407 Responses to General Election 22nd May 2024

  1. chancygardner says:

    I feel a bit of a fraud, not being a regular poster but nevertheless take pole position. Yey! I came here to see if anyone else had read about the late Iranian president having, according to the BBC, a ‘mixed legacy’. Huh!! Just what does it take for the BBC to describe people properly?

    Mind you, I read that on a GB News headline. They do like to mix it a bit, knowing their readership.

    I wish we could have a news service that was..you know..just in the ‘middle’. No agenda, no bias just dull and accurate without an attempt to swing your vote. Wishful thinking I’m sure.


    • Fedup2 says:

      Chancy sir , I think you are a bit of a fraud sir . But this site is going through quiet times sir – even the troll is quiet sir 😎


      • chancygardner says:

        There were two trolls at one time, if I remember correctly. Anyway, I received an email from Nigel Farage encouraging me to vote for him in the TV awards. Following the link I came across all sorts of people and programmes and didn’t recognise one of them! Ok maybe MOTD but I don’t watch that anyway. I felt quite refreshed at my lack of knowledge. Seems I really AM avoiding TV shows. Copying this onto a word file in case a TV licence person knocks at the door


  2. Eddy Booth says:

    “XL Bully attack – latest: Woman killed by two dogs in Hornchurch pictured”



    Angeline Mahal was attacked by a dog at her home in Cornwall Close (Supplied)

    ” More people living and working close to Monday’s dog fatal attack have given their reaction to the tragic death of Angeline Mahal this afternoon.

    The street was evacuated hours after armed police were called to the scene.

    Speaking to The Mirror, one elderly neighbour, who has lived on the street for 40 years, said: “I was scared stiff, there were four or five armed officers who all came round and we were evacuated from our houses.

    “There were cars and ambulances and a dozen officers. I said to the police, ‘Is it safe?’, because we were worried there might be a gunman or someone with a sword, it was terrifying.

    ‘We had no idea it was a dog attack.’ ”

    Wonder what the actual law is here?
    Police : EVACUATE NOW!
    Resident : buzz off, I’m eating my dinner.


  3. tomo says:


    • JohnC says:

      The positive side is that the next time you are on a flight, you can be sure that no matter how bad the turbulence the wings are not going to fall off.


  4. tomo says:

    And they brought documents with them to plant at the scene!



  5. tomo says:


  6. tomo says:



    • JohnC says:

      lol – we don;t get told this but I was reading the other day how the car ‘autopilots’ have far fewer accidents and hence are much safer.

      The elephant in THAT room of course is that autopilot accidents are actually blamed on the human who was supposed to intervene but didn’t.

      There are many facts about these things we are not told about. For example here in Thailand, many people travel in the back of trucks. The ‘autopilot’ see’s these people in front and slams on the brakes.

      And of course after slamming on the brakes for no reason at all, anyone who runs into the back of them is to blame, not the autopilot.


      • StewGreen says:

        DOH, We can’t have autopilot cars
        Cos it would be too easy for terrorists to turn them into autopilot bombs !


    • markh says:

      I fail to see why anyone in their right mind would buy an electric car, starting with the ludicrously high purchase price. Is it a form of willy waving?


      • JohnC says:

        I think that because of the mass hysteria and blatant misrepresentation by the media, these people actually believe they are making a difference globally.

        Plus of course to virtue-signal if they bought a higher end model.

        I will buy one when they are best option on the market.


      • Rob in Cheshire says:

        Companies buy these cars because of the tax breaks, especially the benefits in kind. It makes perfect sense for them.

        The companies usually lease the cars for two or three years, then they are sold on to the second hand market. There the problem starts, as no-one wants to buy a second hand EV. They are too expensive, and you have lost two or three years of battery life. Who wants that?

        So EVs are a dead duck in the second hand market, and without that the whole business model crumbles. Welcome to clown world.


    • MarkyMark says:

      Assisted death companies NHS and Vaccine Jab companies say this is good news


  7. JohnC says:

    Grooming gang ringleader jailed for 12 more years

    This BBC article is short and basic facts only.

    THIS is why the extreme hypocrites on the Left disgust me so much:

    This story would be front-page news if it were not because of the racists at the BBC. It is a horrendous story which should have all the Lefty activists on the streets demanding laws be changed and action being taken. We should be getting daily headlines of what happened and how it was allowed to happen. Panorama should be hounding people on the street about what they did.

    But I only found it because it came up on the phone news feed here:

    Which has all the information the BBC SHOULD have had. I didn’t see it on any main page so I had to search to find it.

