Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

DoH aide intervenes to stop Norman Williams being questioned about health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s reluctance to go on television

”Following requests from journalists for Hunt to talk about the strike, the department of health put forward Professor Sir Norman Williams for a pool interview with Sky correspondent Darren McCaffrey to be distributed to news outlets on Monday evening. After … Continue reading

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UK Column News 12 January 2016

Apparently the ”Tom Crawford 7” on trial for trespass at Leicester Crown Court have won their case. 7th January 2016 Seven On Trial Over Nottingham Eviction Protest ”Craig Crawford is accused along with Martin Atkin, 42, of Long Eaton, Mark … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn: ‘Reshuffle? Focus on Tory failings in health, housing and education instead’

9 January 2016 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jan/09/jeremy-corbyn-on-middle-britain-labour-beating-the-tories PM says ‘no conflict’ between fighting poverty and cutting benefits http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jan/11/david-cameron-no-conflict-improving-lives-cutting-benefits-poverty Thanks to ”Labour Left” for the link.  https://www.facebook.com/LabourLeft/

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Cameron’s government has ‘worrying authoritarian streak’ – ex-civil service boss

Bob Kerslake says measures including the trade union bill show government is ‘not comfortable with scrutiny and challenge’ ”A confidential Labour party document released to the Guardian revealed that the party faced an expected £6m drop in its annual income … Continue reading

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The best Junior Doctors’ Strike posters, banners and placards

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/best-junior-doctors-strike-posters-7164080 Hunt ducked questions from journalists outside his home http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-hunt-praises-junior-doctors-7165033 Where’s Wally? Don’t Know But John McDonnell’s Been At St Thomas’ ”St Thomas’ is quite the starry picket – seeing as it’s across the river from Parliament. Shadow Chancellor John … Continue reading

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Rupe No Fool Like An Old Fool

14 September 2015 Who needs a man! Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife Wendi enjoys a night on the town during New York Fashion Week Wendi has an heiress & a spare and no longer needs him. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3234326/Who-needs-man-Rupert-Murdoch-s-ex-wife-Wendi-enjoys-night-town-New-York-Fashion-Week-takes-daughter-date.html Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall … Continue reading

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Sell everything ahead of stock market crash, say RBS economists

”Investors face a “cataclysmic year” where stock markets could fall by up to 20% and oil could slump to $16 (£11) a barrel, economists at the Royal Bank of Scotland have warned. “Sell everything except high quality bonds.” ”RBS has … Continue reading

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”Don’t Let Our Junior Docs Get Worked Around The Clock”

Sandwell Hospital in West Bromwich told its Junior Doctors they must attend work this morning Junior doctors outside Maidstone Hospital in Kent http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/633793/Junior-Doctors-strike-major-incident-Sandwell-Hospital DER Comment: ” Sandwell Hospital in West Bromwich told its Junior Doctors they must attend work this … Continue reading

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