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Saturday 18 August 2018

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...

“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...

You’re nicked!

Even when modern technology is involved, there's no substitute for old fashioned 'coppering'. As a result of information passed to Avon and Somerset police by myself...

Lessons from the past – Jimmy Reid

Jimmy Reid, leader of the Clyde shipbuilders' lock-in in the Seventies, was a distant cousin of mine. He was also one the finest orators...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gale resigns from UKIP

Thursday 28th November 2013 - OPEN LETTER TO NIGEL FARAGE In an open letter to UKIP leader Nigel Farage, David Gale, one of UKIP's top performing...