A bit of digging shows that Addis and Doha have fallen out, with Addis throwing a major hissy fit over Qatar's chuminess with Eritrea and hosting of Al Jazeera. Mind you, both are a long way from Tewkesbury.
'Millions of people in this region believe that trade unions have a key role in their workplaces and in a modern Britain. So I urge every member of union to use their vote to support candidates that share our confidence that unions have a vital contribution to make in the workplace and in the community. And I urge voters to support candidates who believe in the provision and enforcement of excellent employment and health and safety rights at work for every worker.'"
Admittedly this is not coming from the head of the TUC (1), but rather a South East region organiser, but it is right there on the TUC's site. No mention of Labour at all, and sufficiently wide to be an endorsement of the Left List, rump Respect etc etc. We live in strange times.
(1). Brendan Barber. Hand on heart, how many of us could claim to be able to name the head of the TUC without having to pause for thought?
"...Goderich lacked support among his colleagues and in his party, and he was not up to the task of running a quarrelling Cabinet. Goderich had difficulty in coping practically and emotionally. He resigned after four months in office, before he had achieved anything of note.He also used to burst into tears at the dispatch box.
Maybe they sounded snappier in the original. Also, could they not have wheeled out 'running dog lackeys', just for old times' sake?
Labels: EU fun and games
I suppose his act involves creating a run on sterling.
The Prime Minister: "The national register of risks will be written with the express purpose of informing the public of the risks that they face. It will include as much information as possible without prejudicing national security".