Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
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One less back-stabber then .......
13/02/2020 22:11:37 2 20
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Not too sure if the negative post on here about Boris and his reshuffle and dislike of anything English, makes me feel sad for the negatives or superior probably a bit of both, but the more negative the better because we know it’s working. UK led by Boris making it number one is good, Trump say USA #1 for Americans which is right same as UK #1 for British people which is the right thing to say
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Good for Javid!
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13/02/2020 15:56:55 6 9
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2 concurrent HYS streams on Conservative re-shuffle, but no mention anywhere of Labour leadership battle! How many people watched Newsnight debate last night (not I), or Vic. Derbyshire prog this a.m (not I)? Does anyone out there actually care which of these 4 non-entities becomes Labour's next leader?
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13/02/2020 12:14:22 67 33
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Think Brexit is to blame...
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13/02/2020 12:14:22 860 102
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At last he showed some spine after becoming such a pitiful yes man.
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13/02/2020 12:29:43 6 8
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4 women and one black guy looks like EOP is top of Boris's agenda. Give the jobs to the deserving white male public schoolboys they always do a good job
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He's not very good at this Prime Minister job, is he?
13/02/2020 21:26:32 6 17
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@5 Tony 'He's not very good at this Prime Minister job, is he?' Says who? You? What do you know about Boris Johnson? Have you read about him, what he's done, his extensve education, his background in journalism, his diverse family background? Or is this just opinion according to 'Tony', who is who? Knows what? Who has a vast knowledge of the job? Or who knows nothing about it?
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Centralisation of power continues... did we vote for MPs or did we vote for these Dominic Cummings and Alastair Campbell type shadowy figures?
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Ref 6. Posted byoobiedoobieon Just now Centralisation of power continues... did we vote for MPs or did we vote for these Dominic Cummings and Alastair Campbell type shadowy figures? We voted for Brexit & Boris to deliver it. Others are there to aid him in the endeavour
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13/02/2020 12:46:44 21 1
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#6 - "did we vote for MPs or did we vote for these Dominic Cummings and Alastair Campbell type shadowy figures?" In fairness, Campbell only manipulated NuLabour's media coverage - he didn't single-handedly shape its ideology or legislation. Cummings on the other hand seems to be exerting control on BoJo like a hairless Rasputin. Dangerous times.
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13/02/2020 12:14:22 87 14
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It's now up to somebody else to clean up the HS2, IR35, etc. mess. BJ leaving soon too?
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So the cull of all those who aren't True Believers begins
13/02/2020 17:42:13 6 10
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@8 StealthPastaon So the cull of all those who aren't True Believers begins. _______ Well let's hope it continues into the part of the public that still can't forgive the thickos, gammons and zimmer frame generation that rained on the elitist remoaners parade and taught them how out of touch they are with their betters! Learn or leave.
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people come and people go, whats the problem
13/02/2020 17:24:11 10 3
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@9 shroppyfly people come and people go, whats the problem ++ I think that it's the Cummings rather than the goings that's the problem!
14/02/2020 11:34:37 4 0
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@9. shroppyfly "people come and people go, whats the problem" You miss the point, it's not that people come and go from the cabinet, it's the way it was done. Bullying Javid into either quitting or throwing his team under the bus. Not the actions of anyone I'd trust in power. Sadly, said team are out of a job whichever way he jumped and through no fault of their own.
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13/02/2020 12:14:22 112 34
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Runs away from having to deal with #Brexit. The first of many who said it would be a doddle.
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13/02/2020 12:20:28 15 2
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@10 ~ Something is wrong in Fairyland "Runs away from having to deal with #Brexit" So you haven't read the facts on why he resigned then? Why bother posting and making a fool of yourself?
13/02/2020 17:15:06 21 4
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To have one Chancellor of the Exchequer resign could be viewed as unfortunate. But to have two resign in the space of 10 months due to the policies of #10 should be considered as the death knell of the idea that the Tory party were ever the Party of financial responsibility.
