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  • jjr9 (Photo by Hunter Woods on Unsplash)
    Article: Jan 27, 2022

    With all the allegations of parties and sleaze surrounding the Conservative Party you would have thought there would be some circumspection by ministers about how they were spending taxpayers money

    Well if you are Liz Truss, one of the favourites to replace the Prime Minister, this appears not to be the case if a report in todays Independent newspaper are to be believed ( See Liz Truss flew by private jet to Australia at cost of £500,000 to taxpayers | The Independent)

  • nnda (Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash)
    Article: Jan 25, 2022

    A dictionary definition of hypocrisy reads

    Hypocrisy is the practice of engaging in the same behaviour or activity for which one criticizes another or the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behaviour does not conform.

    If you want to see this in action look at the exchange between our Prime Minister and a seven-year-old girl just months before he had a birthday celebration in the office with 30 people ( which he admits) and reportedly one in his flat (which he doesn't)

  • oopx
    Article: Jan 25, 2022

    Recent news has concerned people who have left their ministerial jobs, topical perhaps when our Prime Minister is performing ever more complex contortions trying to keep hold of his job despite overwhelming evidence he broke his own covid restrictions

    Although not really a household name Tory peer Lord Agnew the minister for efficiency at the Treasury and Cabinet Office quit in a shock announcement in the House of Lords on Monday, blasting "arrogance, indolence and ignorance" across government departments.

  • gttt (Photo by kyler trautner on Unsplash)
    Article: Jan 22, 2022

    We have complained about the fact that "partygate" seems to have frozen activity which may help those in the real world cope with ever rising prices and lagging wages. What announcements there are seem designed more to underpin support for the Prime Minister rather than make a real difference to peoples lives ( see http://southsuffolklibdems.org.uk/en/article/2022/1422648/another-week-of-farce )

  • 83hs
    Article: Jan 20, 2022

    From the lack of government actions its hard to believe that inflation has soared to 5.4% in December, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics whilst weekly earnings - excluding bonuses - rose by 3.8% in the three months to November .

    Inflation is now at a ten year high and that is before the forecast 50% increase in gas bills and the planned increase in National Insurance both of which are expected to squeeze living standards still more