Coronavirus: The EU Ventilator System Mix Up

The government said that there was a communications mix-up which meant that they missed the deadline to join an EU scheme to get more ventilators for the coronavirus crisis. Ministers were further accused of putting Brexit before public well-being when Downing Street said that the United Kingdom had chosen to pursue its own scheme, butContinue reading “Coronavirus: The EU Ventilator System Mix Up”

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Boris Johnson’s Plan For Government At A Glance

  Britain had its second Queen’s Speech in three months as Boris Johnson set out his proposal for a Tory majority government as the Prime Minister declared the seismic election had given way to the most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation that will free the country from the stranglehold of uncertainty. And while theContinue reading “Boris Johnson’s Plan For Government At A Glance”

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Tory Minister Was Member Of Private Facebook Group Who Called For The Return Of Workhouses

It seems to have emerged that Dominic Raab who belonged to a closed group called ‘The Ultras’ had called for the return of workhouses for the poor and for council housing to be sold off and the NHS to be privatised. The 14-member group declares it intends to pressure the mainstream of the Conservative PartyContinue reading “Tory Minister Was Member Of Private Facebook Group Who Called For The Return Of Workhouses”

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Child protection, Social Work And The Media

There’s always notable press coverage of the work of child protection social workers and it’s right that the abuses of power and injustices by social workers are revealed and examined and for that purpose, it’s necessary to explore social workers misunderstanding and the rising perversion of section 17 of the 1989 Children Act. Section 17Continue reading “Child protection, Social Work And The Media”

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Tory Candidate Suggests People Using Food Banks Can’t Manage Their Budget Properly

A Tory hopeful has aroused outrage by insinuating that people who use food banks struggle with maintaining their budget. Darren Henry was branded entirely clueless and lacking any empathy after making the comments at hustings in the Broxtowe constituency where he brought cries of hysteria and indignity from audience members. The increase of food banks,Continue reading “Tory Candidate Suggests People Using Food Banks Can’t Manage Their Budget Properly”

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Tories Will Strip Workers Of Tea Breaks And Bank Holidays

Jeremy Corbyn warns that a vote for Boris Johnson’s Tories will strip workers of their tea breaks and bank holidays and force them on to zero-hours contracts and Labour stands shoulder to shoulder with ASDA workers facing the sack for refusing to sign spanking new contracts. And Labour is going after the bad bosses becauseContinue reading “Tories Will Strip Workers Of Tea Breaks And Bank Holidays”

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Doctors Accuse Boris Johnson Of Only Recognising NHS Crisis Because Of Election

Doctors have attacked Boris Johnson of only recognising an unprecedented NHS crisis coming this winter because of concerns it will hinder the Tories’ prospects in the General Election and the British Medical Association reprimanded ministers over the plight of the health service as the Observer published rising concerns in the Government ahead of the DecemberContinue reading “Doctors Accuse Boris Johnson Of Only Recognising NHS Crisis Because Of Election”

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Labour MP leaves son at Number 10

Labour MP Jess Phillips left her son on the steps of 10 Downing Street because his school was set to close early on Fridays thanks to Tory cuts. Danny, 10, goes to King’s Heath primary in Birmingham which is now having to shut early because of tight budgets, and campaigners announced that more than 250Continue reading “Labour MP leaves son at Number 10”

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Food Bank At Primary School

A primary school has set up a food bank for starving kids whose parents are struggling under austerity. Head Debbie Whiting started it after seeing students so hungry they were stealing from other children’s packed lunches, and if children are starving they just can’t learn anything. Children need to be fed, clothed and warm. TheContinue reading “Food Bank At Primary School”

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Inside The Newcastle Food Bank Made Famous By ‘I, Daniel Blake’

Stepping into the Newcastle West End Foodbank made famous by I, Daniel Blake, Ken Loach’s scorching film about the victims of Tory austerity, a humble little old lady held a cheque. Aged 80 and living nearby, in a faint Scottish dialect she modestly declared a regretful life had been made harder than in her saladContinue reading “Inside The Newcastle Food Bank Made Famous By ‘I, Daniel Blake’”

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