13/02/2020 20:07:55 3 22
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Boris really is strong and stable, been so long since we had a PM who says my way or no way, Boris determine to rule the country just what UK need, we’ve had enough of lilly livered politicians trying to please the great unwashed, country has a direction, could you imagine Corbyn in power now, would of been beer and sandwiches at #10 with unions deciding how to carve up the country. 5 years + 5 ok
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 428 70
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I wondered how long it would be before cracks started to appear in the Tory 'unitedness'! They'd been doing so well until this week!!
13/02/2020 13:09:16 6 6
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This is going to upset Remainers. Any delusional hopes that they had of a BrExit betrayal BRINO FTA now have a vanishingly small probability of coming about. I expect impotent rage from embittered Remainers further demonising Dominic Cummings. #10 and #11 will be fully on the same page. We will not become an EU colony. Cue: epic toy chucking from those clinging to unrealistic BRINO FTA hopes
13/02/2020 19:41:37 4 4
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Getting a "yessir" man in #11 means it's easier to spend the cash for all of those projects that bozo wants for his legacy. I wonder where the cash is going to come from to pay for all this? 1) more austerity 2) increased taxes* 3) more national debt *Looks like the off payroll tax is going to come in March despite everybody saying it will be disastrous for jobs.
14/02/2020 01:17:51 8 2
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At least Mr Javid has sufficient remaining integrity to draw a line under complete control of #11 by Bojo and DoCum in #10!
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Blimey, didn't see that coming. Most probably had a double check of the HS2 figures.
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Sack Dominic Cummings!
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13. Posted byTheMPforNarniaon Just now Sack Dominic Cummings! - Why? He's doing a great job...and if you disagree with this, then you obviously don't understand what his job is.
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looks like "my way or the highway" STRONG LEADERSHIP from our PM.
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14 no strong leaders can accept criticism this demonstrates the Bullington Bully at his clearest... a poltroon
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13/02/2020 12:35:27 27 4
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14. Posted by post office queue looks like "my way or the highway" STRONG LEADERSHIP from our PM. Nearly everyone else is thinking DICTATORSHIP from our PM and supplication to the unelected 'Grigori' Cummings
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13/02/2020 13:02:13 6 1
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@14...."STONG LEADERSHIP" it is not. strong management maybe, but good leadership invites disagreement and works towards cohesion. Surrounding yourself with yes-men and women is easy, self-serving and weak.
Pretty clear that Boris is just a bully. Well done Sajid for standing up for his team. Removed
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 391 35
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Night of the long knives springs to mind. Democracy is rapidly being ripped to pieces.
Lasange for lunch! Removed
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 331 21
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What a mess. At least Javid has integrity.
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 31 14
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And what’s the point of voting for politicians when the government gets who they want in place just a few week’s later?
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 1939 120
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At last someone who shows a bit of honour in their role! Not a fan of Sajid Javid by any means but at least he didn't throw his staff under the proverbial train for his own gains!
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13/02/2020 12:22:44 13 3
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@20 Shazzy At last someone who shows a bit of honour in their role! Not a fan of Sajid Javid by any means but at least he didn't throw his staff under the proverbial train for his own gains! -- Although I understand your sentiment he has actually thrown them under the train as the new Chancellor will not be allowed to retain them anyway. Sad to say it is a Lose / Lose for them.
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@20. Shazzy "At last someone who shows a bit of honour in their role! Not a fan of Sajid Javid by any means but at least he didn't throw his staff under the proverbial train for his own gains!" That depends if the "train" is HS2 - that "jobs for the boys" gravy train.
13/02/2020 13:44:04 3 1
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@20 Shazzy 'Not a fan of Sajid Javid by any means but at least he didn't throw his staff under the proverbial train for his own gains!' If we are talking proverbially, I think you will find it's normally a bus. A train is less likely to arrive at the right time.
14/02/2020 08:47:50 3 5
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20 Shazzy At last someone who shows a bit of honour in their role! Not a fan of Sajid Javid by any means but at least he didn't throw his staff under the proverbial train for his own gains! ==== Pontius Pilate more like. Instead of sacking them himself or moving a few into the combined No.10/11 adviser pool he quit and left it to others to sack them all. Self-respect? Self interest !
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 75 68
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At last, some good news.
