Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today’s UK Column News. Guest segment with John Watt.
Competent And Conscious Patient Can Be Denied Life-Sustaining Treatment Against Her Will
00:22 Promoting Open Justice in the Court of Protection: Treatment escalation for a teenager in ICU
National Review: UK Court Rules Hospitalized Young Woman Can’t Decide to ‘Die Trying to Live’
Auto Spyder: British Court Rules That Competent & Conscious Patient Can Be Denied Life-Sustaining Treatment Against Her Will
Scottish Covid Inquiry Won’t Question Politicians Until 2025—With Guest John Watt
04:48 Scottish Covid–19 Inquiry: Background to the Inquiry
Scottish Covid-19 Inquiry (Twitter/X):
We've launched our listening project, Let’s Be Heard, and we're inviting the public to share their experiences of the pandemic and any lessons they believe should be learned so we are better prepared in future.
BBC: Covid in Scotland: Families demand apology over care home ban
John Watt (Twitter/X):
Yesterday we attended the Scottish Covid Enquiry—This video is aimed at the mainstream media and highlighting their ignorance of us and refusal to cover the harms the vaccine has done.
Scottish Vaccine Injury Group: Support and resources for those adversely impacted by the Covid–19 Vaccines
UK Column article on Alex Mitchell, a member of the SVIG
This Is What We Could Call Media Meddling
European Parliament: Non-attached Members: Francesca Donato, Italy—Democrazia Cristiana
Wikipedia: Francesca Donato
Multimedia Centre (European Parliament): COVID–19 pandemic: lessons learned and recommendations for the future: MEPs debate (part 1)
Medpage Today: Maine Physician Suspended for COVID Misinformation
CEPI: The Global Pandemic Preparedness Summit: On the road to 100-Day vaccines
GOV.UK: CEPI Global Pandemic Preparedness Summit 2022: Minister Milling's speech
Jan Saggiori (YouTube): International Covid Summit III part 2, European Parliament, Brussels
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Upcoming UK Column interview: Stealing the Law: Dr Anna Loutfi on suing the Government for sexualising children—Tuesday 13:00
The Broader The Bill… New Criminal Offences Threaten Homeowners
[...] about new technology, including low-carbon heat schemes and hydrogen grid trials; about the Independent System Operator and Planner; about gas and electricity industry codes; about heat networks; about energy smart appliances and load control; about the energy performance of premises; about the resilience of the core fuel sector; about offshore energy production, including environmental protection, licensing and decommissioning; about the civil nuclear sector, including the Civil Nuclear Constabulary; and for connected purposes.
The Local (France): Explained: The new rules for selling houses in France
UK Parliament: Parliamentary Bills: Energy Bill PDF (Sanctions, Page 207)
Sentencing Council: Fines
The ‘Current’ Issue With Concrete
36:47 UK Column Article: Debi Evans Blog: 20 September 2022
Operation Rapture: Warnings of significant hospital structural failure in the East of England has prompted an emergency scheme known as Operation Rapture, which would come into effect should hospitals collapse. Concerns about reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) planks were first raised in 2018.
BBC: Dozens were at risk of collapse due to risky concrete
Cross Safety: Failure Of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Planks (PDF)
Building Design: RIBA calls on government to set up industry task force to coordinate RAAC response
The Independent: The one beam that has forced over 100 schools to close
The Times: Concrete 'booby trap' is sprung after 28 years of warnings
Ukrainian Defence Minister Either Resigned Or Was Dismissed
43:34 Oleksii Reznikov (Twitter/X):
I have submitted my letter of resignation to Ruslan Stefanchuk, Chairman of the Parliament of Ukraine. It was an honor to serve the Ukrainian people.
Independent: Zelensky needed to sack his defence minister—but it goes beyond just corruption scandals
Reuters: Exclusive: US to send depleted-uranium munitions to Ukraine
TASS: Polish military helicopter violates Belarusian border
Polskie Radio: Warsaw denies Polish helicopter breaching Belarusian airspace
The Chinese Economic Situation
47:31 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Can China's Long-Term Growth Rate Exceed 2–3 Percent?
Patrick Boyle (YouTube): China—Don't Say Deflation!
Possible New Battle Front
52:17 Africa News: Russian army officials received in Libya after Khalifa Haftar invite
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Int'l Cooperation (Twitter/X):
UK Minister of State for Development and Africa, who is in Rwanda for a four-day visit. They discussed further strengthening the existing bilateral relations between Rwanda and the UK
Euro News: EU working on plans to sanction Niger coup leaders—Borrell
RFI: France suspends military cooperation with new regime in Gabon
Trump Still US Favourite
55:21 Wall Street Journal: Trump Is Top Choice for Nearly 60% of GOP Voters, WSJ Poll Shows
PBS: Liberal groups seek to use the 14th Amendment to block Trump from 2024 ballots
VoterGA (Rumble): VoterGA Press Conference calls for Fani Willis' IMPEACHMENT on grounds of prosecutorial misconduct in "phony" indictment of 19 political adversaries