UK Column News - 1st September 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and Vanessa Beeley with today’s UK Column News.


Grant Shapps Takes Over The Defence Chaps; Is This An Israeli Lapse?

00:23 Ben Wallace (Twitter/X):That’s all folks! Been a privilege to serve this great nation.”

GOV.UK: Ben Wallace's resignation letter and the Prime Minister's response: 31 August 2023 

Grant Shapps (Twitter/X): “I’m honoured to be appointed as Defence Secretary by Rishi Sunak”

GOV.UK: The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP

BBC: 'Dying by the dozens every day'—Ukraine losses climb


Syrian Colour Revolution 2.0

09:04 AP News: Members of US Congress make a rare visit to opposition-held northwest Syria

Congressman French Hill: 

Our obligation to end Assad’s reign of terror is something that all Americans must confront

Congressman French Hill: Release: Rep. Hill Statement On Visit To Syria

Syrian Emergency Task Force (SETF): Partners and Friends

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Treasury Sanctions Two Syria-Based Militias Responsible for Serious Human Rights Abuses in Northern Syria

AP News: US imposes sanctions on two Turkey-backed Syrian militias and the groups’ leaders

Vanessa Beeley (Substack): Syrian colour revolution 2:0—deep dive interview with Ryan Cristian (The Last American Vagabond)

Believe In Syria—Axis of Resistance: A tribal uprising against SDF in Eastern Euphrates amidst US silence


Viewers' E-mails

19:04 Please Join Us—

Email to UK Column: GPs and Flu Jabs

UK Column interview: Health Matters: A relaxed chat with Clive De Carle

Department of Health and Social Care (Twitter/X):

This year's autumn boosters and flu vaccinations will begin earlier than planned as a precaution after a new Covid variant was identified.

Email to UK Column: 15-Minute Cities

Congratulations on being one of the truth movements and calling the BBC out for what they are. Have you seen how they have butchered Exeter's streets with blockades all over the place? I have written to Ben Bradshaw and Simon Jupp, Mr Bradshaw gave me nothing but establishment reasons and Simon Jupp didn't even comment. Hopefully you can mention this on your news channel to bring awareness and give me some advice on legal protesting?


Sadiq Khan, Chair Of C40 Cities And Boss Of The World

22:55 UK Column Interview: Mike from Slough talks ULEZ

C40 Cities: Mayor Sadiq Khan, Chair of C40 Cities

GOV.UK (Companies House): C40 cities climate leadership UK

IBSA International Blind Sports Federation: Birmingham has been selected as the host of the 2023 IBSA World Games, a multi-sport event for blind and partially sighted athletes

Birmingham City Council: Our Future City: 'Draft Central Birmingham Framework 2040'


Biometrics Scraping; DASA Seeks New Facial Recognition Technologies 

29:05 GOV.UK: The Border Target Operating Model: August 2023

GOV.UK: The Ecosystem of Trust Evaluation Report 2023 

GOV.UK: New DASA Market Exploration seeks facial recognition technologies 

CBS News: X's new privacy policy allows it to collect users' biometric data

Twitter/X: X Privacy Policy

NBC News: Zoom addresses privacy concerns raised by AI data collection language in terms of service

Zoom: How Zoom’s terms of service and practices apply to AI features


Germany—Mention Nazis And The Nazis Jail You; Gabon—President Bongo Out, General Nguema In

35:43 C.J. Hopkins: The Rise of the New Normal Reich: Consent Factory Essays, Vol. III (2020–2021) 

Racket News: Madness: American Satirist C.J. Hopkins Sentenced in German Speech Case

CJ Hopkins (Substack): My Legal Defense Fund

Africa Facts Zone (Twitter/X): “Gabon's military names Gen. Brice Nguema as the Transitional Leader.”

Black Agenda Report: Apartheid & Terror in Africa's Gardens of Eden, Part One

GOV.UK: Military takeover of power in Gabon: Minister Mitchell's statement 

Carbon Credits: Gabon Shakes Emerging Debt-for-Nature Swap Market


Burn Back Better? Patent Land Grabs

42:56 Brenda speaking from Celista, Shuswap, British Columbia, Canada

The Canadian Press: How wildfire in British Columbia’s Shuswap is fanning political flames

The Vigilant Fox (Twitter/X Thread): Why Are There So Many Fires? Dr. David Martin Unveils What He Thinks Is Behind It

Serbia Energy: Greece: Motor Oil obtained a construction permit for a 53.6 MW wind project

E-Evros: Something is going on in Evros


And Finally: Song Of Truth—People Got The Power

58:22 The Daz Band: People Got The Power