"Monitoring boards, with their local knowledge and daily visits, could be doing so much more to scrutinise and assess what is happening and to help prisoners"

Targeting the whistleblower: Prison critic fights for her job

The treatment of this whistleblower highlights the problem with the prison scrutiny system

Zac Goldsmith has 'the look of a kid who's just had his last toy taken away'

Sadiq Khan holds his nerve as new poll suggests he's cruising to victory

Labour candidate on course for landslide win over Conservative opponent in London mayoral race

"Over the course of the miners' strike it was the narrative of 'picket line violence' which dominated broadcast news"

Battle of Orgreave: Hillsborough verdict gives hope to campaigners

Issues highlighted by the Hillsborough inquest have parallels with the conduct of the South Yorkshire Police at Orgreave

"Shah is only a small symptom of the disease which we can safely diagnose as 'antisemitic anti-Zionism'"

Naz Shah is only a symptom of the anti-semitic disease that's gripping the left

The left's problem with anti-semitism is far bigger than one MP and her tweets

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It's hoped the system will become more robust against cross-border VAT fraud

VAT and the EU: Right tax, right time – right person

The European Commission's plans are a step towards a single VAT area

Buoyed by HMRC’s recent victory in the Court of Session against Glasgow Rangers’, the Chancellor of the Exchequer struck a further blow against Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) in his March Budget.

Blog: Legacy loans from Employee Benefit Trusts judged offside

Buoyed by HMRC’s recent victory in the Court of Session against Glasgow Rangers’, the Chancellor of the Exchequer struck a further blow against Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) in his March Budget.

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