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Burning Issue

Three months ago, Chris Grayling the Transport Secretary published his much-heralded Road to Zero strategy for transport in the UK after pledging to ban fossil fuelled cars by 2040. It wasn’t much but it gave perhaps just a glimmer of

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Environment, News, Parliament, Politics, Rage, Tories, UK, Westminster

Channel 4 News

I am not often a great fan of Twitter, however, this from Channel 4 New’s John Snow just about sums up the appalling state of democracy in the UK. Listen and weep.   

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Journalism, News, Politics, Sharing, Tory Party, UK

Fact Check

No matter what you think of Brexit we deserve at least to be told the truth. Try this for size https://theferret.scot/brexit-eu-deal-britain/  

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Posted in Brexit, Comment, Journalism, News, Politics, Tory Party, UK, Westminster

Brexit

They said, bring back our sovereignty, our laws should be paramount, our parliament should be the only place to make laws, “TAKE BACK CONTROL” they screamed. But when the brexiteers get what they wanted they yell foul and blame the

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Posted in Brexit, Comment, Democracy, EU, Europe, News, Parliament, Politics, Sharing, UK, Westminster

Living in Tory Britain

This is what it means to live in Tory Britain. On the 27th of April the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published a report on destitution in the UK. In summary the report tells of 1.25 million destitute people living in this

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, JRF, Parliament, Politics, Rage, Sharing, Tory Party, UK, Westminster

Rage

As usual I watched the Channel 4 News this Friday evening. Amidst the nightly litany of political bickering and self aggrandisement there was utterly unadulterated horror.  On the borders of the richest continent in the world the people of the

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Posted in Comment, Europe, Greece, News, Politics, Rage, Refugees, UK
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