Did Andrea Ledsom encourage the media to violate rules for impartiality?
“These restrictions, spelled out in the Ofcom code, apply to all broadcasters including the BBC, Sky, Channel 4 and ITV. They apply to community radio stations, music channels, and political panel shows alike. ”
– Radio Times
Farron branded the comments “stupid” and called on Leadsom to apologise.
via Andrea Leadsom’s ‘Patriotic’ Brexit Broadcasting Call Slammed By Tim Farron As ‘Sinister’ | HuffPost UK
New research from YouGov suggests voters under the age of 40 backed Labour by a decisive margin, and that the party also outperformed the Conservatives among the 40-49 age bracket.
via Jeremy Corbyn says Labour in ‘permanent campaign mode’ – BBC News
He said the outcome of the referendum was merely advisory and new legislation would be required to quit the union.
via ‘It’s not over yet’: Top legal expert says Brexit vote has ‘no force whatsoever’ | London Evening Standard
Theresa May has been warned she could face a fresh court challenge over Brexit, after a retired Scottish doctor claimed the law requires there to be a second referendum on any withdrawal agreement.
via Theresa May warned of fresh court challenge over Brexit as ‘law requires second referendum’ on any agreement | The Independent
Yet the disastrous election of British Conservative leader Theresa May this week has brought American-style faith infused politics to the centre of British government. The use of the Democratic Unionist Party as a buttress for a minority government currently balancing on three legs means May will sit in debt to a small group of radical protestants whose views wouldn’t look out of place on the 700 Club.
via The God Inclusion: Britain Ushers In The Bigots | HuffPost UK
Under pressure after the London Bridge attack, the prime minister gave a speech on Tuesday saying she would rewrite laws that stop the Government acting to prevent further attacks.
via Theresa May Wrong To Attack Human Rights In Post-London Bridge Attack Terror Speech, Experts Say | HuffPost UK