Putin is a dictator, yes. But would he be able to murder and rape Ukraine without the wholehearted support of the vast majority of Russian society? No. Attitudes need to change. And this change has to come from within Russia. 8/12
Estonian and Finnish prime ministers calling for an EU-wide #visaban seems to have really rattled Moscow. Our colleagues away from the front line are dragging their feet, aided by a barrage of misguided twitter activism. A bit of context as to why the ban is necessary: 1/12
@DWP Have adopted a policy of scoring PIP claimants all Zero. A friend of mine was on maximum PIP for multiple medical issues, was recently reassessed, despite worsening condition DWP scored him ZERO across the board not eligible for any benefit - he is trying to appeal
‘Benefits on Trial’. 6 people with a learning disability battle with the DWP whose system, with built-in hurdles, is loaded against them. Rejected for PIP. Pushed deeper into relative poverty. Left below 30% of UK median household income.
BREAKING: Richard Madeley is very upset at James Cleverley for the cost of living crisis, just a week after Richard Madeley was very upset at Mick Lynch for strikes in response to the cost of living crisis x
Perhaps @danielmgmoylan could provide @campbellclaret and the rest of us the "democratic" process he went through to be elected to the House of Lords and remind us of the "democratic" process the people of Britain could follow to remove him from that House ?
I returned from a business trip to the Adriatic region and within Croatia I was struck by the universal, unbridled enthusiasm they have for the EU. The euro becomes their currency in January and Schengen follows soon after. Everyone is looking forward to both. #EU
£1,000,000,000 spent on advertising by this government! Enough to build over 6,000 houses (for perspective)
I wonder how many MPs, their friends, donors & families have links to the Advertising agencies involved!
I am writing, honestly! Keep getting distracted by the wonder of words.Typed Eek! in a comment on here then went down the rabbit hole of remembering it's actually a Polari word for something else entirely. No cheating, but who can translate 'Bona to vada your dolly old eke'?