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Jon Jones @JonJonesSnr South West, England

If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people. Tony Benn

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“It is crucial that the public has total confidence that the best decisions are being made for the right reasons on… https://t.co/F3FuZTD9mwThe last 10 years or more of demonising people on benefits in the media has been scarily effective. The sheer void… https://t.co/HOPJ1JwpGESo as well as spaffing billions of our money on PPE, the Government are wasting even more public money on lawyers t… https://t.co/wO1fD8UNC8
Retweeted by Jon JonesI am so proud to be a patron of this magnificent place with such generous, caring people. 🙌 @ThePieceHall https://t.co/jrrwm9LdDG
Retweeted by Jon Jones @JohnnyMercerUK See if you can find your conscience whilst you're up there.Best come back of the weekend @SophyRidgeSky . "The clue is in the name." #Ridge https://t.co/bCj6aYROUI#Marr "Marcus Rashford’s campaign is popular." But it’s much more than just popular. It’s humane, it’s civilised,… https://t.co/3xzmIITPulNothing bad could come from giving kids a well-balanced meal for free. It might be the only one they get. Only a To… https://t.co/izIQwy2oMDOver 2,000 paediatricians back the drive by footballer Marcus Rashford to ensure children have enough to eat Yet o… https://t.co/1eIQXemar0Dido Harding should be sacked. The Tory mantra of unfettered neoliberalism has been to the rot of this country in… https://t.co/be28VhwyLvRussell Viner, president of the Royal College, "It is heartbreaking that it has become a normal part of our jobs a… https://t.co/ittBhhZNct
10/25
2020
Not been a good week for relations between teachers and govt. Last night heads received an email decreasing number… https://t.co/NtpYIt100x
Retweeted by Jon JonesTory MP for #northdevon @SelaineSaxby “ I am delighted our local businessses have bounced back so much after lockd… https://t.co/qJDukUyard
Retweeted by Jon JonesSharing this today, from an article in April, in case @MelJStride missed it (He does claim an expense for a subscri… https://t.co/kzrZp2UpLb
Retweeted by Jon JonesHe understands their frustration, he says. But we will get through this together, he says. Multi-millionaire Rishi… https://t.co/YjTLHf8NE1
Retweeted by Jon Jones"When the wealth of the richest 1,000 people in Britain has increased by £50bn in one year, but there is not enough… https://t.co/9nnPrWV1kC
Retweeted by Jon JonesSome child food poverty stats -4.2 million children are in relative child poverty (2.4 million of whom in absolute… https://t.co/sxo4y64leo
Retweeted by Jon JonesClearly the government in power does not reflect the majority of the electorate, otherwise we would not have ppl an… https://t.co/mUNZHITScVRemember the bygone days of this spring, when senior Tories were urging professional footballers to "do their bit"?… https://t.co/C80AGjWwwFTory MP for #northdevon @SelaineSaxby “ I am delighted our local businessses have bounced back so much after lockd… https://t.co/qJDukUyard
10/24
2020
An astonishing community response from the public to Marcus Rashford's Free School Meals campaign A 22 year old fo… https://t.co/uTsTPShTqd @JonJonesSnr @GlenWardrop3 @MetroUK We can all stop this by stopping them getting freebies, expenses and pay rises… https://t.co/R788vauQ9T
Retweeted by Jon JonesHe’s playing Chelsea tomorrow old chap! Let him stretch off! 👍🏻 https://t.co/cKzGvXWKVt
Retweeted by Jon JonesMichael Gove also used AIQ’s services for his abortive 2016 Conservative Party leadership campaign, has repeatedly… https://t.co/zly8NdBjKLBen Bradley Ladies & Gentlemen https://t.co/zotLple8DH via @MetroUKNicky Morgan complains about Labour playing politics - and then basically admits that the reason the Government wou… https://t.co/YUwUrVwPU6 @krishgm @MarcusRashford Let's remove taxpayer-funded food for the affluent. I'd see dining and champagne subsidi… https://t.co/k0N7Nh3EMw
Retweeted by Jon JonesBoris Johnson says he can't manage on his £150K a year salary and wants starving kids to #EatNowtToHelpOut. This i… https://t.co/HwyuPiUmlw
Retweeted by Jon JonesIn case this hasn't already been shared https://t.co/gpjgHqgoMp The chart shows the amount claimed in expenses in… https://t.co/TtosQSt5RS"When the wealth of the richest 1,000 people in Britain has increased by £50bn in one year, but there is not enough… https://t.co/9nnPrWV1kCRemember, these are the same people who object to foreign aid on the grounds that we should be looking after kids i… https://t.co/m3MkzKyDIVExpert says figures show £12bn system ‘struggling to make any difference to the epidemic’ Around £180 it has cost… https://t.co/p8GnZhw1cb🗣️Greater Manchester is joining @coopuk and @MarcusRashford to provide 1,000 food vouchers across the city-region t… https://t.co/rfue6FRPik
