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Read this again ...£334 Million Quid given to #Pestfix a vermin control company ...with assets of Minus of £6,700
& Not one employee !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

@BBCPolitics @BBCNews @itvnews @Channel4News
How can we possibly allow this #Tory #Gov Fraud & Theft to continue ????????????????????????????????????????????
& Read this again ...
£334 Million Quid given to #Pestfix a vermin control company ...with assets of Minus of £6,700
& Not one employee !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

@BBCPolitics

@BBCNews

@itvnews

@Channel4News
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The Covid-19 data and statistics, that we are all now so familiar with, have been reported by the mainstream media (MSM) practically without scrutiny.

There have been some notable exceptions; a few journalists who still understand their vital role to question power.
Unfortunately, for the most part, questions have been most notable for their absence.
Without a functioning mainstream #media, and with #government scientific advisors seemingly bought and paid for by pharmaceutical corporations, it has been left to independent journalists
and researchers to question the Covid-19 narrative that we are all supposed to accept without hesitation.
Few have worked harder than Mark #Oakford.

Mark has sent 1,392 freedom of information requests to local authorities, #Clinical Commissioning Groups, #NHS trusts,
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Wise words
“The United Kingdom has fallen. There has been a right wing coup in this country... . And nobody noticed. We did not notice because it was years in the making. We did not notice because when it came, it came in a blonde wig and a mask of buffoonery.
We did not notice because it lied to us and hid its true intent. We did not notice because the foreign manipulation was hidden from us and continues to be hidden from us. We did not notice, because the lies when they were discovered were hidden by more lies,
until lack of truth became normal and acceptable. We didn't notice because it appealed to our basest nature. It cried racist, it cried xenophobe, it falsified a threat to our way of life and blamed others. We did not notice because we accepted all the promises and lies
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@Sambright

£70 Million Quid the #Government #PPE Contract for
Small ‘Luxury Packaging’ Firm !!!!!!!
Prime Minister Boris #Johnson during a visit to the headquarters of #Octopus Energy in #London

The #Govt awarded the deal to a firm with just £46,000 in the bank !
The #Govt has awarded a £70 million contract for the supply of face #masks to a small luxury #packaging company.

Documents released in late Sep show that the Department of Health and Social Care (#DHSC) struck a deal with #Brandology Limited in June
The contract started on 16 June and ended a day later –
suggesting a single, bulk order of masks.
The contract was awarded without going through normal competition requirements, using a #European #loophole that allows for the rapid procurement of equipment in an “emergency” ????
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Ian Lavery MP
**Statement On Covid-19**
At times it has felt like it would not be possible, but over the past few weeks the govt's total inability to control the spread of Covid-19 has become even worse. A failing test and trace system alongside a complete breakdown
of effective communications has led to a number of strict rules and restrictions being implemented in the North East, with more on the horizon as the infection rate continues to rise.
I am especially concerned about the infection rate in parts of #Ashington and #Bedlington,
which has now spiralled completely out of control.
These rules and restrictions have a huge effect on a wide range of issues in the North #East. Already in the last few weeks the economic toll has proven too much for some local businesses who have temporarily closed their doors,
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Does anyone really believe we can find a vaccine for #Covid in just months or a few years ?

This virus is already mutating into many different forms 10 of which has already been identified
I would think we have all had at least one strain of #covid to date ..perhaps even more ?
If so , & we recover ? Have we produced antibodies in which to fight it ?
People who have sadly died from #covid ? Where there underlying illnesses & causes which #Covid unearthed or overpowered ?
So many questions ...
The #Gov says it will produce a vaccine ?
A vaccine backed by Tory donors ! Who Trusts them ?
Chris Whitty Science advisor has made to date 5 million quid from shares in this vaccine ! Matt Hancock & many more MP's * Business people have shares in this Vaccine !
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Did you know...

That Portland #Police Association (#PPA) President Darryl Turner is also the President of #ORCOPS, the Oregon Coalition of Police & Sheriffs, which he helped launch in 2015?

#PortlandOregon #PortlandOR #PDX #PDXpolice #PoliceUnions #PoliceBrutality #PoliceReform Image
ORCOPS website says "ORCOPS uses the Portland Police Association office as a home base with an on-staff social media manager, in-house communications, and shared resources so our overhead is minimal."
Tom Perkins is the Secretary-Treasurer, who is also from the #PPA.

#pdx #gov ImageImage
#ORCORPS touts itself as saying that their "members are the only law enforcement advocacy group in Oregon with a proven history of influence and representation in the State legislature."

