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The Canary: Esther McVey and her department are now totally out of control

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Indigophoton, Jun 19, 2018.

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  1. Indigophoton

    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Another article by Steve Topple using ME and PACE as illustrative of current government policy,
    https://www.thecanary.co/opinion/20...er-department-are-now-totally-out-of-control/
     
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    England is pretty much taking its own grave, this is merely a symptom.
     
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    Look - football!
     
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    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Esther McVey has resigned as Secretary for Work and Pensions supposedly over Brexit.

     
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    Such a shame that she's resigned. She did such an outstanding job of destroying the lives of millions of undesirables...Whoops, I meant poor and disabled people.
     
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    Her name is now in the hat to be the next PM.
     
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    At least it's some good news (at least temporarily).
     
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    Suspect Rudd will be even worse than McVile. :arghh: :eek: :sick: What is it about Home Secretaries that make them crule and nasty. Oh yes us in UK know why. :cry: Sorry if this breaks rules on politics.
     
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    In my opinion, sheer coincidence. I don't think they really care what the UN thinks of them.

    It appeared for a while as one of the smaller stories on the front page of the BBC News website, it's now been shifted by the, obviously, highly important (to us Brits) stories about the Californian wildfires, a flooded village being visible again due to low water levels and the gay marriage of a NFL player.
     
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    @Sly Saint I suspect the approach will be multi-pronged and could be more along the lines of making euthanasia legal, reducing pensions further so that old people who are also poor will die of starvation out of sight of the rest of the population, reducing provision for the sick and disabled even further so they die of starvation too. Oh, and of course, we mustn't forget the reduction in conditions which are treated by the NHS so that more and more people are forced to pay privately. And if you don't have the money, well, that's just tough luck, isn't it. And as you say, deportations could also be a good move, although I suspect it would be for anyone whose grandparents weren't born in the UK.
     
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    It was finally on the BBC 10pm news but no mentions during the day.
     
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    Perhaps Trump will investigate :whistle:
     

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