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I don't know what they are laughing
We'll be taking a look at tomorrow
morning's papers in a moment.
First the headlines.
The government is warning Oxfam
and other UK charities that funding
will be withdrawn if they fail
to cooperate with the authorities
in cases of sexual
exploitation by staff.
A Russian passenger aircraft has
crashed shortly after taking off
from Domodedovo Airport in Moscow,
killing all 71 people on board.
Theresa May and some of her senior
ministers are to give speeches over
the coming weeks setting out
the future relationship the UK wants
with the EU after Brexit.
The leader of South Africa's ruling
ANC party, Cyril Ramaphosa,
says the future of the country's
president, Jacob Zuma,
will be finalised tomorrow.
The Foreign Office says it is
The Foreign Office says it is
providing support to the families of
six British visitors involved in a
helicopter action and in the Grand
Canyon which killed three people.
Hello and welcome to our look ahead
to what the the papers will be
bringing us tomorrow.
With me are parliamentary journalist
Tony Grew and the entertainment
journalist Caroline Frost.
So pleased to have you here.
Many of tomorrow's front
pages are already in.
The Metro leads with former
Development Secretary Priti Patel's
response to the Oxfam scandal,
and her claims that exploitation
in the aid sector is rife.
The Express warns that icy
weather is on its way,
with forecasters saying blizzards
could lead to power cuts and even
affect mobile phone signal.
I would be quite glad if that
The Guardian reports
that £34 million
of government funds could be at risk
for Oxfam following the
allegations of sexual misconduct.
The Telegraph also
leads on the former
Development Secretary's comments
that warnings about sexual
exploitation in the aid sector had
previously been dismissed.
The Times has a story about time
pressures at the Home Office over
the need to create separate systems
to register existing EU citizens and
those who will arrive after March
Lots of interesting front
pages for our paper
reviewers to discuss.
Thank you very much for joining us
this Sunday evening.
Starting with the Metro and the
Oxfam scandal, Tip of the iceberg.
This is the former development
secretary speaking, we heard from
penny Mordaunt early in the day but
this is Priti Patel.
This story is
going to grow and grow. We have been
talking about Haiti and it has now
moved to Chad. Clearly, if the
allegations turn out to be true,
this is exploitation on a grand
scale. We know that Haiti is one of
the most disaster struck, poverty
riddled countries in the world and
the idea that Oxfam workers, charged
with going in there and doing good,
are somehow abusing their positions
to enjoy them selves in some of the
Hellenistic fashion, it is a double
bad, a good person using a position
of authority to commit something he
missed -- head on a stick fashion.
These people are there to help and
they are taking advantage. --
These are entitled men who feel they
have an entitlement to put their
hands on women, vulnerable women,
children in poor countries, and it
is also about the culture of these
charities, multi-million pound
charities. There has been disquiet
about the way the charity industry
conducts itself, particularly in
Haiti where half £1 billion was
donated and very little was done
with it apart from staying in
expensive hotels and driving round
in four by four vehicles. Oxfam let
three men resign from their
positions during an enquiry into
sexual exploitation and the only
reason they did that was to protect
their own reputation and that is
another part of the story. I think
this will grow, Oxfam is not the
only major charity taking tens of
millions of pounds from the UK, both
from taxpayers and the British
people. It is the culture of
entitlement and also sequencing and
back covering within the charity
The Daily Telegraph also has
this as its lead, ministers to
investigate aid abuse cover-up,
pursuing those claims. It does not
matter where the funding come from,
it is what is being done in the name
A couple of interesting
things is, last liked the line from
the government significantly
hardened, they said on Saturday they
would have a chat but by last night,
Penny Mordaunt was saying you are
going to cut off funding unless they
come in and tell us everything that
has been going on and assure us they
have safeguards in place. And to
point out, the Dev Patel -- Priti
Patel as written in the Telegraph
saying that when she raised the
issue in the department it was only
a problem with UN peacekeepers which
is subsequently shown to be
incorrect. She was rebuffed having
raised this and it shows us about
what you might call the
international development culture.
They can't be aid workers, but is
not possible thing they do. The
attitudes that pervade the charities
also seem to pervade the government
department responsible for
administering the way in which UK
aid is distributed and I find it
It is an uncomfortable
thing to have to accept.
What I find
particularly sad about this, I
studied for my ethics degree under
investor Peter Singer who is a right
activist and has dedicated almost
five decades to read disputing
wealth amongst the poorest people
from the richest -- redistributing.
He said that if you're not sure what
to do with your hard earned cash,
one place to put it where it is safe
is Oxfam, he has been saying that
for years. The idea that somebody
who I studied with all of that work
and belief, that we can feel safe,
we put our hands and our pockets, it
is the Blue Peter appeal, part of
our goodwill conscience for years
and the idea that so much of that
good work will be undone by this is
a real shame.