    What this – and others stories like it – prove to me beyond any dount whatsoever is that all these ‘feminist activists’ who take to the streets, demand the laws are changed and get full coverage by the BBC for their night-time vigils are nothing more than racist white male hating misandrists.

    They completely ignore the BIG stories like this which are not one individual white pervert, they are gangs organised in Muslim communities who are confident none of them will shop the group to the infidels. It’s totally different and 100 times worse.

    And the woke scum at the BBC are 100% complicit. They don’t care how many white girls are raped by Muslim gangs. All they care about is protecting them and stopping us knowing about it for their far-Left agenda.

    I’m not even certain what that agenda is any more. It seems they think that if they keep trying to be their friends, they can sneak ‘good morales’ in and eventually change them to be like us. And in order to their ‘friends’, they must not shame them with reports like this.

    They are doing EXACTLY the same with the other Muslims in Gaza.

    These people make me sick. The BBC (and the Left) share the guilt for the abuse of these young girls. What do these hypocrites say themselves ? – ‘silence is violence’ ?.

    I can 100% appreciate how the Left have murdered so many millions in the past when they are convinced by their own ideological agenda that it is for the best in the long run.


  8. StewGreen says:

    Yesterday BBC wrote a long detailed article about AI, climate and power
    “ooh scary data centres use lots of energy”

    Then he got his maths wrong
    A city might run on one 1GW gas power station ie 1,000 MW
    he talks about an AI operation running at 4MW for 90 days
    In a 24 hour day 4*24 = about 100MW hours
    In 90 days about 9000MWh
    Actually about 8600
    Or 8.6GWh
    See how that’s what one power station puts out in a day !
    Yet he wrote it’s “more than the entire Northern Ireland annual consumption” !!!
    He was out my miles

    then he gets called out
    First denies there’s a problem ..https://x.com/chrisbaraniuk/status/1792814078970544373
    then 3 hours later drops it down
    “Belfast uses in a week.”


    The cowards lost the comments and have locked them now


    • tomo says:

      Radio 4’s “Costing The Earth” did a similar thing and got called out “A single 4*4 tank of fuel can power an average house for a year”

      When challenged weeks later on “Feedback” the producer flounced about saying “highest production values” blah, blah “Public Service Broadcasting” blah, blah. It was toe curling and Roger Bolton let him off the hook.

      Marking your own homework etc.


    • StewGreen says:

      Seems the BBC guy made another error
      the charts indicate NI domestic meter consumption is 450GWh
      Ie a week is about 8.6GWh
      Since another category is called standard meters
      And must include non-domestics like factories and government buildings. And its tally is another 80%
      Ie total is about 16Gwh/week for City of Belfast


  9. StewGreen says:

    Likewise BBC World Service had an hour about 2 Swedish TV staffer stuck in Khalihari with lions roaming about

    When I check the BBC against the original Swedish
    there are large discrepancies
    starting with the BBC putting the story as 2016
    when in fact it’s 10 years earlier in 2006

    The story is exciting enough without all the embellishments. The distances were lower than the BBC said
    ie just a 17KM walk to the village
    and it wasn’t a 100Km tractor ride , it was less according to the newspaper


    • JohnC says:

      I read something the other day about a mature BBC reporter saying they are having alot of trouble with the new reporters because they are all left-wing activists.

      The irony that the BBC played it’s part in making them like that was lost. This is why I believe any Leftist society which evolves is inevitably doomed to consume itself and fail. The whole ideology goes against nature.


  10. Scroblene says:

    Philip-2 posted an excellent clip late last evening, which might get lost with today’s new posts about the tiresome Beeboid obfuscation and poor output…


    We really do need to see more of these articles, especially as the tax-funded gibberists in W1AA are being paid an awful lot of money to peddle their dangerous nonsense!

    (Hope this is OK, Philip…)!


    • Guest Who says:


      Climate change made UK’s waterlogged winter worse


    • Doublethinker says:

      Thank you. It is a good read.
      I think that the reason the hyperglobalists and their minions in the UN, national governments and MSM, are so sensitive to anyone who questions the climate apocalypse is that they are using climate as a major weapon in their plan for an anti democratic One World Government .
      They will be able to gain all sorts of leverage over us ordinary folk if they can convince us that we will all be burnt to a cinder if we don’t do as we are told. Smart meters being a good example.
      It will be very interesting to see how they deal with new Dutch government which has started abandoning several Net Zero policies. They can’t let Holland opt out of Net Zero or it will be the first stone in an avalanche.


      • Scroblene says:

        Thank you Double!

        Regarding smart meters, I’ve just fixed our monthly DD to a rate which is just under double what we were paying in 2016. Nut zero is indeed a weak government’s response to pressure from those much higher up the gravy train, and all paid for by the likes of us mortals!

