Andre Walker

Andre Walker

Andre Walker is the Political Correspondent for Breitbart London, follow him on twitter @AndreJPWalker. If you have a story please email awalker at breitbart.com or call +447411 899 090.


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Prime Minister To Announce £1.1bn In Extra Defence Spending To Counter Jihadists

David Cameron will today announce another £1.1bn in defence spending, just ten days after the new HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier was launched at a cost of £6.2bn. The announcement will come at the Farnborough Air Show and includes "everything from extending hi-tech surveillance aircraft to next-generation radars for our Typhoon fighter jets". Jul 14, 2014 4:52 AM PT

Farage Hints At How General Election Deal With Tories Might Work

Nigel Farage has hinted at how a deal between the Conservatives and UKIP at the 2015 general election might work. He suggested a "potentially intelligent approach" would be for the Conservatives to offer UKIP a free run in twenty to thirty seats, in-exchange for UKIP leaving the Conservatives alone in rest of the country. Jul 14, 2014 3:19 AM PT

Tony Blair May Be Summoned To Parliament Over IRA Amnesty

Tony Blair faces being called before Parliament to explain the secret deals given to Irish Republican Army (IRA) suspects confirming they would not be prosecuted for terrorist offences. The Sunday Telegraph reports that he did deals with the IRA's political wing, Sinn Fein, that involved sending 'comfort letters' to 'on the run' suspects. Jul 13, 2014 7:35 AM PT

Calais Bans Migrant Camps As Thousands Attempt To Enter UK

Authorities in Calais, northern France, have banned migrant camps amidst growing concerns about public health. The decree ensures that groups cannot occupy areas, and will give police the powers needed to remove them, according to the Local. Jul 12, 2014 5:15 AM PT

Record Pay-out For Guardian Boss After Another Disastrous Year

Guardian CEO Andrew Miller has been awarded a bumper salary and bonus of £2.2m despite the company losing £33.8m. Miller, who runs the Guardian News and Media group, justified the bonus because he oversaw the sale of the company's share in the AutoTrader magazine. Jul 11, 2014 7:08 AM PT

PM's Child Abuse Advisor Blames Westminster 'Chumocracy' For Cover Up

The Prime Minister’s child abuse advisor has claimed a powerful elite at Westminster 'protected their own' over sex abuse for years. Claire Perry MP, who is also a government whip, blamed a 'chumocracy' for the failure to properly investigate abuse of children. Jul 11, 2014 5:47 AM PT

Taxpayer Funded Wind Turbine Scrapped After It Produced Just £5 Of Electricity

A £50,000 taxpayer-funded wind turbine is to be scrapped after it was revealed that it produced just £5 of electricity a month, according to the Daily Mail. The turbine was installed outside a Welsh government office despite warnings from Civil Servants that it was being installed in an area that was too sheltered to get any wind. Jul 11, 2014 4:02 AM PT

Government Proposes Emergency Law To Monitor Militants

The government is proposing to force a bill through parliament next week to require phone and internet companies to keep a record of their customers communications. David Cameron claimed the measures where vital to combat terrorism from extremists in Iraq and Syria, according to the Daily Telegraph. Jul 10, 2014 8:26 AM PT

Cameron Pledges Action On Militant Trade Unions

David Cameron has pledged to take action to stop unions from going on strike after huge numbers of public sector workers failed to turn up to work today. The Prime Minister said that in future strikes should only take place when a majority of members vote for it. Jul 10, 2014 6:43 AM PT

EU To Close FIFTY British Beaches, Warns MP

The EU will "close" 50 British beaches to swimmers when their new Bathing Water Directive comes in next year, an MP has warned. David Morris, who is the chairman of the Parliamentary group that represents Coastal Towns, believes that the closure will "decimate" the UK tourist industry. Jul 10, 2014 4:16 AM PT

Tax Authorities 'Breaking Magna Carta' Over Bank Account Raids

MPs on the UK's Treasury Select Committee have accused tax authorities of riding roughshod over the Magna Carta, with their new powers to empty members of the public's bank accounts with little scrutiny. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) say they need to recover tax debts from 17,000 people and claim the debtors can afford to pay. Jul 9, 2014 9:14 AM PT

Illegal Immigrants Exploit Channel Tunnel Closure

The partial closure of the Channel Tunnel on Monday due to a power failure resulted in large numbers of illegal immigrants attempting to get into Britain. Lorries waiting in the long queues for a ferry, or for the tunnel to re-open, were surrounded by immigrants. Jul 9, 2014 7:06 AM PT

Bakery Sued For Refusing to Produce Pro-Gay Marriage Cake

A bakery in Belfast is facing legal action after its owner refused to make a cake with the words “support gay marriage” on it. Ashers Baking Company staff initially accepted the order but when it was reviewed by the owners they decided the cake went against their Christian beliefs Jul 9, 2014 3:27 AM PT

Trade Unions Are 'The Ultimate Big Society' Says Tory

A senior Conservative has talked of his 'despair' that the party is negative about Trade Unions, according to the Huffington Post. Guy Opperman, the MP for Hexham in Northumberland, told a conference of left-leaning Conservatives that "unions are not terrible" and are instead 'the ultimate Big Society'. Jul 8, 2014 8:56 AM PT

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