Where to cut government spending

Where to cut government spending It’s easy to find half the money needed to plug the current government cash shortage. Cut that whopping increase in arms spending November 2020   –   what happened On 19th of November 2020 the government announced the largest military spending budget for 30 years, giving the UK the biggest defence/arms spending budget in Europe. This amounted to […]

Government spending increase

Spending increase? Result?Massive defence spending scrapped?  –  Well some of it. The social care system in the UK is short of 300,000 carers. Carers are leaving because they are unable to live on the very low pay. Cuts from some of the astonishing defence/arms spending budget increases last November and this October could help to […]

Military cuts

Tanks

BRITISH PUBLIC WILL SCREAM if arms spending is not seriously cut back Today, 20 October 2022, Liz Truss, UK Prime Minister, has resigned and the British Government is in a feverish condition following a couple of weeks of disastrous policy decisions and U-turns. The newly appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, has said that […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day Suicide, not covid, is the biggest killer of under 35 year olds in the UK Friday 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day – an annual awareness day that highlights the important work that people, organisations and charities are undertaking globally, to prevent suicide. PAPYRUS is one of these organisations which […]

Where has the money gone? Aid budget cut funds arms spending

Where has the money gone? Aid budget cut funds arms spending Cash shortage isn’t just because of covid.  – Biggest arms spending budget for 30 years The UK now has the biggest defence/arms spending budget in Europe. On 19th of November 2020 the government announced the largest military spending budget for 30 years. This amounted […]

I’ve just been censored by facebook

It’s surprising to find censorship from facebook when facebook is dedicated to the free expression of opinions. I suspect there are people in facebook who don’t want certain views and facts to be widely presented. ON THIS PAGE What I said that Facebook would not allow me to post How The Times described the situation […]

Rocketing arms spending leaves little for nurses

Rocketing arms spending leaves little for nurses’ pay The UK will have the biggest defence budget in Europe On 19th of November last year the UK government announced the largest military spending budget for 30 years. This amounted to a £16.5 billion increase above the manifesto commitment over four years.On existing forecasts, this is an […]

Wildlife endangered by planned nuclear power station, Sizewell C

Wildlife endangered by planned nuclear power station, Sizewell C On the Suffolk coast is an exceptional wildlife habitat that is threatened by a planned new nuclear power station called Sizewell C. Wildlife experts in this video explain what could be lost if the planned nuclear power station goes ahead. Ben McFarland, Head of Conservation at […]

Dangerous cladding scandal – the government could quickly alleviate the problem

Dangerous cladding scandal – the government could quickly alleviate the problem The government has available some simple (partial) solutions to the problem of the combustible cladding scandal Homes became unsaleable More than a million flat owners in this country find themselves to be living in blocks of flats with flammable cladding and other fire safety […]

Support British Musicians and the British Music Industry

Support British Musicians and the British Music Industry Brexit in practice shows that negotiated arrangements are, in some cases, very unsatisfactory. Something needs to be done to correct problems that should never have arisen. Power is with The European Commission The difficulty now is that the real power to make changes lies with the unelected […]

Spotify needs a new formula for sharing revenue with musicians

Spotify dominates the music industry of the world with its music streaming service. In December 2020 it is a company valued at 60 billion dollars. Currently 90% of Spotify’s huge revenue goes to just 1% of the musicians on its books. 99% of musicians share the remaining 10 percent of revenue. This cannot be right. […]

Children safe from corona virus at school – official

Yesterday Sunday 23rd August 2020 the Chief Medical Officer for England, Prof Chris Whitty, stated what I have been promoting on this website for months –  that corona virus is extremely unlikely to harm children. This is not my idea or just wishful thinking. I have been looking at official statistics and quoting other top […]

Closing Norway’s Schools May Have Been a Mistake

Norway’s Prime Minister has second thoughts about closing Norway’s Schools. On Wednesday night, Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg went on Norwegian television to make a startling admission: she had panicked. Some, even most, of the tough measures imposed in Norway’s lockdown now looked like steps too far. “Was it necessary to close schools?” she mused. […]