Tag Archives: scandal

A relic ripe for reform

Many of those who voted in the referendum for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union did so in order to ‘restore democracy’ to the British people. What specific shape this restoration of British democracy would take was only … Continue reading

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Sad, but all too true

“The time has come for the peers to go”. This was the call from a variety of critics this week as they responded to the scandal of another peer of the realm being caught with his pants down and his … Continue reading

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Caught in a trap

The newspaper headline boldly announced: “Top Tory: I Am Entitled To More Than £67K Salary”. After being caught in a cash for access sting, the former Conservative Foreign Secretary, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, made a pitiful attempt to defend his part … Continue reading

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