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Ethical entrepreneur, retail analyst, psychologist, speaker, musician and line-crosser. @greenoxford Councillor. Writer @Retailweek @HuffpostUK @londoneconomic

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Congratulations to our fab waste and recycling crews, who have been recognised for their hard work and dedication a… https://t.co/kI1oyqTNmk
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonAnother committed Brexiteer rat jumps ship from the UK - It’s official: Jim Ratcliffe, the U.K.’s richest person, i… https://t.co/DQaaRj97z7No rebellion from the Tories on @Cherwellcouncil. They've just sold local residents down the river and actually wo… https://t.co/24SecYcawULorry parks planned for rural south England under Brexit planning https://t.co/PbUQLLNEiVFirst peek at 540 homes north of Oxford https://t.co/lJAVP83CnZ @GeorgeMonbiot These idealised concoctions also allow us to justify actions that we'd usually find morally abhorren… https://t.co/odLij8nbAu @GeorgeMonbiot With my psychologist hat on, I'd have to comment that the mechanism you're describing is also at the… https://t.co/C03SYo7OB0 @Mattjbaker01 @Keir_Starmer He could start he embracing electoral reform. That's what I'd call 21st century thinking! @GeorgeMacD The important question is how many members of the public will use itNot sure I'd be comfortable referring to a global pandemic that has resulted in such terrible consequences for busi… https://t.co/hrAZuxfQJf @paultroop @BicesterBug It looked to me like the driver was trying to leave room initially, but then messed it up.… https://t.co/0F9HFK3oH8
9/25
2020
Before the pandemic 14 million people were living in poverty, millions of them in WORKING households. A grim realit… https://t.co/pny8kFEQIq
Retweeted by Ian Middleton @GeorgeMacD My local Tesco is the sameThe small print of Rishi Sunak’s new Job Support Scheme means 1m workers are almost certain to lose jobs… https://t.co/mTgfMdUxVMJust posted a photo @ Oxfordshire https://t.co/pSEjMpDlwcWhat happens when Kent is full of parked lorries? Do we push the border back to Surrey? London? Birmingham? We we a… https://t.co/cKujsEwWVRThe #BrexitShambles continues to lurch from one surreal scheme to another. Not content with trashing our reputation… https://t.co/W9id03UQM6Germany’s furlough scheme saves firms from freefall https://t.co/MfkDuqZd7m @CCHQPress Whether he rules it out is immaterial. It's who's driving this country into a situation where dissolutio… https://t.co/YEdo9DUB3y @RuthWareWriter They made up for though by giving us all the word soixante-neuf
9/24
2020
Love it! "Pipelinefunk" Armin Küpper (concert) Saxophone with natural echo from p... https://t.co/CvutITjHYX via @YouTube @tfoale Literally!And how much will the second wave of COVID cost, plus the hit to the economy? We're about to become a footnote in e… https://t.co/vyB3ZftSWc @BicesterBug To be fair the driver did leave room but mistimed the pass. The car in front stopped leaving them stuc… https://t.co/u4FbI3KTOyThe latest The @IanMiddletonX Weekly! https://t.co/TmP1ITDqZEThe utter chaos we all face at the end of the year is now even being acknowledged by architects of the madness of… https://t.co/u6dtz6GdJaGo to work, don't go to work, stay at home, go to the pub, eat out to help out, but don't go out, unless you're sho… https://t.co/ImvG4tbLJY
9/23
2020
Interesting that in his litany of opprobrium about those who could avoid fines for mass gatherings he may be ssed o… https://t.co/gRuB0LxNMzAs the Tories lurch dangerously to the right, we need the Opposition to provide a bulwark against them Caving in t… https://t.co/wx2ugkdBgI
