Documentary evidence May’s 2009 Windrush landing-card claim was false

Early this afternoon, Theresa May lied to the UK people when she told MPs that a decision to destroy landing cards – which could have provided vital proof of the right to live in this country for thousands of ‘Windrush generation’ immigrants – was taken in 2009 by a Labour government and not by her. […]

Johnson praised Assad for success v ISIS. ISIS used missile attacks to cover Damascus assault

Assad is a tyrant Two years ago, Boris Johnson was praising him for pushing back ISIS Missile strikes probably illegal under international law ISIS used the weekend’s US, UK and French missile attacks to launch new assault The government ordered missile attacks against Syria last weekend – hitting facilities that appear, from the reaction of […]

UK’s NATO letter re Salisbury/Russia betrays flimsy case, contradicts earlier claims

The mainstream media have generally attempted to spin the OPCW’s (Office for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) equivocal support for Porton Down’s analysis of the toxin used in the Salisbury attack as if it proves the government’s case against Russia. Only the report’s executive summary has been released to the public – and that does […]

Video: Tory minister Johnson suffering ‘technology interfering’ on BBCQT

Seems the ‘technical interference’ affecting Tory minister Jo Johnson’s answer on last night’s BBC Question Time programme was his accidentally-activated Siri: However, that fact may not be much less embarrassing for the minister. See here. The SKWAWKBOX needs your support. This blog is provided free of charge but depends on the generosity of its readers to […]

Full OPCW report summary (which does not say Novichok)

The OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) executive summary of the findings of its ‘technical assistance visit’ to Salisbury and subsequent analysis of the toxin is now available and can be downloaded below. The document is carefully worded not to say that the substance analysed was a ‘Novichok’, in spite of media spin […]

#OPCW report’s ‘confirmed findings’ underline Boris Johnson’s dishonesty

The mainstream media headlines are touting that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) report, which was published at noon today, confirms the government’s claim that the substance that poisoned Sergei and Yulia Skripal and a police officer in Salisbury ‘is Novichok’. However, the report itself – or rather, the executive summary that […]

With Trump about to bomb Syria, you need to see this

US fighter jets over Iraq The US is expected to start bombing imminently against the Assad regime’s forces and infrastructure in Syria. Based on recent history, the Tory government and adventurist so-called Labour ‘moderates’ will wish to join in – and will paint anyone who opposes the move as unpatriotic and, almost certainly, as a […]

UK firms sold nerve agent components to Syria

On Sunday, Jeremy Corbyn – who has a track record of opposition to abuses in Syria – reacted with outrage to news of the chemical attack on Syrian civilians: The latest attack in Syria – believed to have involved chlorine gas or similar – took place just over a year after an attack using the […]

Rudd knew police cuts ‘likely’ cause of crime rise – when she said they weren’t

Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s ludicrous claim that massive Tory police cuts have nothing to do with crime rise blown apart by leaked Home Office documents Labour asks, ‘is she incompetent or misleading?’ exposure of the concealed information adds weight to claims Tories are unfit for office after revelation of Boris Johnson’s dishonesty over Salisbury attack […]

Trafford Tories spell their party’s name wrong in election literature

The incompetence infecting the Tories is not only affecting the parliamentary party, with Boris Johnson and Theresa May stumbling from disaster to disaster – nor their online efforts, like the ‘Activate’ debacle and the official Conservatives’ Twitter account thanking Australian MPs for campaigning with them or announcing the wrong new party chair during a reshuffle. It […]