Network Rail is not a commercial business, it has no shareholders and does not pay dividends, it is a state-run organisation, hence the shambles of the sea wall.
With the current furore about statues that are now deemed inappropriate, it's worth noting that the sculptures which are incorporated into BBC Broadcasting House in central London were created by Eric Gill, a serial sex abuser who repeatedly molested his daughters, and even his own dog. The BBC, however, thinks it is perfectly fine to keep the statues in place because he was a respected 20th ...
The BBC's interpretation of "news" is very selective indeed.
Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right. George Orwell, “1984”
HBO has already removed the film Gone with the Wind from its streaming service, this is just like burning books because people don't like the content.
I see the thuggery is spreading to Oxford later today with a planned protest at the Cecil Rhodes statue, I just hope the police actually make some effort this time to protect the monument. Also, very disturbingly, Sadiq Khan is intending to set up the Orwellian "Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm" with the power to remove landmarks, and change road names if they do not fit the PC ...
The scenes in London are utterly disgraceful, violent protestors rampaging through streets, and on today of all days Churchill's statue and the Cenotaph have been vandalised. And there's another protest planned for outside the American Embassy tomorrow, it should be banned forthwith.
The rules were written by and on the advice of the scientific and medical experts, how many more times does it have to be said before you understand that? And of course, we all know the real reason why there was a pile-on to get rid of Cummings.
Cummings did not write the rules, the scientific and medical advisers did that, but using your reasoning if you do not personally make the rules you can ignore them?
There seems to be double standards at play here... Labour MP Stephen Kinnock breaks lockdown rules to visit his father on his birthday (March 28th) Labour MP Tahir Ali attends funeral with scores of people in attendance (April 1st) Labour MP Rosie Duffield breaks lockdown rules to meet her married boyfriend (April)