This is a must-read blog. It shows the government for what they are – liars, and, yes, it probably is their biggest cock-up yet because there is documentary proof of their lies.
(not satire unfortunately – it’s the coalition government!)
UPDATE – This government cock-up could cost Tory MP Oliver Letwin his West Dorset seat at the next election!
More than half of the voters in his constituency have signed a petition protesting against the scrapping of the Portland rescue helicopter as part of government plans to cut coastguard and rescue services. See here for more info.
the coalition government’s biggest cock-up yet?
A government ‘mix-up’ over dates means the UK coast will be left inadequately guarded. For up to 2 years.
We know the coalition government has made some huge mistakes in its mad rush to sacrifice public services at the altar of austerity, but this one might just beat them all.
It’s not being very well reported but as part of its austerity measures, the government has just started closing half of all the local Coastguard Maritime Rescue…
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