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The week in Tory, a thread: 1 Accidentally made it illegal to drive to Wales 2 Made it easier to see other people's parents than your own 3 Issued new advice that was officially ignored by Scotland, Wales, NI, and the councils of Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle.
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
4 Admitted there WOULD be a border down the Irish Sea, after a year claiming there wouldn't 5 Said its ok for a child-minder to come into contact with your kids, as long as you "open a window" 6 Published advice that you can car-share, as long as the driver "doesn't look left"
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
7 Announced £2bn investment, so we could use public transport again 8 Told us it's our "civic duty" to avoid using public transport 9 Announced the PM would make a speech on Sunday, cos it had to be implemented Monday
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
10 Then, when challenged, said they meant Wednesday 11 Then said we must go to work 12 Then said we must not travel to work 13 Then said it was all explained in the published guidelines 14 Then had it pointed out to them in parliament that they hadn't published guidelines
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
15 Blamed the public for not understanding the new rules 16 Then went on TV to explain the rules, got them wrong, and had to be corrected by Piers Morgan 17 Then went to parliament to explain the rules, STILL got them wrong, and had to be corrected by the opposition
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
18 Said we should wear facemasks 19 Then said we shouldn't wear facemasks 20 Then said - again - we should wear facemasks 21 Clapped for NHS workers 22 Then introduced a 55% increase in the fee foreign staff pay to work for the NHS
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
23 Announced quarantine for new arrivals, a mere 73 days after being officially advised to quarantine new arrivals 24 Announced they had "only just started" recruiting people to do track and trace, a mere 110 days after being officially advised to urgently do track and trace
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
25 Issued a plan to open schools, which teachers said was unsafe 26 Then said doctors were brave, but teachers weren't 27 Then had to watch as doctors said the teachers were right, and it wasn't safe to open schools
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
28 Then announced tests for kids but not for teachers 29 Then had to have it explained on live TV that infected teachers can still infect kids 30 Scored 0% in a French poll of which govt was doing best for its people 31 Dropped 45 net approval points in UK opinion polling
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Russ May 16
Replying to @RussInCheshire
And there are still 24 hours of this week to go
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Russ May 17
Replying to @MAGsaveslives
OK, this kinda blew up, so while you're here... Landmines still kill. I know, you'd forgotten. But millions of mines are still out there. Please help , the charity that actually removes mines from the ground in former warzones. Ta!
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