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How the government awarded contracts to private companies during the coronavirus pandemic, why it matters, and... will we ever know the truth?
Former PM David Cameron didn’t break any rules in his relations with Greensill – because the rules hardly exist.
Britain’s so-called lobbying and cronyism row is anything but. It’s about fat cats, lean mean hunters, entitled purebreds, scruffy strays, trainable tabbies, rebellious rescues — in other words, all sorts of felines padding through the corridors of power.
In a speech he gave in the House of Commons, Dan Carden, the Labour MP for Liverpool Walton, denounced the government’s “incompetence” in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, its “cronyism”, and its “ideological obsession with outsourcing and rip-off privatisation.”
Professor Chris Grey’s brilliant Brexit analysis on state aid as a stumbling block, the attritional grind of emerging Brexit effects, and why there seems to be so little public concern. Faith, pragmatism, post-truth politics, and possible futures.