Conservatives accused of being ‘in hock’ to developers as donations from property and construction soars amid ‘cash for access’ accusations against housing secretary Robert Jenrick.
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The Conservatives have received more than £11 million from some of the UK’s richest property developers and construction businesses since Boris Johnson became prime minister last July, an openDemocracy investigation has found
Commissioner Johnson ? Henry VIII: Pic credit BBC The most famous rallying cry by the Brexit campaigners was ” Take Back Control”. The people who supported this saw it as simply meaning…
The Cart Horse@nickreeves9876 ”Henry VIII” powers
'These are orders allowing ministers to change the law by decree – either putting down an order which Parliament has 90 minutes to debate or a negative order -that if MPs don’t spot it- is already law unless Parliament can overturn it'
The forces behind anti-distancing protests may be more interconnected and high profile than most would expect.
The Cart Horse@itsJeffTiedrich Previously
'Robert Mercer, founder of Cambridge Analytica from Trump's 2016 campaign, is funding shutdown protests via his project the Convention of States.
The group is using its online networks and resources to help organize protests across the U.S.'
MP Ian Lucas asks why Boris Johnson and his team will not appear before Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee to answer his important questions about electoral law.
The Cart Horse@peterjukes ‘The DCMS Select Committee wanted to question Dominic Cummings... but he refused to give evidence.
He was found to be in contempt of Parliament...for this refusal, but was swiftly appointed as a political advisor to Johnson after he became Prime Minister’
A five-part exposé into Cambridge Analytica - the British data firm linked to Trump's win.
The Cart Horse@Tom___Scott Remember Facebook's $5 Billion fine?
If anyone wants a quick reminder of what happened in 2016 - this is an excellent investigation by Channel 4, and helps explain some of the dark workings of 'democracy'.
What is democracy when the R/W media stay silent?