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Chris Grayling - New Head of the Intelligence Commitee

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Dinahmo Thu 12-Mar-20 21:22:13

CG has been appointed as head of the intelligence committee that is deciding when and if to release the report on Russian interference in UK politics.

This is the man who spent £13.8 million on a contract with a firm to operate cross channel ferries when the company didn't own any ferries. The govt had to pay £33 million to Euro tunnel in compensation. He privatised a large chunk of the probation service and banned prisoners from receiving books from friends and family. The latter was judged n court to be unlawful and the cost of correcting the work carried out by the private companies has been estimated to cost £171 million.

What are the chances of s getting to see the report?

Framilode Thu 12-Mar-20 22:04:29

Chris Grayling - Head of the Intelligence Committee is a contradiction in terms.

mcem Thu 12-Mar-20 22:07:01

Quite framilode.
Grayling and intelligence in the same sentence!
Who'd a thought it??

MawB Thu 12-Mar-20 22:09:05

You beat me to it Framilode - I was about to say that's an oxymoron if there ever was one!

lemongrove Thu 12-Mar-20 22:11:27

In the light of the UK being engulfed in a pandemic, I care very little who is in charge of the Russian report being released ( or not)
Other views are available.😁

SirChenjin Thu 12-Mar-20 22:12:29

Perhaps they were being ironic? Or perhaps this is Boris’ idea of a joke to give us something to laugh at during this difficult time?

grannysyb Thu 12-Mar-20 22:17:11

Didn't realise it was the first of April!!

paddyanne Thu 12-Mar-20 22:17:43

This IS a joke ,right?

Eloethan Thu 12-Mar-20 22:26:14

Oh my goodness!

Grany Tue 17-Mar-20 16:32:17

@JerryHicksUnite
#ToryShambles Live in the Commons -

Emily Thornberry Labour 'why there are 60 UK citizens stranded in Lima'

Dominic Raab Tory Minister 'We are working very hard to repatriate any UK citizen stranded in the Philippines'

Emily Thornberry 'Lima is in Peru' #Corvid19uk #COVID2019

annodomini Tue 17-Mar-20 16:36:34

Isn't Raab the one who wasn't sure where Dover was? And didn't Grayling contract a company with no boats to run a ferry service?

Grany Tue 17-Mar-20 16:39:22

annodomini Yes