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 36 3
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The night of the long knives................ or how to make enemies quickly.
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Who knew he had principles!
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We live in interesting times
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That will teach for doing a proper IR35 review as stated in election manifesto!
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 25 15
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So, Rabid Javid has joined the rats leaving the sinking ship.
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 226 18
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Dominic Cummins be shuffled to Prime Minister. After all, he's 'wearing the trousers' in this government.
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 21 27
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Diane Abbot for Chancellor
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Don't be fooled, Cummings is calling all the shots here. He is in charge, not Boris.
13/02/2020 19:19:26 6 2
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29. Posted by armstrong Don't be fooled, Cummings is calling all the shots here. He is in charge, not Boris. ---- Cummings was Put in with a little help from his Russian friends. I bet that there are lots of gullible voters who still think that Corbyn would be worse than a drunkard propped up by a Russian agent.
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13/02/2020 12:15:22 12 5
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When you gotta go...ya gotta go..
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Is this what a dictatorship looks like?
13/02/2020 19:06:50 11 1
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31. Posted byjg49on 7 hours ago Is this what a dictatorship looks like? ------ Don't you know the difference between a dictatorship and a democracy? In a demacracy you vote in your dictator
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Johnson said he'd be a "Brexity Hezza" so I wonder, will Javid be an "Asian Hezza" on the Back-Benches, knowing as he does, where the metaphorical bodies are buried on things like "The Northern Powerhouse" and HS2? Only 4 weeks from the Budget, I'm expecting more leaks than the Titanic between then and now. BTW: Who elected Dominic Cummings? #UnelectedElites
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13/02/2020 12:16:22 19 1
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Way to go - I didn't see this one coming!
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He had to go. Taxes are about to rise. Honourable.
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Would not be bullied by Cummings - well done lad
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Glad he resigned on principle. Furthermore the sacking of Julian Smith was wholly unjustified (given he succeeded in breaking the deadlock at Stormont).
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13/02/2020 12:23:40 2 4
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@36. Posted by CautiousOptimism - whilst he has been hard done by, to be honest my 3-year-old-daughter could have broken the stormont stalemate - it was broken because neither of the 2 main parties wanted to face an election, or face losing their ridiculous unearned wages. Give it 6 months until we are at another "crisis" as veto's will be used against what was "agreed" to bring back Stormont
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13/02/2020 12:16:22 50 3
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What unelected bureaucrats running this country, whatever next!!
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Centralisation of power continues... did we vote for MPs or did we vote for these Dominic Cummings and Alastair Campbell type shadowy figures?
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Ref 6. Posted byoobiedoobieon Just now Centralisation of power continues... did we vote for MPs or did we vote for these Dominic Cummings and Alastair Campbell type shadowy figures? We voted for Brexit & Boris to deliver it. Others are there to aid him in the endeavour
13/02/2020 18:33:10 20 3
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@38 ~ psikey "We voted for Brexit & Boris to deliver it. Others are there to aid him in the endeavour" You people campaigned against the idea of "unelected EU bureaucrats" so please tell me where and when you voted for Dominic Cummings? Don't like Tony Benn but he was right when he said "If you cannot get rid of the people who govern you, you do not live in a democratic system."
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Dominic Cummings is the REAL puppetmaster - we all know that.
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Glad Sajid had principles. Cummings trying to take control.
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13/02/2020 12:42:31 32 6
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40 new hospitals, 30,000 extra nurses, a bridge from Scotland to N.I., more money to fight crime, for education and social care. Without knowing where all this "non-existent" money is coming from other than the £350m a week we can spend on the NHS, I'm not surprised Javid has resigned. Brexit really is going well.
13/02/2020 22:44:20 16 2
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40something% of you lot voted for this lying brutal clown who has has the man who invent the slogan take back control as his chief advisor. Little did you know that what cummings actually meant was the HE was going to have all the control. HE wanted to take back control from everyone and centralise all control in HIS hands. WE did not even vote for him. Thank you and goodnight.
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Who the hell is running this country? Sack the unelected Dominic Cummings now! He seems to have more power than anyone. If he doesn’t like you, you’re out. This is no way to run a democratic country.
