider the police minister’s report regarding...
Wednesday 19th Aug 2015
SCOTTISH Minister Nicola Sturgeon is facing calls to investigate corruption allegations after it was revealed that T in the Park festival organisers DF Concerts received £150,000 in state aid.
The row over the money centres on a meeting between Scottish Culture Secretary Fiona...
Tuesday 18th Aug 2015
OVER 19,000 officials have been reprimanded this year already for violating austerity rules, the Communist Party’s top anti-corruption body reported yesterday.
This brings the total number of those punished since late 2012 to more than 120,000.
Those punished in the first...
Thursday 23rd Jul 2015