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Met police hand 'cash-for-honours' file to CPS
‘Cash-for-honours’ file handed to CPS

The Metropolitan police have handed a file on the year-long cash-for-honours investigation to prosecutors. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) will now review the 216 page report and decide what, if any, charges are to be brought. Met officers interviewed 136 people as witnesses or suspects during the course of the investigation. One was the prime… Read more »

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Blair: 'seven mortal sins'
Blair ‘undermined’ public trust in politics

Prime minister Tony Blair has undermined public trust in politics and is facing a crisis over standards in public life as significant as the cash for questions scandal that marked the end of John Major’s government, the outgoing public standards watchdog has claimed. Sir Alistair Graham claims the Labour government will be “as closely associated… Read more »