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Watch: Dennis Skinner Kicked Out Of Commons For Cameron Jibe

Labour MP Dennis Skinner was kicked out of the House of Commons this afternoon for calling David Cameron "dodgy Dave". Speaker John Bercow asked Skinner to withdraw his use of the term "dodgy", but the MP remained resolute. Pointing at the Prime Minister, he said: "This man has done more to divide this nation than anybody else. He's looked after his own pocket, I'll still refer to him as Dodgy Dave". Watch the full video here:

Boris Johnson Earned Almost Ten Times As Much As Corbyn in 2014-15

The tax returns of Britain's leading politicians, made public following the Panama Papers leak, has revealed the Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip Boris Johnson earned almost ten times as much as Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Personal taxation forms of David Cameron, George Osborne, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have all been released to the public following a week-long dispute over the Panama leak which revealed the Prime Minister owned offshore shares in a Bahamas-based investment fund set up by...

Junior Doctor Suicide Note Included Reference To Jeremy Hunt

A suicide note found in the car of Junior Doctor Rose Polge included a reference to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, the authorities have revealed. A woman's body was recovered from the sea east of Portland Bill headland in Dorset on 1 April and police are currently working on the belief that the body is that of 25-year-old missing person Rose Polge, from Torquay. The junior doctor was an active campaigner against plans to change working hours and conditions for junior doctors. Earlier...

Hitler ‘the greatest man in history’ Labour councillor resigns

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor A Labour councillor has been resigned after a number of anti-semitic tweets were discovered on her Twitter account. Aysegul Gurbuz, 20 represented the High Town ward in Luton after being elected in May 2015. She also sits on a panel supervising Bedfordshire Police. However, Tweets, which have been deleted, suggest a worrying support for Adolf Hitler He is referred to as "my man Hitler" and the “greatest man in history”. A further tweet hoped that Iran...

23% of under-18s are turned away by mental health services

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor It has come to light that almost a quarter of children and young people who come to them for assistance are not given any help. The report by CentreForum a liberal thinktank indicate that 23 per cent of under-18s who are referred to them by GPs, teachers, concerned parents are refused help. Some services even deny support to those with an eating disorder unless their BMI is under a certain weight threshold. Their work has...

Howard Marks Obituary – A personal story

By John Locke - Northern Correspondent I'm very sad to hear of the passing of Howard Marks. I met Howard many times over the years and he was always a gentleman. He performed at The Laugh Inn, a comedy club I owned, for me on one of his tours. After the show finished, he, myself and another friend Hywel sat and drank and talked and smoked into the wee small hours and then in the morning ate breakfast and talked and laughed...

Cameron to be questioned over claims of new £72,000 secret shares

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor David Cameron will be making a statement to Parliament after his tax affairs revealed he may have sold off another huge amount of shares back in 2010. He will be questioned about a new stash of shares worth £72K according to the Mirror. Cameron has already admitted he sold off £31k worth of shares from his stake in his late father’s shady offshore fund. Currently Downing Street are staying tight lipped if there are other...

David Cameron “Effectively” Inherited £500k Without Paying A Penny In Tax

David Cameron "effectively" inherited half a million pounds without paying a penny in tax, it has been revealed. The PM received £200,000 from his mother after his father's death which will only become liable to inheritance tax of up to 40 per cent if she dies within seven years of handing over the money. The records show two £100,000 payments were made a year after Cameron inherited £300,000 from his father. Had he received the half a million pounds in one lump sum he would...

Lights go out on Solar power after government cuts

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The Government recently announced a 65 per cent cut to subsidies to household solar power instillations, but the reduction in new take-up makes poor reading for green campaigners. Household solar power installations in the previous two months have slumped by 75 per cent, which will reduce the clean energy hopes of many in the UK. The figures came from the energy regulator who indicated that there was 21 megawatts (MW) of small solar installed in...

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