The UK General Election 2019 was branded as one of the most ‘toxic’ in modern constitutional history. Putting to one side the issue of Brexit, ‘trust’ and ‘respect’ are two of the most prominent buzz-words that were debated last year. [Read now...]
The lying we have seen spewing mindlessly from the oral cavities of Gove, Johnson and Raab have been purposeful, obvious deceptions designed to confuse and muddy the water. [Read now...]
Fact-checking became politicised during the General Election campaign. But what does it really add to public awareness? [Read now...]
Newspapers and broadcasters have been more likely to focus on issues the Conservatives want people to talk about. [Read now...]
TV election debates: Excluding some party leaders may be legal, but adds to toxic political climate.
Broadcasters snubbing the likes of Nicola Sturgeon and Jo Swinson in favour of head-to-head debates with the two big party leaders just serves to stoke political tensions. [Read now...]
The public inquiry into Grenfell makes its first report – but those responsible for the circumstances leading up to the fire are yet to face the consequences. [Read now...]