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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been caught on numerous occasions engaging in statistical manipulation in order to drive up a perpetual state of fear among Americans – all with the aim of coaxing people to get the Covid-19 ‘vaccine.’

But one thing the CDC appears entirely unwilling to do is to document the ways that natural immunity has made the vaccines redundant at best, and harmful at worst, for those who were previously infected.

A smoking gun has emerged showing the CDC either didn’t research this matter or has otherwise buried the research. The nation’s premiere public health agency was caught flat-footed when asked to show documentation of the spread of Covid-19 among the previously infected.

In a letter to the CDC via the Department of Health and Human Services, attorney Elizabeth Brehm sent a ‘final notice’ asking for such information. This was the bewildering response that Brehm received:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) received your September 02, 2021, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on September 02, 2021, seeking:

“Documents reflecting any documented case of an individual who: (1) never received a COVID-19 vaccine; (2) was infected with COVID-19 once, recovered, and then later became infected again; and (3) transmitted SARS-CoV-2 to another person when reinfected.”

A search of our records failed to reveal any documents pertaining to your request. The CDC Emergency Operations Center (EOC) conveyed that this information is not collected.

You may contact our FOIA Public Liaison at 770-488-6277 for any further assistance and to discuss any aspect of your request. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer.

Astounding. If the CDC wanted a slam-dunk case to show that the vaccinated have a lower transmission rate than the previously infected, one would think that the CDC would be touting such evidence. However, as this letter demonstrates, it is apparently disinterested in the issue, or is otherwise keeping the data from seeing the light of day.

Bloomberg News in October pointed to a study published by the medical journal “The Lancet” that further establishes that vaccinated individuals spread the Delta variant nearly as much as unvaccinated people do.

“People inoculated against Covid-19 are just as likely to spread the delta variant of the virus to contacts in their household as those who haven’t had shots, according to new research,” Bloomberg reported.

“In a yearlong study of 621 people in the U.K. with mild Covid-19, scientists found that their peak viral load was similar regardless of vaccination status, according to a paper published Thursday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases medical journal,” the report continued. “The analysis also found that 25% of vaccinated household contacts still contracted the disease from an index case, while 38% of those who hadn’t had shots became infected.”

This was among all unvaccinated; there apparently has not been such medical research published about the ‘previously infected.’ Judging by the CDC’s relentless campaign to push universal vaccination, it is highly suggestive why they might not be interested in revealing such information.

As Becker News earlier reported, the CDC has quietly acknowledged that there are at least a 146.6 million Americans who were ‘previously infected.’ This may even be a low estimate.

Even though 146.6 million is a vast number of Americans comprising at least 44 percent of the U.S. population, based on the CDC’s calculations, it should be even higher. Because the CDC estimates there are at least four Covid infections for every case reported, since we have 46.9 million reported cases, then there would be 187.6 million Americans who were ‘previously infected.’

However, if there are breakthrough cases and repeat cases per individual, this would lead to some uncertainty. A safe estimate is that there were 160 million people who have had Covid-19 through prior infections. This would result in a huge number of Americans who have survived Covid with “natural immunity.”

The research on “natural immunity” has been robust and consistent: It provides superior protection than the ‘vaccines.’ Reuters reported a study that stated bluntly “secondary immune response [is] stronger after infection than vaccination.” An Israeli study conducted earlier came to similar conclusions.

“This study demonstrated that natural immunity confers longer lasting and stronger protection against infection, symptomatic disease and hospitalization caused by the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, compared to the BNT162b2 two-dose vaccine-induced immunity,” an Israeli study said.

A Johns Hopkins professor is also undertaking a study to compel the CDC and the FDA to recognize natural immunity exists and is a potent defense against Covid. It shouldn’t have to be necessary with a government agency that is supposed to be about “health” and not furthering a political agenda.

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About 70 million active mobile line owners in Nigeria do not have bank accounts, the Chief Executive Officer of eTranzact International Plc., Niyi Toluwalope, has said.

Mr Toluwalope made the disclosure at the Capital Market Correspondents Association of Nigerian (CAMCAN) 2021 Annual Workshop held on Saturday in Lagos.

The eTranzact boss said that 150 million of Nigeria’s 200 million population owned mobile phone lines, 110 million owned 150 million mobile phone lines but only about 40 million had active bank verification numbers.

Mr Toluwalope said there was the need to close the gap, especially as regards small and medium enterprises.

