Top news today: police elections, dodgy donors, Mensch
Author: Zoe Stavri
Published on Oct 30, 2012
In the news today, another setback for the upcoming PCC elections, a decision made on policing party funding and a sexism row.
POLICE COMMISSIONER ELECTION BALLOTS REPRINTED AFTER HOME OFFICE BLUNDER- Emergency legislation will be rushed through to allow ballots for the upcoming PCC elections to be reprinted in Welsh following an oversight by the Home Office. Is there anything left to go wrong in the PCC elections?
SFO DECIDES NOT TO PURSUE TORY PARTY FOR £365, 000 DONATED BY ASIL NADIR- The Serious Fraud Office has decided not to force the Conservative Party to return donations from fraudster Asil Nadir. The money was allegedly stolen from company Polly Peck. Should donations from criminals be returned?
LABOUR MP DEFENDS “IRONIC” MENSCH TWEET- A Labour MP tweeted to ex Conservative MP Louise Mensch "Shut up Menschkin. A good wife doesn't disagree with her master in public and a good little girl doesn't lie about why she quit politics." He insists that this is ironic. Could remarks like this be linked to the paucity of women in politics?