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Sunday, 31 January 2021

GAVIN WILLIAMSON IS IN CHARGE....DON'T PANIC!

The Dame thought she could breathe a sigh of relief when she read the PM has set up the National Economy Recovery Taskforce. 

Relief was quickly replaced with fear when she read who the members were.....

Gavin Williamson, hapless Education secretary who managed to bring Aynsley China to its knees.




Grant Shapps who once claimed to be someone else to promote his failed 'get rich quick' correspondence course.





and Kwasi Kwarteng whose sole business experience was a part-time job with Crispin 'Odious' Odey.

This country is in a serious state. The Taskforce needs serious members rather than this bunch of no-hopers. 

It's an insult to business people who have seen their companies decimated.

Thursday, 28 January 2021

KNIVES OUT FOR PATEL

 

Looks like the skids are under the most ridiculous and embarrassing Home Secretary in living memory.

Telling people British people they cannot leave their country is just a totalitarian step too far. 

Having left Uganda because of a dictator one would have thought the idiot sensitive to dictatorial demands. 

Boris....Dump her...she is a clear and present danger to your already damaged image.

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

NO WARTIME CABINET! PRITI HOPELESS STRIKES AGAIN

Boris Johnson had a very clever plan when choosing his Cabinet.

His thought was that by appointing a bunch of duds he would appear a giant amongst pipsqueaks.

The Steeples Times has laid into Priti Patel as chief amongst the witless though closely followed by Shapps, Williamson and Jenrick. STEEPLES TIMES

Patel's 'modus operandi' is to talk tough but do bugger all. 

She can't even stop people crossing a 22 miles stretch of water.

The idiot even tried to reference a wartime situation: in wartime, no dimwit like Patel would have a place.

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

HAS THIS COMMUNIST SAGE MEMBER BEEN POSITIVELY VETTED?

The Dame is from an era when the security services positively vetted known and suspected communists. The sensible assumption was allegiances might lay with foreign powers.

So what has this to do with Professor Susan Mitchie and her ex-husband, Andrew Murray-Drummond, The Master of Mastrick?

Comrade Michie is a long-time active member of the Communist Party of Great Britain and also works for the British Government as a powerful member of SAGE. 

We have no idea what sensitive information she has access to especially as the armed forces now work alongside SAGE.

Her  Stalin apologist ex-husband joined the Communist Party at the age of eighteen and recently worked for Mr Corbyn. He and Comrade Mitchie are still on good terms.

No one accuses this rich, aristocratic duo of malicious intentions but it is fair and reasonable to ask whether Comrade Mitchie, a highly active communist, has been cleared at the highest levels.

If not....why not...or has the Dame read too much Le Carre?








Saturday, 23 January 2021

SEC OF STATE CALLS IN KENSINGTON FORUM APPLICATION

 The Kensington Society reports...

Kensington Forum Hotel:
 
Good news – the Secretary of State has decided to call in the Mayor of London’s application for his own decision. This will mean that there will be a public inquiry, although we do not have a timetable yet.
 
The main parties to the inquiry will be:
  • The developer, supported by the Mayor of London; and
  • RBKC, supported by local residents and the Kensington Society
 
We shall contact you again when we have more details of the timetable to seek your support.
 
 
South Kensington Station:
 
The applicants – Native Land/TfL – have submitted their “revised” scheme. The Council is seeking comments by 12 February. We are working closely with local residents’ associations and we will be submitting our objection.
 
We shall be in contact with you again when we have assessed the changes in relation to our objection to the original application and seek your support.  The changes have, as far as we have had time to assess, not addressed our objections.

Friday, 22 January 2021

WHY IS A NON MEDICAL COMMUNIST ADVISING THE GOVERNMENT?

RED headed RED

Stalinist member of the Communist Party of GB, Susan Mitchie, cannot believe her luck!

As a SAGE member, she has a unique ability to influence government policy at the very highest level: the sort of influence a hardline Commie and 'behavioral scientist'(!) could only dream of. 

Mitchie, whose grandfather, Lord Aberconway, was one of the UK's richest men says the Government's plan to pay everyone who tests positive for COVID £500 is 'disgusting'.

"everybody should get much more" says this multi-millionaire champion of the workers!


Monday, 18 January 2021

THE HOUR COMETH AND IT IS NOW: MAKE THE AMAZONS ET AL PAY DOWN OUR DEBT

A Prime Minister in waiting

Other Chancellors of the Exchequer might bow to the advice of Treasury Officials that a financial massacre of the middle classes would get him out of his pandemic hole.

Fortunately, in Rishi Sunak we have a chancellor with a deep understanding of debt management and a caustic opinion of Treasury advice. 

He knows outside the comfort of the Treasury his officials would be unemployable: certainly not at his alma mater, Goldmans.