He spoke on: “Technology as a Tool for Financial Inclusion in Nigeria: A Fintech Approach”.

He said that financial inclusion was important to the capital market industry.

According to Mr Toluwalope, financial inclusion is an important component for enabling growth.

He said: “Financial inclusion holds the answers to how we increase the participation of retail investors, how we encourage more homegrown businesses, leverage the capital market for growth and the informal sector participation in the capital market.

“The role of technology cannot be overemphasised.

“Over the past few years, technology has allowed more people to gain access to financial services, and that has increased by default, the customer base of capital market operators.

“Essentially, the rise of digital financial services means growth for the capital market.”

Mr Toluwalope said the utilisation of technology would democratise capital market access and participation.

“We can directly expand the current digital savings and investments offerings to leverage the capital market for increased returns,” he said.

He added that for financial inclusion to thrive, the sector would need collaboration of players in the private and public sectors.

He noted that the Central Bank of Nigeria as well the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had taken a number of steps to drive financial inclusion.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the workshop had a panel session during which representatives of the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd., FMDQ Exchange, SEC and stockbrokers pledged to continue to fashion out ways to tackle ponzi scheme activities.

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The workshop was sponsored by Flour Mills of Nigeria, United Bank for Africa, Access Bank, Zenith Bank, NGX, FMDQ and SEC, among other organisations. (NAN)

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Stepmother who tortured and killed Arthur Labinjo-Hughes NEVER mentioned him, cellmate says

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A stepmother who was convicted of murdering Arthur Labinjo-Hughes after ‘torturing’ him never mentioned the boy while awaiting trial, according to her former cellmate. 

Emma Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years for the murder of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes on June 17, 2020. She killed Arthur by repeatedly slamming his head on a hard surface.

Tustin and her ex-partner Thomas Hughes inflicted a ‘cruel and systematic campaign of cruelty’ against his son, which included forcing Arthur to stand for up to 14-hours a day alone, depriving him of food and water and poisoning him with salt.

Hughes, 29, was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years after being found guilty of manslaughter – but cleared of murder – for encouraging the killing, including by sending a text message to Tustin 18 hours before the fatal assault telling her ‘just end him’.

But as it was revealed their ‘lenient’ prison sentences are set to be referred to the Attorney General, Tustin’s former cellmate Elaine Pritchard told the Sunday Mirror that Tustin never mentioned Arthur during the six weeks they shared a cell.

Meanwhile, Boris Johnson is understood to have ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the murder of the six-year-old, which will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs. 

Emma Tustin’s former cellmate Elaine Pritchard claimed Tustin (pictured) never mentioned her stepson Arthur Labinjo-Hughes during the six weeks they shared a cell

Speaking about sharing a cell with Arthur’s stepmother, Elaine claimed Tustin told inmates she was being held in Eastwood Park prison in Gloucestershire because her ex-partner Hughes had ‘neglected’ his son.

Elaine, who was recalled to prison for battery and criminal damage, told the publication: ‘Emma hadn’t said anything about Arthur dying. She never mentioned him.’

She claimed she only found out about Tustin’s charges after finding her case paperwork, with Elaine saying she grew ‘angry’ after reading about Arthur’s 130 bruises, resulting in the pair having a row.

She claimed she asked Tustin how she didn’t notice Arthur’s bruising while giving him a bath, to which she alleged Tustin responded that she ‘gave him a towel’.

Elaine, who also gave evidence at Tustin’s trial, added: ‘I pressed the bell and said if the prison officers didn’t get her out then I’d be staying there a long time.’

Emma Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years for the murder of Arthur, six, on June 17, 2020. His father Thomas Hughes was also given life sentence for manslaughter

Emma Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years for the murder of Arthur, six, on June 17, 2020. His father Thomas Hughes was also given life sentence for manslaughter

Tustin's former cellmate Elaine claimed she told inmates she was being held in Eastwood Park prison in Gloucestershire because her ex-partner Hughes had 'neglected' his son

Tustin’s former cellmate Elaine claimed she told inmates she was being held in Eastwood Park prison in Gloucestershire because her ex-partner Hughes had ‘neglected’ his son

Tustin was moved to a different cell, but inmates began lacing her meals with salt after learning about how she had poisoned Arthur, Elaine claimed.  

Elsewhere, was reported that the Prime Minister has ordered an investigation into Arthur’s death that will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs.

