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The arrogant Greens have lined up to manipulate votes in favor of Indyref2

The arrogant Greens have lined up to manipulate votes in favor of Indyref2

To veteran Labor campaigners, they were called Nicola Sturgeon’s “Gardening Wing”. I had always sought to ridicule them because of their belief that the past was best, by referring to them as the Iron Age Appreciation Society. Nowadays, we’re not laughing at the Scottish Greens as some nutty earth-savers, but instead regarding them as a …

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Chris Pincher: a timeline of allegations and investigations | Conservatives

November 2017 Chris Pincher quit the whips’ office after former professional rower and Tory activist Alex Story accused him of making unwanted passes, massaging his neck while telling him he would go far in the party and acting like a “poundshop Harvey Weinstein” towards him in 2001. He denied the allegations and a party investigation …

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Family of activist jailed in Egypt urge Liz Truss to pressure counterpart | UK news

The family of a British national jailed in Egypt and the British wife of an Egyptian rights defender under a travel ban are demanding that Liz Truss do more to pressure her Egyptian counterpart when they meet this week. The foreign secretary is expected to meet Egypt’s foreign minister, Sameh Shoukry, in London after telling …

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Labor would scrap House of Lords, says Scottish party leader | Politics

A Labor government would scrap the House of Lords and create a “senate of the nations and regions” in its place, the Scottish Labor leader has announced. Giving a speech in Westminster, in which he also ruled out any pact or coalition with Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish National party (SNP), Anas Sarwar said: “A central part …

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Chelsea Allen: Body found near Helmsley in search of 31-year-old

Police have confirmed that a body has been found in woodlands near Helmsley in the search for missing 31-year-old Chelsea Allen. A search team discovered the body this morning (Monday, July 4) in a woodland near Helmsley. Read more: Appeal after man approaches a group of women while he is NAKED in popular woodland Although …

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Unions call for parliamentary reform after ‘seemingly endless’ misconduct charges | House of Commons

Parliament must act to stop the “seemingly endless” allegations of sexual misconduct by MPs as political parties cannot be trusted to make it a safe place to work, two leading unions have warned. As No 10 admitted Boris Johnson had known about allegations against Chris Pincher before making him deputy chief whip, the FDA and …

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Co Armagh teacher tried to cover up helping GCSE students cheat by writing threatening letters about ‘men in balaclavas’, court told

A Co Armagh maths teacher and high school vice principal tried to cover up that he helped students cheat in GCSEs by writing threatening letters to colleagues, the Education Authority and the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools, a court has heard. atrick Hollywood warned of violence in some of the correspondence, claiming he had the …

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How Keir Starmer hopes to ‘make Brexit work’ | Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer is using a speech on Monday to set out Labour’s five-point plan to “make Brexit work” – a slogan he first used in his party conference speech last year. Labour’s approach is to seek to de-dramatize the issue, by focusing on practicalities, instead of reopening old political wounds: 1) Settle the Northern Ireland …

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Big Scottish landowners could face fines for nature and climate failings | Land-ownership

Scotland’s largest landowners will be forced to pay fines if they fail to protect nature, local communities and the climate under new land reform proposals. Landowners who control estates in Scotland larger than 3,000 hectares (7,413 acres) will also face losing farming, forestry and conservation subsidies if they fail to meet the Scottish government’s policies …

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