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Under Boris Johnson, corruption is taking hold in Britain | Gina Miller

Cronyism is rife, our system of checks and balances is being dismantled, and ordinary people will soon start to suffer

Many people view the government’s handling of Covid-19 and the Brexit negotiations as incompetent and lacking common sense. But beneath all the controversies about test and trace, PPE and deal or no deal, what if there is an ideological agenda being cunningly and cynically executed during this time of crisis?

Boris Johnson once described Covid-19 as an “invisible mugger”. I’m starting to wonder if that is how we will come to see his government’s impact on our country. That’s because Johnson has used his parliamentary majority, and the Conservatives’ innumerable business and media friends, to systematically relieve us of our democratic checks and balances, and even our freedoms.

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