Category: Politics

Dec 03

Brexit: May Deal set to fail

Theresa May has stated Britain will leave the EU's Single Market after Brexit. Does the May Deal do that?

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Apr 05

Porton Down can’t say poison from Russia

The government's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down

The Government’s defence research laboratory have not established whatever poisoned Sergei and Yulia Skripal was made in Russia. Gary Aitkenhead, chief executive of the government’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), said the poison had been identified as a military-grade novichok nerve agent. He said it could probably be deployed only by a nation state. …

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Mar 13

Skripal: Nerve Gas and Evidence

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in a restaurant minutes before they were found slumped on a bench, supposedly infected by nerve gas.

  MPs and the mainstream media were queuing up last night to blame Russia for the Skripal Nerve Gas incident.  This morning’s headline in the Metro was ‘From Russia … with hate.’  Theresa May shot off a letter to the Russian Ambassador demanding an explanation.  The BBC reports: ‘The UK has given Russia a midnight …

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Feb 22

Hamish de Bretton Gordon and Doctors Under Fire – FO Sock-Puppets

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon has a platform from 'Doctors Under Fire' to promote the UK-Government position of Syria

BBC television news ran a piece bemoaning the bombardment of the rebel-held East Ghouta area of Damascus on Tuesday morning 20/02/2018.  They interviewed Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, supposedly representing ‘Doctors Under Fire’.  What he said could have been scripted by the UK’s Foreign Office. Watch our Video Here.  (All links in this story open automatically in …

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Feb 01

Ofsted targets ‘fundamentalists’

Amanda Spielman, head of Ofsted

According to the BBC, England’s chief inspector of schools is targetting what she calls ‘fundamentalists’ and ‘religious extremists’. Amanda Spielman, head of Ofsted, says some community leaders see schools as vehicles to ‘indoctrinate impressionable minds’. They use schools to narrow children’s horizons and ‘pervert education’, she says. Some schools even promote ‘extremist ideology’. She is …

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Jan 31

Army puts diversity above effectiveness

General Sir Nicholas Carter is head of the British Army

The MOD have enlisted a supposed Russian threat in their bid for more money. But are the armed forces now more keen on ‘diversity’ than effectiveness? What are they for in today’s world?  And could they make cuts in their inflated levels of top brass? Nick Carter: Russia Threat First out of blocks was General …

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Jan 11

Tim Farron: sodomy is sinful

Tim Farron has said he regrets saying he did not believe homosexual sex was a sin during last year’s general election. During the six-week long campaign, he was asked repeatedly about his religious beliefs and, specifically, about whether he believed gay sex was a sin. After initially appearing not to answer the question directly, he …

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Dec 18

What kind of Brexit?

Theresa May has stated Britain will leave the EU's Single Market after Brexit. Does the May Deal do that?

There is everything to pray for as her majesty’s ministers meet today and tomorrow to discuss what kind of Brexit they will propose to the European Union as negotiations move onto the UK’s trading relationship with the EU. The BBC’s Norman Smith says some ministers, ‘like Chancellor Philip Hammond and Home Secretary Amber Rudd’ want …

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Oct 13

National Trust Candidates miss the PC point

The National Trust Chairman, Tim Parker, casts the members' proxy votes as he sees fit.

The National Trust will hold its Annual General Meeting at the Steam Museum, Swindon, at 10.30am on Saturday 21st October. It will debate Members’ Resolutions.  It will also declare the results of the elections for the Trust’s ruling Council.  Here is the NT AGM page with links to the voting pages and an email link …

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