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Drugs In The Post; Dark Web

Is your postman unknowingly delivering drugs ordered online? Pirate Party Member Chris Monteiro explains how the dark web is making drug purchasing safe.

Friday, 6 January, 2017 - 14:15

Loz Kaye on Daily Politics

The Pirate Party started fighting for internet freedom but now has Britain's "first crowd-sourced manifesto", says its leader.

Loz Kaye told the Daily Politics that it stood for "taking democracy back", and getting people involved in politics.

Tuesday, 14 April, 2015 - 19:45

Election 2015: The fifty shades of Parliament

The the battle for Number 10 has been described as a stark choice between the Conservatives and Labour. But is it really just red against blue? Across the country, parties flying flags of all colours will be vying for your vote....

Initially formed in Sweden, the Pirate Party launched in the UK in 2009. Its 2015 conference had a "bring your own rum" policy.  

According to its website it believes "being a Pirate means that you are independent minded and independent minded politics is what we need right now."

Andy Halsall is standing for the party in Sheffield Central where Labour's Paul Blomfield narrowly saw of the challenge of Liberal Democrat candidate Paul Scriven in 2010 by just 165 votes. (read more)

 

Thursday, 2 April, 2015 - 22:00

Let all schools access a national media library

The BBC, National Archives and other appropriate groups should be asked to establish a national media library for educational establishments. A large catalogue of material for students and teachers to make use of would diversify and increase the quality of media material available in education and would save money by centralising administration and technical costs.