Tag Archives: #Brickgate

#Brickgate – Police finally admit – There’s No Evidence to Conclude ‘Angela Eagle’s Window’ was Smashed by a Brick

30th November 2016 Five months on, Merseyside Police… whilst possessing undisclosed information after watching Angela Eagle and UK Labour allow uncontrolled falsehoods to be spread across 12+ national UK Newspapers for reckless political advantage and whilst watching and hearing these fabrications being … Continue reading

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#Brickgate – Angela Eagle – Merseyside Police Change Their Position on Freedom of Information Request

11th September 2016 Background We lodged the following original Freedom of Information request with Merseyside Police on 2nd August 2016:   https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/alleged_brick_thrown_through_comhttps://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/alleged_brick_thrown_through_com The police responded by refusing, withholding the information and quoting two exemptions. Merseyside Police originally said they weren’t obliged to … Continue reading

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#Brickgate / Angela Eagle / Broken Stairwell Window – Our Complaint to the Independent Press Standards Organisation

  5th September 2016 To set the scene, when it first occurred to us that 12+ large circulation newspapers had become foreseeably and avoidably laced with inaccuracies – falsehoods that seemed to have taken on a life of their own – which were … Continue reading

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Windows for Dummies – August 2016

13th August 2016  

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#Brickgate FOI request – A response is in from Merseyside Police

12th August 2016 We lodged the following FOI request on 2nd August 2016: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/alleged_brick_thrown_through_comhttps://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/alleged_brick_thrown_through_com The police say they are not obliged to supply most of the information and have responded with exemptions under Section 30 (Criminal investigations and proceedings) and Section … Continue reading

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#Brickgate – Reports of ‘attempted break-in’ at Polish off licence, opposite Angela Eagle’s Office

3rd August 2016 It’s been a busy day today, and we’ve just been watching video clips from the Wallasey Branch CLP meeting called for 7 pm at Wallasey Town Hall by the local TUC. This meeting was called in an … Continue reading

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#Brickgate – Angela Eagle MP – Freedom of Information Request to Merseyside Police

2nd August 2016 On 16th July 2016 the following FOI request was lodged with Merseyside Police.  It was done by a publicly-engaged, public-spirited person who was quick to see the possibility / likelihood that national and local newspapers had come … Continue reading

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#Brickgate – Angela Eagle and The Guardian – a further update, and probably not the last

1st August 2016 Archie Bland has written an article in The Guardian, dated yesterday, 31st July 2016: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/31/how-did-the-language-of-politics-get-so-toxic For the purposes of this post, I’d ask readers to scroll to the end, where you’ll see a reference to an earlier statement … Continue reading

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Writer of gushing Guardian eulogy of Angela Eagle fights facts with innuendo

30th July 2016 Here’s The Guardian interview quoted above, dated yesterday, but hitting the news stands today: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/29/angela-eagle-theres-no-point-being-sore-warelabour-leadership It would be useful to know who approached who to get it done; Angela Eagle in search of The Guardian or The Guardian seeking out Angela Eagle?  We’d … Continue reading

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#Brickgate – A Story That Won’t Go Away

24th July 2016 A prominent journalist, author and broadcaster of integrity, Peter Hitchens, has devoted part of his weekly blog in The Mail on Sunday to the #Brickgate story.  I exchanged a number of tweets with Mr Hitchens a few days ago in order … Continue reading

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