Banana-republic Britain slumps to lowest score on anti-corruption index

Government by backhander: this has apparently been the Tory way since November 2019.

We all know why this happened, don’t we?

At this rate, the UK will soon be no better than a so-called Banana Republic.

According to Transparency International,

Data for this year’s CPI was collected between November 2019 and October 2022, during which time:

  • Details continued to emerge of the government’s ‘VIP lane’ for fast-tracking offers of PPE from companies with political links. Our research previously warned this process appeared systemically biased in favour of those with connections to the party of government.
  • A cross-party parliamentary watchdog raised concerns that decisions on how to award money from the £3.6bn towns fund, designed to boost economic growth in struggling towns, were not impartial and were politically motivated.
  • We revealed 40 potential breaches of the ministerial code that were not investigated in the past five years. Details of almost all these potential breaches emerged during the CPI data collection period.
  • An investigation revealed wealthy donors to the Conservatives who gave at least £3million and took on a temporary role as the party treasurer commonly went on to be given a place in the House of Lords.

This was mostly during Boris Johnson’s period in office.

And the Tories want to bring him back!

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One Comment

  1. Hecuba February 7, 2023 at 11:37 am - Reply

    Not a ‘banana republic’ but a fascist dictatorship wherein little england is being plundered of all it’s public money by a gang of greedy, rotten, corrupt and criminal fascist tories!

    Twelve years of fascist tory dictatorship results in little england being the most rotten corrupt little country!

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