Prepare for waves – of redundancies for sure and in all probability Covid-19

We seem to have voted in a government that thinks its duties include the right to pillage society and its people. The may not be quite as bad as King John but everyone is definitely supposed to be aware that human worth has its market price. The people are all supposed to be prepared to… Read more

Local government has been sold down the river..

In spite of the Conservatives ‘levelling up’ there seems very little desire to reinvigorate local control. Indeed this current government seems positively in fear of local control- as would appear to be indicated by their loose rhetoric to ‘do whatever it takes’ yet all local government finds it difficult to get their rightful allocation of… Read more

Do you want our PPE or not?

Wednesday’s open letter to Health Secretary, Matt Hancock deserves highlighting. Hancock is obsessed by buying everything ‘at scale’ but really needs to start thinking as though this was a life threatening emergency rather than a threat to Conservative narrow ideology – whether he obtains the bulk buying discount – or not. Doesn’t he and Johnson… Read more

Fatstock for slaughter

I have already drawn attention to the diabetes and metabolism problems that appear to leave some people more than usually susceptible to COVID-19. Even more persuasive evidence has arrived in the ‘European Scientist’: Public Health England have said now is the best time to quit smoking, citing research from China concluding that smokers were 14… Read more

Personal Protection Equipment – continued

This is from Friday evening 17 April. This short television interview is damning, showing yet again that suppliers have offered to source further quantities but that government has completely failed to take up their offer : Meanwhile in Scotland and Wales: So Scotland and Wales with their devolved governments can manage equipment supplies but England… Read more