        Labour will continue with the farce within the next ten months, and there’ll be absolutely nothing we can do about it, even if power prices are sure to be an electioneering issue!

        Beeboids’ clusterfeckers like Packham will be just unbearable – that’s if anyone watches or listens to their gobbledygook…


        • Fedup2 says:

          But Scroblene … those criminal standing charges …. Really shows up on the cursed smart meter ….


          • Scroblene says:

            Yup, they are criminal, and clearly a way to complicate usage and cost!

            This ‘green’ interference is really beginning to get out of hand now. Sunka seems to be doing absolutely nothing to help normal citizens where their power bills have sky-rocketed!

            Actually Fed, I have to admit that our previous analogue meter was so out of sync, that the Econ 7 charges were being lost to day-time rates as the clock was wrong! I actually wanted to buy a fuse for something or other, and the electrical shopkeeper said he hadn’t seen anything like it for thirty years or so…

            All because of the climate change scams!

            And the bloody BBC, peddling fear at every turn…


  11. andyjsnape says:

    Armies of young insurgents are changing the course of a forgotten war

    “Nam Ree, with his Barcelona FC top and blue nail varnish, is 22 years old” Blue nail varnish hey



    • MarkyMark says:

      What the hell … “With his dark green camouflage jacket draped over one shoulder, he has the air of a performer about to take the stage. He is here to urge the soldiers in the base below, who are loyal to the country’s ruling military, to switch sides.”

      “Armies of young insurgents are changing the course of a forgotten war” BBC


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  12. Fedup2 says:

    Forget the blood horror – that was yesterday – today is vennels day – the day she turns up at the post office inquiry and tells it she can’t remember anything – that she has been diagnosed with some made up mental condition which affects her memory ….
    Will this vicar shed tears? Will she apologise ? Will she admit her corruption ? You can guess .

    Meanwhile – before PMQs a letter to police chiefs not to arrest because the prisons are full … I bet it doesn’t say it’s because of an extra 10 million foreigners in 10 years eh?

    But day after day serious criminal cases end in long prison sentences – they have to go somewhere ….


    • Doublethinker says:

      Apparently an extra 500 five star hotels have been requisitioned to house immigrants who have been sentenced to a prison term . These come fully equipped with gyms, swimming pool, Michelin star restaurants ( as a cost saving measure the Home Office have conceded that some hotels with only a single Michelin star rather than the stipulated two or three, may be included ). The ball rooms of the hotels will be turned into Mosques. A budget of £5 billion has been set aside for this work.
      Female staff have been given training on how to wear modest clothing so as not to inflame the passions of the prisoners, sorry guests. It has also been made clear to them that if they are molested by guests it will be their own fault and that they can bring no charges because to do so would be racist in the extreme.
      Any excess white British prisoners are to be accommodated in an ex army base in Northumberland . The Home Office has bought 100 DIY manuals from BandQ plus ample supplies of materials as the camp is in disrepair having been unoccupied since 1978. The plan is that the prisoners will upskill themselves by trial and error before winter sets in. Food supplies will be dropped by helicopter if any aircraft are available and the weather permits.


    • tomo says:

      It’s called Ernest Saundersitis


    • JohnC says:

      There was a documentary about overcrowding a while back. As you might expect, they hid the inconvenient truth – but at one point as it went past a port-hole window to a cell, you could see it was full of BAME.

      Same as the looting during the BLM riots. We only got to see the police cars in attendance, but when they interviewed a cop, you could see the stream of black people carrying their loot in the background.

      One might also wonder why nobody was stopping them. I presume it was because there were so many, it might cause trouble which the media would again mis-represent.


  13. Fedup2 says:

    Our Justin interviews a shadow labour treasury chap – he asks whether the reds will take us back into the EU . No says Red . Our Justin says ‘why not join the single market ‘ – and then tells said red why it’s a great idea .
    Poor Justin then – unusually – gets a flat ‘no’ – to returning to the EU and ‘no’ to the Single Market .

    So there you have it people – no EU / single market from the Reds … for the moment …. But the BBC WANTS US BACK IN .

    And then there is green crap . Run a story about bad weather – a farmer with wet fields . He says something is changing . Then the BBC use this to inflict green crap on us – as though the British climate is separate from the rest of the world – that consumption across the world is increasing – rightly – and hence energy use will increase whilst the UK destroys you and me on the alter of a false green crap red agenda ..


    • Doublethinker says:

      If as seems likely the EU elections in June result in a large shift to the right will the BBC be as keen? I have long thought that it might be the Europeans , the Eastern Europeans in particular, who save us from ourselves.
      It may be a passing straw in the wind but I see little hope of the bovine British resisting Islamification unless we receive outside help.


