Batley and Spen by-election: candidate briefing

Various far-right and other divisive candidates are flocking to contest a by-election in Jo Cox’s old parliamentary seat of Batley and Spen, cynically seeking to exploit tensions and raise their profiles.

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Our response to the Draft Online Safety Bill

While the draft bill includes much that we welcome, we are increasingly concerned that this crucial bill is being dragged into the ongoing culture war in a way that could dangerously undermine its effectiveness.

07/06/2021 - Joe Mulhall
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County Durham’s far-right councillor

A former BNP activist with vile far right views has been elected as a councillor in County Durham. Liron Velleman and David Lawrence report on…

02/06/2021
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The Government’s weaponisation of free speech could benefit the far right

The Holocaust ended 76 years ago, it is one of the most documented historical events ever, yet people still deny it. How will inviting deniers onto campuses help this?

20/05/2021 - Joe Mulhall
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