His officials are so bereft of ideas the best and most boring idea they can put up is a capital tax on middle-class property assets: just the sort of lazy, unimaginative thinking you expect from petty bureaucrats holed up in the Treasury.

Fortunately, Rishi is a brainbox. He knows that to boot out Boris the last thing he should do is antagonise and emasculate the middle classes.

There is a host of international vultures who prey upon this country...Amazon, Facebook, McDonald's, eBay, Starbucks, Google, Apple...by using tax ploys to artificially deflate profits.

We need Rishi Sunak to lead this country. 

All he has to do is to target each of these vultures and he would be three-quarters of the way home. 

Hurting little old ladies like the Dame won't do the business and will cost him his premiership.


Saturday, 16 January 2021

HYPO PRITI CAL PATEL

All mouth and no trousers

You wouldn't mind if she was any good but Patel besides being a dud is a contemptible hypocrite.

The other day, brandishing a Taser, she boasted she had told the police to ruthlessly enforce the pandemic regulations 'for the health of the nation'.

Conveniently she drew a veil over her Shandwick PR days. There she had no difficulty promoting the interests of British American Tabacco and its products that kill and maim millions more that Covid ever has or will.

Other team members were embarrassed to be working for BAT but the company found Patel 'very relaxed in her role.'

Thursday, 14 January 2021

SUTTON ESTATE SAVED....NO LOSERS ONLY WINNERS!

Cllr Ian Henderson writes...

"After 12 long years, the residents and surrounding community can sigh with relief knowing the legacy of William Sutton will be preserved with a continuation of social housing on the site for another 100 years.

This is not just a social housing victory but an environmental one too. We have shown that quality old buildings can be remodelled for the 21st Century whilst still serving the original purpose.

Working with the conscientious Mr Quinn and his new management team a historic decision was made to halt the proposed destruction of the estate and ensure its continuation as a vital and living community asset.

We have received messages from George and Ruth Landow, the Emeritus Professor from Brown University who wants to skip a couple of chemo sessions so they can come to the UK and celebrate when circumstances allow.

We have had many such wishes such was the support from everyone. 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for making this happen."

Ian Henderson

SHAUN BAILEY'S BRILLIANT NEW IDEA....YOU COULD NOT MAKE IT UP!

Crazy Guy!



At first, the old Dame thought mischievous Steeples Times was just being beastly to Bailey: after all, how could anyone in their right minds come up with such a horrendously daft idea. 

Shaun wants homeless London families to 'save up' £5,000 so that they can get a mortgage. 

You can read about this bizarre idea HERE


Wednesday, 13 January 2021

KWASI? YOU FORGOT MORGAN THE GORGON

This is Baroness Morgan, a woman totally unqualified to be near any business. So how on earth was she ever allowed to get involved with the Royal Brompton when her appalling business track record was known to all? 
She was a NED of three Dog companies.
Carrilion....Southern Cross and Countrywide.
When the Dame demanded she depart from the RB that expense grabbing chair of the governors, Mates, wrote this to the Dame

Kwasi Kwarteng, the new business secretary is now pursuing eight former directors of the former hoping to ban them as directors for fifteen years.

The outsourcer’s former chairman, two chief executives, two finance directors and three non-executives could be disqualified under proceedings brought by Kwasi Kwarteng, Business ­Secretary.

So, Kwasi, why has Morgan been missed off the list?

WHY DOES GOVERNMENT TOLERATE THE LIB DEMS USELESS POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONERS


 Lord 'Blockhead' Bach: A Dimwit Police Crime Commissioners with his sweet little uniforms he had run up!


Dearest Dame,

To date, Police and Crime Commissioners have cost our country half a billion pounds. 

This wasted money could have built several hospitals and dozens of schools.

A reader asked what purpose do PCC's serve; the cruel answer none apart from rewarding petty provincial nonentities with £80k a year 'allowances'. It's a national disgrace a Conservative government ever allowed the Lib Dems to force the idea on Cameron as the price of power: it's an even greater disgrace this government has not binned this trash.

The moment I read about the fining of two local women who wanted to walk by the Foremark reservoir in Derbyshire (and who were also told their hot drinks were a picnic and forbidden), I thought:

The Derbyshire PCC, Hardyal Dhindsa, a former Labour local councillor, said the police were reviewing the incident. 

Mr Dhindsa is the man who vigorously defended the constabulary in March when they used drones to make a video attacking people who went for a walk: a blunder that was followed later by the resignation of the chief constable. 

This time, and finally, after the police had apologised and refunded the fined women, comes a feeble statement from the PCC “welcoming” the force’s readiness to review and adding, “I am sure the force will learn lessons from this incident”.

