"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced" - James Baldwin
Monday 8 March 2021
Johnson on the 1% offer to the nurses: "What we have done is try
to give them as much as we can at the present time, Don’t forget
that there has been a public sector pay freeze, we’re in pretty
is whar the ‘pretty rough times” has meant for others.
… £ millions
of Covid-related contract have been given to friends or associates of
Johnson and his ministers. Many were given to those without any
expertise in medical equipment, provision or practise or who were
insolvent or close to being so. Here are a few ...
CAPITAL, specialists in currency trading, offshore property, private
equity and trade, awarded £252 million.
AGENCIES, a confectionary products company, awarded £108 million.
LOGISTICS, a logistics company servicing retailers in fashion,
tobacco, alcohol and other high-value goods, awarded £1 million.
a technology company contracted to Donald Trump, Vote Leave, Nigel
Farrage and Cambridge Analytics, awarded £500,000.]
STRATEGY, providing political insight and analysis and
communications strategies, awarded £900,000.
DESIGNS, suppliers of women and men’s accessories, homeware and
beauty products, awarded £148 million.
CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD, a management consultancy company, awarded
FIX, a rodent infestation company, awarded £110 million.
FIRST, “we help organisations understand and influence public
opinion”, awarded £840,000.
GUERIN, a creative and digital agency, awarded £3 million.