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Wednesday 29 January 2020

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...

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...

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...

BREXIT – The Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTMxfAkxfQ0&feature=youtu.be *VIDEO* Time to join forces across party lines and fight the most significant battle of our generation. It’s not about the next ten months, or even...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...