The inquiry has been designed to ‘learn lessons’ from the six-year-old’s death and to try and prevent a similar tragedy happening again, according to The Times. 

The investigation is expected to be formally announced on Sunday, while Mr Johnson reportedly said he will leave ‘no stone unturned’ during the inquiry.

The wide-ranging probe will reportedly consider whether to introduce safeguarding guidelines for at-risk children if there are any future lockdowns.

New figures showed that nearly 50,000 vulnerable children may have ‘dropped off the radar’ of social services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The number of new cases referred to children’s services departments fell by 45,220 – or 7 per cent – from 2019-20 to 2020-21. 

The total dropped to 597,760 for the year to March 2021, the lowest figure since records began in 2013.  By contrast, the total for 2018-19, before the pandemic, was 650,930.

The Department for Education said the sharp reduction was driven by a fall in referrals from schools, which were closed for most pupils during lockdown.

Tim Loughton, a former children’s minister, said the pandemic had put vulnerable children such as Arthur Labinjo-Hughes at greater risk.

‘There was an increase in child abuse because of course they were off the radar,’ he told the Daily Telegraph. 

A former children’s commissioner also suggested the lockdown helped Emma Tustin and Thomas Hughes carry out their reign of terror largely unchecked.

Tustin and Hughes (pictured with Arthur) inflicted a 'cruel and systematic campaign of cruelty' against his son, which included depriving him of food and water and poisoning him with salt

Tustin and Hughes (pictured with Arthur) inflicted a ‘cruel and systematic campaign of cruelty’ against his son, which included depriving him of food and water and poisoning him with salt

Boris Johnson is understood to have ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the murder of Arthur (pictured), which will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs

Boris Johnson is understood to have ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the murder of Arthur (pictured), which will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs

It comes after it was announced that the ‘lenient’ prison sentences handed to Tustin and Hughes are set to be referred to the Attorney General in a bid to see the pair’s time behind bars extended.

Emma Tustin and Thomas Hughes were both jailed for more than 20 years each for their roles in the death of little Arthur, but could face a harsher sentence after Solihull MP Julian Knight warned their case will be passed onto Britain’s chief legal advisor.

Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years while Hughes was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years. The minimum term before her case is considered by a parole board is 29 years.

But Mr Knight, speaking as he lay flowers outside the youngster’s home in Solihull, West Midlands on Saturday, said he intends to refer Tustin and Hughes’ case to the ‘unduly lenient sentencing scheme’ – meaning the pair’s time behind bars could be extended.

Meanwhile harrowing video footage shows Arthur’s evil stepmother devouring a McDonald’s takeaway while the doomed six-year-old boy starves in the hallway last summer.

Both Tustin, 32, and Hughes, 29, can be seen tucking into ice creams at her Solihull home in West Midlands in June 2020. As the couple relax on the sofa, Arthur is left to stand by himself in the hallway, wearing a fluffy onesie in sweltering temperatures.

Today, in poignant scenes set to be replicated at football grounds across the country, thousands of supporters marked Arthur’s short life with a rousing minute of applause at one top-flight match.

Hughes (pictured), 29, was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years after being found guilty of manslaughter - but cleared of murder - for encouraging the killing

Hughes (pictured), 29, was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years after being found guilty of manslaughter – but cleared of murder – for encouraging the killing

Applause rang out from the capacity crowd at West Ham’s London Stadium as fans of the Premier League side and league leaders Chelsea shared a touching tribute in the six-minute of their match. 

Similar shows of respect are expected at the 3pm kickoffs at other Premier League grounds on Saturday, as well as at Coventry, West Brom and other West Midland clubs later today.

In other clips, recorded on the couple’s home security footage, Tustin scoffs into two separate boxes of McDonald’s, while a starving Arthur is left to his own devices. 

Tustin and Hughes starved the youngster, force-fed him salt-laden dishes and made him stand alone for more than 14 hours a day, in a degrading, punishing and hellish regime over the last painful months of his life. 

Speaking in Solihull on Saturday, Mr Knight said: ‘There’s a palpable sense of real loss and tragedy over this and also, frankly, a sense of anger, and questions over how this was allowed to happen, how these monsters were allowed to inflict this horrible torture on this young, defenceless boy.

‘My view is very simple on this. We need to get to the bottom of how this happened and we need to ensure that those who have failed him are accountable.

