Our clueless elected representatives in Parliament do not represent normal British people

Our clueless elected representatives in Parliament do not represent normal British people

CALLING all MPs – just get it done, you useless bastards. The pantomime in the House of Commons has nothing to do with the daily lives of the British people. EPA MPs have failed to secure Britain a good Brexit deal 17.4million of us voted to leave the European Union. 16million of us voted to […]

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David Cameron's youth project 'set to spend up to £10million on marketing campaign'

David Cameron’s youth project ‘set to spend up to £10million on marketing campaign’

David Cameron’s pet youth project is set to blow up to £10million on a marketing campaign. The former Prime Minister set-up the under-fire National Citizen Service in No10 and has championed it since quitting Downing Street. It is looking for a “brand and creative agency partner” in a contract worth between £4million and £10million. The ex-PM says […]

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Lambeth cutting family centre funds | Letters | Business

All councils have to react to government cuts – the test is how, says David Hopkins. Plus Dr Harry Harmer considers austerity’s legacy We read with interest Zoe Williams’ article “Red-on-red-warfare won’t stop austerity” (Red-on-red-warfare won’t stop austerity, 29 January) and Cllr Jack Hopkins’ subsequent response (Letters, 1 February). Coin Street family and children’s centre […]

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Of course you can't have a second referendum - but you can have one on something new - Fleet Street Fox

Of course you can’t have a second referendum – but you can have one on something new – Fleet Street Fox

In June 2016 we had a once-in-a-generation, let’s-settle-it referendum on our relationship with Europe. And it turned out we were in two minds about how much we don’t like it. Considering 1,000 years of war, arguing, bad loans, arranged marriages and armadas, it should have come as no surprise to anyone. Because it produced nothing […]

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This is why you need a Northern Irish backstop - without it, we're doomed - Fleet Street Fox

This is why you need a Northern Irish backstop – without it, we’re doomed – Fleet Street Fox

Imagine a referendum with an 81% turnout which produced a near-absolute majority for massive constitutional change. We’d love it, wouldn’t we? An actual decision! Even better if it produced peace after 300 years of bloodshed. Well, you had one. Twenty years ago. And you won. The 1998 referendum on the Good Friday Agreement produced consensus […]

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Boris Johnson's illegal water cannon sold for scrap at a 97% loss

Boris Johnson’s illegal water cannon sold for scrap at a 97% loss

His ‘Garden Bridge’, Channel bridge and island airport were all miserable failures. Today another ridiculous legacy of Boris Johnson has finally ended – with a huge cost to the taxpayer. The three illegal water cannon he bought and refurbished for £322,000 have been sold for scrap – for the princely sum of £11,025. His successor […]

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Brian Reade: 'David Cameron’s Tory party is now humiliated and broken thanks to him' - Brian Reade

Brian Reade: ‘David Cameron’s Tory party is now humiliated and broken thanks to him’ – Brian Reade

You may have picked up on the big Westminster saga this week that left millions in despair and shamed the country. Yes, Jeremy Corbyn’s coat. Or as every right-wing bile-spiller called the raincoat he wore over his suit, on a rainy day, at the Cenotaph “a cheap and scruffy anorak which insulted our fallen heroes”. […]

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Don't pity Theresa May, pity the nation's youth betrayed by the lying Tories' civil war - Brian Reade

Don’t pity Theresa May, pity the nation’s youth betrayed by the lying Tories’ civil war – Brian Reade

To observe the latest shenanigans on Planet Tory yesterday was to be filled with anger and disbelief but also with deja vu. Watching a besieged woman Prime Minister vow to stay in the game despite having more sharp metal chucked at her than a knife-throwers’ assistant, took us back to the steps of the British […]

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MPs are not impressed David Cameron might return to frontline politics because he's 'bored s***less'

MPs are not impressed David Cameron might return to frontline politics because he’s ‘bored s***less’

MPs are not impressed with the news that David Cameron is mulling a return to politics after his resignation following the Brexit referendum. The former Prime Minister has reportedly said he is “bored s***less” – and wants to be Foreign Secretary. Deputy Labour Leader Tom Watson said it was “outrageous”. He told GMB: “I think […]

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Theresa May walks the Brexit tightrope: Mirror Politics morning briefing - Jason Beattie

Theresa May walks the Brexit tightrope: Mirror Politics morning briefing – Jason Beattie

When Theresa May delivers her statement this afternoon the opposition she needs to be most alert to will be sitting behind her. This weekend has seen the now customary dripping of poison from Tory MPs disillusioned with her leadership and the state of the Brexit negotiations. What made these latest outbursts different was the brutality […]

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