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Josiah Mortimer

Anti-Monarchy Campaigners Vow to Resist Home Office Attempts to ‘Intimidate’ Them

, 5 May 2023
The Home Office sent campaign group Republic a letter setting out new powers to crush “disruptive” protests ahead of planned peaceful protests against King Charles, Josiah Mortimer reports

VOTER SUPPRESSION LATEST: More Revelations of Voters Turned Away for Lacking Photo ID in England’s Local Elections

, 4 May 2023
Latest updates as Byline Times reports on the rollout of mandatory voter ID in England

VOTER SUPPRESSION WATCH: Voters Turned Away Without Photo ID Across England Amid Local Elections Concerns

, 4 May 2023
‘It’s totally unnecessary… They are disenfranchising people.’ Josiah Mortimer and colleagues report from across England as ID is rolled out for the first time. 

LOCAL ELECTIONS 2023: Left-of-Centre Vote ‘Hopelessly Split as Twice as Many Progressives Running Against the Right in England’

, 4 May 2023
Campaigners warn of vote-splitting as new analysis finds that the ‘progressive’ vote will be more split than the right in 69% of England’s council wards on 4 May

UK Lags Behind on Press Freedom as Media Dominated by Handful of Oligarchs and the Rich Target Journalists

, 3 May 2023
Just three media groups dominate the national newspaper market – and help shape our political narrative, while the Government has failed to act against 'lawfare', a new report finds

Voter Plans One-Man Protest Against ‘Gerrymandering’ Mandatory Photo ID Law at Local Elections on Thursday

, 2 May 2023
Just a fraction of the two million people who lack photo ID have applied for the government's free scheme. How many will be denied a vote - or simply not bother - on Thursday? Josiah Mortimer reports

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