The libel laws in Britain have long been overly restrictive and frustrated Guido’s efforts. Now the Lords have ruled in favour of a new freedom to make public interest allegations without fear of libel. Guido has a few things he has been itching to write about some very rich people. Guido will be taking advice.
The second reason why dodgy politicians should have something more to fear is more personal. This week Guido is formally applying to join the Lobby.