Moving on and we will
stay with the Daily Telegraph who is
doing well out of us tonight. Three
out of five stories. Take your sick
children to the pharmacy, not the
GP. This is the NHS saying it.
is because 5 million parents of
children under the age of five, 18
million GP appointments and 2.1
million A&E visit taken up by
patients by condition that could be
treated at home. They are clogged up
with children who don't have much
wrong with them and a pharmacist can
sort it out but the problem is,
parents are not doctors. They cannot
diagnose. Whilst promises are
extremely highly qualified, and no
doubt if they saw something that
required medical attention, they
would advise them to see a GP, I'm
still slightly concerned at this
advice. Parents are being asked to
make a judgment about the child's
The chief executive of the
UK sepsis trust is saying that
parents should trust them, this is a
high-risk strategy. Normally with
small kids, they bring you in early
because small children can become
very poorly very quickly.
many illnesses quickly amongst
schools and nursery groups. I can
remember writing an article for the
practical examiner when I was
studying about the undervalued and
underused resource that is pharmacy
in the country because they train
for up to seven years, they note all
of those things -- they know. I
think they are underused. I am
stunned that nearly two decades
later they are having the same
discussion. Clearly the message has
not got through. It must be about
balancing, the instinct of every
mother is to fear the worst. Perhaps
it has gone the other way and they
are trying to balance it out but
there will be some horror stories.
agree I have attended the event with
community pharmacists and they are
and underused resource but perhaps
targeting children is not the way to
Looking at the Guardian, we
can't have a paper review without
Brexit, what is going on? There it
is. Penny Mordaunt pledge of a
further £100,000 to fight Brexit.
-- Soros to pledge a further
We have heard other donors
putting their money into other pots
and he has joined the fight. It'll
take some hard cash to bring groups
together. We have seen how pressure
groups can work when well funded and
organised over the likes of
Momentum, and we will see if this
amount of cash input makes any
difference. So far, what do we know?
It is a bit of an editorial free for
all so we will see if hard cash
makes any difference and make the
message any clearer.
What is he
trying to do?
Stimulate the debate
about what the Brexit the UK might
have. It sounds like a lot of money
to us but I would point out that
five men effectively between them
bankrolled the Leave campaign,
putting in almost 50 million in, --
15 million. It is worth pointing out
that this organisation, test for
Britain, has raised £50,000
combination to Saint Wednesday so
there is some support for it -- Best
for Britain. It is not some evil
billionaire try to influence public
You think his money has
spearheaded the donations?
support for the organisation might
well have done that comes back to
the point that we don't have a clue
our Brexit look like and the
We are finding
out with the speeches.
Which will no
doubt contradict each other because
there has been no decision in
Cabinet. Theresa May had done an
amazing job of taking it down the
road from other 18 months, the EU
has no idea what we want, it is
difficult for them to come to a
negotiating position so that
everything is to play for in this
sense. If Theresa May had won her
huge Parliamentary majority for her
hard Brexit, we would have a
different situation but the reality
is there is no parliamentary
majority for a hard Brexit. She will
either as to defy her own party and
the like on the votes of Labour MPs
to get a more soft version of
Brexit, possibly involving sums of
the customs union which would solve
multiple problems but the
manufacturing and the Irish border.
The Irish border as well, that is
used to get put to one side so
People then remember
that it is a big deal. And we
haven't heard about it for awhile
because the DUP are keeping their
powder dry until the next time they
are asked to agree with the Cabinet
or government about something. As
Tony said, this is not a huge the
money but it an interesting figure,
we need these faces to come up, it
is what we have been lacking, they
have Boris, Mr Gove, Jacob
Rees-Mogg, leader in waiting if you
read certain editorials. I feel it
is up to the Remainers to find
somebody suitably high profile and
dynamic and it could be an
Gina Miller with her legal
challenge. Why are you smiling?
find the idea is Jacob Rees-Mogg
being promised both hilarious and
terrifying! A year ago I would have
said no but these days who knows? I
don't think he would command the
support of the majority of the
Parliament who party. He might have
supporters but there are more than
300 Tory MPs and if there was a
leadership challenge at the minute,
Tory MPs would end up Bachinger
Theresa May. But again, let's see
where we are.
You are a brave man to
make such statement -- backing
Theresa May. And finally back to the
Daily Telegraph. We need somebody
with a technical mind to step in and
help us with this story. Hackers
hijack thousands of government
websites to mine BitCoin.
looking at me!
It is to do with the
internet! That's all I've got.
I know is that it takes a lot of
processing power to mine crypto
currencies. And it seems that
different government websites are
being harnessed to bring that
processing power. You can use the
It is the equivalent, we
know that sometimes your broadband
gets nicked by your neighbour. These
are very thorough neighbours with a
million password at their disposal,
this is them effectively borrowing
the broadband from an attire
neighbourhood, city, town, whatever,
to create the processing power
More insidiously, there may
be some kind of virus infection.
There are questions for government
to answer, not least that the
information Commissioner's office is
one of the websites...
survive a laugh when they that.
is also pointing out that there are
easy steps that the government can
take to stop it happening.
do that later, I am so relieved that
story is over!
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