EXCL: Russian & US billionaire owners of luxury private members’ clubs are among a spate of wealthy foreign nationals whose Scottish firms claimed £ms in furlough payments. Trump’s firms claimed up to £1.54m despite making scores of redundancies. Thread👇https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/anger-as-scottish-firms-owned-by-donald-trump-russian-oligarch-and-billionaire-financier-claim-millions-in-covid-19-furlough-money-3395447
Exclusive New Statesman analysis
Well worth a read:
Exclusive New Statesman analysis shows the government paid private contractors almost double the retail value for food parcels containing items that were barely edible. @Anoosh_C reports on the figures:https://t.co/ckRHafIR7B
— New Statesman (@NewStatesman) October 23, 2020
The government has ordered schools in England not to use resources from organisations which have expressed a desire to end capitalism. Department for Education (DfE) guidance issued on Thursday for school leaders and teachers involved in setting the relationship, sex and health curriculum categorised anti-capitalism as an “extreme political stance” and equated it with opposition to freedom of speech, antisemitism and endorsement of illegal activity.
Politics #blogvember 30
A day late for the last day of blogvember.
I’m posting this again because I find it deeply troubling; a buried paragraph in Con manifesto basically saying if they win they have a blank cheque to change EVERYTHING. Mustn’t happen. Why is no one challenging them on what this paragraph means? pic.twitter.com/OqiZZTXV5j
— Armando Iannucci (@Aiannucci) November 30, 2019
Holly has tried to make changes to reduce her carbon footprint and insisted the Guardian did not send a photographer to drive two hours from Glasgow
from: ‘I feel very angry’: the 13-year-old on school strike for climate action following in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg