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    BenjaminM
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    Unusually for me I find myself agreeing with a Tory politician. On Monday, Ken Skates praised the work being done in Wrexham to keep Covid 19 cases low. The next day, a lockdown from Thursday is introduced.
    I am as baffled as Sarah Atherton is about how the situation has deteriorated in a 24 hr period to justify a Wrexham C B lockdown and she is quite right to highlight this blatant anomaly.
    The only conclusion I can reach is that Wrexham has been shafted by collusion between the Senedd and local politicians, not for public health purposes but for ease of administration.
    Early days, I was totally behind the stance taken by the Welsh government as a model that should have been adopted UK wide, but lately, that has diminished to a point where measures being introduced appear to have no rhyme or reason.
    Irrespective of how constituents rate her Westminster performance, in this particular episode, she certainly has my support.

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    Andrewmackembailey
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    Strange sort of “ health professional “ who wants higher numbers of infection before taking action. When challenged about nurses pay she was pretty darn quick to say “ health was a matter for the Sennedd !”
    Even Boris is quoted in today’s Guardian that “ there is only one way of doing this and he is not prepared to let the virus take it’s course”
    It looks like a case of “ look at me “ and the ultra loyalist has probably been noted as not agreeing with the boss!

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    Andrewmackembailey
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    Our MP complained bitterly that she was “ not consulted by the Welsh Government “ when they acted on the rising cases and health advice to impose a national lockdown.
    It now seems that the UK government does not consult her , albeit weeks to late!
    I presume she will swiftly change her tune on the lockdown strategy NOW!

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