‘But also I think anyone reflecting on those sentences yesterday thinks that they were too lenient and my intention is to refer this to the unduly lenient sentencing scheme as soon as possible and I will be doing that on Monday morning.’

It comes as neighbours revealed Tustin’s violent side previously saw her chase an ex-boyfriend with a garden spade – underlining the turmoil that Arthur was forced to live alongside up until his final days. 

Speaking to CoventryLive, one neighbour, who did not wish to be named, claims she saw Tustin armed herself with a garden spade and angrily chased away an ex-boyfriend.

The neighbour explained: ‘She was a nutcase, a fruit loop. One day, her ex came down the road, there had been a row, and she was chasing him down the road with a garden spade.’

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Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, leaves behind flowers at the home of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes after warning he will refer the child’s case to the Attorney General for a sentence review

Today, in scenes set to be replicated at across the country, thousands of football supporters at The Den, London, marked Arthur's short life with a rousing minute of applause

Today, in scenes set to be replicated at across the country, thousands of football supporters at The Den, London, marked Arthur’s short life with a rousing minute of applause

Elsewhere, players wore 'Arthur we love you' t-shirts and held a banner in pre-match warmups ahead of Birmingham City FC's game against Millwall on Saturday

Elsewhere, players wore ‘Arthur we love you’ t-shirts and held a banner in pre-match warmups ahead of Birmingham City FC’s game against Millwall on Saturday

The ‘evil’ stepmother was also said to have rowed with neighbours in disputes over cats.  

‘As soon as she moved in she gave a woman a few doors down a nervous breakdown about cats’, the neighbour added.

‘She was shouting ‘get your cats to stop s***ing on my driveway’. As if you can do that?’

Social workers, police and teachers are facing damning questions after a six-year-old boy’s stepmother was found guilty of his murder – and his father convicted of manslaughter – after the pair tortured, starved and beat him to death. 

Emma Tustin killed Arthur Labinjo-Hughes by repeatedly slamming his head on a hard surface after she and 29-year-old Thomas Hughes starved the youngster and force-fed him food laden with salt. 

After killing Arthur, Tustin immediately fetched her mobile phone to take a photograph of him as he lay dying in the hallway to send to her boyfriend. 

She called 999 and told the operator Arthur had ‘banged his head’. 

After police arrived at her Solihull home, the self-pitying stepmother cried and tried to convince them the stick-thin boy had attacked her – while several miles away he lay dying in hospital. 

He passed away the next day when his life support was turned off, with medics deciding there was nothing they could do due to the catastrophic nature of his injuries. 

After concerned relatives told the council about bruises on the youngster’s back, social worker Jayne Kavanagh and support worker Angela Scarlett-Coppage visited Tustin’s home but reported ‘no concerns’ after carrying out cursory checks. 

Tustin and Hughes had ‘coached’ Arthur and one of Tustin’s other children to pretend his injuries were the result of a play-fight. 

A day before Arthur died of ‘unsurvivable’ head injuries inflicted by Tustin, he had been rendered ‘too weak’ even to hold a glass of water to his mouth. 

Applause rang out from the capacity crowd at West Ham's London Stadium as fans of the Premier League side and league leaders Chelsea shared a touching tribute in the six-minute of their match

Applause rang out from the capacity crowd at West Ham’s London Stadium as fans of the Premier League side and league leaders Chelsea shared a touching tribute in the six-minute of their match

A tearful Birmingham City FC fan claps as the club and its supporters marked the life of youngster Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

A tearful Birmingham City FC fan claps as the club and its supporters marked the life of youngster Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

The 130 areas of bruising found on the little boy’s body after his death equated to ‘nearly a bruise for every day of lockdown’. 

Meanwhile, social workers wanted to be anonymous when they gave evidence to the court, it can be revealed.

Jailing Tustin and Hughes on Friday, Mr Justice Mark Wall QC said the couple’s campaign of cruel abuse against the defenceless youngster had been ‘without doubt one of the most distressing and disturbing cases I have had to deal with’. 

He said of little Arthur: ‘He was a healthy, happy young boy. He enjoyed his food, liked school, loved playing cricket and football and adored spending his time with his extended family.

‘He had been poisoned with so much salt that the levels of sodium in his blood could not be accurately and reliably measured. I am sure that you had also been poisoning him with smaller doses of salt for some time. 