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41 . I think its the Tories , yes fairly sure Labour lost . AGAIN ..
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41. BrummieBritishEuropean ...Sack the unelected Dominic Cummings now! ... This is no way to run a democratic country. >>> For 3 years the English bleated about how undemocratic it was that the 2016 referendum result had not been implemented. Now we have a government official ensuring that this is done and, when he does this, people still manage to complain that this is somehow undemocratic.
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41. BrummieBritishEuropean Who the hell is running this country? Sack the unelected Dominic Cummings now! He seems to have more power than anyone. If he doesn’t like you, you’re out. This is no way to run a democratic country. --- You are quite right. However, we have a PM who is simply not good on details and this has resulted in people like DC pulling all the strings.
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13/02/2020 18:37:42 3 25
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@41 "Sack the unelected Dominic Cummings now! He seems to have more power than anyone. If he doesn’t like you, you’re out" Typical leftist disregard for the facts & reality. He resigned, he wasn't sacked, do you lot even know the difference? Cummings does not have that power anyway. It was his advisory team that were being replaced by a joint team of advisers. Maybe we see less leaks now?
13/02/2020 21:40:59 7 1
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@ 41 Brummie "This is no way to run a democratic country" About right for England though. That's the country with same 2-party stitch-up system as USA, which also lost status as fully democratic last decade. When 65% vote against you & you end up with a comfy majority—2005 GE—it makes a mockery of the democracy pretense. Doesn't it? Javid's tax avoidance skills will be missed.
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Good news. Javid was too right wing economically. The UK is largely socially conservative (i.e. controls on immigration), but economically liberal (i.e. spend on NHS, education). Javid was at odds with the economically liberal part of it.
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Boris is the BOSS. --
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he left the sinking ship ! LOL run before is too late !!!!
Good. Any way we can get rid of Sadiq Khan as well? Removed
"45. Posted by Lionheart1189 on 3 minutes ago Good. Any way we can get rid of Sadiq Khan as well?" Any particular reason you're singling out these two? Removed
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13/02/2020 12:17:22 6 12
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Bye Bye Eggy
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Fair play Javid. You have some backbone after all. Unelected bureaucrats win again it seems with the dreadful Cummings picking our government.
Good. Boris >>> All Long live boris! Removed
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Was not expecting that!
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Sack Dominic Cummings!
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13. Posted byTheMPforNarniaon Just now Sack Dominic Cummings! - Why? He's doing a great job...and if you disagree with this, then you obviously don't understand what his job is.
13/02/2020 15:32:41 11 5
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@50 No, it’s you who don’t understand. We need our PM and government to be accountable. Cummings (who is neither elected or accountable) is again using his influence to ensure the government is less answerable to us. The recent incident with certain journalists being excluded from No.10 also shows this. Is it a good job if we have a PM who hides behind his spin doctor and can’t face his critics?
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13/02/2020 12:17:37 611 62
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It is like watching a British Trump. Bullying nasty bunch at the top who hate dissent and refuse to publish Russian interference papers. You were warned.
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looks like "my way or the highway" STRONG LEADERSHIP from our PM.
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14 no strong leaders can accept criticism this demonstrates the Bullington Bully at his clearest... a poltroon
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13/02/2020 12:17:37 129 12
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We do seem to have a very British version of Donald Trump as PM. I kind of see why you want people on your team that agree with you but I'd be more inclined to have a broad spectrum of voices in cabinet. It does look very much as if it's 'my way or the highway' which is a little dictatorial for my liking.
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13/02/2020 12:18:23 84 5
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You disagree with Johnson and Gollum at your peril. Never mind, the plotting will now be underway to knife Johnson at the first opportunity. Imagine the dirt a former Chief Whip must know.
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13/02/2020 12:18:23 139 8
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Demonic Dominic, our dear dictator, has his way again then
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13/02/2020 12:18:23 44 6
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Some latent integrity from Javid. Better late than never. Not going well for the Bojo/Cummings dictatorial circus.
