Monthly Archives: September 2020

Police forces tell officers not to install English COVID tracking app because it’s a security risk

Image credit; SouthbankSteve (Wikimedia Commons)English police forces have been told not to install the Tories’ COVID-tracking app on any smartphones used for work, confirmed by the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC). Officers have also been told they can ignore alerts … Continue reading

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Here’s how your ‘freedom-loving’ Tories have been CUTTING BACK your freedom over the last week

We should all be grateful to Russ in Cheshire (@RussInCheshire) for The Week In Tory (TWIT). He presents the big political stories in concise, succinct bites, meaning people like This Writer can make a simple point using his tweets: 20. … Continue reading

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Test and trace doco shows why the Tories STILL want to silence the BBC

The Johnson government will want to give the BBC a kicking for this, but it needed to be said. A Panorama documentary has exposed the facts about the so-called “NHS” test and trace system run by a private company that has … Continue reading

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‘Devastating’ COVID deaths figures ‘show government breached disabled people’s right to life’ – Disability News Service

‘Devastating’ COVID deaths figures ‘show government breached disabled people’s right to life’ ‘Devastating’ COVID deaths figures ‘show government breached disabled people’s right to life’ – Disability News Service

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Exclusive: ALL 1700 pupils at Merseyside school told to self-isolate as mass testing reveals 40 asymptomatic positive pupils and confirms in-school transmission

Rainford High School in Merseyside asks parents to isolate children after mass outbreak A Merseyside school has sent home all 1,700 pupils to self-isolate for 14 days after mass testing of everyone at the school revealed no fewer than 40 … Continue reading

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Cummings Aims to ‘Coordinate’ OFCOM and Beeb with Appointments of Dacre and Moore

Yesterday Mike reported that Dominic Cummings was considering appointing the former editor of the Daily Heil, the legendarily foul-mouthed Paul Dacre as head of the broadcasting watchdog, OFCOM, and Charles Moore, the former editor of the Torygraph and biographer of … Continue reading

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Priti Patel is NOT a ‘people’ person. Travellers are her latest victims. Will you be next?

We know the Home Secretary is a full-on, flat-out racist – she deports foreigners, she would deport UK citizens if the Windrush scandal had not happened, and now she has been caught stirring up racial hatred against travellers. It’s very … Continue reading

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How long until Gove’s ‘safety net’ that breaks international law becomes ‘the right thing to do’?

Michael Gove is living evidence that you can get further by talking nonsense constantly than by rational behaviour. He has just said that talks on implementing the EU withdrawal agreement are at a “healthy stage”. That’s odd, when the EU … Continue reading

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Council faces anger over ‘inexcusable’ increase in care charges in middle of pandemic – Disability News Service

Council faces anger over ‘inexcusable’ increase in care charges in middle of pandemic Council faces anger over ‘inexcusable’ increase in care charges in middle of pandemic – Disability News Service

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Johnson and co give themselves free pass to drink past 10pm in Parliament

Commons bars exempted from 10pm curfew Boris Johnson and co and have given themselves a free pass to continue drinking late into the night, while kicking the plebs out around the rest of the country at 10pm. Bars in Parliament … Continue reading

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