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Isn’t there a simple solution to all this, which is to publish all the statements that were made so that people can judge for themselves whether they were what we would expect of Labour Party officials? https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/aug/06/labour-report-misused-private-messages-portray-memb...
Amazon passes on UK's tax rise to small firms - 2% digital services tax on online sales to UK users, the idea was to tackle online companies that pay little UK tax. It gives the V-sign because of market domination. Time to break-up these giants. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/amazon-passes-on-tax-rise-to-small-firms-6q2zxr258
So true. And that’s why the life chances of Boris Johnson’s 6 (or is it 7?) kids will be the same as a working class child who faces institutional discrimination on the basis of their race.
Example number 18,197 of how Twitter is basically an arm of the US government. Twitter is singling out Chinese and Russian state media outlets while shielding US, British, and Canadian state media outlets. The double standards are so blatant
“Let’s not waste taxpayers’ money!” says man spaffing £150m of taxpayers’ money on failed PPE. “Let’s cut red tape!” says man hiring 50,000 new customs officers and costing business £7bn+ a year because of extra red tape.
The current planning system wastes time and taxpayers’ money. That’s why we’re going to cut the red tape, overhaul the planning process and build better, greener homes faster. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/launch-of-planning-for-the-future-consultation-to-reform-the-plan...
If the link to the union is so tenuous that a hammer blow can be struck by people like me voting for the President of Ireland then unionism is in bigger trouble than I have ever believed possible.
“Trust me, new planning laws aren’t about rich developers, but about local communities” says Robert Jenrick who saved rich developer £40m at the expense of local community.
After the biggest political corruption investigation in the history of Northern Ireland, lasting some five years and involving some of NI's most powerful figures, prosecutors have charged two men with fraud over the £1.1 billion sale of NAMA's NI loans.https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/politics/frank-cushnahan-one-two-men-charged-fraud-after-huge-nama...