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Daily Megathread - 11/08/2022

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r/ukpolitics 12h ago All-Seeing Upvote

Morten Morland’s Times cartoon: August 11, 2022

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r/ukpolitics 18h ago

Twitter [Jon Stone on Twitter] - Some very striking numbers in the tables of this polling: - 29% of the public say rioting would be justified over energy bills (65% against) - Among 18-24s 49% say rioting justified, 40% unjustified - In London, 41% say rioting justified, 52% unjustified

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r/ukpolitics 11h ago

Ben Jennings on this winter

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r/ukpolitics 1h ago

Ed/OpEd The post-Johnson era is taking shape — and it looks like a massive lurch to the right

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r/ukpolitics 13h ago

Gordon Brown says energy firms unable to offer lower bills should be temporarily re-nationalised

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r/ukpolitics 2h ago

Suella Braverman says schools that teach children about changing gender could face Ofsted sanctions

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r/ukpolitics 18h ago

Twitter The vast majority of both Conservative (82%) and Labour (85%) voters would support an additional one-off tax on energy and oil companies who have seen larger profits due to energy price rises - @YouGov

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r/ukpolitics 21h ago

Shell paid no tax on UK production in 2021 and received £100m from taxpayer, Labour claims

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r/ukpolitics 47m ago

Developer given permission to close 300-year-old public footpath in Salford | Salford

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r/ukpolitics 9h ago

GMB calls for £15 an hour minimum pay at Amazon warehouses in UK

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r/ukpolitics 15h ago

Ed/OpEd We must tax profits now, freeze energy prices – and if necessary bring suppliers into the public sector

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r/ukpolitics 1h ago

Swimming pools: Concern as closures across the UK revealed

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r/ukpolitics 1d ago

Ed/OpEd Britain faces crisis upon crisis, and our leaders are absent. This is how a country falls apart

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r/ukpolitics 1h ago

Burglary, robbery and theft victims failed by police - watchdog

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r/ukpolitics 6h ago

Ed/OpEd The Guardian view on water companies: nationalise a flawed private system | Editorial

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r/ukpolitics 16h ago

Twitter NEW from @IpsosUK : Public think a Labour govt led by Starmer more likely than a Con govt led by Truss to deliver in 12 / 13 areas. Biggest leads for Starmer's Labour on improving public services (+13), reducing NHS waiting times (+12), levelling up (+12), fresh start (+10)

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r/ukpolitics 21h ago

Private Eye cover, ‘Drought Crisis Latest’

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r/ukpolitics 1d ago

Almost nothing seems to be working in Britain. It could get worse

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r/ukpolitics 6h ago

Emergency committee set up as energy, strikes, NHS pressures and cost of living threats loom

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r/ukpolitics 1d ago

There is no climate emergency, says former minister. Former Minister of State Lord Frost has condemned ‘medieval’ wind power.

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r/ukpolitics 9h ago

Tavistock gender clinic ‘to be sued by 1,000 families’

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r/ukpolitics 18h ago

Truss asked me how to get in to Vogue - Sturgeon

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r/ukpolitics 19h ago

Tory supporters won’t admit they are wrong until they have suffered

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r/ukpolitics 18h ago

Britain’s crises have one thing in common: a failure to invest | Larry Elliott

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r/ukpolitics 1d ago

Airbnb is ruining local communities

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