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Parliamentary Lies . . .

First, a post from the Full Fact organisation . . . Following Tuesday night’s parliamentary vote, (22 Oct 19), the Conservative Party claimed repeatedly on both Facebook and Twitter that “Boris’s Brexit deal has passed Parliament”. It hasn’t. The House … Continue reading

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To scrutinise . . . or not, or, The perils of the Johnson method.

This is a long read, but even if you only glance at a few paragraphs it shows just how important it is to have a proper scrutiny of proposed legislation – not just to let it go through on the … Continue reading

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Will you be able to vote ?

The Electoral Reform Society has published a thought provoking post about who might be and might not be able to vote if plans published in the Queen’ speech were to be put into practice. Author: Darren HughesPosted on the 15th … Continue reading

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Some new books . . .

Two new books purchased from Hive.co.uk. “Confessions of a Bookseller” is – as you can see – by Shaun Bythell the proprietor of The Bookshop in Wigtown who had (and still has) such a success with is first effort, “The … Continue reading

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Odd . . .

This is a bit odd ?? Downloading and installing a Word Press update, from Word Press, by Word Press software, and it says it doesn’t have a signature and cannot be verified – but still updates all the same. Perhaps … Continue reading

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More Fibs . . .

The image above shows a post on Facebook by The Student Brexit Group. Full Fact were asked to investigate this and here is their reply : “We’ve been asked to check a claim on Facebook that 9 of the eleven … Continue reading

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BBC News

BBC News has a weird sense of the fitness of things.  Tonight they refer – as they so often do – to their “top story”.  This tonight happens to be that thousands of people are fleeing their homes in northern … Continue reading

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Leaver, or Remainer ?

Scene : Heathrow Border Official : “Good Morning Sir. May I see your passport please. Thank you.  Ah – Japanese I see. Lovely country I believe.” Tourist : “Thank you. Yes I am Japanese. The cherry blossom was out as … Continue reading

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A Statement by David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament

Statement by David Sassoli, President of the European ParliamentPress Releases Yesterday Statement by David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament following his meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “I have just had a meeting with Prime Minister Johnson. I came … Continue reading

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Anti Brexit Measure . . .

New freezer. Anti Brexit measures. Will their be any food to put in it ? Will there be any electricity ? Not if Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings can help it !

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