Alan Duncan has been caught on camera complaining that post expense-gate he lives on rations and is “treated like shit”. He is now backtracking and claiming it was only said in jest and it is a great honour to blah, blah, blah. He of course lives in a Westminster pad worth well over a million quid and a constituency house which we pay to maintain in some style. We also paid him four hundred quid a month tax free, no receipts required for groceries. (MPs recently voted in a show of piss-taking to raise that to five hundred quid.) Not exactly hardship rations.
The more MPs Guido meets, the more he is confirmed in his view that they are for the most; venal, egotistical, untrustworthy, shits. Alan Duncan has to ask himself why he is treated so. Guido says “treat ‘em as you find ‘em…”