Tory politicians’ shocking attacks on disabled colleagues aren’t all that shocking

An independent news site has revealed shocking comments Tory peers made about their disabled colleagues. They laced their views with offensive comments and discrimination – not that that’s shocking from the Tories. But at the heart of the story is also a staggering irony. Debating democracy John Pring, editor of Disability News Service (DNS), tweeted: …
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Who needs Bill Gates’ microchips when we’ve got the Tory government

A report has revealed that government scientists were tracking and data-mining the public to get info on the coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine. The mass data gathering exercise affected over 18 million people. And one campaign group compared the government-backed spying to something straight out of George Orwell’s 1984. Spying on nearly 19 million people As Big …
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Another week, another total failure from the Tory government to ‘lead the world’ on climate crisis

The UK government requested that the International Energy Agency (IEA) produce a report on how the world can meet its net zero commitments to instruct the COP26 climate talks in November. The IEA has recently published that report, entitled Net Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector. One of the IEA’s most …
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The Tory government’s recent pick for ‘climate champion’ is way beyond satire

To mark six months until the COP26 climate conference, the event’s host – aka the Conservative government – has released a list of 26 Canadian ‘climate champions’. The government said these champions are all “helping to build a net-zero future”. In its infinite wisdom, the government put the executive Martha Hall Findlay from massive Canadian …
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Litter campaign Tory MP who dropped cigarette butt accused of hypocrisy

A Tory MP who urged people not be “litter tossers” has been accused of hypocrisy after he was fined for dropping a cigarette butt. Tosser exposed Richard Holden, MP for Durham North West, was one of two people caught by neighbourhood wardens outside the election count at the Louisa Centre in Stanley, County Durham, on …
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Tory PCC candidate who withdrew over conviction treated voters with ‘total contempt’

The election for Wiltshire and Swindon police and crime commissioner may need to be re-run after the race was won by a candidate who withdrew over a historic driving conviction. Conservative Party candidate Jonathon Seed received 40% of the vote in the first round and was elected after it went to a second ballot, but …
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Jonathon Seed has been disbarred from the PCC election. Now it’s time to expel him from the Tory party.

Jonathon Seed, the Swindon and Wiltshire Tory candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), is currently making headlines after being disbarred from the election. ITV News has revealed that Seed has a historic drink driving offence, which makes him ineligible to stand. It’s unclear whether the Conservative Party knew of the offence. Seed insists he …
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Tory government slammed by committee for short-sighted and clueless climate inaction

The Public Accounts Committee has slammed the Conservative government over its climate inaction in a recent report. The committee’s chair Meg Hillier accused the government of offering “no sign of a roadmap to reach any of” its climate targets, despite it “blithely issuing ever more ambitious climate targets for years now”. Hillier said government departments …
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The Bullingdon boys have each other’s backs as Tory corruption scandal deepens

Tory prime minister Boris Johnson – like former Tory prime minster David Cameron – was a member of the elitist Bullingdon Club. Following questions about Cameron lobbying on behalf of loans company Greensill Capital, Johnson has appointed an insider to investigate. And with more corruption scandals emerging on an almost weekly basis, it’s clear that …
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Tory government’s ridiculous claim that it’s a ‘world leader’ on climate is proven wrong, again

The UK government loves to describe itself as a ‘world leader’ on tackling the climate and biodiversity crises. Its actions, however, rarely live up to its rhetoric. A new report from the Woodland Trust is a case in point, as lays bare the dire state of the UK’s trees and woods. One of the worst …
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