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonBy no means a slam dunk https://t.co/CaM30QsmYH @CatSmithMP This is what a policy vacuum looks like. Fine words, where's the action? @BBOWT So will you now be reconsidering your support for things like the Oxford to Cambridge Arc? @CPRE @CPREAvonBristol I love the changing of the seasons. Without it we wouldn't appreciate the seasons on either… https://t.co/XBfTCThE3K @carolecadwalla @SamEspensen And setting an example by making sure ministers and advisers also follow the rules, whatever they areIt's NOT NHS test & trace, it's a PRIVATE COMPANY test & trace. This narrative achieves nothing other than to valid… https://t.co/qDClg3ZrwiSo is he saying that Italy and German are not freedom loving countries? The amount of utter bollocks that falls out… https://t.co/F5BqiNGF8d“There is an important difference between our country and many other countries and that is our country is a freedom… https://t.co/5DsEFkRKUZ
Retweeted by Ian Middleton @LukeTugby Judging from conversations I've had with numerous retailers, they always have been. If the government wa… https://t.co/uyVUFmgBJX @RosarioDawson’s award-winning film @TheNeedToGROW delivers #SOLUTIONS & great stories. Watch it free!… https://t.co/xpJ0XVQZyeSolar Roof Tiles - should every building generate its own power? | 100% ... https://t.co/qHGhrAaCL9 via @YouTube
9/22
2020
@ValaAfshar @YvesMulkers I reckon he actually did it backwards and they reversed it.So hold on now— The public purse (ie our own money) is being shovelled into “Operation Moonshot” (big businesses… https://t.co/zZXHs9A4W8
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonI’m seeing people yelling about Sweden again. Sweden as a 6th of the UK population and is 6x the size. They self… https://t.co/FTCS6LQuxV
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonNew polling from @Survation shows that three quarters of the public want to see the track and trace system run by l… https://t.co/hXupZCPckU
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonColumn by me. https://t.co/WGOXH8iH1V
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonWe're just off the 40% mark on our fundraiser for our legal challenge to plans to destroy our green heritage in… https://t.co/U8Rjj9mcoN
Retweeted by Ian Middleton @NHSCOVID19app @mark578xkp Hi David - is the app being run and administered by the NHS or a private company?Quick comparison for @Cherwellcouncil who have cancelled plans to convert their offices to LED claiming the payback… https://t.co/KEZFiNu5y7https://t.co/bSBzwzsokK
9/21
2020
@allisonpearson @BBCNews Depends who you think he won forHeartbreaking. That others want tighter, lesser immigration I can understand, even if I don’t agree. That people re… https://t.co/gYIX5V3sUx
Retweeted by Ian Middleton @MattHancock And what are the rules? Can you explain without the use of a Venn diagram, a flow chart, and some recreational narcotics?So what the hell are these? (not acorns) https://t.co/BzfsNIzAAlFinal walk along the beach before leaving. Bit of a rough sea but glorious sunny day. Sad to be leaving but hopeful… https://t.co/BVp3Qr9eAj @NHSCOVID19app Does it work? Has it been tested?Preparing to leave the south coast after a week and a half stay, having largely failed to get a proper visit with m… https://t.co/0YNrmCrNnb @Anna_Mazz @MarinaHyde Nice imageWhole lot of good stuff in this by @elliotttimes @MattChorley @oliver_wright https://t.co/YqBWIJDSmr
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonGreat writing as usual https://t.co/xZWvNRXSk1 @RespectIsVital @exemplarhc This is all very sad. I think she needs help. @CyclistOx @Sanders4Health You had to be there @NHSCOVID19app More random nonsense. What is this app for? What does it do? Is it the track and trace app that still doesn't work?I've seen countless people not wearing masks, many of whom look like they're flouting the rule out of pure belliger… https://t.co/b8rbuUv1I5
9/20
2020
I often see people in stores openly demonstrating that their only disability is a lack of consideration for others… https://t.co/NwxsuuxITNI've spoken to many shop workers & owners now who all feel the mandatory wearing of face coverings is being treated… https://t.co/XGavlA92FVIn Broadstairs today with absolutely no sign of social distancing. This is one reason why we're all heading back in… https://t.co/GAkoOy2KPU @artistsmakers @wtmworthing @Dirt_Science Loved the interactive rooms in the science museum.
