1/ 40 Tory MPs have joined forces with the chief of law-breaking Vote Leave Matthew Elliott and the IEA in the Free Market Forum. The Tories include Priti Patel, Liz Truss and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. This is an extremist free market group.
2/ Truss, Patel and Kwarteng slandered British workers as "among the worst idlers in the world" and called for Asian low taxes and an Asian work ethic. In short, a tax haven for the rich and a sweatshop for the rest of us. They are dangerous libertarian extremists.
3/ Matthew Elliott was chief of Vote Leave when it broke electoral law & robbed us of a fair referendum. He should be in jail. Elliott was targeted by Russian spy Sergey Nalobin who was very quick to congratulate him on his engagement. Nalobin described Johnson as a "good friend"
4/ Matthew Elliott isn't just an agent of kleptocratic billionaires. He's linked to the fascist right. He attended the wedding of extreme Islamophobe Candace Owens who has said Nazism would have been fine if Hitler hadn't tried to globalise it.

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