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Independent Health Concernsupports the Ukranian Government and People in their struggle against armed invasion
“A week is a long time in politics”
as the Leader of the OppositionSir Keir Rodney Starmer KCB QChas been finding out.Afterenjoyinghavingbeenthechuckerof”slingsandarrowsofoutrage”at‘Winegate’ (or‘Cakegate’ifyouprefer)he’snowfoundhimselfatthe‘receiving-end’oftheshyand thetargetof‘Beergate’accusations(butatleasthisPartyDeputyhasherfingersand toes crossed that she won’t be drawn into this debate).Thenthere’swhethertoresign(ornot)shouldtheDurhamConstabularydecideifthey willtreathimlikeAlexanderBorisdePfeffelJohnsonorlikeDominicMckenzie Cummings (one got a fine .. and the other didn’t).Thentherewastheoverheard‘quip’(orwasitjust‘boyishbanter’)ashestrode manfullyalongsideBorisontheirwaytotheHouseofLordstohearCharlesreadfrom his mother’s script .. “Had a good weekend ?”Allthisafter‘bigging-up’(pardonthejargon)oftheparty’sfailuretocapitaliseuponthe mid-term elections where their results were nowhere as good as they had hoped.Andnow…recovery“OupNorff”isstillfaroff(aboutasfaroffasanywhereUpNorthis tothosedrivingaroundKentishTownintheirRangeRoverSports..still,eventhat’sa change for a lad raised in ‘picturesque’ Oxted, Surrey).Apparentlythebeefy-burghersofWakefieldareinrebellionandtheentireExecutive Committeeofthelocalpartyhaveresigned‘enmasse’indisgustafterhe‘parachuted’ two“Remainer”candidatesontotheirlocallistofthosebeingofferedforselectionto standintheelectiontoreplacetheirformerM.P.ImranAhmadKhan(Tory)whoquit following his conviction for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy.ItseemsthatmanyLabouractivistswhohadcampaignedinpreviouselectionsacross the region are Left-wing members still loyal to Jeremy Corbyn, the party's former leader.TheyarefuriousthatthreerespectedlocalcandidateswereshunnedbytheNational ExecutiveCommitteeinfavouroftwopickswhodonotcomefromtheareaandare nowplaningto“downtools”andnotvolunteerto‘hitthemeanstreets’fortheWakefield by-election. Perhaps next week will be better ?
Big Changes at County Hall
as least, we’re told they’re “BIG” ChangesDownload
Independents have also done well in the election so far, amid public dissatisfaction with the two major parties.Look likely to join a coalition government… in Australia.Labor Party WIN (please note .. Labor - not Labour)
Disastrous Regional Election Results
in Germanyfor Chancellor Olaf Scholz.With his communications abilities being described as “a disaster”he’s now dropped to 5th in a poll of popularity of Ministersand the Leader of the Coalition Party - the Greens - thought of as a better choice of leader.