Former MPs were caught in sting carried out by Channel 4 and the Telegraph
Ivy Needham was in her late sixties and coming to terms with the loss of both her sight and hearing when she was thrust into the forefront of the campaign to get back the pension funds stolen by Robert Maxwell from his staff and from pensioners who had worked for his companies.
A handful of retired constituents delivering their local MP a petition might not sound the most terrifying of prospects, but it prompted one Tory politician to call for police protection.
The head of the CBI will today call for companies to start paying their staff more, saying the large number of people working for the minimum wage is a “serious challenge” that business and the Government must address.
Labour plans to rein in energy lobbyists as analysis shows ministers have met with energy giants five times more often than with consumer groups
Tobacco giant ‘spent over €1m lobbying MEPs’ before key vote
The cleanest money in British politics is the subscriptions that trade unions collect from their members and pass to the Labour party, the TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady claims.
TUC general secretary, Frances O'Grady, blames the threat of industrial action on a Government that is 'out of touch'
New scrutiny for legislation regarded as a joke within £2bn industry
For the right price, sponsors can leave a flyer on his duvet at the Tory party conference
Inside Whitehall: It’s a bill that nobody wants, being reluctantly promoted by a government that didn’t want to do anything in the first place
Moving the Qatar tournament would have a huge knock-on effect for domestic leagues
The median voter has no idea who this supposed magician might be
'Being an MP should not be a sideline. It's a privilege and a duty,' says Labour leader
After three years of delay, the Coalition is promising a statutory register of lobbyists
Commons Speaker John Bercow today suspended the issuing of new Commons passes to staff working for all-party parliamentary groups amid concerns they are being used as a vehicle for political lobbying at Westminster.