It has been trending towards 1984 for ages, rast had fun with references since very early in the timeline. What's surprising is that this timeline has found ways to somehow even surpass Airstrip One levels of decline and misery on some metrics...
And once again communist Britain endures
And so long as the communist system endures, its people suffer.
It tells you how bad things are in England when there are people talking about being keen to get to Canada. I suppose they would have a point though; its a lot easier for them to escape across the US border compared with remaining in the island prison which is England.