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Director @GoodLawProject. Blogs https://t.co/KiSIv7FdF1. Represented by Antony Topping. Perform your values.

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@glenmeskell Thanks Glen. That's a really kind offer. I guess sunlight is the best disinfectant.My favorite non-profit is Uber
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC"Peter Smith, managing director at consultancy Procurement Excellence, said normal procurement practice had 'gone o… https://t.co/yAxugl7o4CWTF! https://t.co/xBjEeilRHe
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCAs Government hands over a £2bn tax break to home owners selling their properties, about a quarter of a million ren… https://t.co/UOShjgjvTYIf you take 2018-19 as a bench mark, 926,000 transactions would 'benefit' at a total cost of £3.245bn. Of this the… https://t.co/59ljOpup4wFor example... https://t.co/eXU2pH63DfA temporary stamp duty holiday represents a huge bung for home *owners* selling in the next six months. The evidenc… https://t.co/vQsOKcoScy @jessbrammar @alanbeattie @SamuelMarcLowe It does. The trick, which we only learned after three, is not to extend t… https://t.co/FmVJuos04UIn which @CommonsPAC serves up a large dollop of 'no sh*t, Sherlock': "In particular, the governance arrangements… https://t.co/4YBnuBvjAb
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@glenmeskell In the Pestfix case Govt paid £24m on the nail to a company with 18k in net assets for PPE some of whi… https://t.co/v8C9riEsDt @EmmaDixon_EU 'Kin hell! @jackceblakey @butwhatifitsall @GoodLawProject Only what you can, lots of deserving causes.This. By @jennyholzer. https://t.co/nVmlBTTDyF
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @EmmaDixon_EU I love Jenny Holzer. Why isn't she on twitter? @jackceblakey @butwhatifitsall @GoodLawProject Look, I'm basically just a mailbox. You guys pay for the work; we farm it out. @jackceblakey @butwhatifitsall @GoodLawProject We asked a QC earlier this afternoon. I was very moved by this piece. @HeydonProwse @mrjamesob I tried to put it more elegantly. I failed.These lot think cancel culture is a thing @mrjamesob https://t.co/oBbHPubNe7
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCWelcome to the whacky world of tax. Alcohol helps. https://t.co/2FGlQ9IFq0
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCFor everyone who really needed to see Miriam Margolyes fingering a fish... (Extraordinary 🧵) https://t.co/uqqDc9c6ll
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @chrismiller_uk Sorry, Chris. It wasn't an attack on you. @chrismiller_uk It's no consolation to workers in Bridgend and it's no consolation to me.At least five #windrush victims who applied for compensation die before receiving it https://t.co/xrbkr0FwiI
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @glenmeskell We just don't know.Exactly as feared. This raises profound questions for @10DowningStreet about its abject failures in equipping NHS &… https://t.co/1jTfdnlQvZ
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @louisetickle Cf conversations passim: we're anxious to help. @DrProudman @ukhomeoffice GLP would be very keen to support more work in this sphere. Please do bear us in mind if… https://t.co/HgNgxIG8tJ @louisetickle That is truly awful.No custodial sentence for this conviction of sustained violent assault on his partner; judge says he could have sen… https://t.co/GVYXujfa48
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCA proposal @BritishCycling made in 2016 with the support of @JolyonMaugham https://t.co/0jVbveki8I https://t.co/HwIZ8yzPdH
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @kirby_pj I want Cassie's life.If you'd like to support the case you can do so here: https://t.co/wHc5tbhija Please sign our petition to ask… https://t.co/68MKB0ihg8Obviously I have cherry picked the bits that I find most interesting - but please do read all the correspondence (t… https://t.co/yQVeAXTdbaWe also do not understand why Government is further occluding transparency by ignoring its own guidance (… https://t.co/62vEk5XkpvWhat is abundantly clear from this paragraph - which is a very unusual form - is that @MattHancock is super-keen fo… https://t.co/PrQ5cI7kzGFifth, as I understand this paragraph, Pestfix, a company with last reported net assets of £18,000 was paid 75% of… https://t.co/wWlC2DBL9yFourth, despite Government using the exceptional urgency procedure to bypass normal tendering rules, the isolation… https://t.co/1NfEzdggSJThe Government misreported the value of the Pestfix contract as £108m; in fact it was £32.4m although a number of o… https://t.co/16t6WZsRhkSecond, despite receiving offers from 16,000 suppliers, the Government chose a confectionary wholesaler, a supplier… https://t.co/bWWhznlKvmFirst, the Government has now spent £5.5bn