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Max Colbert

EXCLUSIVE University Deal with Oil Giant Leads to Student Anger

, 23 December 2022
Exeter University announces new, five-year funding arrangement with Shell, as students urge campuses to divest from fossil fuel interests, reports Max Colbert

The Sewage Scandal: ‘The Worst We Have Seen in Years’ - Why British Bathing Water is the Dirtiest in Europe

, 6 December 2022
With its budget halved, the Environment Agency has seen a dramatic drop in enforcement actions against utility companies that continue to pollute our waterways

A Crisis of Leadership and the Shortening of the Ministerial Lifespan

, 30 November 2022
Max Colbert reports that 147 members of the Government have either resigned or been sacked this year alone — one every two days

EXCLUSIVE Turmoil at the Top: The Impact of Conservative Political Chaos on Housing

, 23 November 2022
As concerns mount about dire living conditions in Britain, Max Colbert reports that there have been five different housing ministers this year alone

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: 52 Peers Sitting in House of Lords Hold Interests in Fossil Fuel Industry

, 7 November 2022
The finding raises questions about the UK's commitment to achieving net zero – with one MP telling Byline Times 'it’s akin to asking arsonists to legislate on robust fire safety legislation'

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

The Lady is For U-Turning

, 20 October 2022
Max Colbert reflects on the political chaos and the string of U-turns during the Truss campaign and premiership

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

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