The joke refers to the claim by Boris Johnston's senior adviser that he drove to the castle near Durham to test his eyesight before attempting to drive back to London after suffering from Covid-19.
And who doesn’t have a spare outhouse available? But the public, many of whom have sacrificed the opportunity to meet newborn grandchildren, visit dying relatives or attend funerals in order to follow the rules, could instantly grasp the story. There’s a bit of coolness towards him right now.”. His press conference in the Downing Street rose garden, a space normally reserved for foreign dignitaries, accorded him a status unusual for an adviser, whose code prohibits them from making public comments.
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Those tasked with raising cash for the Tory party are worried. Businesses in Barnard Castle have noted an upturn in visitors as lockdown eased after it was made famous by Dominic Cummings’ controversial family trip. Its New England Old School IPA will come in a can designed like an optician's eye test board, with the words: "Barnard Castle eye test hazy.". "All profits will go to funding our production of free sanitiser for the NHS & Health Care Charities. More than 150 cops have been disciplined for social media abuse. Cabinet minister Anne‑Marie Trevelyan has circulated an anti-Chinese meme to Tory MPs. This week he did not look so clever. Like those MPs who billed the taxpayer for Mars Bars and swimming-pool maintenance, Mr Cummings’s wrongdoing is pretty trivial.
The most popular name choice of BrewDog's four was Barnard Castle Eye Test, with Eddie John Carter saying: "I know this might be a joke, but the Barnard Castle Eye Test has to … Cummings grew up in Durham and went to the £16,000 a year Durham School.
Leaving your child stranded in a B&B while you go to a showbiz party to get wasted as Gove did isn’t a crime either.
In the wake of the scandal caused by the revelation that Dominic Cummings travelled from London to Durham during lockdown, a number of reviews of Barnard Castle purporting to have been written by Boris Johnson's advisor have appeared on Tripadvisor. Yet Mr Cummings’s power rested on his reputation as a strategic genius. Dry-hopped for a juicy hit with pineapple, mango and hint of zesty lime. He was in his father’s outhouse. The joke refers to the claim by Boris Johnston's senior adviser that he drove to the castle near Durham to test his eyesight before attempting to drive back to London after suffering from Covid-19. Many Downing Street aides, working on communications, Brexit policy and in Mr Johnson’s private office, are loyal graduates of the Vote Leave campaign Mr Cummings ran, while independent-minded ministers and aides have been shoved out. A family member of a worker at a Barnsley meat processing plant where three people have died of Covid-19, ‘We will never get out of this now.
It will go on for ever. Cummings claimed to be testing his eyesight in Barnard Castle The Prime Minister defended Dominic Cummings after his top aid showed him the … TV antiques expert David Harper who has a shop in the picturesque market town said local businesses could never have afforded the exposure Barnard Castle received from the affair. 12 x 330ml can available now for pre-order - product will be available within 2 weeks. Our New England, Old School IPA is locked down and loaded.
DOWNING STREET aides have a habit of creating headaches for their bosses. In the wake of Dominic Cummings’ excuse for breaking lockdown, social media users have decided to get creative. So Gove tweeted, “Caring for your wife and child is not a crime.”.
Mr Cummings’s fiery blogs rail against ministers who treat voters with contempt, are deaf to popular anger and fail to fire incompetent officials. Minister Grant Shapps explained what happened. His explanation for a controversial trip to North Eastern tourist attraction, Barnard Castle, was that it was a test drive because his eyesight had been affected by Covid-19 and he needed to be sure he was fit to drive to London.
Not because making a mess of the virus is killing people but because rich people aren’t getting what they bribed—sorry, donated—for.
Our. Edinburgh hotel converts unused bedrooms into workspaces for harassed homeworkers, The novel practice allows business people peace and quiet supported by the usual hotel services, Investors gain an eightfold return as software firm is sold to a major US company, The deal will see the Edinburgh Napier University spinout's software supplied to major international companies, Business Stream consults on restructuring and job losses, The restructuring proposals come as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic take their toll, Premier Oil set to complete Chysaor merger by end of Q1. Barnard Castle Monday 25 May 2020, 1:25pm A fake blue plaque has appeared in Barnard Castle poking fun at Dominic Cummings' alleged visit to the town during the lockdown period. Yet this affair feels less like a backstairs intrigue and more like the parliamentary expenses scandal of 2009, which undermined confidence in lawmakers. For more stories and our pandemic tracker, see our coronavirus hub, This article appeared in the Britain section of the print edition under the headline "Ill-advised", Sign up to our free daily newsletter, The Economist today, Published since September 1843 to take part in “a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our progress.”. The death rate among all groups taking the drugs was higher than among people who were not given them. Mr Cummings has also built himself a formidable power base. ", BrewDog's mock up of how new beer cans will look, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Amanda Cartwright, a Labour town councillor and the current Mayor of Kidsgrove, posted the meme on Twitter. If you're involved in activity,
His chief aide drove 270 miles from London to his parents’ farm in late March, while most Britons were following the government’s edict to “stay home”. Cummings claimed to be testing his eyesight in Barnard Castle. © Socialist Worker (unless otherwise stated). Fascist-led march in Poland is smallest in years as abortion protests continue, Shell’s links with murder in Nigeria aren’t forgotten, Manchester university students occupy over contemptuous coronavirus treatment, ‘Our empowering strike has brought people together,’ says East London school striker, Spy cops followed Tariq Ali and hundreds of unnamed activists for years, inquiry reveals, French teachers strike for better virus safety measures, Prince William and Kate Middleton are set to opt out of sending Princess Charlotte back to school, Charlotte, five, is currently in reception year at Thomas’s school in Battersea, London, The £19,000-a-year school is expected to reopen from 1 June. Once over expenses and once over losing a large number of schools down the back of the lamps he bought on expenses. As in 2009, anger has mixed with ridicule.
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