Cross-party group files claim to force inquiry into Russian interference in UK elections.
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A report by the UK Parliament Intelligence and Security Committee says the government was "slow to recognise the threat" posed by Russian, so did not take action to protect the UK from possible interference in the 2016 EU referendum.
Russia's attempts to influence British democracy and the potential vulnerability of parts of the UK political system to anti-democratic meddling during the EU referendum have been detailed in a report prepared by the US Senate, The Guardian reported.
Opinium poll for the Observer also reveals 47% of public think Putin’s government affected UK’s 2019 general election.
Research suggests bots generated social media stories during EU Referendum - Swansea University 22/11/2017
A research collaboration from academics at Swansea University and the University of California, Berkeley suggests that information automated software agents or ‘bots’ were used to spread either ‘leave’ or ‘remain’ social media stories during and after the Brexit referendum which drove the two sides of the debate further apart.
Twitter bots may have altered the outcome of two of the world’s most consequential elections in recent years, according to an economic study.
Grant Shapps Says Brits Were Too Smart To Fall For Russian Brexit Bots. Researchers Disagree 22/07/2020
‘I do think this is rehashing a rather stale debate,’ says head of powerful foreign affairs committee – after Russia report found government ignored potential interference in 2016 vote.
Use of Twitter ‘bots’ and ‘trolls’ evidence of Kremlin attempts to influence vote, parliamentary report finds.
A long-awaited report on Russia's activities in the UK has concluded that the British government "took its eye off the ball" and failed to respond to Moscow's threat.
The British government failed to investigate whether Russia interfered in the Brexit referendum and a full intelligence inquiry must now take place, a panel of lawmakers said. 21/07/2020
Russia report says government was ‘too slow’ to react to threat of interference in Brexit referendum 21/07/2020
The Intelligence and Security Committee report said ministers did not respond adequately to threats of election and referendum tampering from Russia
Spy Agencies And Ministers Failed To Protect Brexit Referendum From Possible Russian Interference, MPs Say 21/07/2020
Tory ministers and intelligence agencies did not do enough to investigate or protect the UK from possible Russian interference in the 2016 Brexit referendum, MPs have said in a long-awaited report.
The long-awaited Russia report was finally released today - and warns the UK 'took its eye off the ball' of a mounting threat, failing even to look for any interference in Brexit.
The long-awaited Russia report today refused to rule out Moscow interfering in the EU referendum - and called for a formal assessment. But the government has dismissed the calls out of hand.
The PM has refused the Russia report’s call to investigate possible interference by Moscow in the 2016 EU referendum.
Russia report: UK Government ‘actively avoided looking for evidence’ of Kremlin meddling in EU referendum 21/07/2020
Ministers were today accused by Britain’s intelligence watchdog of failing to probe whether Russia sought to interfere in the EU referendum.
Boris Johnson nominates Chris Grayling to chair key security committee overseeing Russia report 10/07/2020
First decision for new chair will be on the publication of the long-delayed report into Russian attempts to interfere in UK democracy.
Philip Rycroft, the former Permanent Secretary for the DExEU ... discusses the 2016 EU referendum, the possibility of Scotland gaining independence
Fake news handed Brexiteers the referendum – and now they have no idea what they're doing 18/01/2017
'Would we have won without immigration? No. Would we have won without...the NHS? All our research and the close result strongly suggests no. Would we have won by spending our time talking about trade and the single market? No way'
MPs call for unlimited fines for electoral law breaches to stem flow of 'dirty money and dodgy data' 19/01/2020
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The refusal of the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to publish a bipartisan Parliamentary report on Russian involvement in the 2016 EU referendum is the latest development in a prolonged Brexit crisis that is eroding the UK's strategic credibility in the world.