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The Post Office scandal, where over 700 sub-postmasters were wrongly convicted, reveals a systemic failure. Political inaction stemmed from the victims lacking a political constituency and now fuels opportunistic party warfare.
The influence of Brexit on the Conservative Party has bolstered populism and pushed the party further from moderate conservatism towards the influence of Nigel Farage, which is characterised by detachment from reality and ideological purity.
Suella Braverman’s attack on immigrants followed the government’s failure to deliver the promised strategy to teach English.
Amidst the ongoing debate about asylum seekers being housed on barges, Tory MP Lee Anderson’s populist views have stirred controversy.
Scotland Yard is accused of violating the right to protest after arresting the head of a republican movement and other organisers of a peaceful demonstration before the coronation.
Millions of people experiencing food poverty turn to food banks, and the number is growing. It is clear that food banks are accessed because people are in dire need due to the declining safety of the welfare system, not because of their lack of skills.