The former European Research Group chairman was a prominent Brexiteer but has now turned his attention to anti-Net Zero campaigning.
The man picked by the Conservative Party to stand in Nadine Dorries’ Mid Bedfordshire seat already has a string of controversies under his belt
“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
Huge losses in the Selby and Ainsty and Somerton and Frome by-elections are signs of a Conservative Government heading for a landslide defeat at the next general election
There are two lucrative payouts for MPs who are defeated at a General Election – with some MPs in line for over £40,000
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
Over 6,000 voters were turned away and didn’t return across around 50 council areas, Byline Times can reveal.
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
Keir Starmer has refused to back changing the voting system – but calls to do so are becoming difficult to ignore, Josiah Mortimer reports