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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    I'd like to think those who voted for Boris would be a vanishing number but I fear it's not - Brits are as thick as pig-shoot and like to be governed by pompous pricks. But hey, what can you do? No point worrying about something you can't control
    Well you know what they say, "If Birds put the turd in custard, who put the tulip in No.10?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    If someone has reported a crime then they have to follow it up although by the tone of your post, I take it that you would prefer that they didn't. Honestly didn't take you for a fan of Cummings but it takes all sorts
    What crime? Civil matter at best - some small fine level, total waste of very limited police resources.

    Do yiu think they'd follow up each such report? Fat chance - it’s selected prosecution at best, which kind of makes it illegal (proper criminal, not in civil regards).

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    Some great quotes coming out:

    Ironic to watch a Brexiter government desperately put saving an unelected, unaccountable bureaucrat before supporting the will of the people.
    As one of those involved in SPI-B, the Government advisory group on behavioural science, I can say that in a few short minutes tonight, Boris Johnson has trashed all the advice we have given on how to build trust and secure adherence to the measures necessary to control COVID-19.
    Grant Shapps: "We've never told people where they have to specifically locate themselves."Really? I feel like the phrase "stay home" might have come up.
    Dear Prime Minister, I’m told that my taxes support GCHQ, automatic number plate recognition, facial recognition technology & much else to keep public safe. Please reassure me this money isn’t wasted & the massive effort can tell us where someone with active infection went.
    Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    What crime? Civil matter at best - some small fine level, total waste of very limited police resources.

    Do yiu think they'd follow up each such report? Fat chance - it’s selected prosecution at best, which kind of makes it illegal (proper criminal, not in civil regards).
    Nope it is a crime as he may well have broken the 2020 Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations. Numerous people have been reported and prosecuted but if you want to stick up for someone who not only could have infected other people but also his own family, then be it so...

    The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020
    Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    Nope it is a crime as he may well have broken the 2020 Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations. Numerous people have been reported and prosecuted but if you want to stick up for someone who not only could have infected other people but also his own family, then be it so...

    The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020
    Sure, take him to court then - making him lose his job is extra-judicial mob style illegal action, at best he deserves some fine - and he needs job to pay it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Sure, take him to court then - making him lose his job is extra-judicial mob style illegal action, at best he deserves some fine - and he needs job to pay it.
    If he resigns Gove or some other Cabinet minster can rehire him within the week.

    If he's fired he can't be rehired for about 6 months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    Nope it is a crime as he may well have broken the 2020 Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations. Numerous people have been reported and prosecuted but if you want to stick up for someone who not only could have infected other people but also his own family, then be it so...

    The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020
    I was thinking about that piece of legislation.

    But due to the lack of testing in the UK they can get off with a clever barrister. Though the tulipstorm of the court case could virtually bankrupt him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
    If he resigns Gove or some other Cabinet minster can rehire him within the week.

    If he's fired he can't be rehired for about 6 months.
    He got no requirement to resign - small civil offence, £ 60 fine and off you go

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    He got no requirement to resign - small civil offence, £ 60 fine and off you go
    So why did Neal Ferguson and Catherine Calderwood resign? Then what about Amber Rudd, Priti Patel, Michael Fallon or David Laws, they all resigned and there was no crime committed? There is such a thing as trust in your government and if your government, in particular those who have put in place the rules for you to follow, do not follow those rules, then you no longer have trust in your government. This is turn can lead to a breakdown in law and order all because someone cannot follow those rules. By, at least owning up to breaking those rules, then maybe that trust can be restored. I'm sure you can work it out rather than sticking up for establishment of which he is part of now and wanted to get rid of...
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