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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
If I had a real job, I would have been fired by now, wouldn't I?
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Do Brexit voters now, at least, understand that they were conned by bad faith actors?
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Former Bank of England and IMF economist Peter Doyle on talking on @SkyNews "The really big self-harm inflicted by the UK on itself was the decision to do Brexit" #brexit #brexitreality
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Replying to @SamCoatesSky
Tories have been making ‘efficiency’ cuts since 2010. There’s nothing left to cut…..except maybe Lords daily attendance expenses, parliamentary canteen subsidies, MP expenses & lavish refurbishment projects.
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Today a handful of hedge fund bosses in Mayfair will rake in hundreds of millions of pounds by destroying your pension fund and jacking up the cost of your mortgage. With the full complicity of this Tory government.
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Anyone who's been through a crisis, perhaps the sudden illness of a family member, will know there is a process of normalisation, because you can't live in an acute state of crisis forever. You get used to it. Please god, let's not normalise what they've done to this country.
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
When the government announce the now inevitable slashes to public services in the coming days, don’t despair. It was all worth it to give the top 1% a pay cut.
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Replying to @AlStewartOBE @imf
When is any Tory going to stand up and accept responsibility. Every time anything happens it is down to pro Labour, the Lefties, Remainers - truly fascinating that the far right do not have the ability to look at themselves and go 'No actually it is down to us'
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Pls share to stop confusion. THERE IS NO £2,500 CAP ON ENERGY BILLS. Instead the new 1 Oct guarantee, like the old caps, limits - Daily charge (28p gas, 46p elec) - & Unit rates (10p/kWh gas, 34p/kWh elec) So use more, pay more. £2,500 is just what someone with avg use'd pay
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Replying to @SamCoatesSky
Mini-budget so far: - inflation exacerbated - mortgage costs up - housing crash likely - government borrowing costs up - pensions hammered - public service cuts - IMF intervention But tax cuts for the richest.
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
The problem with working with @D_Blanchflower is working out what he really thinks.....
Danny Blanchflower(former member BoE MPC) - "Kwasi Kwarteng has crashed the markets.... & his credibility is completely trashed... I have never seen such raging incompetence ever"
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Always a good sign when you do your first big project at your new job and the IMF intervenes
NEW: Statement from IMF on UK, a pretty clear rebuke to Friday: “We’re closely monitoring recent economic developments in the UK and are engaged with the authorities. Given elevated inflation pressures…we do not recommend large and untargeted fiscal packages at this juncture.”
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Emily Thornberry to Labour conference: "The last time I stood here in 2018, I was shadowing Boris Johnson. When our conference was cancelled in 2020, I was shadowing Liz Truss. So ... I apologise in advance for the catastrophic premiership of Suella Braverman."
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
The PM today tweets her congratulations to Italy’s new far right Prime Minister but a month ago wasn’t sure if the President of France was an ally or not?
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
The @TNLComFund Stoke & Staffordshire team had our patch catch up at one of our funded projects yesterday in Tamworth @HoTCP . It was good to see so many people enjoying the community cafe and facilities there. It's good to be able to get out amongst our communities again.
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Kwasi Kwarteng at the funeral for the British economy
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
The Resolution Foundation Torsten Bell has just stated on Sky that the impact of what the markets believed to what actually happened after Friday has a cost of £14 BILLION That is the cost of Kwarteng - Friday to Monday
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
I’d feel a lot more comfortable if @GordonBrown were running the treasury’s right now. Or if @KwasiKwarteng hadn’t sacked the Treasury’s most senior experienced civil servant there, or if the OBS had been allowed to see the budget. The chancellor and @trussliz are on an acid trip
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
“If Noddy was running this country it would be better than this lot” ‘The feral’ Mick Lynch @RMTunion Liverpool Dockers Strike ❤️
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Catherine Smith FBPE #ReJoinEU retweeted
Reminder when a Tory Govt minister says they’ve “only been in post 20 days” they actually mean 4527 days
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