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@emilymnorton @DefraGovUK and that is something outside Defra's control, I imagine. @emilymnorton @DefraGovUK I agree with a lot of this Emily. Perhaps the elephant in the room is the almost sacrosan… https://t.co/iEDsihToka2155 excess deaths registered in England & Wales, in week 47. A further increase on last week's 1904 excess deaths.… https://t.co/D4MwLtQoU3And not likely to involve trashing peat bogs... https://t.co/gbsPaYx9zr @GarethPrytherch @AndrewPurkis @ChtyCommission The CC legal position is clear on this. https://t.co/0FKAeldEVG @AlexHeffron20 get a weather station. Hours of endless fun.Dorchester weather stats for November: On the dry side with 73.3mm rain (193mm in 2019). Average temp 10C, 2.2C higher than last November.
12/1
2020
or alternatively Starmer thinks the country wants to see Johnson get a bloody nose from his backbenchers. https://t.co/hPGb419gRXGood to see @ForestryComm publish a new guide on how to spot priority habitat & avoid planting trees on it.… https://t.co/ZRmr8GLzNY @tomrtwit @PeterStefanovi2 @livingprocess thanks. Yes they're phasing out old style subsidies and replacing them wi… https://t.co/eEpyK5PC8r @Solaflair it seems to be open season again for fake anti-EU stories. Almost as if they are preparing for an avalan… https://t.co/c2hbYjSBIFGarbage. The Ministry of Agriculture was paying farmers to grub out orchards long before we joined the Common Mar… https://t.co/t9Xz8psYgD @tomrtwit @PeterStefanovi2 @livingprocess I think we must be looking at different documents. I'm looking at "Farmin… https://t.co/ZdAgVWe1oF @AlanMembury I'm sure the irony completely bypassed them @tomrtwit @PeterStefanovi2 @livingprocess it doesn't say that. @EdenFisher well if they voted to end freedom of movement, that's what they've got.Just held a persons hand as they died alone, without their family or loved ones by their side. Glad you enjoyed you… https://t.co/hV3ci4DR5K
Retweeted by Miles KingHow it started How it's going https://t.co/80LTKPbjOl @PeterStefanovi2 @livingprocess not really. The Govt promised that the total amount of subsidy would remain the sam… https://t.co/fhWmxTO9Ox @holland_tom @matthewcobb @AdamRutherford @WanderingGaia the story about how protein structures were discovered usi… https://t.co/svtjrtC58h @PaulTubb1 oh @holland_tom you don't sound convinced. @holland_tom but protein folding Tom! It's exciting! @RareBreedChris @TonyJuniper @ProfileBooks @LucyMcRobert1 @CLAtweets the really big push for public money for publi… https://t.co/B9azwbcwaRSo we've gone from neocon and hard-right Henry Jackson Society Trustee William Shawcross, to Tory appointee and loo… https://t.co/JRlkO7H4fAWhen the Chair of @ChtyCommission embarrasses other Board members & senior staff by an ill-judged solo in the D. Ma… https://t.co/hgK9JZac7w
Retweeted by Miles King @VegSchoolMeals @BarnetCouncil @adbioresources @charlotte_adba it can make sense for school food waste to be used a… https://t.co/ptuTiKPe0X @AndrewPurkis @ChtyCommission why is this highly personal view of what charities should be doing, being promoted by… https://t.co/1X3MUM3jqt @VegSchoolMeals @BarnetCouncil "In the AD process, specially-cultivated bacteria are added to tanks filled with har… https://t.co/3mgBCZoLXG @VegSchoolMeals @BarnetCouncil producing biogas by growing crops specifically for that purpose is not green or sustainable. @MatthewJDalby no point skating over the truthIt's now finally becoming clear what Brexit was all about, and who will benefit. The whole thing was secretly plann… https://t.co/jj0lH4NhUH
11/30
2020
A good thread with alt view on new reports on ELMS and BPS regime. I don't agree with all points (sectors without s… https://t.co/AB3odpoz99
Retweeted by Miles KingGiven @tinastowell 's article, this lecture on history of chtble campaigning gets another outing. It has always bee… https://t.co/nQ8gPNBdxf
Retweeted by Miles KingMaiden Castle https://t.co/DJtMFWOU1j @dodgsonwood @RareBreedChris @kernowbeaver @WildlifeTrusts Yes in the original tweetCow parsley in flower 29/11/20 #wildflowerhour https://t.co/WmZKlN4USk @dodgsonwood @RareBreedChris @kernowbeaver @WildlifeTrusts we do, though there's a million miles between the bright… https://t.co/3tt9ZXZyBqit takes chutzpah to write this piece warning charities not to stray into politics. Baroness Stowell got the Charit… https://t.co/tKeMpf4OGs @dodgsonwood @RareBreedChris @kernowbeaver @WildlifeTrusts do you have any stats to back up those figures? @dodgsonwood @RareBreedChris @kernowbeaver @WildlifeTrusts how much is 100% grass fed? @BlackIslePMD @guyshrubsole @treesandweeds stretching the definition of lecture to breaking point'Sistine Chapel of the ancients' rock art discovered in remote Amazon forest https://t.co/vrrAKbF1cs @Vince_Rookery @kernowbeaver @RareBreedChris @WildlifeTrusts @PastureForLife I'm just going with the official definition. @guyshrubsole @treesandweeds any time. @Vince_Rookery @kernowbeaver @RareBreedChris @WildlifeTrusts @PastureForLife I wouldn't have too much of a problem… https://t.co/6IKQPclqe1 @guyshrubsole @treesandweeds It's important to distinguish between the different land owning elements of the CofE.