‘It is the only explanation for Arthur being heard regularly to cry out for food while rejecting the food that you prepared for him and offered him. It explains why you had been restricting his access to free water for some time.

‘He had been completely isolated from his extended family. He was forced to live a solitary and lonely life within your home, including being made to stand to attention alone in the hallway of the house for most of the day.

‘He was made to sleep downstairs on the hard floor without a mattress. 

‘In the last three months of Arthur’s life he was subjected to the most unimaginable suffering at the hands of both of you.

‘You both told lies to conceal what was happening in that house.’

Addressing Hughes, he said: ‘You, I am sure, researched pressure pointing Arthur and then did it. Not in the playful way you suggested but as an attempt to cause maximum pain with minimum injury.’ 

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A stepmother who was convicted of murdering Arthur Labinjo-Hughes after ‘torturing’ him never mentioned the boy while awaiting trial, according to her former cellmate. 

Emma Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years for the murder of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes on June 17, 2020. She killed Arthur by repeatedly slamming his head on a hard surface.

Tustin and her ex-partner Thomas Hughes inflicted a ‘cruel and systematic campaign of cruelty’ against his son, which included forcing Arthur to stand for up to 14-hours a day alone, depriving him of food and water and poisoning him with salt.

Hughes, 29, was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years after being found guilty of manslaughter – but cleared of murder – for encouraging the killing, including by sending a text message to Tustin 18 hours before the fatal assault telling her ‘just end him’.

But as it was revealed their ‘lenient’ prison sentences are set to be referred to the Attorney General, Tustin’s former cellmate Elaine Pritchard told the Sunday Mirror that Tustin never mentioned Arthur during the six weeks they shared a cell.

Meanwhile, Boris Johnson is understood to have ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the murder of the six-year-old, which will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs. 

Emma Tustin’s former cellmate Elaine Pritchard claimed Tustin (pictured) never mentioned her stepson Arthur Labinjo-Hughes during the six weeks they shared a cell

Speaking about sharing a cell with Arthur’s stepmother, Elaine claimed Tustin told inmates she was being held in Eastwood Park prison in Gloucestershire because her ex-partner Hughes had ‘neglected’ his son.

Elaine, who was recalled to prison for battery and criminal damage, told the publication: ‘Emma hadn’t said anything about Arthur dying. She never mentioned him.’

She claimed she only found out about Tustin’s charges after finding her case paperwork, with Elaine saying she grew ‘angry’ after reading about Arthur’s 130 bruises, resulting in the pair having a row.

She claimed she asked Tustin how she didn’t notice Arthur’s bruising while giving him a bath, to which she alleged Tustin responded that she ‘gave him a towel’.

Elaine, who also gave evidence at Tustin’s trial, added: ‘I pressed the bell and said if the prison officers didn’t get her out then I’d be staying there a long time.’

Emma Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years for the murder of Arthur, six, on June 17, 2020. His father Thomas Hughes was also given life sentence for manslaughter

Emma Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years for the murder of Arthur, six, on June 17, 2020. His father Thomas Hughes was also given life sentence for manslaughter

Tustin's former cellmate Elaine claimed she told inmates she was being held in Eastwood Park prison in Gloucestershire because her ex-partner Hughes had 'neglected' his son

Tustin’s former cellmate Elaine claimed she told inmates she was being held in Eastwood Park prison in Gloucestershire because her ex-partner Hughes had ‘neglected’ his son

Tustin was moved to a different cell, but inmates began lacing her meals with salt after learning about how she had poisoned Arthur, Elaine claimed.  

Elsewhere, was reported that the Prime Minister has ordered an investigation into Arthur’s death that will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs.

The inquiry has been designed to ‘learn lessons’ from the six-year-old’s death and to try and prevent a similar tragedy happening again, according to The Times. 

The investigation is expected to be formally announced on Sunday, while Mr Johnson reportedly said he will leave ‘no stone unturned’ during the inquiry.

The wide-ranging probe will reportedly consider whether to introduce safeguarding guidelines for at-risk children if there are any future lockdowns.

New figures showed that nearly 50,000 vulnerable children may have ‘dropped off the radar’ of social services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The number of new cases referred to children’s services departments fell by 45,220 – or 7 per cent – from 2019-20 to 2020-21. 

The total dropped to 597,760 for the year to March 2021, the lowest figure since records began in 2013.  By contrast, the total for 2018-19, before the pandemic, was 650,930.

