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Welcome to Britain: Everything is for Sale

In September 1913, the Irish poet W.B. Yeats lamented the extent to which money had come to displace virtue amongst his countrymen. “What need you, being come to sense / But fumble in a greasy till … Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone, / It’s with O’Leary in the grave.” Fumbling in greasy tills sparked similar Read More…

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Electoral Commission to investigate Boris Johnson flat renovations

The Electoral Commission has launched a formal investigation into the renovations made by Boris Johnson and Carrie Simmonds to their Number 11 Downing Street flat.  An assessment has been conducted on the information provided by the Conservative Party in the last month, leading to the Electoral Commission’s statement that there are “reasonable grounds to suspect” an offence has occurred. It added that “the investigation will determine whether any Read More…