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Boris Johnson says 'there really is such a thing as society' in self-isolation update - video

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Boris Johnson has stressed that ‘there really is such a thing as society' in a message released while self-isolating with Covid-19. The line is a direct contradiction of his Conservative predecessor Margaret Thatcher who said 'there is no such thing as society' in 1987 as an endorsement of pure individualism. In his latest video, Johnson revealed that 20,000 former NHS staff have returned to help in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak
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There is such a thing as society, says Boris Johnson from bunker

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Self-isolated PM uses video message to self-consciously contradict Thatcher mantra Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Boris Johnson has stressed that “there really is such a thing as society” in a message released he is while self-isolating with Covid-19, in which he also revealed that 20,000 former NHS staff have returned to help battle the virus. The prime minister chose to contradict his Conservative predecessor Margaret Thatcher's endorsement of pure individualism made in 1987, when the then PM told a magazine: “There is no such thing as society.”
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Newslinks for Friday 5th June 2020

Newslinks for Friday 5th June 2020

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