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£14.7billion of taxpayer money spent on crony contracts and duff deals
New analysis of public reporting shows that the government has wastefully spent or dubiously allocated an estimated £14.7billion of public money since Boris Johnson became Prime Minister.
Lib Dem North Shropshire victory: Stand asides needed in next general election
In North Shropshire, the voters united against the Government even though the political parties didn’t. It’s clear that without a major tactical voting operation by Labour and Green voters, this win from third place would have been impossible for the Lib Dems.
Xmas party scandal: Most Brits now don’t trust government on pandemic and say it will damage Covid compliance
New data reveals that a large majority now do not trust the government to handle the pandemic after revelations of an alleged Christmas party at Downing Street held last year in contravention of public health regulations.
Kim Darroch responds to US intervention on NI protocol row
However unfair it is to penalise British steel and aluminium manufacturers, we are not going to have a thriving trade relationship with our biggest trading partner, nor a free trade agreement with the USA, until the government stops threatening to walk away from an international agreement they negotiated and acclaimed only a few months ago.
Opposition cooperation in a minority of seats can remove Tories from power
In 2017 and 2019, parties on the right chose not to fight each other in key marginals, and will likely to do so again. This polling shows that opposition parties must do the same as non-aggression pacts only won’t cut it and there is no other route to power.
Brexit cited as one of the top causes of the supply crisis as suppliers warn of xmas booze shortage
A new nationwide poll suggests that many people believe that Brexit is one of the top factors causing the ongoing supply chain crisis. The findings come as a group of...
MPs in safer seats more likely to have a second job
New analysis contradicts government claims that voters can realistically vote out these MPs
Refusing a unity candidate gives licence to Tory sleaze
Labour has confirmed they are ruling out an anti-sleaze unity candidate making victory for the Conservatives in the North Shropshire by-election all but inevitable.
U-turn on standards and lobbying shows sleaze can stick to this Prime Minister
The government was today accused of trying to attack the very tenets of our democracy after reversing their attempt to undermine the independent system to uphold standards in parliament yesterday....
Myths-Busted: Lib Dem voters twice as likely to back Labour before voting Conservative
The data clearly shows Labour and the Lib Dems are the net beneficiaries when the opposition works together, not the Conservatives. The time has come for the opposition parties to fight fire with fire and do what’s right for the country and for themselves. That work needs to begin now
Replacing lost EU trade could almost double UK shipping emissions
New analysis by Best for Britain and the UK Trade and Business Commission projects that replacing the trade lost between the UK and the EU since 2018 with trade from...
2021 Budget: A missed opportunity to reverse economic decline
This budget was a missed opportunity to reverse our economic decline which can still be done if the government is willing to improve its threadbare Brexit deal, implement a business friendly immigration policy, and repair our damaged international reputation.
Levelling down: Britain no longer makes the list for FDI as Intel cite Brexit
Businesses are increasingly finding their voice and they’re saying that Britain no longer makes the list for foreign tech investment that would have secured the high skilled, high wage jobs that the Prime Minister pledged to deliver only yesterday.
The most hypocritical speech in history? - 9 pieces of hypocrisy in the Prime Minister’s conference speech
This morning, Boris Johnson took to the podium to address his party in Manchester, setting out his post-pandemic vision for the country.  We will Build Back Better, he told the...
New definition of 'levelling up' will butter no parsnips
Our latest polling suggests that the British public are getting wise to the bluff from this government with fewer than 30% of people expecting them to deliver on this key pledge however they choose to define it.
Irish exporters make hay as GB trade to Ireland cut by a third
Figures from Ireland's Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed British imports to Ireland fell by almost a third (£2.5bn) in the first seven months of 2021 while Irish exports to Britain...
AUKUS must not be at the expense of NATO relations
AUKUS must not be at the expense of NATO relations
Food Poverty is not a Fair Trade
On 20th September, the UK Trade and Business Commission released its interim report exploring the effects of Brexit on UK trade. The report examines how new administrative requirements and hurdles...
Cross-party commission launches new report as new polling shows most think Brexit deal has created more problems than it solved
Cross-party MPs and business leaders publish fixes to “broken” Brexit deal
Former UK Ambassador to US to lead internationalist campaigners Best for Britain
The former UK Ambassador to the United States and previous advisor to the Prime Minister on European Affairs, Lord Kim Darroch of Kew has been announced as the new chairperson of the internationalist campaign group Best for Britain.