Retweeted by Jon JonesMerseyside is stepping up to help hungry children after the Government decided they didn't want to. Let us know wh… https://t.co/hYqHa6Hvpz
Retweeted by Jon JonesTake a look at @MarcusRashford’s timeline. People from all walks of life the length and breadth of the country ar… https://t.co/iR01TuWvXUOur BBC News article has been shared by the man himself #MarcusRashford #FreeSchoolMeals #ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY https://t.co/jDj2xg8DkX
Retweeted by Jon Jones📍Devon https://t.co/PvRXBnVI9W
Retweeted by Jon JonesUseful primer on why we are where we are. https://t.co/zIVXvgSAtR
Retweeted by Jon Jones“The government is just giving out loans to big business with no conditions attached, and then lecturing parents ab… https://t.co/Q1T0frVrQh
Retweeted by Jon JonesTest and trace figures are grim 🔴 100,000 test positive in one week in England 🔴 Yet just 59.6% of close contac… https://t.co/OfUpuANdmy
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10/23
2020
"Boris Johnson says £12bn test and trace is 'helping a bit' in fight against Covid. A bit!! The Tax Payers Allian… https://t.co/cR2GXcQOBzHe understands their frustration, he says. But we will get through this together, he says. Multi-millionaire Rishi… https://t.co/YjTLHf8NE1This 👇👏 https://t.co/xq3v66SJdf"We try not to eat a lot in one day, even though most of us are really hungry." Almost 1 in 3 children in the UK a… https://t.co/AR5EcUv5w2
Retweeted by Jon JonesTo the 322 MP's, next time you look in the mirror ask yourself this. At what point did I become a bigger C**t than… https://t.co/bI7SrGMT01MP's, instead of representing your constituents in Parliament, you represent your political parties in their consti… https://t.co/d4wATDkmtS
10/22
2020
Forget your political allegiances, if there’s one petition you need to sign.. it’s this one! https://t.co/ccN7AESbgH
Retweeted by Jon JonesAfter the disgrace of a vote today to not provide meals for our most vulnerable children during half term , we will… https://t.co/qsG9ybeSsD
Retweeted by Jon Jones720,504 emergency food supplies were distributed to children last year in one of the wealthiest countries on the planet.
Retweeted by Jon JonesWe all know it will be a tough winter in Greater Manchester. But I also know we’ll pull together like never before… https://t.co/YKI6SOBjh7
Retweeted by Jon JonesMore than 180,000 children live in poverty in the South West. Over 6500 in Torbay Your local MP @kevin_j_fosterhttps://t.co/wWp4MyZKdaI'm disgusted by what's just happened in Parliament. Tory MPs just voted down extending free school meals over the… https://t.co/qkWBeIOZxV
Retweeted by Jon JonesVote to extend free school meals over the holidays until Easter 2021 is defeated 322-261. The most vulnerable chi… https://t.co/msO0VQSbvTIn sum, it is believed that Boris Johnson’s administration has failed to release more than £3 billion worth of PPE… https://t.co/IL0vwTHmVwI've got this reply Angela.... I hope one day you choke on all that shit you talk. Now goest & fucketh thyself.… https://t.co/zMzp7BpRkkThrilled to have the support of @_OliviaBlake a strong principled voice in Parliament who understands the issues fa… https://t.co/qEN55sXrur
Retweeted by Jon JonesMPs who will vote against the poorest children in out society getting school dinners are not scum, they are Cunts.… https://t.co/MNV3dfjYDATory Government squabbling over a poxy extra 5 million quid, and there is another26,688 new cases and another 191 d… https://t.co/AaC7otCO2DThis government saved a Tory donor £45 million on a property deal for a £12,000 backhander yet refuse to help hungr… https://t.co/8m84hkPGF2UK records 26,688 new Covid cases - new daily record, and 25% up on yesterday. World Beating!Rather than blaming parents, it might be a good idea to start by asking why children are hungry in the first place.… https://t.co/UX1WnW7M5J
Retweeted by Jon Jones"a Conservative MP claimed Labour’s Angela Rayner had called him “scum”." ..which is a pretty fair description, no?..If children were fed properly you would increase educational attainment and boost life chances. @KelloggsUKI calcul… https://t.co/ERZUXw2qvKI have shared this petition for 5 days, not many people have signed it. It's only to help disabled and sick people… https://t.co/QdQ1qqON7c
