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The Electoral Commission are about to release their findings that Vote Leave broke electoral laws so Laura Keunssberg is on R4 this morning putting just Vote Leave's side of the story before it's officially in the public domain, freely allowing them to smear the Electoral Commission and the whistle blowers before the Commission's evidence against them has been made public.

I have tended to give Keunssberg the benefit of the doubt, but not any more. She is abusing her position with this biased reporting.

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https://www.parliament.uk/business/comm ... nce-17-19/

In the latest in it series of inquiries and evidence on Universal Credit – a benefit promoted for its effect on employment - the Committee looks at how UC is perniciously targeting disabled people.

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Wednesday 4 July, Grimond Room, Portcullis House
At 9.30am
Rob Holland, Co-Chair, Disability Benefit Consortium and Public Affairs Manager, Mencap
Gemma Hope, Director of Policy, Marketing and Communications, Shaw Trust
Daphne Hall, Vice Chair, National Association of Welfare Rights Advisors
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Afzal Rahman, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens Advice
Daniel Norris, Welfare Rights Adviser, Early Warning System, Child Poverty Action Group
Sam Royston, Director of Policy, Research and Public Affairs, The Children’s Society

https://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/f ... e75221e4af


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Inaccuracies? Esther McVey? Surely not!

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#Breaking Whitehall’s spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, has written to Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey to complain of inaccuracies in her statement to Parliament about its critical report on the roll-out of Universal Credit

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The Electoral Commission are about to release their findings that Vote Leave broke electoral laws so Laura Keunssberg is on R4 this morning putting just Vote Leave's side of the story before it's officially in the public domain, freely allowing them to smear the Electoral Commission and the whistle blowers before the Commission's evidence against them has been made public.

I have tended to give Keunssberg the benefit of the doubt, but not any more. She is abusing her position with this biased reporting.


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This isn’t the official report. We don’t know the sanction. & it was leaked & spun by Vote Leave who put it out after midnight, post-football. These are criminal offences & @BorisJohnson & @michaelgove are in the frame & really troubling they used state broadcaster to do this

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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jul, 2018 10:16 am 
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Minister=lying piece of slimeball


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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jul, 2018 10:26 am 
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From the graun

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This is the first time that the NAO has ever released private correspondence with a minister and is a reflection of the tensions between McVey and the NAO.

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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jul, 2018 10:31 am 
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Welfare secretary misled parliament over reforms, auditors say

Head of National Audit Office says Esther McVey "misinterpreted its report"


https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... ditors-say


" blatantly lied on two parliamentary occasions"


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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jul, 2018 10:39 am 
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Ignored his request to discuss,continued to lie with knobs on


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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jul, 2018 10:46 am 
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More tension about anything resembling the truth.


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We don't measure hardship and distress we purposefully enacted therefore it doesn't exist


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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jul, 2018 10:52 am 
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Meanwhile here's a pic of my breakfast-what is it about DWP Ministers and their breakfasts?


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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jul, 2018 10:57 am 
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Maybe it wasn't McVey but an actor,DWP have a habit of "creating " people.


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"Half starving to death and being mocked in public was the best thing that ever happened to me,I get out is six months"


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I would open my curtains at appropriate times,but there aren't any.


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Banks had told “ Andrew Neil’s asked me to speak at an event for the Addison Club, his very elite private dining society, on 3 November. He seems to have forgotten our Twitter spat. He’s emailed saying he thinks I’ll ‘find a few in our membership sympathetic to your case and even a few with chequebooks’ ”
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......did a BBC presenter assist in soliciting donations to the Leave campaign?


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No actual punishment is going to be handed out to McVey, of course :roll:


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You wonder sometimes if there are just too many open goals standing around at PMQs...

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You wonder sometimes if there are just too many open goals standing around at PMQs...


There are worse problems to have, tbf.


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Tory MP for Taunton Deane busy boasting about a contract a local company has just secured to export ice cream to China - while we're in the EU.

Theresa May says this shows the opportunities available as we're leaving the EU, but as the contract has been secured already it's very difficult to see how Brexit makes any difference to this particular deal one way or another.

As we all know Germany sees no need to leave the EU to increase exports to China, so why do we? I wish political commentators would pick up on this rubbish a bit more.

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Leanne Wood has formally been challenged for the Plaid Cymru leadership.


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After a gap of nearly six hours........!

Didn't think my previous post was *that* much of a thread killer :P


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AnatolyKasparov wrote:
After a gap of nearly six hours........!

Didn't think my previous post was *that* much of a thread killer :P

It's the heat AK, people aren't used to it . I was having a prolonged siesta :-)

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After a gap of nearly six hours........!

Didn't think my previous post was *that* much of a thread killer :P

There was a period here when it would have been catastrophic!

Thankfully this place is pretty civilised these days :clap:


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Jabob Rees Mogg exhorting his "Brexit" cohorts to "imitate the actions of a tiger".

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How is this not bringing the party into disrepute?
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