Tories: Siding with Poor Decisions

When HMRC refused to provide cooperation to French authorities who were looking at a case of suspected money laundering that involved one of the main donors to the Tory party it showed that there is a lack of oversight that needs to be addressed. For Philip Hammond to say that they did the right thing … Continue reading Tories: Siding with Poor Decisions

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Education: Hammond Reported for False Statements

Labour has reported the Chancellor to the statistics watchdog after he wrongly claimed that school spending is going up. In his Spring Statement Philip Hammond repeated claims made by the Education Secretary which had already led to a formal rebuke and retraction. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/chancellor-statistics-watchdog-false-claims-12217002

Tory Conference: Hammond Rambles on in Key Note Address

If you've not seen it then seek it out. This one speech uses so many lies about the Labour party (e.g. referring to the Global Financial Crisis as 'Labour's Recession'). Here's some responses from a few on the left collated by Labour List. https://labourlist.org/2017/10/a-vacuous-embarrassing-rant-labour-movement-reacts-to-chancellors-speech/