Published in: openDemocracyUKGovernment 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.
‘Second’ bank account: MPs demand probe into Rees-Mogg’s Brexit group
Cross-party demands for an urgent investigation into the financial affairs of the European Research Group follow openDemocracy’s investigation.
Parliament watchdog probes Rees-Mogg’s hard Brexit lobby group over “other sources of funding”
EXCLUSIVE: Emails released by UK parliamentary standards watchdog reveal a ‘second’ bank account held by the powerful ERG group of Tory MPs, as they pressure May to abandon Chequers.
Opposition MPs call on PM to investigate former minister over hidden links to Tory ultra-Brexiteers
After openDemocracy revealed how former Brexit minister Steve Baker continued to work with the secretive European Research Group despite being in government, demands for Downing Street to investigate.
Ex-Brexit minister Steve Baker remained in charge of secretive Tory ultra faction
Under the ministerial code, Baker was supposed to cut his ties with the European Research Group when he joined the government in 2017. But newly released emails show that as Brexit minister, he offered them private briefings on critical government policy.
Published in: openDemocracyUKUK government minister hides leading role with hard Brexit group
Exclusive: Steve Baker accused of playing "fast and loose" with ministerial rules after openDemocracy investigation finds Brexit minister had undisclosed meetings with European Research Group
Six of Theresa May’s cabinet are paid up “members” of secret group demanding a total break from the European Union
The head of the secretive European Research Group won’t reveal which senior ministers are members of the hardline anti-EU group. Why not? Because the answer and the reach of the ERG leaves the Prime Minister looking like a Brexit hostage.
MPs demand full investigation of hard-Brexit backing Tory "party within a party"
Labour MPs are demanding that the pro-Brexit European Research Group is investigated by parliament's expenses watchdog on the back of openDemocracy's revelations.
Revealed: The Tory MPs using taxpayers’ cash to fund a secretive hard-Brexit group
Senior MPs including Liam Fox, Andrea Leadsom and Jacob Rees-Mogg have used their expenses to fund a 'party within a party' inside Westminster – effectively holding the government hostage over its negotiations with the EU.