The EU is implementing a blanket ban on facial recognition surveillance by police – but the UK is ploughing ahead despite privacy fears
Even the key showdown over the Illegal Migration Bill in the chamber had just 6,000 views
“The Labour Party has made it clear: First Past the Post is flawed and deeply damaging to our democracy,” one campaigner said.
A big problem facing UK politics is that both main political parties see the status quo as in their narrow self-interest, writes former diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall
Labour’s Deputy Leader made a welcome pledge to end the ‘good chaps’ approach to Government, which allowed sleaze and corruption to persist under the Conservatives.
Both Labour and Lib Dems are tactically channelling resources for the forthcoming by-elections, eyeing Tory-held seats. But there’s no sign of a formal pact