UK Politicians

Total 10 Posts

Matt Hancock waves goodbye to evidence and scrutiny.

3 min read
Watch Green Party MP Caroline Lucas ask a question to Health Secretary Matt Hancock in Parliament, and see his frustration at MPs daring to challenge and scrutinise his work.

Fake letters to politicians: It’s OK to test whether MPs reply to constituents.

5 min read
If we care that MPs treat all their constituents fairly, we should support work that tests them on their biases – even the implicit ones.

Spot the next Brexit in just 10 minutes.

1 min read
If you have a spare ten minutes today, watch this brilliant video by Femi Oluwole on how Boris Johnson, a well-known lying journalist turned politician, used lies, misinformation, and all the tricks in the book to tell one thing and its contrary about what the Brexit Deal means for the UK.

The most trusted professions in Britain.

1 min read
What are the most and the least trusted professions in Britain? A new survey shows British people trust people in the following professions to tell the truth.

Are we all experts now, then?

3 min read
“Family” and “human rights” are not things you can simply pick and choose to care about whenever it is convenient to you. Politicians should acknowledge the limits of their knowledge and expertise.

Why I won’t wear a red poppy again this year.

3 min read
I write this pretty much every year, to explain why I won’t wear a red poppy.

Why shouting at Laura K will not change anything.

5 min read
In defence of BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg who works within a system that is being gamed by populists in government, Russell Jones writes that the only solution is to adjust the system.
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