will the uk have levelled up by 2030

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will it fuck
yes
blobby blobby


chang.eng partition (wins), Friday, 4 February 2022 10:53 (two years ago) link

will it fuck was the exact phrase that came into my head as I read this

a hoy hoy, Friday, 4 February 2022 11:56 (two years ago) link

Same but for blobby blobby

Allegra do Povo (Bananaman Begins), Friday, 4 February 2022 12:27 (two years ago) link

it will be about as levelled up as this wall mounted electric fire suite a clerk of works once dragged me to and put a steel ball on top of it. As it rolled straight off the flat top of it he said: that cunt doesn't even know if it's horizontal or vertical!

calzino, Friday, 4 February 2022 18:33 (two years ago) link

two weeks pass...

We have upped our level of storms per year already, by the target date the pm might have to ignore cobra meetings on a weekly basis

ok what the fuck is happening in the uk (rain) (wins), Sunday, 20 February 2022 17:03 (two years ago) link

6-foot wooden fence panel manufacturers need to start looking for a new line of work imo, maybe that can jump start a city or two

Tracer Hand, Sunday, 20 February 2022 17:10 (two years ago) link

four months pass...

Yes, really sad, a wreck of a country.

xyzzzz__, Thursday, 7 July 2022 08:21 (two years ago) link

two years pass...

Looks like no

The government department in charge of housing and local government is dropping levelling up from its title, the communities minister Jim McMahon has said.

McMahon is a minister in what is still, on its website, called the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. But, in an interview with BBC Breakfast, he said this was changing.

Asked if levelling up would remain part of his job title, he replied:

No, it was firmly tippexed out of the department yesterday, so we are now the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Why that is important for me is levelling up was only ever a slogan, it wasn’t a thing that people felt in their communities.

He also said it was important to include local government in ministry’s title, describing that as “a refocus, but frankly … also just grown up politics”.

In a separate interview on LBC, asked if the government remained committed to levelling up, he replied:

We certainly believe in addressing the regional inequalities that are holding our communities and our economy back.

But we don’t believe a slogan fixes it, we believe action fixes it, we believe building 1.5m new homes fixes it, we believe investment in the NHS does, investment in our schools system, investment in transport and skills does.

Boris Johnson popularised the phrase levelling up, and he described it as the one of the main missions of his government when he became prime minister. But it was never entirely clear whether the main focus of this mission was reducing inequalities, or promoting infrastructure spending in left-behind areas in the north of England, and there have been reports suggesting that in practical terms the levelling up programme achieved little.

Blupunishads (wins), Tuesday, 9 July 2024 10:33 (one week ago) link

The grown ups are back and tippexing things out

Blupunishads (wins), Tuesday, 9 July 2024 10:34 (one week ago) link

Investment. Of the woefully inadequate sort.

xyzzzz__, Tuesday, 9 July 2024 10:39 (one week ago) link

Saw that McMahon guy interviewed on Sky News this morning, like a deer caught in the headlights, shitting himself, repeated the phrase "the rolling hills of England" half a dozen times (literally).

Wee boats wobble but they don't fall down (Tom D.), Tuesday, 9 July 2024 10:46 (one week ago) link

levelling up cancelled, uk government soul level 1 no deaths run begins here

katy perry (prison service) (bizarro gazzara), Tuesday, 9 July 2024 11:28 (one week ago) link

blobby hasn't been upgraded for years, absolute joke of a country

glumdalclitch, Tuesday, 9 July 2024 11:32 (one week ago) link

^ Farage as Patches

Hmmmmm (jamiesummerz), Tuesday, 9 July 2024 13:03 (one week ago) link


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