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Liz Truss




Liz Truss - Foreign Secretary - Liz Truss replaces Dominic Raab as foreign secretary. She moves from her role as international trade secretary. She was previously in Theresa May’s cabinet as the first female lord chancellor between 2016 and 2017. She served as environment secretary in David Cameron's government from 2014-16. Ms Truss was elected to Parliament in 2010 after serving as deputy director of think tank Reform. In a widely-publicised speech in June 2018, she attacked cabinet colleagues for demanding more money, saying it would only lead to higher taxation.




Following Lord Frost's resignation, former Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will now remume negotiations on Brexit. So far Boris the Johnson has failed to live up to his election promise, to get the job done. Indeed, for his deception of the voters, not to be a total flop, Ms Truss must now pull out all the stops. Or the promise will be another lie to add to the long wake of sleaze he is generating as he attempts to sail HMS Great Britain up shit creek, at the moment without a paddle, including lying to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth on proroguing parliament, failing to declare income for exotic gold wallpaper, and human rights abuses over Covid Passports.

The EU must be hoping Ms Truss will be able to put the issue to bed, but Britain will be hoping that she can get the EU to stop dragging their heels over Horizon Europe.

The project, which Britain would have contributed £7billion to annually, still remains off the cards for the UK despite some non-EU countries like Norway being allowed access. This matter has been of some concern to the Cleaner Ocean Foundation, where it has not been possible to join European consortiums as to Smart service stations for EVs and renewable energy load levelling. Indeed, the hydrogen powered Elizabeth Swann is also barred as a ZEWT project from the making of Horizon Europe clean marine transport applications.

And there were fears that if Lord Frost were to trigger Article 16, which he had threatened to, Britain could have been permanently excluded.

Professor James Wilsdon, from the University of Sheffield, is quoted as saying that if this were to happen, "It would be a blow".

Professor Wilsdon said: "Even in a post-Brexit context there's plenty of countries outside of the EU who are members of Horizon, and the Government always said we would stay in the framework programmes even if we did Brexit.

"So in a sense, to not be in them is an unnecessary act of self-harm to British science."

The EU clearly didn't like Lord Frost's Article 16 threats either.

But Ms Truss' job will be to revitalise talks on the Northern Ireland protocol, which keep the province within the EU's single market on goods and were paused for Christmas after Britain said it would accept "interim" deals without any major changes.

Back in October, the EU offered concessions to reduce customs checks and declarations on goods entering Northern Ireland.

If Britain is to re-join Horizon Europe, Ms Truss will need to make more ground than Lord Frost could manage. The EU-UK relationship had become tense and this is something that Ms Truss will need to rectify.

Liberal Democrat foreign affairs spokesperson Layla Moran said:

"Under David Frost, our relations with Europe were already teetering on the brink of a trade war. Families and small businesses up and down the country will now be seriously worried about what the future holds for our trade with Europe."

Unless Ms Truss manages to resolve the issue, Britain's participation in the project will be at risk and it may have to resort to a "Plan B" that Science Minister George Freeman claims to have drafted up.


Naturally, we wish Ms Truss every success in the long uphill climb ahead. But maybe, she can bring some common sense to the table, to speed HMS Great Britain through choppy seas. The UK has a habit of not adopting new technology, such as Erikson's  propeller and Frank Whittle's jet engine. But has a good pedigree when it comes to innovation. To wit, Parson's Turbinia and John Harrison's marine chronometer. Amazingly, England gave away the lead on all of these, treating the inventors rather shabbily. 


The UK no longer has slaves in colonies supplying riches by the boatload. What is left of the former British Empire is the Commonwealth. The last vestiges of the glory days. These days, we tax everything several times over, and don't reveal where those taxes are being spent. The government treat voters like mushrooms; keep them in the dark and feed them bullshit.


