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Finding out the things that people don't want unearthed, Michael Crick keeps an investigative eye on the halls of power.

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October 21, 2015 4 Comments

Andrew Fisher’s tweets anger senior Labour MPs

The morning papers are full of all sorts of embarrassing and highly vituperative tweets from Jeremy Corbyn’s new head of policy, Andrew Fisher, attacking all sorts of people from the Ed Miliband regime.


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October 15, 2015 No Comments

Jeremy Corbyn to meet Chinese President one-to-one

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to get a one-on-one meeting next week with the Chinese President Xi Jinping – his first official meeting with any head-of-state as Labour leader.

September 11, 2015 8 Comments

When Tony Blair nearly ended Jeremy Corbyn’s career

Had Blair withdrawn the whip from Jeremy Corbyn, it would probably have been the end of his political career. And ended any chance of taking the leadership himself 19 years later.

September 2, 2015 13 Comments

Far-left preparing purge of ‘careerist’ Labour MPs if Corbyn wins

A supporter of Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that the far-left is preparing to oust several Labour MPs – who the activist condemned as “careerists” and right-wingers.

August 11, 2015 43 Comments

Why entrism is such a small part of Jeremy Corbyn’s rise

Labour may be the victim of entrism – infiltration by members and supporters of other parties – but it’s only a very small explanation of Jeremy Corbyn’s extraordinary

August 5, 2015 11 Comments

Cameron ‘personally ordered’ payments to Kids Company

Former Michael Gove adviser Dominic Cummings tells Channel 4 News that David Dameron overruled Mr Gove and officials more than once to order continued funding of Kids Company.

July 16, 2015 2 Comments

Government attacked for ‘rigging’ of electoral system

The Conservatives have been criticised for a change in voting law that could see hundreds of thousands of people drop off the electoral roll.

June 18, 2015 No Comments

Results in for some of the most powerful jobs in UK politics

The agony is over for many MPs. Elections for the select committee chairs were announced by the Commons speaker today.

Sue Lloyd-Roberts – can you help?

Sue Lloyd-Roberts is one most of the most extraordinary reporters in TV history – fearless, dogged and ground-breaking.

June 12, 2015 2 Comments

Grant Shapps: no hard evidence he edited entries, Wikipedia decides

A Wikipedia committee has decided there was no conclusive evidence Grant Shapps or any of his associates were involved in editing entries.

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