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Sunday 25 August 2019

Derby’s ‘Copper Building’ Money Trail

The Derbyshire Independent has secured legal documents, received from the Isle of Man companies registrar, that evidence that British Virgin Island (BVI) sourced offshore...

First year law student spots that student loans’ terms and conditions...

A first year law student has caused turmoil within the Student Loans Company (SLC), the body set up by government to oversee university loans...

Friar Gate Square’s hidden millions

Derby City Council paid over £3 million to Lowbridge (Derby) Ltd, the developer of the 'Copper Building' at One Friar Gate Square. A Derbyshire Independent analysis...

Call for transparency of candidates, councillors and public officers

My letter to the Derby Telegraph - 16th April 2015 I understand that Derbyshire County Council now insists that councillors declare membership of pressure groups, trade...

Hidden! Derby City Council’s missing £millions

Derby City Council concealed the waste of up to £40 million of tax payers' money, lost through missed efficiency savings, unnecessary consultancy, and duplicated spend on information technology. Senior council members and...

“Fryer Gate” – University of Derby’s Missing Fire Escape

Exclusive story from the Derbyshire Independent: The University of Derby ignored warnings that it needed a fire escape in the six-storey 'Copper Building' at...

Brits Leader takes the Trinity Warriors Challenge

British Independents Leader David Gale takes the Trinity Warriors breakdancing challenge 56 year old Brits Leader David Gale has called for a minimum of 2.5...

Police investigate election crime in Derby South

Derbyshire Constabulary has confirmed that it is investigating reports of election offences committed during the 2015 parliamentary election campaign. David Gale, British Independents' parliamentary candidate for...

Bishop bans British Independents leader from church hustings

The Bishop of Derby, the Rt Revd Alastair Redfern, has defended a controversial move to exclude British Independents leader David Gale from a hustings...

Fat Cats get rich at the Tax Payers’ Expense

For the best part of 30 years, we’ve been sold the idea that the private sector is leaner and meaner and in all respects...