9/19
2020
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Retweeted by Ian MiddletonBBC News - Brexit: Hauliers' meeting with Michael Gove 'a washout' https://t.co/NGjxkjemdSAmateurs to the rescue – Politicians should take citizens’ assemblies seriously https://t.co/ITnClA8JKI @allisonpearson Probably because they can now throw yet more millions at the private companies that built them, dis… https://t.co/y3nZKiNpWO @MrAlexLawson @DanTLHyde @neilcraven1 Congratulations Alex!
9/18
2020
Back for more pizza in Margate @ Margate Beach https://t.co/ucbB2LSN4Q
9/17
2020
From tomorrow’s FT https://t.co/I3Lj2BcfnH
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonThe place you nearly always end up when asking a Brexiteer to explain the logical rationale behind leaving the EU https://t.co/7AntdR6XSgThe Isolated Vocals of Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”. Incredible... https://t.co/qqFvlwTmEU
Retweeted by Ian Middleton @MarkWebb_ @GraylingUK @katmcgettigan Is there a recording?The latest The @IanMiddletonX Weekly! https://t.co/ex9MaDce3C #rsdailynews @NickBuckleyMBE You're hardly an alpha male yourself though are you? More Alphabetti Spaghetti from what I've seen. @fearlesschoice Very eloquently putNHS IT engineer Farrukh Sair risked his life working on Covid wards - now red tape and unfair rules, means he's at… https://t.co/gEVLRKmNmJ
Retweeted by Ian Middleton @DrSextonGreen @beccavane @TheGreenParty I'm not sure what problem you're calling out though. That we appeal to mid… https://t.co/aK90V0sgxbPlease can someone explain to me why, when you land in Rome, there is a swift and well organised COVID test, with t… https://t.co/EoMTtlxK1Y
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonProject moonshot??! More like projectile bullshit! https://t.co/7qgVRQV74O @DrSextonGreen @beccavane @TheGreenParty I hear that too, so probably not a good idea to promulgate that stereotype… https://t.co/Ew5yp94w4G @DrSextonGreen @beccavane @TheGreenParty I just wondered why they were specifically targeted as part of your criticism of the party. @DrSextonGreen @beccavane @TheGreenParty It may not have been intended but it sounded lazy and dismissive. We shoul… https://t.co/MXml6cf6zJ @timbearder Don't forget @Cherwellcouncil's recently approved partial review which builds 4400 houses on our #greenbelt @DrSextonGreen @beccavane @TheGreenParty Not sure why you had to slip 'vegan' in there as some sort of pejorative.… https://t.co/k7WEgmX7b2It's set to get a hell of a lot worse as another 40,000+ car movements hit this route per day as a result of develo… https://t.co/vmdXJl61Kz @NikkiHesford Well care homes say they need more and I think I'd rather belive them than armchair speculators
9/16
2020
@BorisJohnson You forget them every time you trash the legacy they left us of a peaceful Europe and now of Britain… https://t.co/rX2dF3OgFl @NikkiHesford That must be why care homes are struggling to keep staff working and relative visits running @GeorgeMacD Isn't this their second one?New Look CVA gets green light from landlords saving over 11,000 jobs https://t.co/CI5dX32cns
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonThe government is making great claims for Covid-19 testing in #carehomes. They say they're sending out 100,000 test… https://t.co/0sOU7Wh4tHAs autumn approaches, it’s really important for anyone who uses an electric blanket to have it tested. Your blanket… https://t.co/Kpe5tQAxtt
Retweeted by Ian MiddletonNow, according to our great leader, its OK to break the law a little bit. I wonder how that applies to the rest of… https://t.co/1BsnfXUntrFor those that missed it. Here's Ed Miliband explaining how the government's wish to break the law turns Bozo's "ov… https://t.co/b44UqWiy1O
9/15
2020
@andrewbusby It wouldn't be the first time
9/14
2020

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