Monthly Archives: October 2018

Plans to fast track fracking are “irresponsible and downright bonkers” – MP tells minister

Originally posted on DRILL OR DROP?:
Westminster Hall debate, 31 October 2018. Photo: Parliament TV The Conservative MP whose constituency includes Cuadrilla’s fracking site has urged the government to scrap its proposals designed to speed up shale gas decisions. Mark…

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Home Office letter contradicts ‘extra £160m’ for counter-terrorism policing | UK news | The Guardian

Originally posted on Tory Britain!:
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/oct/31/counter-terror-police-disagree-extra-160m-chancellor-budget

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Hare-brained Hunt wants to hire business leaders as ambassadors. Remember when ‘free’ schools hired untrained teachers?

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/10/31/hare-brained-hunt-wants-to-hire-business-leaders-as-ambassadors-remember-when-free-schools-hired-untrained-teachers/

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Tories abstain as European parliament overwhelmingly backs EU-wide arms embargo on Saudi Arabia | The Independent

Originally posted on Tory Britain!:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/conservatives-european-parliament-weapons-embargo-theresa-may-saudi-arabia-jamal-khashoggi-a8601591.html

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Universal Credit survey launched!

Originally posted on Disability Benefits Consortium:
Today the Disability Benefits Consortium has launched a Universal Credit survey #UCandme so that we can find out more about the experiences of disabled people and people with long term health conditions. Universal Credit…

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John McDonnell and THAT tax comment – the real story

https://skwawkbox.org/2018/10/31/john-mcdonnell-and-that-tax-comment-the-real-story/

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‘I’ll give you the answer, it’s £5bn’: BBC host snaps at Tory minister over cuts to welfare spending|inews.co.uk

Originally posted on Tory Britain!:
https://inews.co.uk/news/politics/liz-truss-bbc-newsnight-welfare-spending-budget-2018-universal-credit/

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GOBSHITE Tory MP claims to be a relationship expert

Originally posted on Govt Newspeak:
Rich people get married and stay together but poor people do not, Conservative MP claims RICH PEOPLE PUT UP WITH A LOT MORE, HOW MANY AFFAIRS HAVE MPs’ WIVES TURNED A BLIND EYE TO? ASK…

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Philip Hammond the multi-millionaire who voted 36 times to cut welfare benefits

Originally posted on leftgreen70:
Philip Hammond, the landlord who doesn’t want properties fit for human habitation The nursing home developer who voted 6 times against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS The Chancellor of the Exchequer…

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Homeless teen became ’emaciated’ after he was left to sleep in a tent by Cornwall Council

Originally posted on Govt Newspeak:
Ombudsman condemns “long list of failures” that led to a vulnerable 17 year-old boy having to sleep rough. ? Cornwall Council made a host of significant failings when it accommodated a vulnerable 17 year-old boy…

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