London politics news & analysis
Race rows hit party’s popularity
Green Party leader said it’s “for other people to judge” whether she comes across badly in interviews
From calling a Thai party supporter “ting tong from somewhere” to disliking “negroid features”, UKIP representatives have kicked up many racism storms.
The “cash for access” scandal is back again… starring Labour party’s Jack Straw and the Conservatives’ Sir Malcolm Rifkind.
Visitors coming for business meetings would have to demonstrate respect for “British values”
So PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) donated £386,605 to the Labour party in the last quarter of 2014. This is the biggest non-union donation made to the party in the quarter.
You might be surprised…
Private equity chiefs using “government-sponsored tax avoidance”, to save £700m a year, investigation finds
Research highlights the money pipeline between political parties and private equity houses
Former chair of Labour’s executive body Harriet Yeo quits and pledges support to UKIP
UKIP has just had another big win. It has beaten the Tories, Labour and even Marmite to become the UK’s most hated brand.
Report critical of NHS management given no publication date
Sounds similar to what the Tories said last week though…
We’re behind Jamaica, Slovakia, Namibia, Uruguay, Suriname, Lithuania…
Which parties are encountering turbulence? Who’s on the war path? Is anyone winning? Here’s what’s been happening
You had me at “robust fiscal policy”
Sorry everyone. Here are three times Farage is totally right, says Robyn Vinter
“Dracula is in charge of the blood bank”: Row rages over sugar companies funding government obesity studies
Conflict of interest brouhaha erupts over research funded by snack food companies
What’s bright pink, can carry several passengers and is an embarrassment to the Labour party?
Renegotiating spending cuts would be the party’s number one priority if it wins the balance of power
Revelations about world’s second largest bank mean difficult questions for UK government
Cameron makes it his business to tell people how to run theirs
Hedge funds vs Investment bankers – the fight is on
Chancellor comes under fierce criticism from traditional allies
Did you see Sunday’s protest in central London?
But will it harm business?
What’s new this week in Britain’s favourite unpopularity contest?
Accountancy firm condemned by Public Accounts Committee