It has come to our attention as part of a new ‘Spotlight on Local Authorities’ initiative that Adur Council in 2018 spent over £11 million in legal fees to Stevens & Bolton LLP, a law firm based in Guildford, Surrey. Of the £34.5 million spent last year in services and Continue Reading
The results from last night’s by-election in Peterborough have been counted and verified, and Lisa Forbes has been crowned the new Member of Parliament for Peterborough. Winning by a majority of less than 700 votes, Labour scraped through, despite The Brexit Party giving them a good run for their money. Continue Reading
Reports are coming in via social media from a Chris Butler, a counting agent for The Brexit Party in Nottingham, that they are not being allowed into the count to verify the ballots after polls closed tonight. Nottingham City Council has been contacted for comment.
In information gathered by myPolitico from Facebook’s Ad Library, spending on political advertising by Change UK was over 3.5 times greater than that of the Brexit Party, totalling £87,770 in the last week alone. It seems that you can indeed flog a dead horse.