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Downing Street Parties

Total 36 Posts

The public shouldn’t pay to get the ex-PM off the hook

4 min read
It’s not for the taxpayers to pick up the tab for getting the former Prime Minister off the hook. Here’s what Good Law Project are doing about the fact we all have, they think unlawfully, paid for Boris Johnson’s legal advice. And here’s why they think that legal advice is wrong.

New revelations about gaps in the Met Partygate investigation.

3 min read
For the law to have any meaning, it must apply equally to us all. The Metropolitan Police must explain their failure to provide any explanation of how they cleared the Prime Minister over the Partygate investigation.

New Met Police legal action will get to the truth about the PM’s Partygate.

4 min read
The public have a right to know what really went on inside the Partygate investigation.

Tiverton and Honiton by-election: Rural communities are itching for the chance to cast a protest vote.

5 min read
The Liberal Democrats think they can take the seat from Boris Johnson’s Conservatives in the wake of partygate – and longstanding resentment towards the political class is fuelling their optimism.

Petition — Introduce an independent body to enforce the ministerial code on ministers.

2 min read
What can we do to ensure our government acts with integrity? There needs to be an independent body with the power to remove ministers when they flout the ministerial code.

Boris Johnson’s future: A philosophical exercise for wavering Tory MPs.

6 min read
Prisoners in the UK are not allowed to vote. Their fate is a useful starting point for any backbencher wondering if it’s time to write a letter of no confidence in PM Boris Johnson as his actions appear to have demonstrated a highly disrespectful attitude for the law.

Partygate: How the Sue Gray report revealed the age of ‘government by WhatsApp’.

6 min read
The report on lockdown parties at Number 10 relied heavily on WhatsApp transcripts to show wrongdoing. But WhatsApp should not be used to make detailed decisions in government, to begin with.
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