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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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

Conservative Minister Praises Film Industry For Ethnic and Gay Quotas

Ed Vaizey, the Conservative Minister for Culture, has praised the British Film Institute (BFI) for demanding ethnic minority, women and gay quotas on the films they finance. BFI is the largest funder of films in the UK, and from September they will no longer finance projects that do not fill diversity quotas. Jul 8, 2014 6:20 AM PT

Home Secretary Announces Inquiry Into Child Abuse By Politicians

A major new inquiry will look at allegations of child sex abuse by senior establishment figures, the Home Secretary has announced. Political parties, the security services, the BBC and religious organisations will all be looked at to find out if some of Britain.s most respected institutions were guilty of hiding the activities of known abusers. Jul 8, 2014 2:59 AM PT

British Jihadist Threatens Beheadings In Trafalgar Square

A British extremist has taken to twitter to say an Islamic State would capture Downing Street and hold executions in Trafalgar Square. Abu Dugam al-Britani, has issued a series of chilling warnings of a “holy war” in Britain. Jul 7, 2014 9:11 AM PT

Experts Predict Airport Chaos As Police Hunt ‘Invisible’ Bomb Threat

Travellers heading to America this summer are likely to suffer delays as a result of additional security checks at airports. The checks are being carried out because intelligence chiefs have warned that Muslim fanatics are trying to blow up planes using 'invisible' explosives sewn inside their bodies. Jul 7, 2014 6:24 AM PT

Tories Demand Tougher Immigration Stance Before Election

Top Tories are demanding that tougher border controls form part of plans to renegotiate Britain’s membership of the European Union. The Prime Minister is under pressure to limit free movement for those from poorer or newly joined countries. Jul 7, 2014 4:44 AM PT

There 'May Well' Have Been A Cover-Up Of Child Abuse Says Lord Tebbit

Lord Tebbit, the former Conservative cabinet minister, has said that there 'may well' have been a cover up of child abuse in the 1980s. Tebbit, who served in various government roles under Margaret Thatcher, made the comments as more questions are being asked about whether allegations against senior figures were properly investigated. Jul 7, 2014 2:25 AM PT

Undercover Drugs Squad Officer Sues Police For Heroin Addiction

An undercover police officer who ended up addicted to heroin is suing his former force after he was jailed for giving police-issued weapons to his drug dealer. Robert Carroll claims his downward spiral of addiction began after he was encouraged to inhale heroin smoke at police training college, according to the Daily Mail. Jul 5, 2014 5:09 AM PT

Farage Parliamentary Announcement Delayed By Tory Ruse

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been forced to delay his final decision to run for Thanet South in the 2015 general election because the Conservatives have not yet selected their candidate. Local Tories are desperate to select local councillor Julie Marson, but deliberately delayed the process because they feared her supporters would not be available on the allotted selection day. Jul 5, 2014 3:41 AM PT

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