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Max Colbert

Environment Agency Prosecutions 6% of the Level they were a Decade Ago

, 9 November 2022
As rivers fill with sewage, budget cuts have contributed to a decrease in enforcement actions against corporations by the Environment Agency, reports Max Colbert

EXCLUSIVE REVEALED: Rishi Sunak Received £141,000 from Energy Interests this Year

, 28 October 2022
The Conservative Party remains indebted to big money interests in oil, gas and aviation

Is a Big Money Coalition Influencing Liz Truss’ Climate Change Policies?

, 13 October 2022
Max Colbert reports on the well-funded, well-connected groups seemingly determined to water-down Britain’s climate commitments

EXCLUSIVE £203 Million Financial Boost for COVID Contract Winners With Conservative Links

, 4 October 2022
Max Colbert digs into the latest accounts of firms that were awarded hundreds of millions in Government deals

EXCLUSIVE Contract-Winning Firm Owned by Tory Donor Sees Major Financial Boost

, 26 September 2022
Max Colbert reports on the millions gained by one of the Government’s PPE suppliers

EXCLUSIVE Military Spending on Recruitment Adverts Far Outstrips Teaching and Health

, 25 August 2022
A new investigation by the Byline Intelligence Team and The Citizens reveals the ongoing challenge, and expense, of recruiting personnel to the armed forces

The Wizard of Oz: How the Crosby Gang Captured Conservative Politics

, 24 August 2022
Max Colbert of The Citizens explores the decades-long influence of the notorious Australian political strategist

Boris Johnson’s Golden Goodbyes

, 25 July 2022
Byline Times and The Citizens explore the Conservative Party’s accelerated attempts to exploit the House of Lords

EXCLUSIVE How the Tentacles of Palantir Continue to Encircle the NHS

, 30 June 2022
Max Colbert explores the implications of the tech firm’s ever-expanding role in British healthcare

EXCLUSIVE Labour Members Left in Dark Over Data Breach

, 6 June 2022
Max Colbert reveals a lack of transparency from the party over a significant ransomware attack last year

EXCLUSIVE Male, Pale and Colonial: Russell Group Universities Dominated by Named Buildings Reflective of a Bygone Era

, 26 April 2022
Max Colbert investigates the backgrounds of those commemorated on leading university campuses

‘De-Nazification’ and Putin’s Disinformation War

, 5 April 2022
Using an example of local vigilante violence in Ukraine and its exploitation by Putin’s propaganda machine, Max Colbert explores Russian disinformation techniques

EXCLUSIVE The Conservative Stable: How Horse Racing and Tory Politics are Interlinked

, 17 March 2022
As the jockeys put on their silks and the horses gallop at Cheltenham, a new report from the Byline Intelligence Team and The Citizens can reveal the numerous links between those in the industry and the Conservative Party

Conservative Party Dodges Questions on Vetting of Russian-Linked Donors

, 24 February 2022
Max Colbert reports on the unwillingness of Boris Johnson’s party to explain how it audits its benefactors

EXCLUSIVE Two-Thirds of Conservative Councillors and Chairs Accused of Islamophobia Remained in Party

, 16 February 2022
Max Colbert investigates the lack of action taken by the party into accusations of racism and Islamophobia

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