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Interested in the world, climate change and politics. Not necessarily in that order.
I retweeted this y’day but retweeting it again today. The peerage list is an inflection point. The old rules are dead. Decency, shame, accountability. We the press, public & parliament need to take serious stock. This is a Trumpian moment. Johnson has changed politics. So must we
What (or who) are Country Land Conservation? This group has been buying up green-belt land from farmers and then trying to flog it to property developers with computerised images of houses. When we tried to contact them, their website was removed. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/farmers-feel-tricked-as-conservation-firm-clc-sells-off-green-bel...
This is deeply deeply embarrassing from Boris Johnson. And very serious. It's negligence. At the level of national security. His failure to understand the threat and acknowledge it now actively helping the aims and interests of a foreign power.
@Nadine Dorries 🇬🇧#StayAlert June 2nd, Matt Hancock told Parliament that the "lockdown began on the 23rd of March".... NOT the 16th of March.
@Caroline Nokes MP @Boris Johnson #StayAlert Nothing says “F*** you, plebs” more than a tweet like this. People are desperate, losing their jobs, nurses are relying on food banks (as are thousands of others), many are still suffering from the virus, their lives changed forever. This is your Marie Antoinette moment, shameful
The government: - Sent 25,000 patients from hospitals to care homes without being tested - Failed to provide adequate PPE or testing - Failed to lockdown quickly enough - Spent 10 years running down the care sector CONCLUSION Care providers to blame https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/boris-johnson-sparks-anger-blaming-22311415