Solomon Hughes

General Election 2019

Top Tory: Hire Disabled People Because They 'Love the Idea of Being in Work'

Conservative candidate Sally Ann Hart claimed workers with disabilities are happy to work for low pay. An unearthed speech shows Iain Duncan Smith made similar remarks.
Solomon Hughes
12.6.19
NHS

Exclusive: Tory Ministers Suggested Charging for the NHS in 2011 Book

"It is worth asking whether it is time for the relationship between individuals and their own contribution to their healthcare to be considered."
Solomon Hughes
12.5.19
Save Yourselves

Group That Called Extinction Rebellion 'Extremist' Is Funded By Big Energy

VICE reveals that the think tank behind a controversial report into the protest group has taken money from energy companies.
Solomon Hughes
8.19.19
NHS

From Apps to Alexa, How NHS Privatisation Entered the Digital Age

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he wants to “create more porous borders into the NHS” for business innovators. Partnerships like those with Amazon Alexa are only the beginning.
Solomon Hughes
7.26.19
Politics

A Former Blair Advisor Who Runs a PR Firm with Dodgy Clients Gave a Major Donation to Change UK

He thinks politics needs a shake up.
Solomon Hughes
5.17.19
vice exclusive

A Boss Whose Company Sued the NHS for Millions Pays to Meet Theresa May

The non-exec chairman of Fujitsu UK gets a concessional rate to join the PM and other top Tories for dinner.
Solomon Hughes
4.9.19
VICE Investigation

The Spy Equipment On Sale to Dictatorships at the UK's Secret Security Trade Fair

As an MP is banned from the Home Office's behind-closed-doors "Security and Policing" event, VICE can reveal the products on sale.
Solomon Hughes
3.8.19
vice exclusive

A Spin Doctor Helping the Independent Group Worked for a Hawkish Right-Wing Think-Tank

The "new" and "different" political movement is using the services of a guy who used to work for the Henry Jackson Society.
Solomon Hughes
2.25.19
Brexit

Peter Mandelson Calls for a 'People's Vote' While Telling Potential Clients Brexit Can't Be Stopped

A conflict of interest?
Solomon Hughes
12.19.18
Saudi Arabia

The Tories' Pro-Saudi Lobby Group Is Funded By a Luxury 'Experience' App

Velocity Black made donations to the Conservative Middle East Council.
Solomon Hughes
10.26.18
Tory Conference

Developers Who Got Rich Off Tory Housing Policy Are Sponsoring Conference

The beneficiaries of Help-to-Buy have put their name around party members' necks.
Solomon Hughes
10.2.18
tories

The Tories Have Given Up On Talking About Fighting Injustice

Theresa May never really "parked Conservative tanks on Labour's lawn".
Solomon Hughes
8.2.18
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