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Week 35: Villain – Shaun Wright

August 31, 2014

This Week’s Villain of the Week is the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, Shaun Williams The sheer scale of sexual abuse of children in care in Rotherham is truly horrifying involving over a thousand of the most vulnerable children as victims and spanning a period of 16 years, from 1997 until as recently […]

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By-Election Results: Croydon, Middlesbrough and Rotherham

December 2, 2012

Apologies for the delay, but here is our usual round-up on the by-elections that took place on Thursday.  They can pretty much be summed up as great for UKIP, good for Labour, bad for the Tories and calamitous for the Liberal Democrats. Rotherham The most interesting of the three was Rotherham, which saw UKIP’s share […]

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By-Election Special: Rotherham

November 14, 2012

The resignation of Denis MacShane hs prompted yet another by-election, this time in Rotherham. The result in 2010 was not very close: The cause of the election has pushed the Labour Party to unusual haste – MacShane resigned on 2 November and the by-election will be held less than four weeks later on 29 November, […]

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Week 44: Villain – Denis MacShane

November 4, 2012

This week, our panel’s award for the biggest villain of the last seven days goes to the disgraced MP, Denis MacShane On Friday, the House of Commons standards and privileges committee suspended Denis MacShane for an unprecedented 12 month period for submitting false invoices.  MacShane later bowed to the inevitable and resigned.  The committee called […]

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