    • Nibor says:

      Ah yes the Single Market .

      Before the Single Market I drove HGVs all over Europe both in the EU ( or old equivalent ) and outside the EU paying taxes , tolls and other charges . The foreign trucks paid nothing to the UK when travelling here .
      After the Single Market I drove HGVs all over Europe both in the EU ( or old equivalent ) and outside paying taxes , tolls and other charges . The foreign trucks paid nothing to the UK when travelling here .
      But we were in the Single Market .


  14. AsISeeIt says:

    Girl after mine own heart Allison Pearson of the Telegraph ponders: What other scandals await corrupt Britain?

    As of August 2023, there are 13 statutory inquiries taking place in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland… Inquiries are a bit like political scandals – there are always several going on at once. They’re part of the background hum of our public life. (A welcome debut hereabouts for Milners Solicitors ‘Your no-nonsense Yorkshire solicitors… When you need legal expertise, you’ll find us plain talking’)

    “Short inquiry” isn’t quite an oxymoron – but they do tend to take their time. Alongside overspending, this is perhaps the most common criticism levelled against them… They cover everything from civil engineering to police misconduct; from the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic to abuse in the immigration system. At Milners, we’re proud to represent individuals in inquiries… (Milners)

    Milners attitude to our many and various multiple long-running official public inquiries reminds me of a visual gag from a Laurel & Hardy movie (here’s one for the teenagers) plodding along somewhere through the big American outdoors our comic pair observe a mighty mountain peak. Suddenly the summit is surrounded by a halo of stars – in comedic immitation of the Paramount Pictures logo: “Looks like bread and butter to me” is the punchline.

    Cod liver oil may be making you ill – warns the Telegraph – vintage comic duo Tom and Jerry were onto that one years ago.

    Pick a supranatinonal unaccountable globalist know-it-all body and pick their various utterances for one that best suits your chosen political narrative: UK risks debt crisis as Tories and Labour ignore IMF over tax cuts (‘i’); IMF calls for three rate cuts by end of year as inflation falls (Telegraph) – how about Britain elects a government that has the suffient nouce to pick its own economic policy that best serves our own local economic interests? Ignore the globalist opinion. There’s a radical notion.

    BBC online news page undergoes a revamp. Suddenly from among old favourite stagers such as Israel-Gaza War, Cost of Living and War in Ukraine – the parvenu India Elections major news tab is summarily dropped – like school dinners Rashford from the England squad: Eur out Rash (giveaway Metro); Rashford and Henderson get Euro chop (‘i’) – knowing our state schools that’ll be a Halal chop

    Lost interest in the India Elections, BBC? Well goodness gracious me!

    Let me introduce the BBC’s new comer tab: InDepth ‘Thought-provoking analysis from our top journalists that informs, feeds your curiosity, and helps you make sense of a complex world.’

    First up… Cows in the US have bird flu – is it inching closer to humans? The long-feared leap (BBC)

    I’ve heard the expression when pigs fly, but cows with bird flu?

    And as Esther Rantzen campaign devotees ponder whether to send grandad on an all expenses paid trip of a lifetime to Switzerland… or on a flight to Singapore – I never claimed these topical jokes were going to be tasteful – Dame Esther: I wish my husband was alive to get best present of all (Daily Express)

    Don’t panic, she’s not suggesting smothering him with a pillow right after he blows out his candles.

    Jersey is debating whether to change their law and legalise assisted dying. My Desi would be absolutely thrilled (Daily Express) – let’s attempt to tackle the cognative dissonance here – there must be some logic somewhere – Esther wishes he were alive, so that she could now pack him off to Jersey – to bump him off?

    Because our NHS doctors don’t do that sort of thing at present anyway with a nod and a wink? Have Esther and her campaigners never had a terminally ill relative in NHS care? Because Mr AsI has and knows how these things work. We don’t need no additional legislation on this issue. Like a lot of newly thunk up legislation monkeying with our existing laws it will inevitably do far worse harm than good. And of course make more work for more lawyers.

    And on that serious note…

    Alarm over big increase in under-40s with diabetes (Guardian)

    But Marcus Rashford… free school dinners… foodbanks…cost of living crisis?

    Any 3 for £3 Mix and match menu… includes Small Fries, Apple Pie, Mayo Chicken, Cone Mini McFlurry, Cheeseburger, Veggie Dippers (2 pieces), Hamburger, Side Salad, 4 Piece Chicken McNuggets. Delivery price uplift & fees apply (McDonalds buys the prime frontpage ad space in the giveaway youth-oriented left-leaning metropolitan Metro)


    • MarkyMark says:

      “Jersey is debating whether to change their law and legalise assisted dying. My Desi would be absolutely thrilled (Daily Express)”

      NHS to increase deaths.


