According to the Telegraph Northern Ireland costs the UK taxpayer more than being in the EU (forget that being in the EU is a big earner for business & tax revenue) BUT v interesting development. https://twitter.com/AngusMacNeilSNP/status/1182446131760058368
R/T Feorlean: . michaelgove is desperately trying to deflect attention from this : https://twitter.com/GovanSnp/status/1182552025399222273
Pensions tax relief set to cost government almost £40bn. HMRC statistics show rising cost of subsidies, with higher-rate taxpayers claiming most.
NEW: Key manufacturers warn “serious risk” in new Johnson Brexit deal plan, after Govt fails to reassure still seeks participation in EU agencies EASA, ECHA, EMA…Thread https://twitter.com/faisalislam/status/1182542548696477696
Johnson fails spectacularly to sneak in and out of Merseyside http://archive.fo/TcYtj
Here’s video of Trump attending the grand opening of Trump Tower in Turkey. Ivanka even thanked Erdogan on Twitter for this deal. Gonna say it loud and cleaR
Here's video of Trump attending the grand opening of Trump Tower in Turkey. Ivanka even thanked Erdogan on Twitter for this deal.
Gonna say it loud and clear:
— Robert De Niro (@RobertDeNiroUS) October 9, 2019
0700 GOOD MORNING
Bidder announced for broadband roll out. https://www.gov.scot/news/r100-progress/
Apologies for direct link but there is a video Nicola Sturgeon: ‘No shortcut route to Scottish independence’
and re the bbc article Angus McNeil says
Standard Life Aberdeen to axe hundreds of Scottish jobs just days before Christmas http://archive.fo/lRv6z
UK Brexit plan not shown to Scottish Govthttp://archive.fo/qxfvn
Backlash as BBC announces Julia Hartley-Brewer on Question Time panel http://archive.fo/hFNGp
The PM has granted the opposition access talks with the civil service. This is significant. They only happen when an election is looming – an indication No.10 think next two weeks will bring them the election they are pushing for?
Disgusted by this, will we in Scotland stand by and watch while our friends and neighbours are thrown out of Scotland by a foreign government.
EU nationals lacking settled status could be deported, minister says http://archive.fo/RHWZM
“The feeling we all got was that he didn’t know his arse from his elbow…it was a catastrophically bad meeting.” Raad Seiger, the lawyer acting as an advisor to Harry Dunn’s family commenting on their meeting with @DominicRaab yesterday.
Brexit deal possible by October 31 deadline following meeting with Johnson – Taoiseach https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit-countdown/2019/1010/1082249-varadkar-johnson/
Ex-MI6 chief criticises threat to withdraw security cooperation with EU http://archive.fo/3ngA3
Nissan Europe ‘unsustainable’ in no-deal Brexithttp://archive.fo/AaKhD
MOD Denies British Personnel Will Be ‘Forced’ Into Joining EU Army https://www.forces.net/news/mod-denies-british-personnel-will-be-forced-joining-eu-army
‘Our enemies are not in the poorest countries on the planet, but right here in the richest one’