government rationale for a precedent to break international law doesn’t seem to add up – Channel 4 News

There were raised eyebrows across the House of Commons yesterday as senior minister Brandon Lewis admitted that a new government bill published today “does break international law in a very specific and limited way”. The head of the Government Legal Department – the most senior non-political lawyer in Whitehall – resigned over the decision, which […]

three Conservative pledges that take us back to 2010 – Channel 4 News

The Conservative manifesto pledges extra cash for schools, more police officers and a boost in defence spending. But the money promised in these areas will only take us back to where we were in 2010. ‘20,000 new police officers’ In the foreword to the party manifesto, chancellor Sajid Javid says “he was proud to announce […]