Category Archives: Politics

Bloom may stand to be motorists’ MP

Bloom may stand to be motorists’ MP

26 November 2013 Last updated at 07:46 ET By Justin Parkinson Political reporter, BBC News Godfrey Bloom was taught to drive by his father in the 1960s Former UK Independence Party MEP Godfrey Bloom has revealed he is considering running for Parliament as a “motorists’ champion”. He told the BBC that 30 million UK road users had been “shamefully treated” ...

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One officer charged over ‘Plebgate’

One officer charged over ‘Plebgate’

26 November 2013 Last updated at 09:30 ET Andrew Mitchell resigned as government chief whip in the wake of the incident A police officer is to be charged with misconduct in a public office over the Andrew Mitchell “Plebgate” row. PC Keith Wallis is accused of falsely claiming to have witnessed the incident in an email to his MP. But ...

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Scots referendum blueprint unveiled

Scots referendum blueprint unveiled

26 November 2013 Last updated at 09:12 ET By Andrew Black Political reporter, BBC Scotland Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. From Democracy Live: MSPs are hearing a statement on the Scottish government White Paper Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has launched his government’s independence blueprint, calling it a “mission statement” for the future. The 649-page White ...

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