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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Labour Lose Wrexham After Allegations Of A Child Abuse-Style Cover-Up

Labour have lost control of Wrexham Council in Wales after ten of their own Councillors, including the leader of the group walked out of the party amidst allegations of a child abuse style cover-up of poor management. They previously led the council as the largest part of a "rainbow coalition" including councillors from other groups. Sep 3, 2014 9:23 AM PT

Scottish Referendum No Campaign Wins Edinburgh Shoot Out

They've agreed on the goal posts, they're evenly matched teams and there is still everything to play for in the Scottish referendum. But the mid-referendum football penalty shoot-out for Motor Neurone Disease has already been narrowly won by the No campaign: Better Together. Sep 3, 2014 8:40 AM PT

Stopping British Jihadis Coming Back Could Be Struck Down By European Court

Questions have been raised across the political spectrum about whether it would be legal under European Law to stop British jihadis returning to the UK. Both Labour and UKIP questioned whether such a move would breach the human rights of the jihadis under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Sep 3, 2014 7:56 AM PT

Prime Minister's Questions: Leaders Pledge Toughest Inaction In Christendom on ISIS

Today's Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) reminded me of an eat-as-much-as-you-like curry buffet: there's loads to choose from but its all crap. Talk of ISIS was filled with so much regret, so much anger and no desire to do anything to solve the problem. The discussion was dominated by how to use diplomatic pressure, the UN and humanitarian aid to beat ISIS. The British man who beheaded Steven Sotloff must be choking on his onion bhaji. Sep 3, 2014 5:24 AM PT

UK Treasury In Chaos, Admits It Has No Plans For Scottish Independence

The latest YouGov poll showing the Scottish Nationalists are within six points of winning the independence referendum has sent the Treasury into chaos, as they admit they have no plans to deal with the breakup of the United Kingdom. The Treasury's permanent secretary, Sir Nicolas Macpherson, conceded that little had been put in place when he was questioned by MPs yesterday. Sep 3, 2014 4:04 AM PT

Labour Would Allow Terrorists Back In UK: Opposing Plans To Strip Passports

Labour would allow terrorists back to the UK, opposing the plan announced yesterday by David Cameron to refuse to allow British nationals who engage in terrorism to come back to the country. The comments came from a spokesperson for Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper, who said that refusing to allow terrorists back to Britain risked other countries leaving them stranded here. Sep 2, 2014 9:36 AM PT

Four Labour Members Suspended Over Rotherham Abuse Cover-Up

Labour has finally acted against party members responsible for the widespread cover-up of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham by suspending four members pending an investigation. The suspended councillors are former leader Roger Stone (pictured), ex-deputy leader Jahangir Akhtar, as well as Cllr Gwendoline Ann Russell, who chairs the looked-after children panel, and former mayor Shaukat Ali. Sep 2, 2014 5:45 AM PT

U.S. Senate Candidate: America Should Follow Britain And Take Passports From Jihadis

America should follow the British in taking passports away from citizens who fight for ISIS, says Scott Brown who is currently neck and neck in the Republican Senate Primary in New Hampshire. Brown applauded Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement yesterday that the British government would seek a change in the law to extend the right of the government to remove passports from terrorists and deny them the right to return to the UK. Sep 2, 2014 2:38 AM PT

Demolition of Mohammed's Grave Site Could Spark Race War In Middle East

Plans to demolish the final resting place of the Islamic prophet Mohammed could further inflame the sectarian conflict developing between Shia and Sunni Muslims. The site in Medina is threatened because the al-Masjid al-Nabawi mosque is desperately in need to expansion but the site of the tomb - which is principally venerated in Shia Islam - is part of a site that has already seen 95 percent of its history wiped away in recent years, according to Saudi academic Dr Irfan al-Alawi. Sep 2, 2014 1:40 AM PT

Cameron's Terrorist Passport Plan Could be Scuppered by Activist Judges

The government is ready to fight the courts over fears they could strike down historic powers to withdraw British passports from those accused of terrorism. The Royal Prerogative gives the Queen – or in practice her government – a number of powers, one of which is withdrawing passports, but it is expected to be challenged through the courts. Sep 1, 2014 9:32 AM PT

Petition To Remove South Yorkshire Police Boss After Paedo Scandal Tops 12,000

Embattled South Yorkshire Police Commissioner Shaun Wright faced another blow today after the petition to remove him for failing to prevent the abuse of children topped 12,000. News of the creation of the petition was covered exclusively by Breitbart London, and came after Wright refused to stand down despite having failed to protect at least 1,400 children in Rotherham. Sep 1, 2014 6:16 AM PT

Mohammed Is Oslo's Most Popular Name

Oslo has become the latest western city to have Mohammed as its most popular name for men and boys, according to the Local. This is the first time in its history that the name of the Muslim prophet has topped the league table. Sep 1, 2014 5:14 AM PT

Conservative MP Sir Tony Baldry Standing Down

Former Army Officer, Sir Tony Baldry has stood down as a Conservative MP despite having a huge majority of over 18,000. The veteran Tory claimed that fixed term parliaments would make him a lame duck after 2015 however the news of his departure will be a blow as it comes just a day after Chris Kelly stood down. Sep 1, 2014 4:05 AM PT

Parents Arrested For Seeking Private Medical Treatment For Terminally Ill Son

The parents of a five-year-old who was denied lifesaving treatment on the National Health Service have been arrested for kidnap after desperately trying to get their son so the Czech Republic, where he could be treated privately. Ashya King has a brain tumour but doctors refused to use proton laser treatment that could save his life, which led the family to take him out of hospital in the effort to find the treatment abroad. Sep 1, 2014 2:51 AM PT

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