Meridian Politics

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The Last Word: January 2021

A new year, a new president in America, a new life outside the EU, and new - and growing  - daily death rates from coronavirus.

The Last Word, December 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, The Last Word looks back at 2020, a year unlike any other.

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Plan for 500 person asylum seeker facility near Barton Stacey village sparks row

Proposals to site a hub for up to 500 asylum seekers on empty MoD land near the Hampshire village of Barton Stacey has caused local anger on safety grounds.