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At the current level of redactions agencies are normalizing and the number of documents agencies are withholding from the public, we run the risk of agencies building a trove of secret laws that inform key decision making processes. https://www.citizensforethics.org/legal-filing/amicus-fish-and-wildlife-redactions/
@Liz Kershaw @BBC News (UK) @SkyNews @ITV News @Channel 4 News Follow the money Liz 😁 Everything’s connected 🤔 There are NO coincidences ☠️ #Billionaires #RussiaReport #ToryCorruption #Londongrad #KremlinOligarchs #MafiaLaundromat #Austerity #Covid19UK #Carehomescandal #PPEscandal #empathy #justice
@Sophy Ridge on Sunday @Robert Peston @Andrew Marr @BBC Politics @Channel 4 News @ITV News Care Homes Scandal continues... 65,000+ AVOIDABLE DEATHS #Covid19UK #HerdImmunity #ToryLiesCostLives #RussiaReport #ConservativeFriendsOfRussia #PPEscandal #sCummings
Reporters need to inquire how Kanye West got out of $52 million in debt soon after he began flirting with Trump and partying with and buying property from Russian oligarchs. 1/
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...
£900 per person contacted. It’s not the NHS wasting money, though. This isn’t an NHS app. This is the Govt wasting taxpayers’ money on an insecure private company’s app and over-centralised system. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8602305/NHS-accused-wasting-eye-watering-money.html
There's a little known table of what PPE has been distributed for use by the NHS in England. It shows that, in over five months, we only consumed 6.6m FFP2 facemasks. Goodness knows why we tried to buy 50m from Liz Truss' adviser, Andrew Mills (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ppe-deliveries-england-27-july-to-2-august-2020/experimen...).
Dominic Cummings’ reckless disdain for the laws he helped create undermined the public’s trust in vital public health measures during a deadly pandemic. And yet Boris Johnson is so beholden to him he’s still in post. This is no way to run a country.
Dominic Cummings' lockdown trip lowered public trust in government, study finds https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/dominic-cummings-lockdown-trip-lowered-22480832
Also an extract from the book on @openDemocracy about how the "European Research Group" transformed the terms of Brexit, why the taxpayer gave it more than £340,000, and why we don't know where the rest of its money came from or how it was spent. https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/dark-money-investigations/a-corruption-of-conservatism-how-a-cartel...
"Death by dark money." @POLITICOEurope has an extract from my new book, all about how British politics has become Americanized with Conservatives increasingly beholden to a small group of rich donors. https://www.politico.eu/article/death-by-dark-money-the-americanization-of-british-democracy/ Democracy for Sale out now! https://amzn.to/2DmWHRo