Under proposals to combat online harms, companies could be fined and employees could face criminal charges if they fail to combat online illegal content.
The government has been consulting widely — but has not left much scope for trade scrutiny.
The UK may be departing, but it leaves behind a bloc that has been shaped by a succession of British architects.
The relocation of a National Express bus depot for the Commonwealth Games athlete’s village will cost £15.5m – eight times more than budgeted.
There are glossy reports and poorly attended meetings. But obvious failings are ignored.
The PM now has the political capital to pursue any Brexit he chooses — but he still needs to win agreement in Brussels.
A likely bug in the social network’s transparency tools made paid-for messages worth a combined £7.4 million inaccessible to scrutiny.
Louise Edwards, head of regulation at the country’s Electoral Commission, said electoral rules needed to be updated for the digital age.
POLITICO teamed up with researchers from NYU to crunch the numbers about how British political groups are spending money on Facebook.
The SNP demands a second independence referendum next year and an end to austerity.
Greater transparency is crucial to restoring trust in politics, both locally and nationally.
Decades-old campaign financing rules make it harder to distinguish between national and local spending, and keep track of who’s buying election ads on social media.
Despite repeated calls for new electoral rules, British politicians and regulators have dragged their feet.
Boris Johnson refusing to release report until after December 12 election.
Much of public opinion polling in the UK is nowadays conducted online. This has many advantages as it allows polls to be conducted more cheaply, but it also runs into several problems. Thiemo Fetzer (University of Warwick) illustrates some of the technical issues that arise using the example of the British Election Study, which is an important point of reference for […]
From star performers to strugglers — every confirmation session, super-abbreviated and rated.
‘In politics as in business, success breeds success,’ says Brexit Party MEP Robert Lowe.
He’s right that such data is public, even if in private hands. But the route he has taken to try to obtain it is full of difficulties.
The UK has yet to call a snap election, as expected. But on social media, political groups are already highly active.
This is a return to the agenda of Sir Eric Pickles. It should help show the community benefits of new housing.
First woman selected for EU’s top post announces portfolios.
LONDON — Businesses and trade bodies working with the U.K. government on no-deal preparations will no longer be routinely required to sign non-disclosure agreements, known as NDAs. The legally binding contracts have been used by the U.K. government in discussions with industry about the implications of a no-deal Brexit, but some trade bodies complained the NDAs hindered their […]