Dimwit Dhindsa then tried to wriggle out of the exoneration of the two ladies adding this piece of nonsense; "However, it’s vital people not only abide by the law but they also enter into the spirit of lockdown. . . ” — as though these blameless women had failed to, or that there was any excuse for a simple case of officer-misjudgment. 

Why that “however”? 

Shouldn’t this just have been a matter of standing up unambiguously for two wronged members of the public? 

PCCs are for the most part low grade party poodles and constabulary stooges. 

Sweep them away...all of them lot of them!

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

GO LOCAL: DON'T USE STARBUCKS AND OTHER MULTINATIONAL TAX DODGERS


Blackball Starbucks, Costa, McDonalds

The business of local, independently owned cafes and restaurants have been devastated by an incoherent government strategy.

When this lockdown ends most will end up on their knees never to rise again.

For Starbucks, it will be a time to celebrate the demolition of small competitors aided and abetted by this government. 

With billions behind them, they can run at a loss for years squeezing out the 'little people' competition.

The several outlets they run in K&C will boom.

Starbucks’ UK-based European business paid just £18.3m in tax last year while paying the parent company in Seattle £348m in dividends collected from licensing its brand.

Costa, McDonald's also use their power to manipulate tax due: most using EU tax-avoiding entities.

So, if we love our community we should hate Starbucks and be locally loyal.


CHELSEA SMALL BUSINESS UNDER ATTACK FROM BORIS THE BULLYBOY

The Steeples Times has run this heartbreaking account of the financial plight of a well-loved local restaurant HEARTBREAK

But with a fully paid up member of the Communist Party advising Johnson's government what do you expect?

Sunday, 10 January 2021

COMMUNIST PARTY MEMBER OF SAGE WANTS TOTAL LOCKDOWN....OLD HABITS DIE HARD

Mitchie.....Hardline Stalinist Communist advising Johnson


Susan Michie, is a Stalinist member of the Communist Party of Great Britain and granddaughter of one of Britain's richest men, Lord Aberconway, the shipping magnate. She was married to another Commie Andrew Drummond-Murray of this or that Ilk. Like most upper-class Commies they love to orchestrate the plebs.

This time, Michie, a SAGE member, has got her hands on the levers of power by encouraging the buffoon PM to lock the plebs up in their homes.


"Michie is a member of the Communist Party of Britain (CPB) but donated to the Labour Party[ under the Corbyn leadership. In March 2018, Michie, described as a leading member of the CPB, said that the party would no longer stand against Labour in general elections and CPB members should be "working full tilt" for the election of Corbyn as prime minister."


Boris, you dimwit...the woman is an entryist!


Saturday, 9 January 2021

EX CHIEF CONSTABLE SLAMS DIMWITTED DERBYSHIRE POLICE

Mike Barton, ex-Chief Constable of Durham Police has slammed Derbyshire Police for fining two ladies £200 for having a socially distanced walk around a deserted reservoir.

Their rationale? It was a picnic because the ladies were carrying takeaway cups of coffee!

It's understood you don't need to be a genius to be a policeperson but don't they understand this idiotic behaviour alienates law-abiding members of the public?  A police force incapable of responding to crime yet with the capacity to harass an innocent couple.



A picture of innocence? Not according to dimwit policemen.

Even Daily Telegraph readers are expressing contempt for the immature way the police are behaving.

Here's a really frightening example of how we are slipping into police statehood 

POLICE HOME INVASION

PPE'S NO GOOD FOR BUYING PPE

The Dame is shy of boasting of her academic achievements: some might sneer at her First Class Diploma in Needlework acquired at her exclusively expensive Swiss Finishing School. 



But this dimwitted looking fellow with a First in PPE has wasted billions of our dough buying dangerously duff PPE from dodgy friends.

Hancock needs the Dame's Dip Needlework. It would have better qualified him to know he was being sold junk.

And why do these irritating people make 'thumbs up' when they have so cocked up?

You would not give one of them a job.



RECYCLING THE CORRECT DECISION?

The Dame holds Cllr Thalassites in high regard. 

He is one of the new generation of councillors determined to listen to residents and comply with their wishes. 

Residents and business were united in rejecting the cycle lane for the chaos and pollution it caused.

It now seems that dark forces are at work and arms twisted....

The Leader, Cllr Campbell has asked the Council to look again at the decision to remove the temporary cycle lane on High Street, Kensington  and will be consulting with the entire Leadership Team 'sans Cllr Thalassites' in the interests of "fairness and balance"

This is plain silly. Thalassites has an important contribution to make to this debate and to exclude him is shortsighted.

At the end of the day, the issue probably needs to be decided by a referendum amongst those worse affected: residents and business who endure the chaos and pollution created by this waste of space.