The BBC loves opening up stuff like this, but never once did the BBC open up for comment all the antisemitism in Labour. Removed
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13/02/2020 12:20:48 34 7
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57. Posted by King Boris The BBC loves opening up stuff like this, but never once did the BBC open up for comment all the antisemitism in Labour. ----- That's just not true
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13/02/2020 12:18:23 39 6
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Rats and Ships spring to mind, the Rat being Cummings...
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His smile never reached his eyes, did it?
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Well done Sajid Javid for standing up to the unelected “Prime Minister”, Dominic Cummings.
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"60. Posted byStephen Goodchildon Well done Sajid Javid for standing up to the unelected “Prime Minister”, Dominic Cummings." Did you not notice we had an Election before Christmas!
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13/02/2020 12:18:41 656 37
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My department Sir, My men Sir, if you want to get rid of my men I'll go too, Standard military senior non-commissioned officer response to senior commanders who have no idea. Bloody well done Sajid, Well done
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13/02/2020 12:18:42 7 0
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Out of the blue or what no one saw this curve ball coming
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13/02/2020 12:18:42 62 5
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If you don't do what Dominic wants then you're out , how do you trust a PM who can't think for himself , will Pinky ever beat the brain.
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13/02/2020 12:18:42 43 3
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Just another example of the shift towards authoritarianism we're seeing from Boris. Don't want him to assume complete control of your branch of government? Resign or be fired.
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Maybe Cummings will appoint Johnson's brother Max as Chancellor now he's basically sacked Javid. It might not be a bad appointment as Max apparently knows how to get £7bn for the company he's been working for in HS2 payments - Lendlease. Canny financial brain. It's what you voted for leavers. Own it.
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65 Tom-Stockton Maybe Cummings will appoint Johnson's brother Max as Chancellor now he's basically sacked Javid. --- Your comment looks rather silly now.
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13/02/2020 12:18:58 5 57
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Boris is draining the swamp.
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13/02/2020 12:18:58 140 4
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Any would-be challengers to Boris-Dominic power cluster are made to resign or just sacked. Consolidation of power in a few people, how is this good for a democracy! Terrible
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13/02/2020 12:18:58 389 20
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Cummings the unelected bureaucrat running the show.
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Haha haha doesn’t want to be known as the Brexit chancellor that destroyed the country!!! A deckchair off the titanic
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Worst PM in history
The purge has begun....no blood, but alarm bells of 1930's Germany & Stalinist Russia. Removed
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71. Posted byBBChateron Just now The purge has begun....no blood, but alarm bells of 1930's Germany & Stalinist Russia. ---- Because this is the very first cabinet re-shuffle in the history of the UK government? dear me
The BBC loves opening up stuff like this, but never once did the BBC open up for comment all the antisemitism in Labour. Bias much! Removed
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13/02/2020 12:19:07 23 3
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Another Trump administration! More drama than action these days.
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13/02/2020 12:19:07 4 55
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You just cannot have a senior minister that has his own agenda? No CEO would tolerate that in a board room.
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74 The BBC is Anti-Brexit so is Anti-Democracy You just cannot have a senior minister that has his own agenda? No CEO would tolerate that in a board room. // If you have to set the agenda for your ministers, or executives, then you might as well do their jobs yourself. The prime minister is simply the first among equals.
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13/02/2020 12:19:07 35 4
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Even a 'yes' man like Javid has a limit. Johnson is making enemies quickly. .
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13/02/2020 12:19:17 3 24
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Ta-Ra Please close the door quietly on the way out
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Boris take note,before it's to late...... Side line Cummings now Remember Blair and Campbell, What a mess
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13/02/2020 12:19:27 54 5
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Boris ISN'T the boss, anyone who thinks so is deluded, Cummings is running this **** show.
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13/02/2020 12:22:08 51 6
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78 danowat Boris ISN'T the boss, anyone who thinks so is deluded, Cummings is running this **** show. + Good news if Cummings. as an un-elected adviser can go to prison for his actions even if the MP's cannot.
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13/02/2020 12:19:27 49 5
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Who is actually running this country, Cummings or Boris? Looks like Boris is just a puppet of a man. So much for the unelected ones in Brussels, we now have them in London!!
