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EXCLUSIVE Why did Cabinet Office Rush through Procurement of Controversial Electoral Services Company Idox Just Before the General Election?
7 January 2020,
David Hencke investigates why Boris Johnson's Government handed out £1.7 million for election management services without a competitive tender.
Could Labour Lead a Progressive Party Conference to Work Out how to Defeat the Dark Johnson-Farage Double Act?
16 December 2019,
With the Tories already planning for a general election in five years, David Hencke looks at their vulnerabilities and the prospects of a progressive counter-attack.
11 December 2019,
David Hencke's guide to the seats to keep an eye on and a few surprises that may be on the way.
5 December 2019,
David Hencke reveals how offshore riches and the explosion of Airbnbs is creating a rise in ghost towers and a falling electorate.
3 December 2019,
New analysis shows that, despite his populist announcements, the Prime Minister was the highest earning MP during the last Parliament.
26 November 2019,
A last-minute £58bn offer by the Labour Shadow Chancellor to women seeking compensation for lost pensions could be an electoral game-changer.
8 November 2019,
The Lords' Constitution Committee rushed out a report on the last day of Parliament to provide the only clause-by-clause scrutiny of the Prime Minister's EU withdrawal legislation.
5 November 2019,
The National Audit Office has found that the funding for starter homes for first-time buyers has instead been spent on acquiring and preparing brownfield sites for housing more generally.
31 October 2019,
A report by peers contests Government claims that separate British deals would be better than those secured with the EU.
30 October 2019,
A new report by the National Audit Office reveals that 17% of the university technology colleges pioneered by Michael Gove as Education Secretary have closed.
23 October 2019,
The Conservative administration's policy to expand hydraulic fracking to 20 sites is in disarray because of a slew of planning objections and worries about decommissioning.
16 October 2019,
The Royal Society has highlighted the toll already taken by Brexit on the science sector as the "brightest and best" minds opt to stay away from Britain.
15 October 2019,
The Prime Minister's Queen Speech and recent announcements are a long way away from the commitments he was declaring during his leadership election.
10 October 2019,
A campaign group determined to secure compensation from the Government for 3.8 million women, born in the 1950s, who face a six-year delay in getting their pensions is continuing its fight.
9 October 2019,
A new European Union directive aims to abolish daylight saving time, which could result in a one hour time difference between the north and south of Ireland following the UK's exit from the EU.
4 October 2019,
The battle for 3.8 million women to be compensated due to a rise in the pension age continues, reports David Hencke, despite yesterday's High Court ruling dismissing their case.
Brexit Disaster Capitalism: Government Doffs Tinfoil Hat at Questions over Hedge Funds and Conflicts of Interests
30 September 2019,
Concerns first raised by Byline Times about the hedge funds and City backers donating to Boris Johnson were discussed in an Urgent Question in Parliament today.
26 September 2019,
Byline Times has information that the prime minister's backing by hedge funds invested in a hard Brexit is coming under scrutiny by the Cabinet Office.
18 September 2019,
The Home Office has made no effort to identify overseas students wrongly accused of cheating in oral exams, according to the Public Accounts Committee.
13 September 2019,
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