The Queen has regurgitated the Liebour propaganda piece more commonly known as the Queen’s Speech and a load of shit it is too.
Here’s a brief overview of all the draft bills in the Queens Speech:
Banking Reform Bill
Gives the Bank of England, the Treasury and the FSA more powers to intervene in failing banks like Northern Rock. Doesn’t stop the Bank of England being forced to make public any offer of help to a bank whether it’s needed not which is what caused the run on Northern Rock. The Market Abuse Directive (MAD) – issued by the EU and “gold plated” by the British civil service under El Gordo’s beady eye -prevents the Bank of England from giving a commitment to help a bank without making the offer public.
Business Rates Supplement Bill
Local authorities are going to be given the power to levy an extra business tax for “economic development”. Basically, taxing local businesses to subsidise new competitors to try and put them out of business. Expect harmonised “city region” business tax levies to be announced soon. Proposed by the New Liebour think-tank, IPPR, in April this year and an ambition of the city region in the West Midlands as far back as 2006, as discovered by me with my West Midlands NO! hat on.
Community Empowerment, Housing and Economic Regeneration Bill
More regional government, more “partnerships” between local authorities (aka city regions) and more community consultations on local services.
Constitutional Renewal Bill
“Independent” commission to protect civil service impartiality (interesting use of the word “protect” as that implies there is an ounce of impartiality there in the first place), prevent Attorney General interefering in prosecutions, removing restrictions on protests in Westminster and stops the Prime Minister from appointing Supreme Court Judges (there’s no supreme court but never mind). This bill is the only decent one in the whole speech and it’s being dropped from the draft legislative programme.
Citizenship, Immigration & Borders Bill
Creates the UK Borders Agency to ineffectually police our borders but won’t be able to stop Eastern European gangsters and criminals from exercising their “right” as EU citizens to roam around our country whenever they feel like it.
Communications Data Bill
More power for the state to obtain information about your internet and phone use in the name of preventing and investigating serious crime and terrorism. Like every other “anti-terrorism” law it won’t catch any terrorists but will be abused by the British government, the police and the myriad public bodies that are allowed to gather “intelligence” for petty purposes like dog fouling and putting recycling in your wheelie bin.
Coroners & Death Certification Bill
Creates a national coroners service to replace the existing, perfectly servicable county coroners.
Education & Skills Bill
“Fair access” to schools and improve performance of weak schools by stopping the top performing schools from picking out clever and able children and giving them the education they need to develop their natural ability in favour of dragging everyone down to the same level. Also gives employees the right to ask for training from their employer. Doesn’t mean they’ll get it but they’ll have the right to ask.
Should be known as the Discrimination Bill – this is the piece of fucking awful, hypocritical and white man-hating discriminatory legislation that the evil man-hating bitch Harriet Harperson proposed in June. The Equality Bill allows discrimination against white working men in favour of every other section of society. The Equality Bill will also allow political parties to have all-women short-lists, undermining one of the most basic principles of democracy by effectively banning men from standing as MPs in some areas. God I hate that fucking woman.
Geneva Conventions & UN Personnel Bill
Adopt a new “humanitarian emblem” and prmises more protection of UN personnel.
Heritage Protection Bill
Transparent and simplified management of heritage sites. Why is this a priority?
Law Reform, Victims & Witnesses Bill
Creates new murder offences so some murders will be more serious than others, gives more “auditing powers” to the Information Commissioner for data protection purposes and more state interference in the legal system.
Marine & Coastal Access Bill
More seaside resorts and “simplifed management” of the coast. Which is a priority, apparently.
NHS Reform Bill
More “reform” of the English NHS with new targets and financial penalties for the hospitals that don’t meet the targets, depriving them of the money they need to hit the next lot of targets.
Policing & Crime Reduction Bill
Cutting down on paperwork for police and clamping down on anti-social behaviour and binge drinking. What the fuck has binge drinking got to do with policing or crime reduction? It’s a social choice and fuck all to do with the police or the British government.
Saving Gateway Bill
A new savings scheme for low-paid people where the British government will top-up the savings from the Treasury. Or, more accurately, from the billions of pounds they’ve borrowed from the banks that they borrowed billions of pounds to prop up.
Transport Security Bill
More “terrorist” offences relating to carrying weapons of mass destruction by sea and terrorism at sea. A hastily-added clause after what happened in Mumbai no doubt. Gives the Royal Navy more power to tackle piracy – already a capital crime in international waters so completely pointless. The Royal Navy aleady has the power to scuttle pirate ships and execute the pirates.
Welfare Reform Bill
Force dole dossers to go on training courses so they can be skilled dole dossers instead of unskilled dole dossers.
The best quote out of all of this has got to be this line from the Citizenship, Immigration and Borders Bill which says that the citizenship process will be held up if:
migrants don’t make an effort to integrate or commit even minor crimes
Should we really be passing laws to encourage immigrants to commit crimes?
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