Brian Rose's Real Deal – Our Politicians Have Failed Us: The Devastating Effects Of The Long-term Lockdown

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Join me as I take an in-depth look at the devastating results and cost-benefit of long term lockdowns. On Wednesday, our elected officials voted in Parliament on the latest measures which saw only 16 representatives out of 540 vote against a lockdown. Is this really the best strategy for our long term future? It is imperative that our elected officials represent us, our interests, our children’s future, our mental health and our long term economic prospects. I believe it is extremely important not just now, but always, that we protect the vulnerable and elderly members of society. In the current climate, that takes the form of Focussed Protection. We must do our utmost to ensure that those who need it, receive priority attention and support, while the rest of the population continues to work and fuel the economy. How else can we ensure the necessary funding is in place to support our NHS, our police, our community support groups and of course avoid what is already an overwhelming debt caused by government borrowing. A deep and long-lasting recession will take many more lives than we have unfortunately borne witness to this last 10 months. The mental

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – Sadiq Khan Has Failed Our Communities & Younger Generation – How The Current Mayor Slashed Budgets & Broke His Promises

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Join me as I take an in-depth look at how our current Mayor has failed to support our 32 London Boroughs and overseen a continued cut in funding that has resulted in broken communities and a lack of hope for our younger generation. For a decade now, our leaders have continually slashed budgets and misspent wealth to the enormous detriment of our local communities. During his 2016 campaign for Mayorship, the incumbent pledged ‘A Manifesto For All Londoners’ that would remove “the barriers to productivity and growth” while providing equal opportunities to those who need it most. Yet the reality is that youth centres have been steadily closing across the capital thanks to cuts in spending, something that has increased in the last months in the main due to a lack of preparedness and investment, inevitably worsened by the pandemic. These environments are often the heart and soul of the community, providing a safe space for young people to socialise, learn and grow. Be it amateur boxing gyms, that have helped so many young men and women avoid being drawn into a life of crime, and worse a victim of violence themselves, or after school clubs,

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – London's Housing Crisis Is Threatening Our Capital's Future

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Join me as I take an in-depth look at how our current Mayor of London has failed to deliver on his pledge to build 80,000 new homes a year, despite receiving a record amount of money. Life is incredibly challenging right now and for many this is only heightened by the fact our most basic human needs are not being met, moreover, considered a priority by those that lead us. We face a housing crisis in our capital that is compounded by our current economic emergency. Our leaders have failed to act once again, and the lack of direction does little to promote prosperity or confidence. 67% of Londoners see housing as the key issue we faced as a society, something Sadiq Khan seized upon with his manifesto. And yet since becoming mayor in May 2016, the building of only 34,515 homes has even started, with a mere 12,000 of those having been completed. Promise after promise falls by the wayside and all of this amidst a backdrop of accusations that our government has failed to deliver investment. The need for housing has increased exponentially. Population in the capital has been growing by 1.1% on average

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – 100th Teenager Killed During London Mayor's Term – Knife Crime Is At Nightmare Proportions

The post Brian Rose's Real Deal – 100th Teenager Killed During London Mayor's Term – Knife Crime Is At Nightmare Proportions appeared first on London Real.

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – London Is Now Billions Of Pounds In Debt & You Will Pay – How Our Soon To Be Ex-Mayor Is Driving This City Into The Ground

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Join me as I take an in-depth look at the history of the London Mayorship and how both Labour and Conservative parties racked up over £18 billion of debt in the past 20 years. I also explain how the current Mayor’s poor fiscal policies have led to his latest £493 million worth of cuts to crucial public services like our fire departments, police forces, and green initiatives. Unfortunately, our current Mayor’s solution is to blame the government for his mistakes is not working, with one of his Conservative colleagues in City Hall, Susan Hall, stating that: “His gambit is that by playing the part of a ‘poor Mayor’ and publicly calling for ministers to step in and bail him out again, Londoners will not notice that he is the one choosing to drop the axe on the vital services that keep our city safe.” But there is more. Our current Mayor has also requested an additional almost £30 billion from the government, most of which is for housing, where he has failed to build even half of the 116,000 affordable homes he promised by 2022. In fact after 3 years, Sadiq Khan has only started 34,515

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – Lockdown 2.0 In Britain Was A Mistake – No More Disproportionate Responses – We need “Focussed Protection”

