Mark Thomas is an English comedian, presenter, political satirist, journalist and broadcaster from south London. He first became known as a guest comic on the BBC Radio 1 comedy show The Mary Whitehouse Experience in the 80’s and Channel 4 Dispatches . Probably he is … Continue reading Mark Thomas and Mum’s Lockdown Podcast
Boris Johnson will head to Scotland today to talk up the benefits of the British union, which his government fears is coming apart. Nicola Sturgeon says she wishes he wouldn’t. Johnson’s trip is prompted by polls and looming elections. Excluding … Continue reading Johnson says Scotland Needs British Union in COVID19 Times
The government promised to feed children on free school meals during the coronavirus crisis. However by replacing free school meals vouchers with ‘woefully inadequate’ food parcels, children up and down the country are going hungry. By hiring private companies to … Continue reading ‘Mean’ School Meals Parcels Scandal!
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A multi-million pound personal protective equipment (PPE) contract awarded by the UK government to a family-run investments firm has set off alarm bells. Reports Tom Coburg of ‘The Canary’ Recipients for similar contracts include a recruitment agency, a sweets manufacturer, and … Continue reading The Governments £5 Billion Pound PPE Scandal
There has been condemnation of the Government’s new Immigration points system today in excluding care workers and ignoring the vital role that they’ve played during the recent Coronavirus pandemic. Critics are concerned about the lack of visa options for … Continue reading Government hits back at Care Workers