The Speaker, and some leaders, may say they and the public hate the Punch and Judy name calling moments, but then they cannot resist the odd jibe at their rivals.
Image copyright Reuters The row over claims of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party is not going away. Here’s a guide to what’s going on. The latest Jeremy Corbyn has apologised over an event he hosted in 2010 where a Holocaust survivor compared Israel to Nazism. After the Times published details of the event, the Labour […]
Comic Relief, better known as Red Nose Day, has raised more than £1bn for charities in 30 years but one MP said it has “tattooed images of poverty in Africa” onto people’s minds. In a personal film for the Daily Politics soapbox series, David Lammy said African people were “equals to be respected, not as […]
Political data-mining found its feet with the Obama campaign in 2008 and kept growing with Clinton, Trump and Brexit campaigns says Jamie Bartlett. And in a personal film for This Week, he warned action was needed now: “When data-mining really starts to run, it could undermine democracies the world over.” Watch the programme in full, […]