Brian Rose’s Real Deal Hi, During this week’s Real Deal, I discuss why Lockdown 2.0 was a mistake and one that could have huge repercussions. I take an in-depth look at the data our government has used to inform their decision to take us back into a second increasingly costly lockdown. What is abundantly clear is that Covid-19 poses a greater risk to those with underlying health conditions or comorbidities and of course the elderly population. I spoke with Dr Martin Kulldorff, epidemiologist and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the co-author of The Great Barrington Declaration, that outlines the concept of “Focused Protection”, an approach that allows those at minimal risk to live near-normal lives while shielding the vulnerable, with the long-term aim to develop herd immunity throughout the global population. This solution represents a pragmatic and logical approach to dealing with a virus that is not going anywhere, anytime soon. We must acknowledge that huge swathes of the global population are either asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic to covid-19. Therefore they, along with small business owners, the unemployed, our education structures and our children are rapidly becoming collateral damage. We need to not only listen to

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – Lockdown 2.0 Plunges Britain Into Double Dip Recession – A Nightmare Without End – Control VS Elimination

Brian Rose’s Real Deal This week’s topic is of huge importance. I will be talking extensively about Lockdown 2.0 and the economic impact of these policies on London, the UK and the global economy. Join me as I discuss criticism of the government’s fearmongering approach to the data which was suggested supports their actions, something that has been roundly criticised by scientists, academics, former Prime Ministers and even the UK Statistics Authority for the way it presented data to justify England’s second lockdown. As we enter this renewed period of our economy being shut down, I will also be exploring Quality Adjusted Life Year metrics to understand in more detail the links between the economic damage being done and how this relates to public health, as well as underlining exactly what this means for the UK going forwards. With the latest forecasts suggesting that we are about to plunge into a double dip recession, with GDP estimated to be falling to double digit reduction levels and unemployment rising rapidly, there has never been a more important time to hold this current crop of politicians with their vested interests to account. We need to get London back to work, not close

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – Freedom Of Speech: Censorship is Real & It’s Killing Us

Brian Rose’s Real Deal This week’s topic is particularly close to my heart. As you may already be aware, I recently announced my candidacy to be your next Mayor of London and one of my foremost policies is Freedom Of Speech. The fight for Digital Freedom of Speech has been thrown into sharp relief during 2020 as social media technology giants, regulators and governments get involved in what citizens can say online. Free Speech and a Free Press are the most basic civil rights, which have been guaranteed for hundreds of years, and are fundamental to the democratic process. Wars have been fought over it, and people have died to protect these unalienable rights. I believe we all have the right to make up our own minds, to think what we like, to say what we think, and most importantly to share our ideas with other people. Ideas, after all, are the currency of the present. In today’s episode, I will be talking about why my beliefs around Freedom of Speech and the importance of broadcasting unedited, unscripted, uncensored content, as well as highlighting why the fight for Digital Freedom of Speech is so important. With incredible guests including John

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – Education First: Schools Could Be Locked Down Again

This week I am talking about the threat of schools being place on lockdown again because of continued Test & Trace failures by our government. Education is something very dear to my heart. It is the one tool that equalises all: giving an opportunity to anyone who is willing to put in the work to make themselves better. My grandparents and great-grandparents were very big on education. Even though they worked as farmers and cattlemen, they made sure every member of the family had a college degree. Education was, quite simply, non-negotiable. Unfortunately we currently face dark times when it comes to education in London. According to a recent poll by the Prince’s Trust, urgent action is needed now to prevent our 16-25 year olds from becoming a “lost generation”, with 41% of young people believing that their future goals now seem “impossible to achieve.” This is unacceptable. We must put Education First to ensure that our younger generation get the world class education they deserve. One glaring barrier to that is that four out of five schools currently have children isolating because they can’t get a test! Head teachers say that schools are being forced to close because so

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Brian Rose's Real Deal – Stop Lying To Us! Covid Cases Do Not Mean Covid Deaths

As many of you will know, just recently, I’ve been going out and about in communities across the capital to find out how we can make London a world-class city once again. Speaking with the people, from those on the ground to community leaders, CEOs and business owners. In this week’s episode, I focus on why COVID-19 cases do not mean deaths, and why we need more science-based policies and decisions. A quick glance at the statistics shows that on the 6th of October in the UK there were 14,585 cases of COVID-19 with 266 hospital admissions but only 13 deaths. These statistics illustrate that COVID-related deaths are a tenth of those caused by smoking-related illnesses and Alzheimers and Dementia. From the recent introduction of the 10pm curfew and increasing lockdown restrictions, it is clear that these measures do not prevent case growth but increase it. 20 million people have been locked down in the latest moves by the government and yet 19 out of 20 areas which had new measures recently imposed have reported an increase in cases. We need solutions and we need them now! This week I was particularly keen to hear your thoughts on: What is

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