It's high time we had a Written Constitution, to stop Masons and Quangos from procuring outcomes in our Courts - with the police complicit and party to such perversions of justice. Many Crown and High Court judges have in effect, been influenced (bought) with titles. We also need for absolute transparency in local and national government to stamp out Article 14 discrimination and corruption, in this oft unpleasant land.


We might employ the same algorithms developed to combat terrorism, to modernize the detection of planning and procurement crime. MPs bank accounts and property dealings should be routinely monitored, to halt bribes and almost undetectable favours, like permission for houses and developers constructing for free, instead of giving cash. Then of course we have political party donations, and especially timing in relation to honours. Apparently, these can be bought for cash. It's like a personalised number plate, if the price is right.


Oh for corruption free UK. Liz Truss is one of the few MPs who seem to be content with her lot. Well done Liz. Let's hope the Brexit negotiating table will not break her spirit.



Prime Minister Boris Johnson carried out a reshuffle of his 24 cabinet members on Wednesday (15 September 2021), removing several key ministers.


This is the second major reshuffle since Mr Johnson became leader of the Conservative party and took over as prime minister from Theresa May in July 2019. The last one took place in February 2020. But can any amount of shuffling within a party with tunnel vision, cure their toxic policies?


Some of the big moves included Liz Truss to foreign secretary, the Tories' first woman in that role; Nadhim Zahawi moved from leading the vaccine rollout to education - at the expense of Gavin Williamson; and Nadine Dorries stepped up from health minister to culture secretary.


Who's in the other posts? Below is a guide to the people that make up Mr Johnson's cabinet, with the latest new faces. The burning question is, will it make any difference to Britain's performance on the world climate stage. Or will they be feathering their nests and fiddling on their violins, while the planet burns?


Following the abysmal result from COP26, all that can be said is, the cabinet need to scratch their heads a little more, stop taking second jobs - that deprives their constituents of MP time, or time that should be spent thinking on COP27 (set for Egypt) and saving lives. And of course, developing a sustainable economy.







Boris Johnson






Rishi Sunack






Priti Patel






Liz Truss






Stephen Barclay






Ben Wallace




Lord David Frost



Lord David Frost






Anne-Marie Trevelyan






Sajid Javid






Nadhim Zahawi






Nadine Dorries






Kwasi Kwateng






Michael Gove






Therese Coffey






Dominic Raab






Grant Shapps






George Eustice






Brandon Lewis






Alister Jack






Simon Hart






Baroness Evans






Oliver Dowden






Alok Sharma






Nigel Adams





Apart from the rather misguided denials from China, USA, India, Russia and Australia, COP26 did give us reductions on forest felling, and at least the mention of fossil fuels in the approved text.


Accordingly, the countries assume commitments to build up efforts for reduction of energy consumption based on unabated coal and abandonment of inefficient fossil fuel subsidies.

Nearly 200 countries have made an unprecedented and historic pledge to speed up the end of fossil fuel subsidies and coal at the COP26 climate summit, where India pushed through an 11th hour intervention to weaken the language on coal. So nailing their colours to the mast.

Crucially, despite almost a fortnight’s negotiations that ran more than 24 hours late, the 196 countries meeting in Glasgow committed to issuing stronger 2030 climate plans next year in a bid to avert dangerous global warming.

Pledges at COP26 are expected to see Earth warm 2.4°C this century, better than the predicted 2.7°C predicted before the summit but still a rise that would bring extreme climate impacts and see countries overshoot their shared goals of 1.5°C and “well below” 2°C.

The promise to “revisit and strengthen” new plans by the end of 2022 means the UK government hosting the summit can credibly claim to have delivered its aim of “keeping alive” the 1.5°C target. “It is a big moment,” says Chris Stark of the Climate Change Committee, an independent group that advises the UK government.

Fresh plans submitted next year for curbing emissions in 2030 must be aligned with the 1.5°C goal, an important new requirement that means those governments who fall short will have to justify why to their citizens. Australia, Brazil and Indonesia are among many countries whose existing plans are inadequate and will need to be strengthened.

