Joshua Sandiford

Joshua Sandiford

Junior Political Editor

Joshua Sandiford is one of The Parliamentary Review's online news contributors, reporting on the latest events in politics and business. Josh studies politics and economics at the University of Manchester and has distinguished himself as an investigative journalist during his time there.

Joshua Sandiford's articles (51)

Plastic bag sales in England halve in one year

England’s largest supermarkets have halved plastic bag sales in the last year, according to new data.

Chancellor announces extra funding for no-deal Brexit

The money available to help prepare for a no-deal Brexit is set to be doubled, the government has announced.

Johnson pledges £300 million to "strengthen the union"

Boris Johnson has pledged £300 million in extra funding in an attempt to “strengthen the union” and boost growth in the devolved nations.

Boris Johnson elected leader of the Conservative Party

Boris Johnson has been elected leader of the Conservative Party, defeating the foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt

Sir Alan Duncan resigns from government

Sir Alan Duncan has resigned from the government ahead of Boris Johnson’s expected election as Tory party leader this week.

MPs call for halt to use of facial recognition technology

MPs have urged police to suspend the use of “highly intrusive” facial recognition technologies until new regulation is introduced.

Major: 'I'll seek judicial review to stop prorogation'

Sir John Major has said he would take the unprecedented step of seeking judicial review if the next prime minister tried to suspend parliament.

Half of UK retail sales 'will be online within 10 years'

Online sellers are expected to scoop up over half of all UK retail sales within ten years, according to a new report.

Hammond hints he would block no-deal

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has hinted he would be prepared to fight against a no-deal Brexit from the backbenches, claiming it could cost up to £90 billion if the UK "crashes out" without a deal.

Another Boeing 737 Max issue could delay return

A fresh new risk might have been identified with Boeing’s 737 Max, US regulators have said.

Automation could replace 20 million factory jobs by 2030

As many as 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide could be replaced by robots by 2030, according to an analysis by Oxford Economics.

Boris Johnson: "Of course" UK will leave EU by October 31

Speaking last night to BBC's Laura Kuenssberg, Boris Johnson said “of course” he guarantees to leave the EU by 31 October.

£100 million fund established to help wind power sector

A £100 million fund has been established to help UK businesses capitalise on the growth in offshore wind power.

Clegg says no evidence of major Russian Facebook interference during Brexit vote

Sir Nick Clegg, the former deputy prime minister, has said that there is "absolutely no evidence" that Russia influenced the Brexit result using Facebook.

Donald Tusk says he's 'not happy' with delay

Donald Tusk has accused the UK of “wasting time” on Brexit as the race to succeed Theresa May as prime minister continues.