Stephen Timms, the Labour MP who chairs the work and pensions committee, told Johnson about a family with two children in his East Ham constituency who faced “destitution” after the father lost his job, with the mother’s income being less than their rent. “They have leave to remain in the UK but no recourse to public funds, so they can’t get any help at all,” Timms said. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s liaison committee appearance: what did we learn?
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The truth is we all know deep down that it's nonsense. It makes no sense for a company's value to fluctuate wildly from one day to the next and for a select few people to become extraordinarily rich from the labor of many. But we accept the system because things have always been this way and to advocate for something else would be, well, a bit radical, wouldn't it? … [Read more...] about Is capitalism a runaway car veering off a cliff?
But Bernard Jenkin, an ally of Mr Johnson who was installed by Number 10 as the committee’s chairman last week, told members they should only expect a fraction of that time to ask questions on a series of Covid-19 topics including Mr Cummings. … [Read more...] about Fury as MPs get just 20 minutes to grill Boris Johnson on Dominic Cummings
Operation Market Garden was a daring attempt by allied forces to push into northern Germany in 1944. Led by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, it planned to drop paratroopers in the German-occupied Netherlands, seize bridges behind enemy lines, and make way for a full invasion. In the event, the Germans managed to delay the allied advance by blowing up one bridge at Son, and defending another at Arnhem during a prolonged battle. The operation failed. … [Read more...] about A Bridge Too Far, for allied forces and for viewers
'Maybe French people culturally have a different view of marriage, and while Mary-Kate loves his children, it was too much to have his ex-wife living with them during the pandemic. Would you want the ex-wife living with you for an unforeseeable amount of time in the middle of a crisis?' a Page Six insider said. … [Read more...] about Mary-Kate Olsen’s estranged husband Olivier Sarkozy moved ex-wife Charlotte and their kids into Hamptons home to keep them ‘safe from COVID’