Thursday, 7 January 2021

IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO BRING ON THE DEFENCE MEDICAL SERVICES

Peter Homa, Director-General, Defence Medical Services

One of the few organisations that excel is our military. 

We have one of the most dysfunctional governments in living memory so need to think laterally about getting back onto the front foot. We cannot continue to indulge this accident-prone, hapless government.

A To-Do List


1. Force out Johnson and his disruptable cronies, Shapps, Williamson, Jenrick and Patel and fast forward the only man with any brains, Rishi Sunak.

2. Utilise immediately the Defence Medical Services

"The DMS is made up of the Navy Medical Service, Army Medical Service, the Royal Air Force Medical Service and the Joint Medical Group (JMG). The primary role of the DMS is to promote, protect and restore the health of the UK armed forces to ensure that they are ready and medically fit to go where they are required in the UK and throughout the world.

The DMS is staffed by around 12,100 service personnel (8,100 regular and 4000 reserve) and 2,500 civilian personnel and provides healthcare to 135,360 UK Armed Forces personnel (as at 1 Oct 2020: The UK armed forces quarterly service personnel statistics)."

If this Government had been fit for purpose it would, at the outset, have bought in the resources and logistical skills of our world-renowned military. Another opportunity missed....


A RESTLESS RESIDENT WRITES TO THE DAME

Dame, being vulnerable in every way I hope you are well ahead in the target challenge of 130 million vaccinations. 

Another ten years to go for the rest of us? I drove an elderly friend to the North London Health Centre, 40 minutes from her home, for her first jab and just received an £85 parking ticket from the centre while I waited for her. 

Yesterday my elderly neighbour walked to the Earls Court Health Centre in Kensington for her first jab and waited for twenty minutes on the pavement, in cold and rain, before being allowed in. 

In both cases, the administration of the vaccine by health staff was a friendly, first class service.


Today, another 63k infections. The highest ever, and still climbing. And GPs are starting to report they are worried about vaccine supplies. The system is based on a piano wire of a single "Oxford" supplier for formulations from a factory in Wrexham. This is Dad's Army. And, in the meantime, the economy is on hold and a wrecking ball of debt is building up.

Some out of the box thinking and/or logistics experts like DHL and FEDEX are needed.

Vaccine shortage? Mr Poonwaller, an Indian entrepreneur, bet the shop earlier this year and built production capacity outside Mumbai for 2 billion doses a year. He is ready to go and the Gates Foundation will soon start signing contracts for the vaccine for Africa. Poonwaller is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical manufacturers. And most of the world's aeroplanes are grounded. Waiting to transport vaccine? And India has a 300 year relationship with Britain, to smooth the process. Need I say more.......

There are a few MPs who see the need to shake things up. They are shaking it. But they need support.
Your sadly,
A reader

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

TWIST AND SHOUTING

Matt Twist is the Assistant Commissioner responsible for Covid Recovery. He is thoroughly enjoying his days in the spotlight. 

Every day he comes out with some new patronisingly pompous diktat designed to convince us that we are now in a quasi-police state. 

Time people like Twist zipped it up and got on with their jobs

When he says, 'we are all in this' he is clearly unaware that one restaurant which has to remain nameless had a curtained off area where certain officers were guests of the owner....and no....the Dame will not divulge anything even if hauled into Kensington Police Station.


“This is why Londoners must take action now to stop this virus spreading further across our city. Action now by everyone will help reduce the time our capital must live with these restrictions and, crucially, will prevent more people from dying needlessly because of this virus. It’s up to us all to do the right thing.”

Twist


Tuesday, 5 January 2021

BAFFLED BUFFOON BORIS BUNGLES AGAIN

 



The Steeples Times has a coruscating piece on the buffoon's Lockdown 'strategy': strategies are usually perceived as things well-thought through. Not, however, when Boris and his ramshackle cabinet have their fingers all over it.

Read about it here Steeples Times   (apologies...a previous poor link)

Frankly, it would have been more sensible handing the organisation to the Royal Army Medical Corps who, unlike the politicians and civil servants, know how to organise logistics....at the moment we have an omnishambles.

Sunday, 3 January 2021

A PRIME MINISTER WITH A DIGNITY BYPASS


 


The old Dame is no ardent monarchist: in fact, one of her forbears was foolish enough to end up as a regicide but in these modern times it's salutary to compare two very different types of leader.

In Boris Johnson, we have a Prime Minister who surrounds himself with colleagues of indifferent quality and thinks it appeals to the masses to behave like some music-hall turn.

(Mr Sunak...excepted!)

In Prince William, we have a leader who intuitively knows how to behave and performs his role with dignity, elegance and grace.

Our Prime Minister should look to Prince William and learn lessons.