Retweeted by Jon JonesThis crisis has its roots in the austerity measures imposed by the coalition government a decade earlier. Since 201… https://t.co/NPFKAD4mCPOur housing system places the needs of banks, landlords and investors over those of occupants. The impact of this… https://t.co/w05B5ytltx
Retweeted by Jon JonesStephen Metcalfe (Con) calls for suitable enforcement against people who flout the rules. Boris Johnson agrees. He… https://t.co/LG2LZHynBDIf SAGE say Tier 3 will not bring down R, then how does a region get out of Tier 3? And if you're stuck in Tier 3… https://t.co/2ynpy6eV4SBoris Johnson says he is pursuing one nation policies. Indeed, he wants everyone to be destitute. #PMQsBoris Johnson says Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, effectively bankrupted Transport for London before the crisis.… https://t.co/WMcAskppZLAndy Burnham the country is with you. Boris Johnson has been fully exposed for Bully that he is.£5.76 per hour for the workers of Manchester. £7,000 per day for Serco 'consultants'.Germany is drafting a law to make it a legal right to work from home - if one wanted to. Less commuter poverty, fe… https://t.co/5amWx06Rkk
Retweeted by Jon JonesIn summary; Tories punished Manchester for challenging them. Pandemic response still shit. Tories still sewing div… https://t.co/0YhAODPmbr
10/21
2020
"If your MP doesn’t deem providing vulnerable children with vital food resources a priority then you must ask yours… https://t.co/kq8MRrRSjV
Retweeted by Jon Jones👏🏻 Fantastic stunt Brilliant idea Perfect message to @BorisJohnson and @MattHancock The 2nd wave is surging danger… https://t.co/4oZuXg1ojh
Retweeted by Jon Jones100 billion pounds for Operation Moonshot and Serco. 22 million pounds for Manchester.Press conference summary I’m a superior, suck it up peasants.The London-centric nature of the UK’s constitutional framework is designed to primarily benefit some people in one… https://t.co/WBxBQKPAHR
Retweeted by Jon JonesBurnham said it would be an act of bad faith of the government to not now provide the 60m. Bad faith it is.What a disaster for the government. A feeble £22m for one of the largest regions in the country. If you didn't kno… https://t.co/slnmzdO6BXTo paraphrase Van-Tam - "Next PM please."Government can't find £5m to help stop people in Manchester going hungry. Their response to Covid-19 ... stuff Bil… https://t.co/IEi5sLmePS"If your MP doesn’t deem providing vulnerable children with vital food resources a priority then you must ask yours… https://t.co/kq8MRrRSjVIf only Andy Burnham was one of Jenrick's fellow ministers, support would have come Greater Manchester's way in abundance.They said "Whatever it takes.." Unless it's an extra £5million. Yet they can pay consultants £7000 a day Which w… https://t.co/AhEQmilN21I've just voted #GV6 in the #LabourNEC elections. Good luck to you all. https://t.co/5EAOG4BVNrI wonder why this newly leaked information directly linking Vote Leave and Leave EU with Cambridge Analytica isn’t… https://t.co/LpbqcgClXMNo wonder a deal with the EU will never happen. This government struggle to even manage a deal with Manchester.Betty Boothroyd in the House of Lords yesterday - "In my 47 years in Parliament, under 9 prime ministers, I have n… https://t.co/gQqBowMyCi
10/20
2020
Andy Burnham is not arguing against a lockdown. He's saying that putting folk on minimum wage on to a 67% furlough… https://t.co/CQTRtHDnRZ
Retweeted by Jon JonesIf the Government doesn’t provide enough money to cover your rent and feed your family, you will break the rules, g… https://t.co/PkVgiaqqZaMichael Gove lies in the house of commons & only Theresa May is surprised!!Dear New Zealand. If you can't lend us Jacinda to replace the clown, also can you send Tova O'Brien over to spice up the "Today" programme.Andy Burnham trying to get the best economic and health outcomes for the city who elected him-how dare he.We had no idea this was coming. Thank you @ClareFoges - for making all the right points. https://t.co/9CGSocT9Bu
Retweeted by Jon JonesBoris Johnson’s Britain: The House of Lords is too big for a prominent Black churchman who has devoted his life t… https://t.co/wevEAZWXRBMaybe Theresa May should have made these arguments a few years ago and faced down, rather than capitulating to the ERG.These £7000 a day consultants are worth every penny aren't they? https://t.co/f3CzpZ7KobTwelve billion later and ... "world-beating" but "we didn't say it was a silver bullet". What a waste of public mo… https://t.co/lR1YBYAy5G
10/19
2020

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