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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/educ ... 10216.html
UK universities could go bust in wake of no-deal Brexit, think tank warns

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“Universities are often the powerhouses of some of the most left-behind areas of this country and some of them are the most vulnerable.”

Indeed. Must be some of the the biggest single employers in a good number of cities. Liverpool. Newcastle. etc?

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“Universities are often the powerhouses of some of the most left-behind areas of this country and some of them are the most vulnerable.”

Indeed. Must be some of the the biggest single employers in a good number of cities. Liverpool. Newcastle. etc?
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Even the Sun got involved in trying to “save Labour” from Corbyn-supporting members for the sake of democracy or whatever, and in all the excitement nobody spotted that the west Surrey Pinochet revival association has full control of the party of government.

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One is reminded of what Cato The Elder said about Carthage. For some reason.


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Heh.

https://twitter.com/garius/status/1081172039308898304

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We will probably not all agree on the merits (or otherwise) of Aaron Bastani. But maybe we can unite over Jeremy Duns being a prize prat?

(and one who has, let's not forget, previously indulged in some distinctly creepy stalking of young female journalists on Twitter)


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Nosy pelican strangely is elected Speaker of Congress (5,6).


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Nosy pelican strangely is elected Speaker of Congress (5,6).


Nosy pelican strangely is the first double for an age.

Your clue is too leading!

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Failing, sailing Grayling.

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Brexit ferry firm: who are the 'old sea dogs' behind venture?

Seaborne Freight is in the spotlight after award of £14m government contract (Guardian)


https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jan/04/brexit-ferry-firm-who-are-the-old-sea-dogs-behind-venture


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Prize prat agreement


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And I should know,before PF puts her threepence worth in (inflation)


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City region’s move deals blow to industry amid wider discontent in regions (Guardian)


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https://www.gov.uk/government/news/27-m ... l-conflict


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HindleA wrote:
Prize prat agreement


Somebody who makes Bastani look good in comparison is pretty much that by definition.


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https://digitalhealth.blog.gov.uk/2019/ ... a-service/

Changing the name of a service


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"Verbs not nouns"? That'll make interesting reading. Sounds a bit "Sunshine Desserts"-y.


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PostPosted: Fri 04 Jan, 2019 6:14 pm 
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https://www.gov.uk/government/news/27-million-fund-to-tackle-parental-conflict


Where to start


At the beginning?

(sorry)


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Very beginning perhaps
A very good place to start.

Turns into Julie Andrews(not literally)


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Is that steam coming from PF's head or excess gin vapours?


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I think it is her head,hard to tell from her angle.


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Constance eating her cello for some reason.


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No. In fact, so fa, so good.


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And feed your cat


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Before it 'phones Catline


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Or at least give it a tin opener


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HindleA wrote:
Before it 'phones Catline


'Phones it? She runs it.


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Well that is my input into the political discussion...


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Only for tax purposes


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Is it a "hardworking " cat,if it hasn't got a vehicle it can't be.


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Very beginning perhaps
A very good place to start.


"Well, first the earth cooled....."

(that's two Airplane gags from the late Stephen Stucker in two days, folks)


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Goodnight, everyone
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Not convinced PF does as much "tidying up" as she claims.


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It's bloody freezing.


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Putting some clothes on may help,thank God for fortuitous placement of pot plant.


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Constance has ordered a takeaway.


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Wearing a pair of antlers.


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Constance has ordered a takeaway.


Imagine our surprise when it was delivered (late) by Chris Grayling!


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Exclusive: DWP Holds No Data On People Who Can’t Claim For Universal Credit Online


Previous experience on computer applications wete an absolute waste of time.did not work,even though it said it did,had to repeat at now non existent jobcentre.Of course this will be presented as claimant fault,the lost in post replacement.


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"Genersted". Now then, would that be a verb or a noun?


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https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/b ... in-a-year/

Bungling DWP announces seventh review of disability benefits errors in a year


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(genersted post self destructed in disgust)


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"now then?"

Hark at 'er.


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"now then?"

Hark at 'er.


Ha! Thought that would niggle you!


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