30 July 2016
Andrea Leadsom, the failed challenger to Theresa May, has been dumped in the slurry by being put in charge of replacing £2.3 billion of farm subsidies while facing years of fines from the European Commission for the UK#s failure to pay farmers properly.
24 July 2016
After over a year in the doldrums following their general election defeat are the Liberal democrats finally on the rise again in the shires?
22 July 2016
Exaro may have closed this week but the two people who ran the site, David Hencke and Mark Conrad are now looking for a new future for the investigative team.
19 July 2016
A disturbing case of insurers trying to block a complaint of child sex abuse in the Church of England highlights the role of insurers in holding back investigations and should be tackled by the Goddard inquiry.
14 July 2016
The NHS have just wasted £16m of your money on a failed privatisation project to help the elderly and mentally ill which could be repeated across the country because of failings of financial expertise and oversight in the health service
10 July 2016
Labour MPs want to ditch Jeremy Corbyn because they fear a meltdown at the next general election with UKIP taking swathes of their seats. But the first clutch of council elections suggest it is UKIP in meltdown and Labour is doing rather well.
7 July 2016
An extraordinary article on Exaro by my colleague and co-author Nick Kochan raises the question whether the purchase of chemical weapons from Iraqi war lords by the CIA was used to fund terrorist attacks on British and American troops in the aftermath of the Iraq War.
Power without principle is destructive, but principle without power is impotent. The point is to find a way of combining the two.
6 July 2016
The 2.6 million words of the Report of the Iraq Inquiry (RII) amount to a demolition case of war as a marketing exercise.
5 July 2016
Glasgow clothing company using charity logo ‘without permission.’
If the liars keep getting away with it, there is no deterrence against political deception
3 July 2016
As Blair faces judgement over the Iraq War from Sir John Chilcot on Wednesday, a TV programme will look back at all the wealth he has amassed since leaving office in 2007.
I am interviewed as it is derived from our book, Blair Inc, which I co-authored with Francis Beckett and Nick Kochan.
Key points to look for in what is expected to be one of the most complex reports ever published: the 45 Minute Warning, the Cojones Meeting, WMD and legal cover
1 July 2016
Michael Gove is already seen as a treacherous figure in the Conservative Party by stabbing Boris Johnson in the front. But did we know about his appalling record on keeping control of public finances which has wrecked the presentation of government accounts this year.
In the space of a few weeks, Corbyn supporters have bullied my softening “yes” into a very hard “no”. Corbyn is in danger of turning into a Farage of the left.
Key points to look for in what is expected to be one of the most complex reports ever published