      • Fedup2 says:

        Yeah Jersey – single BA flight from Heathrow – a bargain £200 and no need for a return . Let’s hope the do a terminal ‘package ‘ complete with crematorium …..

        You can see where the assisted dying will go – more and more attempts at getting legislation through – until it happens and Esther can get her way ….

        The whole contaminated blood horror was about the NHS assisting dying ….

        Don’t forget to clap …


    • MarkyMark says:

      “Prevalence of obesity was higher among nurses than other healthcare professionals (14.39%, 95% CI 11.00% to 17.77%) and people in non-health-related occupations (23.51%, 95% CI 22.92% to 24.10%) but lower than among unregistered care workers, who had the highest prevalence among healthcare professionals”

      . . . .
      Free burgers with jab for Canterbury University students
      Canterbury Christchurch


  15. StewGreen says:

    9am R4 More or Less
    The trailer said all these are false
    Is it going to take 685 years to clear NHS waiting lists in England?
    Are 10 per cent of MPs under investigation for sexual misconduct? *
    How does gold effect the UKs export figures?
    What does it mean to say that a woman has 120% chance of getting pregnant?”

    685 is in a Telegraph story
    * Carol Vorderman tweet ..she turned 56 into 65
    Police says they investigated 20 MP cases over 5 years
    2018-23 ..it may be that it’s not 20 MPs cos some have double charges ..so Vordermans correction tweet is still wrong ..also she failed to credit the prog

    9 were named 7 complaints were upheld
    2 MPs are actually in jail for it


  16. Guest Who says:

    Megyn Kelly *plays a clip of Hillary saying that exact quote*
    Bill Maher: “….ok.…”

    Make claim, get called out, demand proof, get proof…



  17. MarkyMark says:



  18. MarkyMark says:

    “Police urged to consider making fewer arrests” BBC 2024

    . . . . .

    “The Home Office (the Department) is the lead government department for crime, the police, drugs policy, immigration and
    passports, and counter terrorism. It has four priorities: cut crime; reduce immigration; prevent terrorism; and promote growth
    by keeping the UK safe.”

    Click to access Home-Office-Short-Guide1.pdf

    “promote growth by keeping the UK safe.”
    “promote growth by keeping the UK safe.”

    . . . .. .

    £31m package announced to counter threat to MPs’ security
    Published 28 February

    . . . . .. .

    “The street is patrolled by armed police from the Diplomatic Protection Group, and there is usually at least one police officer outside the front door of Number 10.”


    • G says:


      ““The street is patrolled by armed police from the Diplomatic Protection Group, and there is usually at least one police officer outside the front door of Number 10.”

      “…armed…” The Home Office islamic legislation team have not got to the disarming of the police yet. Every other pro tem ‘offensive weapon’ to deprive you, the public, of any hope of tackling an attacker/invader. Yes.


  19. Fedup2 says:

    The deputy blue PM is urging everyone to have 3 days of stuff in case there is a supply problem – and doing things like buying bottled water might help if / when systems fail ….


    • taffman says:

      Warning ! Your water rate bills are set to rocket?


    • G says:

      But not to protect yourself from those who could not be bothered to stock up themselves preferring to take yours. Home Office? they’d prefer to see you leave your front door wide open.


  20. G says:

    I’m not prepared to spend an inordinate amount of effort to explore a controversial topic which most sensible people now question, viz.: ‘Climate Change’. But, like many others, my guts tell me what I need to know but, I am very uncomfortable with the stats and nonsense the public is being fed. So here’s a very brief sojourn into the way I see one practical part of the nonsense.
    We hear on our own, “Worlds Most Trusted Broadcaster” this morning that the rainfall is now reaching levels that can only be attributed to “The Climate Catastrophe”.

    In a simple DEFRA table: “Average temperature and total rainfall in England and Wales : 1845 to 2012”,


    a quick eye-ball scan of the data, tells the researcher that little has changed over the years. Post 2012? Figures in this graphical form are no longer available………

    Rainfall data only easily available up until 2013. Why so? Well DEFRA note:
    “8 December 2014
    The indicator has been revised in line with discussions with the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology on amending the old rainfall and temperature index.” “Amend” inches/mm cannot be amended can they? A link given to search the Centre for Eco Loonery? Good luck with that. All obfuscation and confusion in accordance with the common policy of depriving the general public of simple-to-understand easily obtainable data.

