Labour MP Michael Meacher is facing the threat of legal action after he took to his blog to repeat allegations made by now disgraced Labour MP Phil Woolas. … Read the full post »
Read my posts featuring disgraced Labour MP Phil Woolas who lost his seat after the courts ruled that he lied about his opponent in an election.
The courts have comprehensively rejected an attempt by Labour MP Phil Woolas to get a judicial review over the ruling that he broke the law. … Read the full post »
The election offence for which Phil Woolas’s election was overturned is, deliberately and rightly, drawn narrowly and precisely. … Read the full post »
Sometimes you know someone, know they are a good person and are completely shocked when allegations are made that they have broken the law. … Read the full post »
As Nick Thornsby has covered on his blog, today was the first day of the court case against Labour MP Phil Woolas over his election campaign. … Read the full post »
Monday sees the start of a court case against Labour MP Phil Woolas alleging false statements were made about his Liberal Democrat opponent, Elwyn Watkins, during the general election earlier this year. … Read the full post »
Channel 4’s investigation with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism into MPs’ election expenses has raised questions about another five MPs in addition to Zac Goldsmith.
The election in Oldham East and Saddleworth – where Labour’s Phil Woolas hung on by just 103 votes – has triggered complaints from the Liberal Democrat candidate, Elwyn Watkins, that Labour’s campaign broke the law. … Read the full post »
In a gloriously muddled performance, Labour minister Phil Woolas managed both to deny and confirm that the government has pledged to keep Britain’s population under 70 million. … Read the full post »
It all started off with Peter Hain (in the Cabinet with two jobs – Work and Pensions and also Wales) admitting that he had failed to declare a £5,000 donation to his Labour Deputy Leadership campaign. … Read the full post »