Government ordered to end secrecy over Jacob Rees-Mogg’s ‘hard’ Brexit ERG lobby group
Information Commissioner rules that Brexit department must release names of European Research Group MPs, following openDemocracy Freedom of Information appeal.
Revealed: How dark money is winning ‘the Brexit influencing game’
As Tory MPs resign in protest at the malign influence of hardline Brexiters, documents show the “unfettered” access to ministers and senior politicians enjoyed by secretive think tanks such as the IEA that are “marching the country” to a no-deal Brexit.
Revealed: Arron Banks Brexit campaign's 'secret' meetings with Cambridge Analytica
Leaked emails show Leave.EU misled parliament and UK regulator about meetings with controversial Trump-linked firm – where they discussed targeting British voters. Steve Bannon was included in correspondence.
Theresa May accused of "major cover-up" over Brexit donor Arron Banks
Home Office refuses openDemocracy’s request for information about investigation into Banks – saying this “would impede the future formulation of government policy”.
Revealed: Arron Banks’s staff crunched millions of voters’ data after Brexit vote
Whistleblower says Banks’s staff were told to ‘urgently’ process personal information on millions of voters after the referendum – and still had it months later. Why?
Whistleblowers say Arron Banks ‘misled’ viewers on BBC Andrew Marr show
Brexit funder said staff working for his controversial Leave campaign were put on different contracts, and declared to elections watchdog. But evidence seen by openDemocracy tells a very different story.