Rewriting history with the Tories – The Tory party’s online revisionism (video)


If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will be familiar with the Conservative party’s attempts to mislead the public about the nature and effect of their policies. You will also know that Lynton Crosby, Grant Shapps, Iain … Continue reading

How much did government whips know about allegations of MP’s child abuse and where are the ‘dirt books’? (video)


In former Tory MP Michael Dobbs‘ novel, House of Cards, chief whip Francis Urquhart uses the dubious personal information that party whips gather on MP’s to blackmail them into complying with the government’s (and his own) agenda. Dobbs’ (fictional) account describes … Continue reading