UK Column News - 22nd April 2024

Brian Gerrish, Alex Thomson, Mark Anderson and Prof. Diane Rasmussen McAdie with today's UK Column News.


The Truth Of Ukraine Crumbling Hidden By Legacy Media, Until They Can’t Hide It Any More

00:56 The Telegraph: Ukraine's frontline is collapsing—and Britain may soon be at war (archived)

Conservative Friends of Ukraine: About us

The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson is the President of CFU

Conservative Friends of Ukraine: CFU President Boris Johnson and renowned French philosopher and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Lévy co-author an article in the Telegraph on the importance of supporting both Israel and Ukraine

Labour Friends of Israel (on X):

At yesterday’s statement on antisemitism in the UK, LFI vice-chair @Christian4BuryS talked about the “sinister” use of “Zionism” and “Zionists” as code for Jews in public discourse.

Military Summary (YouTube): French Forces Arrive in Odessa


Anti-Zionism Equated With Zionism—MPs Won’t Reply

08:12 UK Parliament: Hansard: Antisemitism in the UK


Fornethy House Survivors Achieving A Hearing—The Buck Stops With Humza

12:12 Crowdfunder: Fornethy Survivors Group—Campaign for Justice

Scottish Parliament: PE1933/T: Allow the Fornethy Survivors to access Scotland's redress scheme (PDF)

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Deadline News: Abuse survivors group set for parliament protest following victim compensation exclusion 

Glasgow Times: Fornethy House survivors’ petition heard at Holyrood

Scottish Parliament: Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee: Meeting Minutes—6th Meeting 2024

Sunday Post: Yousaf could be questioned over Fornethy compensation eligibility—rebel MSP [Fergus Ewing]

The Courier (Dundee): Fornethy abuse probe takes next steps in bid to help survivors get justice


Updates And Announcements

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Forthcoming UK Column interview: Discussing “Climate, The Movie”: Tom Nelson—1 pm, Tuesday, 23 April

Event: The Lawful Remedy Roadshow: Self-Preservation for a Sovereign Life—Sunday 26th May 2024

Event: Vaccine damage discussion for the Channel Islands with Andrew Bridgen MP via Zoom on Friday 26 April—registration link

Event: The Alternative View Conference 14: Riding the Wave—The Leonardo Hotel,’Milton Keynes—Sunday 26th May 2024 (Promotion code UKC10 for 10% off the total)

UK Column interview: Conformity Colleges: the Occupation and Destruction of the Academy by the Radical Left—Prof. David Barnhizer

Film showing on UK Column: Playing God: An Investigation Into Medical Democide In The UK—Première: 2 pm, Monday 22 April 2024

Event: Sounds Beautiful Festival 2024—27–30 June (Promo code: UKCOLUMN)

Event: Stand In The Light Music Festival—24–27 May (Promo code: UKC10)


Net Zero And The WEF: Are We All Meant To End Up Like Bhutan And Niue?

29:18 The World Economic Forum (WEF 2022): These 8 countries have already achieved net-zero emissions

TRT World (YouTube): Guyana president blasts journalist when discussing country’s oil reserves


Sedition? Lord Speaker’s Corner Podcast Double Fear Whammy: Climate Change and AI

37:30 Lord Speaker (on X): What are the difficulties of regulating AI?

House of Lords (YouTube): The Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees of Ludlow: Lord Speaker’s Corner Episode 16

Legislation: Coroners and Justice Act 2009

Changes over time for: Section 73—Abolition of common law libel offences etc.

The following offences under the common law of England and Wales and the common law of Northern Ireland are abolished—

(a) the offences of sedition and seditious libel;

(b) the offence of defamatory libel;

(c) the offence of obscene libel.

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Dutch Parliament Votes To WHO Delay Pandemic Treaty

Door To Freedom: Today Dutch Parliament Votes to Instruct the Government to Demand a Delay in both WHO votes—and if no delay, to vote against the proposals

De Telegraaf (Dutch): Chamber: The Netherlands must ask for postponement to vote on the WHO pandemic treaty


World Bank Indebting The Poorest: How Does IDA Work?

45:06 World Bank: Spring Meetings: The core days of the 2024 World Bank Spring Meetings will be from April 17–19

World Bank (YouTube): Recap: World Bank 2024 Spring Meetings

World Bank Group Development Committee: Implementing the World Bank Group Evolution (PDF)

International Development Association: Road to IDA21—International Development Association

World Bank (YouTube): The World Bank’s International Development Association Is a Game Changer: Testimonies from Europe

International Development Association: How Does IDA Work?

Federal Register: Stakeholder Listening Session in Preparation for the 77th World Health Assembly

The listening session will be held Thursday, May 2, 2024, from 10am to 12pm. Eastern Daylight Time. This session is open to the public but requires RSVP to by Friday, April 26, 2024.

Republic Broadcasting: GET INVOLVED NOW! Key contacts, background info. on imminent pandemic treaty, ‘health’ regs


Humza’s Horrible Hectoring: Mr Yousaf’s No Good Very Bad Week

55:05 Humza Yousaf (on X): 

As the largest pro-independence party, at this General Election The SNP is best placed to:

Advance the cause of independence. Get rid of every Tory MP in Scotland. Ensure Scotland's voice is heard.

Politico: Scottish government abandons flagship climate goal

STV News: Nicola Sturgeon’s husband Peter Murrell charged over embezzlement of funds from SNP

Daily Record: Independence march horror as brave Glasgow cop hailed for stopping car before it ‘ploughed into crowd’

Cllr Math Campbell-Sturgess (on X):

Very concerning incident. I’m glad the suspect has been arrested. We’re seeing a rise in far-right extremism across the west and Scotland is not immune. It’s unclear if this was an isolated incident or an organised attack but I’m very glad the brave officer here acted quickly.

LBC News Scotland (on X): 

Hundreds of people have marched through Glasgow in support of Scottish Independence.