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Land of Hope and Glory needs new words. #Getangry #Stayangry #HoldThemToAccount Image
Band of Hopeless #Tories
Fronted by a liar.
How have we deserved a
Government so dire?
Bigoted and venal,
Bought by Putin's cash,
Running down the country, causing it to crash.
Running down the country, causing it to crash.
Band of Hopeless #Tories,
Every one a fake.
Only value money,
Always on the take.
Racist, wide-boy chancers,
Kleptocratic fools,
#Cummings' useful morons, simply used as tools;
#Cummings' useful morons, simply used as tools.
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So, some of those following me may wonder why Iโ€™m so concerned about British politics and in particular the way the UK govt is handling #COVID19

Iโ€™ve been a frequent visitor in the UK for 13โ€“14 years and in those years Iโ€™ve forged many a strong friendship โค๏ธ

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Naturally Iโ€™m greatly concerned about the wellbeing of my UK friends during this #COVID19 pandemic.

These are people who have been there for me when Iโ€™ve been through some rough patches, theyโ€™re like family to me.

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Additionally my son met a lovely English lass online a few years back, and even though theyโ€™ve had to face a few road bumps, they are very much in love. And hope to build a future together.

Over the years sheโ€™s become very dear to me.

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March-4: .@LukePollard proposed a very sensible motion in response to #UKFloods, calling for an independent review into:
-Govt response
-Flood prevention/defence funding
-Insurance issues
-Lessons learned

Who could possibly vote against that?

You'd be surprised...

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Dear constituents of #Telford, esp. #Ironbridge,

Your MP #LucyAllan voted against Mr Pollard's motion.

Instead she backed the watered-down version of the motion, committing to nothing very much.

If you want more than warm words, write to her.
#HoldThemToAccount #UKFloods

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Dear constituents of #WyreValley, esp. #Bewdley,

Your MP #MarkGarnier voted against Mr Pollard's motion.

Instead he backed the watered-down version of the motion, committing to nothing very much.

If you want more than warm words, write to him.
#HoldThemToAccount #UKFloods
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facebook.com/events/s/enougโ€ฆ #EnoughIsEnough Together we march this Saturday from 13-16.00. @RightProtest #Brits2020 #HoldThemToAccount Do you care about #climate & #democracy & #Judiciary & #racism & #inequality & #NotInMyName & #Fascism
Enough devastating droughts,
floods and storms.
Enough of police clamping down on peaceful protesters.
Enough fires decimating wildlife and homes from the UK to the USA, Australia to Amazon & Africa.
Enough of being labelled extremists for standing up for each other.
Enough racism. Enough
separation.
Enough of the media controlling our story.
Enough government failure.

More courage.
More collaboration.
More love.

Movements, individuals, organisations, families and communities are marching together in resistance and solidarity THIS SATURDAY
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Downgrading of Moody โœ…
Medicine shortages โœ…
EMA moving to ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ โœ…
EBA moving to ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท โœ…
Deutsche Bank shifts 1/2 euro clearing to ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช โœ…
Honda Logistics UK closes in 2021 โœ…
Car manufacturing slumped by 16.5% โœ…
Aviva moving ยฃ7.8bn of assets to ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช โœ…

#TransitionPeriod
USA Bank of America Merrill Lynch spending $400m (ยฃ306m) to move UK staff to ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท โœ…

BAML moves further 125 jobs to Dublin, moving European HQ from U.K. to ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช โœ…

British Bank Barclays moved ยฃ166bn clients' assets to ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช โœ…

Credit Suisse have moved 250 bankers frm UK to EU โœ…
Brexit supporting Dyson billionaire Sir James Dyson relocates HQ frm Wiltshire U.K. to ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ โœ…

Jaguar Land Rover cutting 4,500 jobs, maj in UK โœ…

JP Morgan moved commercial banking & European wealth management to Luxembourg & investment banking to ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช โœ…

#TransitionPeriod
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So going to be on the way home for a while, so a few thoughts now we have officially left the E.U. (but brexit is far from done) on what the remain movement must do now.

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Itโ€™s obviously a very sad day, brexit has happened, we have lost our voice on the international stage and so many of us fear for the harm that will be caused to our country & the people in it, but there is a lot to fight for and things that we can be positive about.

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Firstly, we must keep our networks and activism alive. Whilst some were so many of us were not active before 2016 and the U.K. now has the biggest pro European movement in Europe. Itโ€™s vital that these non partisan networks are maintained. Itโ€™s vital we remember that what.. 3/
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Little video message for @remainernow followers & all those whoโ€™ve been involved in the grassroots anti-brexit movement.
Tomorrow will be a very sad day but you fought for what you believed in, so thank you. And brexit is happening but there is still a fight for UKโ€™s future. 1/8
In video I say how vital it is we #HoldThemToAccount, one way is just not letting this govt get away with pretend the lie they have got brexit done! So keep sharing things with those less involved on issues, such as videos like this that flag complexities & trade offs.. 2/8
Also there are so many articles out there that will show the complexities and the govt lack of preparedness and keep flagging things like this to make it clear itโ€™s govt decisions to blame for any ramifications, #MakeThemOwnIt.

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politics.co.uk/blogs/2020/01/โ€ฆ
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A thread looking back on some of the things
the @RemainerNow campaign did beyond our social media platforms in 2019. We may have failed in our battle for a
#FinalSay to #StopBrexit but we did our best and it was made possible by many
of you who supported us in many ways.

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In January, just before the first vote on1Mayโ€™s Withdrawal Agreement, we set up our third #RemainerNow goes to parliament event to meet cross party MPs (previous in April and October 2018). Here was @ChrisOram1990 just before we went
in.



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We spent a good couple of hours with various MPs at different times. Here was the gang with @Anna_Soubry at the end.
(although the tweet below wrongly says Dan Carden was there instead of @darrenpjones ). Thanks to all who supported



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