Monthly Archives: July 2021

This is how supermarkets should explain the Brexit-created supply shortage to customers

If only supermarkets explained the facts to their customers, like this: Personally, I could live without the swearing but it makes the point well. The strongest point is the comment about the cause of the empty shelves. We know there’s … Continue reading

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DWP BACKS DOWN OVER HIGH-PRESSURE PRE-TRIBUNAL TACTICS

The DWP has recently backed down on their high pressure pre-tribunal tactics the day before they faced a judicial review initiated by a disabled woman. Her case concerned the way the tactics that the DWP has been using putting extreme … Continue reading

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Racist Patel strikes again: Jamaicans are being targeted for deportation by Home Office

Priti Patel’s Home Office has been disproportionately targeting Jamaicans for deportation. And it seems clear officials know their actions are racist. Otherwise why would they have spent a year trying to withhold the information after The Guardian made a simple Freedom … Continue reading

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Propaganda alert: UK economic growth is nothing to crow about and here’s the reason

What a way to spin something we all knew would happen. According to economic forecaster EY Item Club (who?), the economy is growing at its fastest rate in 80 years. Gosh! But… isn’t that because it stalled altogether last year, … Continue reading

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Astonishing thread pulls together five years of Labour right sabotage and war to destroy Corbyn and the left

Superb summary thread by @iwaslabour distills betrayal by so-called ‘moderates’ on full display An astonishing Twitter thread by a former Labour member has distilled five years of sabotage and betrayal by the laughably-termed ‘moderate’ wing of the party to ensure … Continue reading

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Brexiteer bread-maker tries to blame driver shortage on Covid-19

Brexiteer Tory-funding bread manufacturer Warburtons has tried to blame its failure to keep up with local deliveries on Covid-19 when the shortage of drivers is actually attributable to Brexit. In an article in The Grocer on July 19, the firm responded to … Continue reading

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Excoriating report on Tory concentration camps is buried on last day of Parliament

The Tories made sure a searing report on their failure to provide habitable accommodation for immigrants would not receive proper scrutiny – by releasing it the day after the relevant Parliamentary committee met for the last time before the summer recess. … Continue reading

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Planned cuts to Universal Credit will hit incomes of millions of households unable to afford a minimum living standard | JRF

https://www.jrf.org.uk/press/planned-cuts-universal-credit-will-hit-incomes-millions-households-unable-afford-minimum Planned cuts to Universal Credit will hit incomes of millions of households unable to afford a minimum living standard | JRF

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Disabled People Paying the Price for the Pandemic-The Green Paper Review 2021

TRIGGER WARNING this is going to be a long blog. it wont help your cognitive function at all . I’m not going to pull any punches reviewing this consultation (tick box exercise ) although I cannot say I’m surprised by … Continue reading

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