Monthly Archives: October 2020

DWP quietly hands private firms £600m extra to test disabled people for benefits – Mirror Online

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/dwp-quietly-hands-private-firms-16243454 DWP quietly hands private firms £600m extra to test disabled people for benefits – Mirror Online

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Home Office Removals Policy Unlawful, holds Court of Appeal

R ((1) FB (Afghanistan) (2) Medical Justice) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 1338 On 21/10/2020, the Court of Appeal ruled that the Home Office’s removal window policy (‘the Policy’) was unlawful. The Policy incorporated … Continue reading

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November 6 libel hearing: Rachel Riley is submitting a new witness statement

The High Court has now confirmed that the hearing of Rachel Riley’s application to strike out part – or all – of my defence against her ridiculous libel claim will be heard on November 6.​ I live in Wales and … Continue reading

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Now the #ToryScum are squabbling among themselves about #FreeSchoolMeals

Conservative cabinet ministers have started in-fighting over responsibility for blocking the provision of meals to poverty-stricken children during school holidays. Somebody, it seems, has claimed that the Treasury blocked a request for £150 million to pay for such a scheme. … Continue reading

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Exclusive:Corbyn’s chief of staff ‘sets record straight’ on Labour, antisemitism and EHRC – the FULL version

Jeremy Corbyn’s former chief of staff Karie MurphyThe Guardian has published an article by Jeremy Corbyn’s former chief of staff, Karie Murphy, along with a separate piece by its chief political correspondent Jessica Elgot. Below is Murphy’s full article, which … Continue reading

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IGas plans to produce hydrogen at south east sites

IGas has announced a partnership with a US company to turn methane extracted from sites in south east England into hydrogen. In a statement today, IGas said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with New Mexico-based BayoTech, which supplies … Continue reading

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#ToryScum: MP whose inquiry into Tory Islamophobia never happened accuses left-wingers of racism

Conservatives who tried to claim on Twitter that left-wingers are racists have fallen foul of the facts – again. Sajid Javid is the principle offender in this case – to judge by the number of responses to him, although James … Continue reading

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COVID-19 keeps killing in Trump’s USA, elsewhere

This video from the USA says about itself: Trump Supporter: No Mask for Thee, But Stay Away From Me Status Coup’s Jordan Chariton reported from a pro-Trump rally in New York City on October 21st, 2020. NATIONWIDE FEARS AS DARK … Continue reading

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BBC’s warped impartiality strikes again

During the broadcast of highlights of a Premier League game between Manchester United and Chelsea on Match of the Day on Saturday (October 24th), that featured Marcus Rashford who is leading a fine campaign to ensure all children have enough … Continue reading

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#ToryFoodTips: the public response to Johnson’s claim that he won’t let children go hungry

Make no mistake – this is an expression of disbelief in Tory promises by the social media-using public. Boris Johnson has refused to u-turn on his refusal to provide free school meals for children. Some of you may consider that … Continue reading

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