Ignore the BBC. Green’s removal is a sign of May’s weakness, not strength — The SKWAWKBOX

Comment The Establishment is already attempting to spin Theresa May’s decision to sack – or more precisely ask to resign – her deputy Damian Green as a sign of the PM’s ‘strength’ and confidence. The BBC’s Nick Robinson got straight to the point: Theresa May ordered an investigation into Green for ‘misleading’ – then didn’t… via… Continue reading Ignore the BBC. Green’s removal is a sign of May’s weakness, not strength — The SKWAWKBOX

Prime Minister Refuses Petition for Panel-led Grenfell Inquiry — Grenfell Action Group

Yesterday, 22nd December, the Prime Minister refused a petition organised by some of the bereaved of the Grenfell Fire for a panel-led public inquiry into the disaster that claimed 72 innocent lives at Grenfell Tower last June. At time of writing, the petition had been signed by 22,860 – all dismissed or disregarded by the […]… Continue reading Prime Minister Refuses Petition for Panel-led Grenfell Inquiry — Grenfell Action Group

Tories’ evil sanction regime in a horrific nutshell — The SKWAWKBOX

The Tories have been censured by the UN for their vile abuse of disabled people and benefit claimants – not a fact that you will see much mentioned in the mainstream media, apart from small articles tucked away in website corners. Even such news fails to bring home the full horror of the regime of […]… Continue reading Tories’ evil sanction regime in a horrific nutshell — The SKWAWKBOX

Universal Credit ‘claimant commitment’: no choice, no law, no money – no appeal — The SKWAWKBOX

IMPORTANT: this article is now here as a place-holder, pending clarification from the DWP – as even veteran DWP employees can’t agree whether the WRAG sanction information is accurate. See here for more information. Please share widely. In just a few short weeks, the new Universal Credit benefit system starts to roll out, albeit more […]… Continue reading Universal Credit ‘claimant commitment’: no choice, no law, no money – no appeal — The SKWAWKBOX

Lynton Crosby’s Tory spin machine is a cancer at the heart of the British government (video)

Originally posted on I Am Incorrigible:
The Australian tobacco lobbyist, Lynton Crosby, is the Conservative party’s political PR ‘guru’ and his spin machine is out of control.  His strategy to win an election involves drumming-up hatred of immigrants and the poor and ‘managing’ the news agenda to create an impression that fits this narrative. ©Channel 4 /…

Deputy PM accused of ‘extreme’ pornography. Screws up denial — The SKWAWKBOX

https://videopress.com/embed/pBjzn1JS?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 Tomorrow’s Sunday Times‘ front page carries a huge headline that police claim to have found ‘extreme’ pornographic material on a parliamentary computer used by First Secretary of State and Deputy PM Damian Green. Former Assistant Commissioner of the Met, Bob Quick, has issued a statement claiming that the material was found during a raid… Continue reading Deputy PM accused of ‘extreme’ pornography. Screws up denial — The SKWAWKBOX