on PPE. https://t.co/GW0pgIFJc0As I recall, Margaret Atwood has an opinion or two about whose side the Religious Right is on... remarkable that a… https://t.co/2lmOPWT7wiYou can read here the exchange of correspondence between @GoodLawProject and lawyers acting for @MattHancock in rel… https://t.co/dmmmfLGxwDAlso worth reading this thread on how the same people (from the religious right) are using the same arguments to at… https://t.co/t9QFrqbjjCWorth reading this - from Jayne Egerton, herself a gender critical feminist - on the developing alliance between th… https://t.co/BomMGTlKWdThe evidence is clear, COVID19 is disproportionately affecting our BME communities. Our @IndependentSage experts ha… https://t.co/FGYsWzSUHF
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCI'm have been instructed by @RobertLizarLaw to act for Elliott Cuciurean in this case - HS2 and the Secretary of St… https://t.co/5IBpgzQUPu
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCDeeply saddened that House of Commons failed last night to ensure ALL women stand a chance of justice and protectio… https://t.co/817lcWR9Xj
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @Luke44375566 @GoodLawProject @RobertJenrick Sleep well, Mr 44375566. @WalkingAlongLe1 Here is the definition of transgender the BSA actually uses. As to the second, I agree it would be… https://t.co/krFLWuROi9I know we should move on but since parts of the media will probably be un-cancelling David Starkey before the summe… https://t.co/5WPsfH1RPH
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @tony_nog https://t.co/ipctJZbFeyYesterday solicitors acting for @GoodLawProject wrote to @RobertJenrick. https://t.co/I2irpjYjTnThe data suggests the loud, often amplified, voices on this platform are not representative. I am only aware of two… https://t.co/afE4fzmGbJ
7/7
2020
(Oh, and never read below the line. Night all.)Speak carefully and thoughtfully. Listen to those who do. Remember where power lies. Whilst we do not the alt and r… https://t.co/zTNhOPUd8ZI prefer not to speak of @jk_rowling, someone I admired hugely, but who (for me) yesterday crossed a rubicon. Enoug… https://t.co/ynXfet8LHZThink of the physicians unable to treat as their practice becomes a political battleground. Think of careful voices… https://t.co/zkAHg3kQHRIf you have no interest in challenge to how you conceive of yourself, I have nothing to say to you. But if you have… https://t.co/LigJCGoieuWhat I have learned these last months is how few of my own tribe - white, Generation X, heterosexual, privileged -… https://t.co/A3XOXZ4a6yTo be compassionate in intent is not enough if you are hurtful in effect. Your obligation to understand and address… https://t.co/Tr1GyBLuBrI guess where I depart from @helenlewis - a writer one must never ignore - is in her defence of @jk_rowling as "com… https://t.co/oto3puZqUtJust why is Government ignoring the normal rule that it should publish contracts within 20 days? Please help us ge… https://t.co/6fw04G7f6N
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @jameshurley We expect to send a Letter Before Action to the Government shortly in respect of the Ayanda contract.Expecting Labour and @JolyonMaugham to keep asking questions on this curious affair. Here is the statement that Aya… https://t.co/jfoecZ8WU0
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCThe department of health told me due diligence had been carried out and the procurement had been within the rules.… https://t.co/5Rbn3Noug4
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCNeither the government nor Ayanda would say how many masks were supplied but Ayanda said the contract had been “suc… https://t.co/0oBM7iqkvc
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCThe department of health and social care today declined to reveal details of the contract or tendering process, or… https://t.co/GSP7Es2cNs
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCAnother entity linked to the pair, Bitcoin Global Capital, a cryptocurrency venture, was subject to concerns about… https://t.co/Ml2Alvj79b
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCA previous company run by Mr Horlick and co-director Nathan Engelbrecht, Blockchain Group, was subject to a wrongfu… https://t.co/oE3EfGKYRZ
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCThe contract seems to have been directly awarded and not advertised. Ayanda is owned by a company registered in Mau… https://t.co/8SNN1bpbFv
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCIt is a small company (tangible assets of £45k in last accounts). Directors include Tim Horlick, former investment… https://t.co/pfQvrv5Mzz
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCAyanda Capital describes itself as an investment firm focused on currency trading, offshore property, private equity and trade finance.
