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Why everyone’s talking about the government Covid lobbyists scandal

Calls are growing for an inquiry into whether lobbyists quietly hired by Downing Street during the early days of coronavirus pandemic used their insider access to help benefit the outside companies that also employ them.The Sunday Times reports that one of these influential lobbyists, Portland Communications chair George Pascoe-Watson, sent “advance information about policy…
bubmag
November 16, 2020
Scottish National Party

Scottish MP took train journey after positive test

An MP from Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party (SNP) has been suspended after travelling home by train from London to Scotland despite having received a positive test result for Covid-19. Margaret Ferrier was told her test was positive on Monday after she had spoken in Britain's parliament at Westminster. "On…
bubmag
October 1, 2020
Scottish National Party

Cross-party LGBT+ groups unite to condemn Boris Johnson’s ‘plans to scrap trans self-identification’

Seven LGBT+ groups from across the political spectrum have published a joint statement condemning reports that Boris Johnson will abandon reforms to make it easier for transgender individuals to legally change their gender. In an extraordinary move representatives from the LGBT+ groups in Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Greens, Scottish National…
bubmag
June 19, 2020