Cover Page, 16 September 2021, Issue 293 Welcome to our latest edition. This week we consider: a feline’s message for Boris; a history lesson for Boris; a review of the Covid-19 data; intolerance in education not just in Afghanistan; funding social care; a bid for immortality; plus of course a Corbynista’s diary, cartoons from AGGro… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Cover page
16 September 2021 Is Our Cat a Tory? Her message to Boris. By John Watson Saffron, our family cat, is something of an old lady and her eyesight simply isn’t what it was. Where a year or so ago she would have jumped onto a chair, now she will climb up more carefully, feeling her… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Is Our Cat a Tory?
16 September 2021 Vacation Putting the Question? By J.R. Thomas Amongst all the angry shouting and rising clamour from Conservatives in both Westminster and the constituencies, there is a sense of puzzlement. Has Boris vacated his senses? Or does he have a death wish to vacate his job? This is a man noted for his… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Vacation
16 September 2021 Lies, Damned Lies and Coronavirus Where are we? by David Chilvers In my last article, before the summer break, I summarised the current position with COVID-19: The number of positive tests has started to decline both in absolute terms and as a percentage of tests undertaken, the latter being well below the… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Where are we?
16 September 2021 Funding Health Care A game of two halves. By Robert Kilconner Is the government’s cap of £86,000 on social care over a lifetime about right? Should those with assets below £100,000 contribute nothing? How about the proposal to raise employers and employees national insurance contributions by 1.25%? Does it make it fairer… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Funding Social Care
16 September 2021 Education, Education, Education The importance of tolerance. By Lynda Goetz. There was a shocking picture in The Telegraph on Monday. No, it was not of a fleeing child on fire, nor of a plane flying into a skyscraper. It was of seven women all dressed in black, apparently at a university lecture… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Education, Education…
16 September 2021 Immortality If you fancy it. By Neil Tidmarsh So you’ve given up smoking, and alcohol, and meat, and dairy produce; you wear a mask 24/7 and wash your hands 20 times a day and you’re double-jabbed and haven’t left the house or touched another human being or even been within 2 metres… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Immortality
16 September 2021 Diary of a Corbynista Right Kind of Immigrant by Don Urquhart 8 September Anyone thinking that today’s Labour Party is too focussed on the interests of horny handed sons of toil should take heart from this missive: BARNET LABOUR GALA DINNER – TUESDAY 5th OCTOBER Tickets are now available for our Barnet… Continue reading Issue 293: 2021 09 16: Diary of a Corbynista
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16 September 2021 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 293 Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword Click for the solution to crossword no. 292 Share this using… Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Whatsapp