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We have a new political poll out in tomorrow's MoS. LAB 43% (+2) CON 38% (nc) LD 7% (-1) UKIP 4% (-2*) Others 7% (+1) (chg since July 15th)


Survation


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NHS warns of ‘dangerous’ beds shortage this winter



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ADASS RESPONDS TO INDEPENDENT AGE REPORT ON SOCIAL CARE



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Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people’s charity, said:
"......The problems in social care are about more than simply finding new bits of money to pump into a system that isn’t fit for purpose. To meet current and future demand, we need to take a radically different approach, recognising the status quo has failed. The Government has promised a consultation on social care, but to work this must set out a long-term vision for health and care that has support from across the political divide. It must also lead to a lasting settlement that better integrates health and social care services and is sustainable over the years to come.”

'Consultation' 'long-term vision' 'lasting settlement'.
How many people would be miserable and uncared for for how many years before we achieved this mythical lasting settlement?
Do something now.

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PostPosted: Sun 03 Sep, 2017 9:27 am 
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They are,they are making it worse.


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PostPosted: Sun 03 Sep, 2017 9:31 am 
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And with the Care Act wellbeing recourse failure last week continued false economy,not to say,green light to,somewhat unabated.


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Lenny got as far as the Gate Inn.He is sleeping it off.


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"Three shandies",my arse.


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PostPosted: Sun 03 Sep, 2017 10:34 am 
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Good morfternoon.

David Davis calls the EU "silly" (Sky TV news).

That's all I caught - so I have no more details at the moment.


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HindleA wrote:
We have a new political poll out in tomorrow's MoS. LAB 43% (+2) CON 38% (nc) LD 7% (-1) UKIP 4% (-2*) Others 7% (+1) (chg since July 15th)


Survation


First poll taken since Labour's "re-adjustment" on Brexit, and from other findings here it appears quite popular.


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One by one the promises and predictions of the Brexiteers are collapsing


If you assume the principle Brexiteers like David Davis knew they were talking crap during the referendum campaign purely to get people to vote leave (and that's a big assumption) it does leave you wondering what exactly, in reality, they hoped to achieve by leaving the EU. Do you think they were expecting the whole EU project to flounder and collapse the minute we started to leave, putting us in a much more favourable position, as a larger economy, than the situation we find ourselves in now? I can't really see any other way they could think leaving would work for us. Or is it all just about protecting the tax havens and the gateway the City of London provides to them?

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It was nationalism. With details to be filled in later.


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And a "stabbed in the back" narrative already primed for when it inevitably goes t**s up.


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What do they gain?

Hard to reach any other conclusion than the MPs favouring leave just aren't very bright. Since 2015 I've been unpleasantly surprised by just how rubbish most of our MPs are, and I'd thought my opinion of them couldn't fall any lower.

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Oh -

Good morfternoon.


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PostPosted: Sun 03 Sep, 2017 12:56 pm 
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gilsey wrote:
What do they gain?

Hard to reach any other conclusion than the MPs favouring leave just aren't very bright. Since 2015 I've been unpleasantly surprised by just how rubbish most of our MPs are, and I'd thought my opinion of them couldn't fall any lower.


To be fair there was a large majority of MPs for Remain.


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And a "stabbed in the back" narrative already primed for when it inevitably goes t**s up.


That's ok for Brexit pensioners and people trying to sell them newspapers. But not going to wash for the Tory frontbench.


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Might be a scarily plausible JRM pitch for the Tory leadership though?


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AnatolyKasparov wrote:
Might be a scarily plausible JRM pitch for the Tory leadership though?


Nah, he's a clown. But a younger version of Redwood, with a serious air, maybe.


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Where's citizenJA? She's not been in evidence.

Here!
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Have sent Lenny the carrier pigeon(just out of rehab)to make inquiries.

Len make it back okay?


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Britons need to know consequences of Brexit, says EU negotiator

Michel Barnier says extremely serious consequences of leaving single market haven’t been explained to British people

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I don't think people have been accurately informed of the consequences either


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Howdy there, citizen.


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Howdy there, citizen.

Everything okay, peoples?


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Mr citizen is still laughing
Lenny's alleged shandy intake


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How long will Theresa May survive? She’s the very last person to ask


The Tory party finds itself at an impasse and we're stuck with a zombie government as a result.

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Just a sartorial note -

St Theresa of the bum-freezer.

(Her dreadful taste in jackets which always make her look as though she's going to fall over forwards.)


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German election: Merkel and Schulz face off in TV debate – live


A weak point for Mutti last time, apparently. Though it didn't do her that much harm in the end.


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http://richardleonard.org.uk


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If the only alternative indeed turns out to be Anas Sarwar, I suspect he will win a lot of votes just by default.


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