Politics

LONDON (Bywire News) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused of breaking the Ministerial Code again - this time by using taxpayer funds in the campaign for the Hartlepool by-election. According to Insider, the Conservative Party’s spending return for the election shows that the Party spent n...
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LONDON (Bywire News) - Tory MP Sir Desmond Swayne has been widely criticised on social media for implying that Afghans desperate to escape the Taliban are 'cowards'. His comments were made during a debate in the House of Commons about the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, where the brutal Taliban re...
A Labour Council leader has been severely criticised after calling for the formation of an 'anti-migrant militia' to defend Britain's coastline. Brendan Chilton, the Labour Group Leader on Ashford Council in Kent, suggested that ordinary Brits could set up a "Home Guard" to repel asylum seekers arri...
A Labour Council leader has been severely criticised after calling for the formation of an 'anti-migrant militia' to defend Britiain's coastline. Brendan Chilton, the Labour Group Leader on Ashford Council in Kent, suggested that ordinary Brits could set up a "Home Guard" to repel asylum seekers arr...
LONDON (Bywire News) - A secret club exists for super-rich Tory donors to schmooze with senior members of the government including Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak, it has been revealed.  The Conservative ‘Advisory Board’ is an exclusive club for super-rich businesspeople who have donated large sums of...
LONDON (Bywire News) - An astonishing video created by the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) explaining exactly why they rescue asylum seekers in distress in the English Channel has gone viral on Twitter - and it shows precisely why Priti Patel and the Conservative Party should be truly asham...
LONDON (Bywire News) - Tory MP Tom Hunt flew into a fit of rage during a discussion about immigration with Novara Media's calm and collected Contributing Editor Ash Sarkar live on the BBC's Politics Live show this morning. During the heated debate, Sarkar argued that the Tory government's treatment ...
LONDON (Bywire News) - There is a huge double standard when you compare the way the press treated Jeremy Corbyn and his policies versus how they treat the same ideas under the Tory government. The majority of the mainstream media do not like Corbyn. In fact, analysis in 2019 showed that the press sh...
LONDON (Bywire News) - Labour's Deputy Leader Angela Rayner has been criticised on social media after posting, and then swiftly deleting, a tweet claiming that the Home Secretary Priti Patel had not secured the UK's borders well enough. During last night's epic Euro 2020 match between Switzerland an...
LONDON (Bywire News) - A Labour MP has blasted Sajid Javid over his £1,500 per hour advisory job for the major private healthcare investor J. P. Morgan - leading to a "pathetic" response from the new Health Secretary. In September 2020, following his resignation as Chancellor, Sajid Javid took up a ...
LONDON (Bywire News) - Young people and private renters have vented their fury at the Labour Party after it came out in opposition to extra housebuilding and in support of wealthy homeowners. Writing on Twitter, the official Labour Party account slammed the Tories' so-called Developers' Charter - pr...
LONDON (Bywire News) - For a brief time, the Leveson Inquiry seemed to show cracks in Rupert Murdoch’s empire. One of his newspapers had been shut down. His henchmen were facing jail and politicians suddenly seemed to treat him as a leper. The power he had cultivated over decades seemed to be slippi...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The report into private investigator Daniel Morgan's murder was finally released today after years of delays from the Home Office. It is about as damning as it possibly could be, and there are a lot of people and organisations who have questions to answer. Not least of them ar...
LONDON (Bywire News) - Lewis’ comments came in response to Andrew Bridgen on yesterday’s BBC Politics Live, after the Tory MP claimed that footballers who take the knee support Black Lives Matter. Bridgen claimed the movement "stands for defunding the police, opening the prisons, opening the borders...
LONDON (Bywire News) - After eight years, and despite the best efforts of Home Secretary Priti Patel, the full and unredacted report into Daniel Morgan’s murder is set to be revealed tomorrow on the 15th June. But why is this report so controversial, and what revelations are we likely to see?   A no...
LONDON (Bywire News) - A 'Big Pharma CEO' has been caught on camera saying that he doesn’t want to sell vaccines to poorer countries because there’s no profit in it. Despite the big pharmaceutical companies being predicted to make a staggering $30bn in revenue this year - and handing out a monstrous...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The millionaire ex-banker Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak is lobbying G7 partners to exclude Financial Services firms located in the City of London from Joe Biden's proposals for a Global Minimum Corporation Tax. According to source close to negotiations, Sunak believes that the t...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The government's controversial plans to spend £200m on a new Royal Yacht are set to be scuppered as it would contravene rules contained in a World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade deal that Boris Johnson himself negotiated. Last month, the UK government announced plans to build ...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been ridiculed after referring to critics of the government's Foreign Aid cuts - including numerous Tory MPs such as the former PM Theresa May - as 'lefty propagandists'. Responding to a question from the SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackf...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The High Court has ruled that the Government acted unlawfully when they awarded a contract worth £560,000 to friends of Boris Johnson's former chief advisor, Dominic Cummings. The market research firm, Public First, is run by Rachel Wolf and her husband James Frayne. Frayne ha...