… https://t.co/BgGmFcnzTX @profdanhicks not now, giant sunspots... https://t.co/OcL9issyzu @guyshrubsole @treesandweeds Diocese not Church Commissioners Guy. @kernowbeaver @RareBreedChris @WildlifeTrusts @PastureForLife Very little. We should be replacing a lot of that sin… https://t.co/pITtTavZ3K @lunaperla @Mike_Fabricant you may as well be arguing with a mop... @Cdavis122Chris @RareBreedChris @kernowbeaver @WildlifeTrusts that's 1Is it because a decade of cuts to NHS budgets, disastrous Lansley Reforms, student nurse bursaries cut, Hunt's atta… https://t.co/P64GRH1Fja @RareBreedChris @kernowbeaver @WildlifeTrusts The NFU demonised Liz over this programme, but the BBC conclusion rej… https://t.co/PpItKgt2BUJohnson stumbles over the barbed wire to discover that the sunlit uplands of Brexit are actually the charred remain… https://t.co/ieJnXcAjYhObviously this will be Boris's portaloo. https://t.co/H6fbFMwp4d https://t.co/t8VAkJFOAm
Retweeted by Miles King @MilesKing10 @jonworth I actually don't... see my most recent Blog on this... haven't written anything since then b… https://t.co/9363OEaSga
Retweeted by Miles King @BEERG @jonworth thanks Tom.Today has been about lousing tups. Ten years ago we took the decision to reduce sheep numbers to a quarter of their… https://t.co/z7cBYSWimf
Retweeted by Miles King @jonworth @BEERG only 80% - what makes you think the 20% still exists?So, what happens if there is simply not enough vets to process all the paperwork required to export to the EU? https://t.co/qOtuNzdYOj
Retweeted by Miles KingHow it started How it's going https://t.co/6C2rrtsfrz
11/29
2020
Freedom to protest? Has Daubney ever been on a protest, other than the "straight pride" march he organised while at… https://t.co/pMj0O7TzZOThis one is no longer a slow burn emergency either. https://t.co/NC0tbVi0Sm @ronsteryoung @mckinlay_liz vaccination is the only route to herd immunity. @ronsteryoung @mckinlay_liz I'll wait for the vaccine thanks. @mikegove12 Is she still with The Tice-man? @hanslope @willpenrievans @FarmersGuardian @ShimplingPark what a great photo @hanslope @willpenrievans @FarmersGuardian @ShimplingPark Land girls?Covid patients transferred across West Mids amid 'major incident' at hospital https://t.co/TBXpcEyg6s Meanwhile the… https://t.co/1iGcC4OXzh @DanKaszeta watch out for the "we demand the freedom to catch covid" protest Dan @WasNothingReal taking up space needed for elective surgery patients that have been waiting nearly a year now for urgent operations. @TheCartHorse1 isn't this the old Agenda 21/common purpose conspiracy rehashed?Not sure what this #londonprotest is about - are they fighting for the freedom to catch covid19?To celebrate his ascendence, he's had a union flag tattoo'd on his forehead. https://t.co/TeUHXssqC3Well, they don’t call it the Orwell Prize for nothing. The dystopian truth twisters are out again: @spectator has t… https://t.co/46dGLM3p7v
Retweeted by Miles King @henrymance @PickardJE this was my take on Eustice's vision at the time https://t.co/yJumVVe0cj @henrymance @PickardJE it was, but it was never an argument made by the Brexists. Quite the opposite in fact... Eus… https://t.co/fXZ9N5kmJghttps://t.co/4WOaGlL06R Ah reminds me of far-off times in the early 90s working for @Love_plants when we were doing… https://t.co/t1jmSauBSZAn interesting read by @adamlebor, about the RCP/LM/Spiked group of contrarian/libertarians.… https://t.co/Wsbq5LwxYm @BEERG @tconnellyRTE sovrinty @gow_derek @RogerHelmerMEP you may as well be arguing with a plank of wood.
11/28
2020
@Cloughfern @habitat_aid No don’t @Cloughfern @habitat_aid Not ancient historyFish! It must be Friday. @Cloughfern @habitat_aid you know a lot more than us @andrew_poho @PaulbernalUK https://t.co/zdOf974CzsTiny Desk Gambit failed. https://t.co/PgcYGKBaG3 @andrew_poho @PaulbernalUK I think they're all in dry dock. It may be a job for Clandestine Channel Threat Commander Man. @PeterKGeoghegan @LBC good luck Peter. Shout out for the Plymouth Brethren! @PaulbernalUK ah. @PaulbernalUK have we still got any minesweeper/layers in the Navy?Not now, supermassive black hole... https://t.co/czVbrMeEvj @habitat_aid certainly looks that way. It's almost as though, by accident, Brexit has forced NI to develop a much c… https://t.co/Njk6YkJIvaAn example of the rare Otford Comma, where a comma is incorrectly added to a sentence about Kent, changing the mean… https://t.co/xj6BtAl5ct
Retweeted by Miles KingLook how big my hands are. As big as this desk. Biden can only enter the White House as President if he can prove… https://t.co/p3kBkKJvjhHard not to imagine Biden winning the US election has had an influence on these talks. https://t.co/UBnsya0wBp @AndrewLucas103 https://t.co/19n3DFM6qOBetter than filling someone else’s toxic space James https://t.co/WhJ1eMUtjU @Dent_de_Lyon @sueperkins nice of you to say so, but honestly I don't think the general public have heard of me...
11/27
2020

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