    My overriding questions? Well, if I’m not mistaken, in every circumstance, water is used to reduce temperatures and douse fires. No? Well it appears not. Putting aside the dense cooling cloud cover that exists when we get heavy rain should the temps during this rain not have the effect of being reduced? No, they go up. Counter intuitive? You bet. Surely this must mean that the temperatures are really off the scale if there was no, forgive me, ‘cooling rain and cloud’?

    Met Office temp. recording stations are at ground level.

    2 + 2 = 5. Got it?

    Fire Service?


    Weird, no cumulative graph over the years…………
    But by hour of the day and by month.

    You would think that if you were trying to convince the unwashed that there was a “Climate Catastrophe” problem, you would cover and distort all bases. The plot thickens by the day.


    • MarkyMark says:

      650 MPs to stop flying to stop the crisis?! Al Gore to stay at home and not visit Hawaii for a conference?


  21. StewGreen says:

    Another Bill Maher gotcha


  22. digg says:

    What fun for the BBC in Cannes!

    A film depicting Donald Trump as pretty much a savage monster is being lauded by the lefty reptiles from Hollywood etc.


    What utter childish spurious political crap and no doubt timed to coincide with the ongoing trial.

    These people are completely vindictive and sick in the head and that includes the BBC!


    • JohnC says:

      I had exactly the same feeling watching them applaud when Baldwin did his Trump impersonations.

      They weren’t applauding because he was funny, they were applauding the insults. Because that’s what the Left are really like when you scrape through their veneer of virtue-signalling and hypocrisy. Shallow, greedy, unpleasant and nasty.


  23. Fedup2 says:


    It looks like vennals is using the ‘nobody told me defence ‘ and implicitly’i was out of my depth ‘ …
    How did such an imbicile get such a job ? Was it a woke tick box ‘we need a woman in charge ?’

    Her mind set sounds like those serpents in the Department of Health who oversaw the corruption of the contaminated blood horror ..

    But the blues still gave her a Damehood .. just so corrupt


  24. Fedup2 says:

    If you get a chance listen to vennals being questioned in the post office inquiry – it is great theatre…


    • MarkyMark says:

      Makes a great TV show – oh wait … is she living in a hut eating bugs for the rest of her life?


  25. Non Snowflake says:

    Today is the anniversary of Lee Rigby’s murder and also the Manchester Arena bombing.

    Let’s play a game. How much time will the BBC devote to either/both of these today?


    • Fedup2 says:

      Non – point well made – if criticised they’ll claim blood and vennels were more important ..RIP


    • Guest Who says:

      Seems Norway and NI have governments with impeccable senses of timing to match their grasp of public tolerance.


    • MarkyMark says:

      22 Lost in Manchester …. why is this a terrible statement?

      Lost … so they will be found?

      Lost …. weasel words rather than killed or murdered so as not to upset anyone or cause HATE.

      Lost ….. a child given a Western education and opportunity decided Islam was better, but we cannot look into this problem because all cultures are EQUAL.

      Lost …… children killed for an ideology, but that ideology cannot be criticised.

      Lost …….. 1400+ kids were “transformed” over 16 years in 1 town, why not use the word groomed rather than raped.

      Lost ……… the UK has lost the ability to state the actual events, so it is the UK that HAS LOST.


      About us
      The first duty of the government is to keep citizens safe and the country secure.

      The suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last year had been rescued from the Libyan civil war by the Royal Navy. Salman Abedi detonated a home-made bomb in the foyer of the Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017 as concert-goers, many of them children, were leaving the venue.31 Jul 2018


  26. Fedup2 says:


    The longer I listen the more she sounds like a mafia Don – she turns the waterworks on every so often but neither the chair or KC fall for it .
    Her cold heart wouid make her ideal for their NHS


  27. Fedup2 says:

    Me again – rumours of rumours that green card might go to the country and lose later today … I don’t think so …


  28. MarkyMark says:


    House of Commons
    Wednesday 22 May 2024 Meeting started at 11.33am


  29. Emmanuel Goldstein says:

    Why do ‘our’ politicians seem to do everything the opposite of what the general population want.
    Whether it’s crime, immigration, housing, nhs stuff or anything else it’s always us against them.

    Do you think that if we all said we want much much more mass immigration that they would suddenly stop all immigration or if we said we wanted less prisons they would build more?


  30. MarkyMark says:

    “We need reform, we need change.” (c) Keir Starmer.

    Rishi – green card man whose wife avoids tax and who ignores 3 teachers in Batley and has PRIVATE healthcare.

    Stamer – man who cannot say only women has a Cervix with a party whose leader was kicked out for being anti-Semitic!

    Ed Davey – got rich by sending post office workers to prison.

    Carol Lucas – wants to replace everyone with a plant pot.