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13/02/2020 12:19:27 14 4
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Good riddance. Can we now prosecute Javid from his part in the world economic crash with his Collateralised Debt Obligations while working on £3m/year at Deutsche Bank?
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13/02/2020 12:43:52 5 1
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"80 seat majority already effectively 73... " It's bad for Boris...and the Russian report is still being suppressed, plus he's not started the 10 year discussions on his "end of year" Brexit deal...but I don't think it's that bad. It's Cummins they hate, not the tories. Cummins isn't a tory. He's much worse. It's bad news for us. Weak puppet chancellor and zero growth...
13/02/2020 19:20:06 10 5
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80 seat majority. But the odds of a vote of no confidence. In this parliament are greater than some think. Attitudes change very quickly when things go wrong.
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13/02/2020 12:19:27 34 4
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Rishi Sunak will be in -he was happy to lie about the EU having no freeports on his interview rounds last week (they actually have 80 & Tories shut down the last 5 in UK) Sunak at ease with fakenews that Cummings & Johnson require & champions deregulation, reducing standards on food, agriculture, safety & workers rights, making NHS pay US drug prices- all required to get that USA trade deal
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13/02/2020 12:19:27 25 4
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So he came to the realisation that fulfilling all the Tory promises, balancing the books, and implementing Brexit all at the same time is not going to be achievable.
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It's Boris's ship and the buck stops at him. Assertive leadership at last!!!
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Javid knew the truth about Boris's holiday with his daughter - had to go
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I'm glad Mr Javid has demonstrated some backbone. I regret that Dominic Cummings remains as influential as he does. I thought once the election was over he was due to have an operation and after that do something else.
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Seems like Cummings knows about the skeletons in the PM's cupboard.
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2020 and people are still deeply confused by our system of government I see.
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I suggest that the PM fires Mr Cummings - an unelected trouble-maker
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13/02/2020 12:19:37 26 3
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Javid was forced to resign less because he is a man of honour (he may be) than because his job as Chancellor would have been impossible because he would no longer have been able to check the extravagances of the reckless spender at no. 10. Power is being concentrated in no.10 on an unprecedented scale. And it is not in Johnson's hands in which it is now concentrated. God save democracy.
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13/02/2020 12:19:37 19 6
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Very early worrying signs that Boris is turning into the iron lady - namely he is the Cabinet too. And we all know how it ended for Maggie!
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13/02/2020 12:19:37 104 7
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On the one hand it's amusing to see these overpromoted, rabidly ambitious specimens being pushed back down the greasy pole, but on the other it's worrying to see the increasingly autocratic behaviour of Johnson who clearly cannot stand any form of discussion or debate. Unbelievable that people actually voted for five years of this.
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BRM
13/02/2020 12:19:37 15 5
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ridiculous how without any actual qualification you can been home secretary, money guy, equality guy etc. This man is a pawn that is asked to front controversial decisions cause he would not back stab non-white people. But he did and he does. Now his job is done and Boris need a lot more closer followers to protect him in his journey of turning this country into a cut throat strip mall place
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13/02/2020 12:19:47 10 7
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Javid, certainly seems to have principles. To those who always take delight in saying that the Tory party is full of the privileged, ex public school, Oxbridge pleas not that Javid's father was a bus driver and he went to a comprehensive. See you can make it with a bit of effort
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13/02/2020 12:19:47 2 14
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Boris the Slayer.......
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13/02/2020 12:19:47 42 6
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the unelected bureaucrat Dominic Cummings running the country oh the irony
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13/02/2020 12:19:47 36 4
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Anyone who gets in the way of unelected bureaucrat Cummings will get the axe.
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I hear Corbyn is to be made "Minister of Allotments" in charge of choosing and planting a new strain of turnips! Removed
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13/02/2020 12:19:47 16 2
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Dominic Cummings 7 - Rest of the Cabinet 0 It was a slaughter. Lots of big Brexit names have bit the dust as well.
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13/02/2020 12:19:47 5 4
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Leadsom, McVey and now Mr Smug! Haha!
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13/02/2020 12:19:47 22 1
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now clear who the real 'Prime Minister' is...