Until today, coal and fossil fuel subsidies have never been explicitly mentioned in 26 years of treaties and decisions at UN climate talks, despite coal being one of the key drivers of global warming and $5.9 trillion of subsidies being given annually to coal, oil and gas.

The language in COP26’s final decision text, now known as the Glasgow Climate Pact, sees countries agree to “accelerating efforts” on the phase-out of “inefficient” subsidies. In a dramatic last-minute intervention, minutes before the outcome was adopted, India proposed a watered-down version of the language on coal, changing “phasing down” of coal rather than “phasing out.”








Climate Nazi Xi Jinping criminal policies Chinese



Chinese President

Xi Jinping



Climate Nazi Joe Biden's American criminal policies



US President

Joe Biden



Ursula von der Leyen, Europe's Nazi climate criminal



EU President

Ursula von der Leyen



Narendra Modi is India's Nazi climate criminal



Indian PM

Narendra Modi



Vladimir Putin is Russian's Climate Change Nazi



Vladimir Putin 

Russian PM



Fumio Kishida is Japan's Nai climate criminal



Japanese PM

Fumio Kishida



Kim Boo-kuym is South Korea's Nazi climate criminal



Kim Boo-kuym

South Korean PM



Mohammed bin Salman is Saudi Arabia's Nazi climate criminal



Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabian Ruler



Justin Trudeau, is Canada's Nazi climate criminal



Justin Trudeau

Canadian PM



Jair Bolsonaro, is Brazil's Nazi climate criminal



Jair Bolsonaro

Brazilian PM



Joko Widodo, is South Korea's Nazi climate criminal



Joko Widodo

Indonesian PM



Australian criminal climate Nazi policies Scott Morrison



Scott Morrison

Australian PM










G20 abusers will say they had no choice. They needed to keep burning coal, gas and oil for their economies - just like the camp guards at the many concentration camps in WWII, they were forced into business as usual. In the case of the camp guards, they argued they were just following orders. But that is not true. We all have choices. There are clean alternatives, such as solar and wind power. There is no need to keep building coal fired electricity generating stations, and no need to drive carcinogenic petrol or diesel vehicles that contribute to between 7-8 million deaths a year from lung cancer. We have hydrogen fuel cells, electrolyzers and zero emission electric vehicles.


If you are going to increase electricity capacity, it makes sense to invest in renewable energy, unless it is that the fossil fuel giants are lubricating the works with party donations. If that is the case, we say that such contributions should be transparently declared, that the public is informed as to what is guiding policy decisions.




Note: BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) is a term widely used in the UK to describe people of non-white descent, as defined by the Institute of Race Relations.








The make-up of the cabinet has also changed with all the comings and goings. There are two more women then there had been before the reshuffle, but the proportion has stayed about the same because the overall number of people attending cabinet has also increased slightly.


As for the education of those now in cabinet, about 63% of them went to private schools, down slightly when compared to Mr Johnson's previous reshuffle last year - but still a stark contrast to his predecessor's. Just 30% of Theresa May's first cabinet in 2016 attended independent schools, which was fewer than both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown's original cabinets.


According to the Sutton Trust social mobility charity, every prime minister since 1937 who attended university was educated at Oxford - except for Mr Brown. At 43%, Mr Johnson's new cabinet has slightly fewer members who were educated at Oxford or Cambridge compared to his last reshuffle - but it's still more than double what is was in Tony Blair's first cabinet in 1997.










It is no fault of Bozo, that Australia, China, India, Russia and USA have refused to cease using coal in the near future (2030- 2040), but they did sign the Glasgow Climate Pact.


Those countries with fossil fool policies are too entrenched in carcinogenic fuels to save around two hundred and forty 240,000,000 million lives from 2030 to 2050. This figure is based on current death statistics from lung cancer and related respiratory diseases, that are likely to rise as earth's temperature increases. This does not include projected deaths from heat stroke, starvation, thirst and displacement. 







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