This means they like to be involved in law & policy making.
#gov #Oregon #police #law #usa Image
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Quick scan of #buildingsafetybill announcement

Stand by my earlier statement to @itvlondon on #Hackitt review

“It’s a bastardised wish list which may prove cost prohibative to implement”

Will be interesting to see the detail on Monday but THREAD with headline comments.
Many in the sector have known about the fire safety & building standards issues & have raised formally via professional bodies, academic & practice based outputs + petitions to @GOVUK or regional

Fig 1 major fire loss incidents

So why’s it taken @govuk decades to respond!
Immediate steps were too little too late despite warnings of #Garnockcourt #lakanal + many other fires around the globe.

Reviews occurred in @ScotGovBldgStds of primary legislation in 2003

Concept of fire and building safety life cycle isn’t a new one see paper circa 2007/8
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3 things: Indian side did NOT have weapons & PLA knew this. They were prepared to kill. Impossible Indian soldiers on frontline will jump in river but will not use wpns for self defense. Someone LYING at highest level of authority. Gen Rawat & not Jaishankar should clarify 1/3
Since PLA too did not use weapons means China does not want escalation. But, its preparation to kill with stones etc shows leadership at high level knew & had approved of this act. Shows Lt Gen/Maj Gen June 6 meeting was not cordial. We should not have kept our boys unarmed 2/3
Analysts talking of limited war with PLA as option do not know its capabilities, they believe it is still 1962 (war in single land domain). Nothing called limited - war once joined decided by stronger party (PLA). With India’s preparedness, war will be national humiliation 3/3
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Hi
@MattHancock ancock - owner and sole shareholder of supply chain coordination ltd - private ltd co. He holds 21000001 shares - nominal value - £1 each. The company provides procurement of PPE to the NHS etc. sccl.nhs.uk 1/4
beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/108817… Hancock funds company with revolving credit for which interest is payable. He has not declared his interest in the company here gov.uk/government/pub… 2/4
Do not know whether he is or needs to be registered with the FCA in terms of providing credit facilities.
Thw company was originally called Friars 728 ltd.
Emily lawson is one of his directors recorded at companies house 3/4
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I often question why I am expressing opinions on social media .? I am not a politician, just an ordinary everyday person ..But, I can put my hand up for my Children & Grandchildren to say .I did my upmost to challenge, change & make this world better for you .
I resolutely refuse to be complicit to #Tory Gov Economic Murder of vulnerable people, I tried hard to keep our magnificent #NHS for your future care & safety.
It is A Labour of Love & My Duty as a Mother Grand Parent & concerned Citizen of the #UK #Britain
I know I am not alone worrying about the sheer lack of real & decent #governance. The toxic level of #greed & #Corruption & Lack of Accountability ...& worst of all the disgrace of the #Tories #Media & #Press Blaming All their woes & shortcomings on Immigrants & Refugee's
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On one end, #Design Students are looking for Design #Projects and on the other end, gullible Budding #Founders have no idea about the existence of Design Services. These budding founders visit the #startup portals and startup #events that redirected them toward #technology
companies & a huge expectation mismatch is formed. The Fonder expect to realize the #vision onto paper but the technology #companies don't sketch. The Designer Sketch. It leads to all type of pass the ball game & discourages all the parties involve. Add the word Design
in #Startup Portal. The first thing that hit the mind is Idea and the second thing is a rough sketch of the idea, that is Design. Be it #ProductDesign, #InteractionDesign, #ServiceDesign, #BusinessDesign, #UX etc.

#Gov #Government #DesignAgency #DesignJobs #UXJobs
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Hello, from planet France! @SherylNYT I see from your bio that not only are you a dog lover, but you're interested in "creatures of the swamp". Well here's a twofer for you! Have you heard of Kato and Kleo in Connecticut?
@FreeKatoAndKleo desperately need more eyes on their situation. They did not maim or kill anyone. 6 YEARS held 23 hours a day in separate cages. Owner has gone bankrupt fighting through every level of the judicial system, trying to get them back home.
Someone opened fenced in gate and Kato & Kleo got out.  Over 30 people attacked them with bats, sticks, rocks and whatever they could get their hands on because they were frightened that they were going to harm a little girl--which they DID NOT. They were puppies at the time. 😔
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Thread: While the world is shaken by the #murder of #Bulgarian journalist #ViktoriaMarinova, it might be a good time to talk about the country itself. #BG ranks lower in #PressFreedom than both #Hungary or #Poland. The country is the poorest and most corrupt in the #EU. 1/13
Yet, the #EU somehow does not think #Bulgaria is a big issue, due to the fact that PM (and ex-bodyguard of #Soviet General Secretary Todor Zhivkov) @BoykoBorissov "behaves", unlike #Orban and #Kaczyński, who openly challenge the Union. Borissov's party is also member of @EPP 2/13
#MediaFreedom-wise, 80% of the print media in the country is owned by MP #Peevski, whose pro-gov tabloids (with the generous help of other pro-gov actors who get nice rewards in return such as property #Blaskov) stifle #opposition and manage vast #antiEU smear campaigns 3/13
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