UK Column News - 23rd January 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today’s UK Column News.


00:24 London—Truth Be Told Rally: Giving a Voice to the Injured and Bereaved

Covileaks—Awareness Month

Andrew Bridgen—Truth Be Told London—21.01.2023 | Oracle Films

Matt Le Tissier Issues a Stark Warning to the BBC: “We’re Coming for You”

Children’s Health Defense—London—Truth Be Told Rally: Giving a Voice to the Injured and Bereaved


04:39 The Lancet—One Health, One World

The Lancet Series on One Health and Global Health Security

Global and regional governance of One Health and implications for global health security

SDG Era is supported by funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

HQSS Commission Chair Margaret E. Kruk

The LancetWikipedia


Richard Horton (editor-in-chief of The Lancet)—Wikipedia 

The Nuffield Trust, formerly the Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust


18:01 Warfare and Funding Ukraine

Canada Finance Minister, Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland takes part in WEF panel on peace and security

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova:

This is a 21st-century war for resources, plain and simple.

A Nazi Skeleton in the Family Closet

Boris Johnson tweet: “This is the moment to double down”

Boris then welcomed to Ukraine

Funding from Victor Pinchuk 


27:07 The Tank Saga—Ukraine Updates

German Foreign Minister says Polish statements made before being asked

Germany delivers HIMARS to Latvia

Zelensky: 50 tanks will not solve the problem

War Maps: Twitter @ILRUSSO12

BBC—Russia: Putin's Kremlin targets LGBT in new crackdown

Reported from Will Vernon—Twitter @BBCWillVernon


49:44 Letters to the Editor and Brian in Scotland

Letters to the Editor: Winter 2022–23

John Shields opens Fornethy Conference (survivors of residential abuse)

John Halley, advocate, on the abuse among the Scottish legal fraternity


1:00:55 Economy, Taxes and Benefits for Control

An analysis of the effects of taxes and benefits on household income

Transport Scotland decides 20% reduction in car mileage by 2030

Scotland aims to cut car use by creating ’20-minute neighbourhoods’ in net-zero push

Dundee Low Emission Zone Scheme introduced

BBC: New planning rules to help hit Scottish emissions targets

European Commission Russian sanctions tweet

Russia's crude exports to India up 14-fold, exports to China double

Russia posts record current account surplus of $227 billion in 2022


1:12:23 Clarkson: “You do know there’s a war going on don’t you?”

Jeremy Clarkson: We’re in the midst of a coup. Who the hell’s behind it?

Wayne Root: Meet the New House Speaker (USA)

McCarthy paid a steep price for his Speakership—Now what?


1:22:30 And Finally

Brian's video clip of Loch Katrine

Reminder of UK Column's next Motherwell meet-up. Glo Centre, Motherwell, Monday 23rd January 6:30pm

UK Column's first Motherwell meet-up—Part 1 of 2

UK Column's first Motherwell meet-up—Part 2 of 2