The Department for Education said the sharp reduction was driven by a fall in referrals from schools, which were closed for most pupils during lockdown.

Tim Loughton, a former children’s minister, said the pandemic had put vulnerable children such as Arthur Labinjo-Hughes at greater risk.

‘There was an increase in child abuse because of course they were off the radar,’ he told the Daily Telegraph. 

A former children’s commissioner also suggested the lockdown helped Emma Tustin and Thomas Hughes carry out their reign of terror largely unchecked.

Tustin and Hughes (pictured with Arthur) inflicted a 'cruel and systematic campaign of cruelty' against his son, which included depriving him of food and water and poisoning him with salt

Tustin and Hughes (pictured with Arthur) inflicted a ‘cruel and systematic campaign of cruelty’ against his son, which included depriving him of food and water and poisoning him with salt

Boris Johnson is understood to have ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the murder of Arthur (pictured), which will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs

Boris Johnson is understood to have ordered a wide-ranging investigation into the murder of Arthur (pictured), which will involve social services, police, schools and probation watchdogs

It comes after it was announced that the ‘lenient’ prison sentences handed to Tustin and Hughes are set to be referred to the Attorney General in a bid to see the pair’s time behind bars extended.

Emma Tustin and Thomas Hughes were both jailed for more than 20 years each for their roles in the death of little Arthur, but could face a harsher sentence after Solihull MP Julian Knight warned their case will be passed onto Britain’s chief legal advisor.

Tustin was given a life sentence with a minimum of 29 years while Hughes was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years. The minimum term before her case is considered by a parole board is 29 years.

But Mr Knight, speaking as he lay flowers outside the youngster’s home in Solihull, West Midlands on Saturday, said he intends to refer Tustin and Hughes’ case to the ‘unduly lenient sentencing scheme’ – meaning the pair’s time behind bars could be extended.

Meanwhile harrowing video footage shows Arthur’s evil stepmother devouring a McDonald’s takeaway while the doomed six-year-old boy starves in the hallway last summer.

Both Tustin, 32, and Hughes, 29, can be seen tucking into ice creams at her Solihull home in West Midlands in June 2020. As the couple relax on the sofa, Arthur is left to stand by himself in the hallway, wearing a fluffy onesie in sweltering temperatures.

Today, in poignant scenes set to be replicated at football grounds across the country, thousands of supporters marked Arthur’s short life with a rousing minute of applause at one top-flight match.

Hughes (pictured), 29, was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years after being found guilty of manslaughter - but cleared of murder - for encouraging the killing

Hughes (pictured), 29, was jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years after being found guilty of manslaughter – but cleared of murder – for encouraging the killing

Applause rang out from the capacity crowd at West Ham’s London Stadium as fans of the Premier League side and league leaders Chelsea shared a touching tribute in the six-minute of their match. 

Similar shows of respect are expected at the 3pm kickoffs at other Premier League grounds on Saturday, as well as at Coventry, West Brom and other West Midland clubs later today.

In other clips, recorded on the couple’s home security footage, Tustin scoffs into two separate boxes of McDonald’s, while a starving Arthur is left to his own devices. 

Tustin and Hughes starved the youngster, force-fed him salt-laden dishes and made him stand alone for more than 14 hours a day, in a degrading, punishing and hellish regime over the last painful months of his life. 

Speaking in Solihull on Saturday, Mr Knight said: ‘There’s a palpable sense of real loss and tragedy over this and also, frankly, a sense of anger, and questions over how this was allowed to happen, how these monsters were allowed to inflict this horrible torture on this young, defenceless boy.

‘My view is very simple on this. We need to get to the bottom of how this happened and we need to ensure that those who have failed him are accountable.

‘But also I think anyone reflecting on those sentences yesterday thinks that they were too lenient and my intention is to refer this to the unduly lenient sentencing scheme as soon as possible and I will be doing that on Monday morning.’

It comes as neighbours revealed Tustin’s violent side previously saw her chase an ex-boyfriend with a garden spade – underlining the turmoil that Arthur was forced to live alongside up until his final days. 

Speaking to CoventryLive, one neighbour, who did not wish to be named, claims she saw Tustin armed herself with a garden spade and angrily chased away an ex-boyfriend.

The neighbour explained: ‘She was a nutcase, a fruit loop. One day, her ex came down the road, there had been a row, and she was chasing him down the road with a garden spade.’

