UK borrowing hits highest December level on record
22/01/2021 | news | business | 461
Government borrowing hit £34.1bn last month, as the cost of pandemic support measures weighed on the economy.
We should pass the bill to the Chinese laboratory if it did originate there
This should never been allowed to happen
22/01/2021 10:45:11 15 20
So should we be liable for this current lockdown in europe given the most recent variant came from the UK?
22/01/2021 11:38:47 1 0
If it was proved beyond doubt that the virus did come from a Chinese laboratory due to bad bio security and all the C19 effected countries stuck together for reparations we might be lucky otherwise we’re just whistling in the wind ??
22/01/2021 12:14:25 0 0
But we have an English mutant and a South African careful, the bill might be returned!
22/01/2021 12:46:56 1 0
I just spoke to China- they said they're happy to pay, just as soon as we pay for BSE and Foot & Mouth
22/01/2021 13:02:22 0 0
Be serious.
It was always going to happen

Our government was warned to expsct it 4 years avo, and made no provision for dealing with it.
We are fortunate researchers were working on other coroncirus vaccines, for flu, SARS, and MERS, and were able to produce vaccines so rapidly.
The government will recover some of the debt from the 100,000 fewer State pensions it will no longer be paying to those who have sadly died from Covid - plus the other costs usually associated with the poor elderly. Removed
In the meantime the fishermen are bitterly complaining that Brexit is destroying their industry.

You just couldn't make that up!

Where is Farage to ride to the rescue?....
22/01/2021 11:39:43 3 3
EU bureaucracy is destroying their industry because it wants to be petty and punish ordinary Brits. If the self-same fish were caught by EU boats it would be acceptable.