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Is Michael Gove using Osmotherly to deny truth?


A few hours ago the Independent newspaper published this piece written by Jon Stone under the headline “Michael Gove obstructs investigation into Greensill scandal by blocking witness from appearing at inquiry” which is very interesting, and also very disturbing. This … Continue reading

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Michael Gove went missing over recording and Emails


Yesterday afternoon at 4.10pm there was this debate in Parliament under the title of Security of Ministers’ Offices and Communications. Peter Bone was the person who asked the question and it was very clearly directed to a man who is … Continue reading

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Gove must start to take seriously his abiding by the Law


This tweet from Ryan Heath helpfully promotes this piece today in The Times which discloses that within the Cabinet Office, which is of course run by Michael Gove, that there is a unit that is called the “clearing house” that … Continue reading

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When did Douglas Ross and chums do a reality check for the UK?


I must be honest that I don’t read many pieces from the Daily Express but 10 hours ago Brian McGleenon wrote this piece with this headline (which I have slightly adjusted). I have also added a couple more photos for … Continue reading

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Some strange views from some angry powerful people


It is always challenging when people who have significant influence and indeed power in our nation make a range of statements that are clearly disconnected from the others they have made. Sadly these folk shown here are willing to change … Continue reading

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When will this Government answer some questions?


On Tuesday lunchtime there was a debate on the subject of “Covid-19: Government’s Publication of Contracts” which took place following several Court issues. They all related to the way the Government has dealt with procurement over COVID and there was … Continue reading

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We need much more robust help for Companies like this


A few days ago it emerged in the Sunday Times Newspaper that last Thursday Michael Gove had held what is being described as his final behind-closed-doors video call with small and medium-sized business owners, ranging from children’s toy makers to … Continue reading

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Don’t expect Michael Gove to answer a question


A week ago on the last day of Parliament before they had a holiday Michael Gove was the Minister in the House of Commons having to deal with Topical Questions. So he got asked a number of questions and of … Continue reading

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The furied Gove seems unconcerned about our Brexit impact


The Fury at Gove headline is from todays Observer online which reflects on the report from the Road Haulage Association. The report measured the level of exports from British ports to the EU as being 68% lower in January 2021 … Continue reading

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Gove and his colleagues look even more inconsistent


To be clear the term transition and the term grace period are not quite the same. That said if Gove had been asked seven months ago if there was to be a Grace Period following our departure from the EU … Continue reading

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