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Julian Knight, MP for Solihull, leaves behind flowers at the home of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes after warning he will refer the child’s case to the Attorney General for a sentence review

Today, in scenes set to be replicated at across the country, thousands of football supporters at The Den, London, marked Arthur's short life with a rousing minute of applause

Today, in scenes set to be replicated at across the country, thousands of football supporters at The Den, London, marked Arthur’s short life with a rousing minute of applause

Elsewhere, players wore 'Arthur we love you' t-shirts and held a banner in pre-match warmups ahead of Birmingham City FC's game against Millwall on Saturday

Elsewhere, players wore ‘Arthur we love you’ t-shirts and held a banner in pre-match warmups ahead of Birmingham City FC’s game against Millwall on Saturday

The ‘evil’ stepmother was also said to have rowed with neighbours in disputes over cats.  

‘As soon as she moved in she gave a woman a few doors down a nervous breakdown about cats’, the neighbour added.

‘She was shouting ‘get your cats to stop s***ing on my driveway’. As if you can do that?’

Social workers, police and teachers are facing damning questions after a six-year-old boy’s stepmother was found guilty of his murder – and his father convicted of manslaughter – after the pair tortured, starved and beat him to death. 

Emma Tustin killed Arthur Labinjo-Hughes by repeatedly slamming his head on a hard surface after she and 29-year-old Thomas Hughes starved the youngster and force-fed him food laden with salt. 

After killing Arthur, Tustin immediately fetched her mobile phone to take a photograph of him as he lay dying in the hallway to send to her boyfriend. 

She called 999 and told the operator Arthur had ‘banged his head’. 

After police arrived at her Solihull home, the self-pitying stepmother cried and tried to convince them the stick-thin boy had attacked her – while several miles away he lay dying in hospital. 

He passed away the next day when his life support was turned off, with medics deciding there was nothing they could do due to the catastrophic nature of his injuries. 

After concerned relatives told the council about bruises on the youngster’s back, social worker Jayne Kavanagh and support worker Angela Scarlett-Coppage visited Tustin’s home but reported ‘no concerns’ after carrying out cursory checks. 

Tustin and Hughes had ‘coached’ Arthur and one of Tustin’s other children to pretend his injuries were the result of a play-fight. 

A day before Arthur died of ‘unsurvivable’ head injuries inflicted by Tustin, he had been rendered ‘too weak’ even to hold a glass of water to his mouth. 

Applause rang out from the capacity crowd at West Ham's London Stadium as fans of the Premier League side and league leaders Chelsea shared a touching tribute in the six-minute of their match

Applause rang out from the capacity crowd at West Ham’s London Stadium as fans of the Premier League side and league leaders Chelsea shared a touching tribute in the six-minute of their match

A tearful Birmingham City FC fan claps as the club and its supporters marked the life of youngster Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

A tearful Birmingham City FC fan claps as the club and its supporters marked the life of youngster Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

The 130 areas of bruising found on the little boy’s body after his death equated to ‘nearly a bruise for every day of lockdown’. 

Meanwhile, social workers wanted to be anonymous when they gave evidence to the court, it can be revealed.

Jailing Tustin and Hughes on Friday, Mr Justice Mark Wall QC said the couple’s campaign of cruel abuse against the defenceless youngster had been ‘without doubt one of the most distressing and disturbing cases I have had to deal with’. 

He said of little Arthur: ‘He was a healthy, happy young boy. He enjoyed his food, liked school, loved playing cricket and football and adored spending his time with his extended family.

‘He had been poisoned with so much salt that the levels of sodium in his blood could not be accurately and reliably measured. I am sure that you had also been poisoning him with smaller doses of salt for some time. 

‘It is the only explanation for Arthur being heard regularly to cry out for food while rejecting the food that you prepared for him and offered him. It explains why you had been restricting his access to free water for some time.

‘He had been completely isolated from his extended family. He was forced to live a solitary and lonely life within your home, including being made to stand to attention alone in the hallway of the house for most of the day.

‘He was made to sleep downstairs on the hard floor without a mattress. 

‘In the last three months of Arthur’s life he was subjected to the most unimaginable suffering at the hands of both of you.

‘You both told lies to conceal what was happening in that house.’

Addressing Hughes, he said: ‘You, I am sure, researched pressure pointing Arthur and then did it. Not in the playful way you suggested but as an attempt to cause maximum pain with minimum injury.’ 

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