The Duke and Duchess of Sussex should be stripped of their titles over their tell-all Netflix documentary, two Conservative MPs have said. Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely accused them of "trashing" the monarchy, whilst former minister Tim Loughton said it was "time to take the titles". The series sees...
Editorial: House of Lords reform is necessary, but not a sufficient constitutional change to mend Britain’s broken politics
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The architect of banking reforms designed to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crash has warned that Jeremy Hunt’s relaxation of his rules could “rebound on us very badly”.Sir John Vickers said that “chiselling away” at protections in the financial sector could have negative consequences for the whole of society.His warning came as the chancellor was accused of a “race to the bottom” on regulation in a bid to restore competitiveness lost by the UK financial services industry as a result of Brexit.Prime minister Rishi Sunak said Mr Hunt’s package of more than 30 regulatory changes – known...
Comedian Joe Lycett is well on his way to becoming a national treasure, increasingly beloved for his pointed stunts exposing corporate wrongdoing and for his ruthless satirising of Conservative politicians like Liz Truss and Nadine Dorries.Ahead of World Cup 2022 in Qatar this winter, Lycett took to social media to challenge Manchester United and England legend David Beckham over his decision to accept a lucrative ambassadorial role with the hosts despite their highly problematic human rights record.Lycett was, like many people, particularly incensed by the criminalisation of homosexuality in Qatar so posted a video on Instagram on Sunday 13...
When political parties are vying for the votes of a disinterested and disengaged public, decades-old debates about historically polarising topics begin rising from the dead. Brexit, immigration and planning reforms have all resurfaced as both the Conservatives and Labour look to reaffirm their stance on important issues to their voters.
The scheme to site scores of bike hangars across Brighton and Hove was brought in without proper scrutiny, according to a councillor. In the coming week, Conservative councillor Robert Nemeth plans to call for a report so that the scheme can be debated in an open and transparent manner. Councillor...
OTTAWA — The man who ran Leslyn Lewis's campaign as she made two consecutive bids to become the federal Conservative leader is off to help Alberta Premier Danielle Smith try to win a provincial election in 2023. Steve Outhouse confirms he will serve as campaign manager for Smith and...
First, there was the matter of Prince Andrew. In response to constituents, British Labor Party MP Rachael Maskell introduced a bill that would give both King Charles and House of Lords committees broader abilities to take away royal titles. The bill is currently making its way through parliament and is aimed squarely at stripping the […] The post Duke And Duchess Of Montecito? British MP Plans Bill To Strip Harry, Meghan Of Royal Titles appeared first on Knewz.
Labour’s poll lead over the Conservatives has fallen to 11 points from a high of 30, with signs that Rishi Sunak is clawing back support among 2019 Red Wall voters. The latest survey by Savanta puts Labour on 42 per cent, down five points since last week, while the Conservatives are up five points to 31 per cent.
Rishi Sunak may this week have been battered and bruised by strikes and U-turns, but he has at least made it past one key milestone. His 45th day in power today means he has managed to stay in office longer than Liz Truss did before she announced her resignation. Of...
Lord Young of Graffham, the businessman who served as right-hand man for Margaret Thatcher during the state privatisations in the 1980s, died yesterday. The peer, 90, was a key figure in the Thatcher era who held a series of Cabinet posts in the 1980s, and famously never took a salary for his work.
Labour has taken a seat from the Conservatives, winning the Wish ward by-election in Hove. Bella Sankey won the seat in the by-election which took place yesterday (Thursday 8 December), with the count held this afternoon. She won by 763 votes and said that “change is coming”, with the local...
Harry and Meghan are neither contrived nor fake – what you see on telly is what you get in real life
There are few certainties in life: death, taxes, the terrible and endless fear that England are going to crash out of a major football tournament on penalties. This week, we can safely add one more to the list: the tabloids being outraged at Harry and Meghan’s titular documentary series on Netflix. “Orf with their heads!” is more or less the verdict – or at the very least, orf with their titles.