Free fibre broadband for everyone is in the news, due to the "sales pitches" by Labour & Conservatives in the General Election campaign.
However, did you know that everyone in the UK would likely already have fibre connections, had Margaret Thatcher not forced BT to sell off their world-class factories in 1991?
According to Dr Peter Cochrane, former CTO at BT, this is what happened:
One other thing about Boris Johnson, which will likely haunt him for the rest of this campaign.
He has deliberately avoided answering the question about how many children he has. The number of children he has isn't really important, but the fact he avoids answering the question seems *really* odd. Are you hiding something, Boris?
#GE2019 has certainly achieved the entertainment quotient this week.
Johnson flees from protestors chanting: "He hasn't got the balls". Corby gets heckled at Labour meetings in Scotland, twice. Swinson's ego bus gets blocked by protestors. Sturgeon chips some nail varnish, in East Dunbartonshire.*
Add in some pie-in-the-sky manifesto "promises", and we have all the makings of a classic election.
* I may have invented that last one.
is it true you sold voter data to "Britain Stronger In Europe" for £100,000?
First official day of the General Election campaign, and the Tories, Labour and LibDems are all vying to outdo each by being the most mendacious and incompetent.
Despite a valiant solo effort by Jo Swinson, the Conservatives are still leading the inglorious pack.
Only 36 days to polling.
The most unsettling thing about that Zuckerberg photo is that close behind him is former LibDem politician & former Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg. Clegg is now a VP at Facebook.
On top of everything else I don't like people wearing jumpers under a suit jacket. If it is cold, get a waistcoat.
I don't agree with Nick.
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