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martyjon
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« on: July 24, 2019, 05:36:00 pm »

Radio 4 reporting Graylings resigned.
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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2019, 05:53:08 pm »

Radio 4 reporting Graylings resigned.

Jumped rather than pushed according to Sky News ...
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Chris Grayling resigned his position as transport secretary; he backed Johnson.

What do we write to the new Transport Secratary ... the forum's manifesto? - I will split that to a news thread if it takes off.
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2019, 06:02:01 pm »

Just think...……...you'll have someone new to moan about and blame for everything soon, any preferences?  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2019, 06:38:05 pm »

Just think...……...you'll have someone new to moan about and blame for everything soon, any preferences?  Smiley

A preference for someone with whom rather than about whom the passengers can have a moan. Someone who listens, learns and helps everyone partner to provide good, practical, safe, efficient, sensible cost transport for the future.  We know we'll moan with him / her as it will take time to reach those goals.
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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2019, 07:36:55 pm »

Transport not yet announced. Jacob Rees-Mogg?  Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2019, 07:55:59 pm »

Transport not yet announced. Jacob Rees-Mogg?  Tongue

Is he familiar with newfangled forms of transport such as trains that run from elecktrickery?
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« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2019, 08:06:03 pm »

One wonders whether he even knows what a wheel is. Grin
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« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2019, 08:18:56 pm »

Transport not yet announced. Jacob Rees-Mogg?  Tongue

It would be a boost for the pennyfarthing industry.
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« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2019, 06:29:31 am »

Topic split as Grant Shapps was announced as new Transport Secretary - at

http://www.firstgreatwestern.info/coffeeshop/index.php?topic=21953.0
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« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2019, 08:27:42 am »


Is he familiar with newfangled forms of transport such as trains that run from elecktrickery?

Another Catweazle fan!
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« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2019, 04:29:53 pm »

https://newsthump.com/2019/07/25/chris-grayling-accidentally-burns-down-local-mcdonalds-six-minutes-into-new-job/
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« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2019, 04:25:45 pm »

From Rail magazine

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Provocative headline  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2019, 09:12:58 pm »

And another one  Grin

https://newsthump.com/2019/07/26/oopsie-says-chris-grayling-as-he-sits-at-home-watching-the-uks-transport-infrastructure-grind-to-a-halt/
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« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2019, 10:18:20 pm »

Whilst Boris is hardly a safe pair of hands I suppose we should be grateful it was he visiting the UK Atomic Energy Authority today.

Imagine if it had been Chris Grayling. The home counties would have been laid to waste this evening, and Raymond Briggs would have been sharpening his pencil.
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« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2019, 10:22:11 pm »

Whilst Boris is hardly a safe pair of hands I suppose we should be grateful it was he visiting the UK Atomic Energy Authority today.

Imagine if it had been Chris Grayling. The home counties would have been laid to waste this evening, and Raymond Briggs would have been sharpening his pencil.

Arf, I nearly spilt my glass of sweet sherry laughing at that one.
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