    HA HA HA HA!


  31. tomo says:

    Reverend Vennells parks her broomstick away from the cameras, doesn’t sport a dog collar and sniffles ….

    Oh noes…. those beastly lawyers made her cry



    The banality of evil?


    • MarkyMark says:



    • Fedup2 says:

      Yes – when a sub post master committed suicide her first response was to find out the ( multiple ) reasons so that the post office wouldn’t get the blame …
      The mentality also found in the health department blood horror ….
      Apart from the perjuring expert witness she seem most likely to face a court – in this world or the next ….


  32. MarkyMark says:

    NHS to benefit from £13.4 billion debt write-off

    Health Secretary announces over £13 billion of debt will be written off as part of a major financial reset for NHS providers.

    2 April 2020

    . . . . . . .

    The HSJ, as the Health Service Journal likes to be known these days, has managed to produce one of the most intriguing headlines of the week: ‘NHS is “pandering to ministers” by cutting its equality, diversity and inclusion teams to 35 whole-time posts.’


    Overall, according to a set of Freedom of Information requests submitted by the Taxpayers’ Alliance last October, NHS England employs 800 diversity and inclusion officers, at a cost of £40 million a year.


  33. Fedup2 says:


    She worked for the post office for 7 years before she found out that her post office carried out private prosecutions – there was laughter of derision when she told this lie .

    Same with her lie to the parliamentary committee. She has another 2 days of this if she survives it ( she will )

    Twice in previous careers i have been a sort of PA / Staff to a senior manager – part of the job was to make sure the boss was fully briefed . Vennels just lies her way through the inquiry ..


    • Scroblene says:

      ‘Kangaroo court’ springs to mind…

      They’ll all cover their arses, weep their way out of blame and generally piss off even more people in the post office – those that are still alive that is!


      • Flotsam says:

        I’m curious as to whether these appearances at Public Inquiries will damage the possibility of successful prosecutions. Will potential defendants like Vennells be able to claim their trials are prejudiced by their testimony at the Inquiry, self incrimination?
        Perhaps they hope that Inquiries will do just that and also act as a lightning rod for public opinion. Of course it also usefully extends the day of reckoning into the future.


        • MarkyMark says:

          Public enquiry – free tea and biscuits during the cost of living crisis!
          Free heated room!


  34. tomo says:

    Windows update properly spys on you….


    • Philip_2 says:

      To be fair, So does Google, Facebook and even my TV remote (so called SMART TV). Cripes!


  35. Deborah says:

    I just watched on Guido, Craig MacKinley, the bionic MP, walking into the Commons to a standing ovation. I just wonder how the BBC is reporting this. There is no equivalent Labour MP to show balanced reporting. How will reporting about him be judged by OFCOM?


  36. andyjsnape says:

    What went wrong for online car retailer Cazoo?

    When the bbc first put this article up on the net the headline was:-

    “What went young for the … “


    • Philip_2 says:

      BBC can’t get the right staff!. Diversity is all, including those that are clearly not very good (at anything).


  37. Fedup2 says:

    Seems the blues are going to call an election at @5pm Wednesday afternoon …. Vote in July? ( who cares ? The boats keep coming – taxes keep riding ) …. Blue to red – same again …


  38. MarkyMark says:

    “Five times numbers helped us make sense of the world”

    “Diane Abbott on LBC policing interview – BBC News”


  39. MarkyMark says:

    “Do air fresheners actually get rid of bad smells?” BBC Latest


  40. MarkyMark says:

    UK can no longer build our own stuff –

    “Mr Davies said several international energy companies were interested in investing in the site.

    Speaking on Radio Wales Breakfast, he said he’d “informally met” representatives of the South Korean energy company Kepco at a dinner.”

    ha ha ha

    ……… old news …

    Theresa May has been accused of backing down on security concerns about Chinese involvement in nuclear power after she gave the go-ahead to the £18bn Hinkley Point C plant following a six-week review.

    The government insisted the new plant in Somerset was only being approved with “significant new safeguards” to make sure China and other foreign investors could not own stakes in British nuclear plants without UK government approval.”



    EDF Energy (66.5%)
    China General Nuclear Power Group (33.5%)


  41. Fedup2 says:

    Which organisation would you work for ?

    Post office
    Conservative Party
    A water company
    Blood transfusion service
    Vaccine company …………?
    Plod ……


  42. Fedup2 says:


    Been listening to the witch – I guess the requirement honour or morality or truthfulness isn’t a job requirement of a vicar . She has spent the day swerving responsibility . An example made flesh of an inadequate person getting a big job for which she had little capability or understanding … no wonder Blighty is screwed …


    • Thoughtful says:

      She is or was an establishment figure and she went on from the Post Office to head an NHS hospital group even though what had gone on before and the allegations were absolute public knowledge.

