London – Parliament Opens with Queen’s Speech

21 06 2017

State Opening of Parliament, The Queen’s speech- BBC NEWS

LINK –  https://youtu.be/Xk_pi_nq838

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Today’s Queen’s Speech announced that government would establish a new independent “public advocate” to act for families bereaved by public disasters.

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21 06 2017
flyingcuttlefish

Parliament Live – they talk everything but mass murder in London

21 06 2017
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Labor MP, Jeremy Corbyn gives a talk on Grenfell Towers fire.

22 06 2017
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Corbyn grimaces as May asks him if his wife Laura is watching during a VERY awkward exchange at the State Opening of Parliament – has VIDEO
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4626102/Corbyn-s-awkward-chat-Opening-Parliament.html

21 06 2017
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21 06 2017
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21 06 2017
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21 06 2017
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22 06 2017
flyingcuttlefish

New York Times, Op-Ed –
Would a White British Community Have Burned in Grenfell Tower?

” …. Britain’s racial politics are the key to understanding the Grenfell Tower fire. It’s difficult to imagine this disaster — caused by a huge dereliction of duty and refusal to listen to residents’ concerns — befalling a community of white Britons.”

22 06 2017
flyingcuttlefish

Grenfell Tower fire: Every single death could have been avoided, says Jeremy Corbyn
‘From Hillsborough to the child sex abuse scandal to Grenfell Tower, the pattern is consistent. Working class people’s voices are ignored by those in power,’ says Labour leader
– has VIDEO
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/grenfell-tower-fire-latest-jeremy-corbyn-residents-every-death-avoided-cladding-commons-statement-a7802201.html

22 06 2017
flyingcuttlefish

On the queen’s speech –
State Opening shorn of the ceremonial
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4626910/QUENTIN-LETTS-endures-State-Opening-Parliament.html

“The ceremony, shorn of much of its pomp, felt not so much royal as municipal. No horse-drawn carriages, the Crown on a pillow in the back of a car and not even any pageboy train-bearers.

26 06 2017
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