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCAs per @JolyonMaugham, the £252.5 million government contract granted to an obscure finance firm to supply face mas… https://t.co/Q0RLRG1vye
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC“The Government received 24,000 offers of PPE from 16,000 suppliers. It spent a staggering £5.5bn. Surprisingly, th… https://t.co/RRyN5cj0aG
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCOnly this Government could present a quarter of a million evictions as a good thing. https://t.co/eGymNMrFOgJust why is Government ignoring the normal rule that it should publish contracts within 20 days? Please help us ge… https://t.co/6fw04G7f6N @PermSecGLD Do you guys keep a fight record, you know, like boxers do?I see many trans people and their loved-ones deeply distressed by the latest attacks on healthcare for children and… https://t.co/fIxzQ0Nu1S
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @leoniedelt Thanks Jen. It's absolutely your right to back whatever cases you want.(For the avoidance of any doubt at all that is not an allegation that Mr Dolan was involved in astro-turfing. It's… https://t.co/JnPt2RsU9L @MariaSn81929642 Thanks for your thoughts, Ms 81929642.Query how much of the £204,076 - a quite spectacular amount of money for the permission stage of a relatively uncom… https://t.co/OmMMlnNoKjGood of you guys to help the spectacularly wealthy tax haven resident Simon Dolan challenge laws that interfered wi… https://t.co/zHT8mMyPsh @Ilfryn1 @HelenMiller_IFS @RishiSunak @Steven_Swinford @PhilAldrick Good luck. @HelenMiller_IFS @Ilfryn1 @RishiSunak @Steven_Swinford @PhilAldrick You looking to buy, Ilfryn?Preannoucing/trailing a stamp duty holiday is mad. It will (obviously) stop people buying/selling houses until the… https://t.co/4tTaiISvCB
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @Sara_Rose_G Solidarity, Sara *sends virtual hug*. @Sara_Rose_G "I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I ca… https://t.co/z9OHwulfde @Sara_Rose_G And yet - although I find it incredibly difficult - I come back to what you come back to. We have a ch… https://t.co/RXBVtEqQRO @Sara_Rose_G Exactly how I feel. I have been called a misogynist and a pervert and had notional "feminists" join fo… https://t.co/VxzzeZj0Pa @Sara_Rose_G Women's voices are being erased (sadly) they are the voices of the majority; voices like yours. @Claire_Bradley0 @thebagustweet @deficit_the I've now blocked the account for just lying but here is the crowdfunder https://t.co/vndMU1CR8X @JamesDMorris Yes and (although it's not a term I would ever use) it is quite on-brand.Rishi's new traineeships: 3 questions we think young people deserve answers to, before the scheme is rolled out… https://t.co/JEramNt8TF
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QC @ladyhaja @ChrisPJGodfrey Action steps?Name me a tweet format more annoying than this one. I'll wait.
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCAnd they’re people who are in grave danger thanks to prejudice against them being totally normalised. Thanks to loo… https://t.co/1BOVhdjeBY
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCI have trans friends. I can’t claim to understand what they go through. But I can tell you that they are just peopl… https://t.co/C9WREy5Q27
Retweeted by Jo Maugham QCFor people to refuse to acknowledge me for who I am, instead imposing their own idea of who I am based in fear and… https://t.co/DJbCsvCxb8
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