      Her predecessor another ex public school alumi and establishment figure Adam Crozier started all of this and despite his denials it has been proved he absolutely had full knowledge of Horizons flaws.

      Then there are the nameless and faceless senior civil servants who wrote the targets expected of Venells including clawing back the falsified losses and who it appears are never going to be held to account despite being as guilty as sin.

      We also have the issue of the masssively overfunded court case against the subpostmasters which Venells didn’t have the power to authorise but someone in the senior civil service and the government, authorised £100 million of tax payer money to cover legal costs. An outrageous amount of money which was used to fight innocent victims and which the government was absolutely aware of.

      Alas none of these establishment figures will ever be brought to account.

      Yes Venells is guilty, but she isn’t the only one, and it’s sickening to watch the media and the establishment close ranks to scapegoat her in order to protect themselves at all costs.


    • MarkyMark says:

      Did she go into a Peppa Pig dialogue?


  43. Thoughtful says:

    If there is to be a general election on 4th July (independence day) then I expect the BBC to be canvassing as they always do for Labour, and given the disillusionment with the Tories I also expect there will be few complaints about it.

    If it comes to pass it would be an odd choice of date as it was usually believed the less clement the weather the less chance there was of Labour voters turning out, but then I guess with the fraud of postal voting one man can vote several hundred times without having to leave his house !


    • Fedup2 says:

      43 days …


    • taffman says:

      The Tories have already “shot themselves in the foot”. They are now scraping the barrel and promising “Jam tomorrow”.

      I do know that a lot of taffmen are are going to side with The Reform Party & UKIP, but then having stated that , we taffmen are small in number compared with the dingy divers abiding now in Great Britain .


  44. MarkyMark says:

    “The impact of recognising a Palestinian state”


    As of today, a few more countries in Europe now believe there should be a Palestinian state.

    Supporters will cheer the move, opponents will decry it.

    The grim reality for Palestinians on the ground is unlikely to change.


    • taffman says:

      Palestinians ?
      IMHO Hamas is spending all their “aid” on terrorism money?


  45. taffman says:

    Is Rishi about to announce the date of the GE or something more serious like resigning ?

    Why the call for stocking of bottled water , food etc , enough for three days ?


  46. taffman says:

    Labour not taking Vaughan Gething’s leftover cash
    Time to SCRAP the assembly – a shambles & waste of money .


  47. MarkyMark says:

    “Lectern in position outside No 10” BBC

    Rishi to give everyone a Green Card so we can move to the new state of Palestine to Build Back Better (c) Boris Johnson!


  48. Philip_2 says:

    A bit off topic but let not forget the BBC involvement in scare tactics in climate control and during COVID, Even the fact that FAUCI has admitted his involvement in promoting the pandemic scare. the BBC were so very very eager to promote it in the UK and globally round the world as an emergency.

    BBC are keen to promote the next pandemic as soon as they get enough to sign up for it. The UK is (like the recent ICC ruling) fully signed up all all UN protocol good and bad.

    “UN bureaucrats and Globalists embedded in the bowels of the World Health Organization – a failing, expensive, unelected, unaccountable, supranational entity that seeks to expand its power continually, overriding the democracies of nation-states and the freedoms of individuals. Here’s what awaits us, if you and I don’t act: A New Global Authority would call any health scare a pandemic. Forced Vaccines and Quarantines even if you’re healthy. They want to check on you and silence any questioning or dissent. Travel Restrictions to stop you from crossing borders or even moving around town to visit family and friends. Global lockdowns, where national governments will no longer have a say. Closing of churches and forbidding public gatherings for protests, sports or entertainment. And it doesn’t stop there: Your kids would be vaccinated without your say! Your daily life and travels would be cut short on a whim!”

    There is a 3 million strong petition against the WHO controlling the next release of a virus. You can protest against it here, as I just have.

    The current government and the next will sign it. This may be our last chance to stop it. its got to be a popular vote that may just stop it.

    Read DAVID FROST on the dangers that this will bring.

    Sign the petition.



  49. pugnazious says:

    Not sure why the BBC was so uncertain about an election being called….my local MP has be sending out election leaflets this week….clearly jumped the gun and let cat out of bag…but must have known something for quite some time. BBC’s finest not pick up on the obvious clue.


    • Scroblene says:

      Yes Pug, we had one from Greg Clark a day or so ago!

      He’ll probably get in as Tunbridge Wells is a Tory stronghold, but the Lib Dems and other independents hold the borough council, so it won’t go all his own way.

      I know two votes which won’t help him…