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Dumped or tolerated?

There weren’t any parties. They were working in the garden. No, he didn’t attend any parties. Yes, he did but he thought it was work and only stayed for twenty five minutes, then an...

Working…with wine…and lies

Today the prime Minister apologised for the way the Downing Street ‘party’ looked to the public, but of course it wasn’t a party, it was a work event – Johnson said he believed implicitly...

BYOB

BYOB – Bring your own bottle or Bring your own booze. That was the instruction given in an email headed ‘Socially Distanced Drinks’ from Martin Reynolds, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Principal Private Secretary to...

World beating

Throughout this pandemic the UK Tory government has used ‘world beating’ as one of its most dragged out mantras, now worn thin by repetition. Everything it has done has been world beating. We’ll today,...

Paying the price

So after a turgid and damaging few weeks for the Tories the LibDems have won the North Shropshire by-election, a seat held by Tories since the 1832 Reform Act, overturning a Tory majority of...

OH, SHIT!

Last week, the UK parliament voted against an amendment (by the House of Lords) to their environment bill that would have prevented, by placing a legal duty on water companies in England and Wales,...

Profoundly problematic?

On 17 October 2021 Dominic Raab, the UK Government’s Justice Secretary, told the Sunday Telegraph that the Government was considering making changes to the law on judicial review and to the Human Rights Act...

Another faceless Tory

Lord Mark McInnes of Kilwinning. Anyone heard of him? Anyone know what he looks like? Would anyone recognise him if, maskless, he bumped into you? Apparently Lord Mark has had an illustrious career, for...

Over but not done

The voting is over, as now are the two nailbiting days of waiting impatiently for results. Will this seat be lost, that seat won? Ecstatic cheers when a seat came our way, but a...

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