October 11th, 2011

Boulter Wades In Again: Werritty Loved First Class Travel

Harvey Boulter isn’t the most reliable of witnesses but he raises some intriguing points. He just did an interview with the BBC that could only be described as a hand-grenade. He described Fox’s version of events around their meeting in Dubai as “half truths”. He said Adam Werritty boasted of his love of first class travel…

Boulter also said he told the Guardian to go and “do their homework” when they told him Werritty wasn’t working for them. Given Boulter discussed sensitive information regarding his business and legal disputes, he is demanding to know who paid for Air Miles Adam, but stopped short of accusing him of outright corporate espionage. Petrol on the fire…


108 Comments

  1. 1
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    He has to ressign (Fox) tho thats what we said about Hunt..

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    • 2

      Re-sign Fox. What position does he play?

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      • 16
        Alan Handsome says:

        Dunno. Think he just dribbles around the circle.

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        • 38
          David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

          So when does the Nolan standards on public sector life kick in??? Abuse of public office??? When is Cameron going to sort out lobbying, pay, pension, expenses, second jobs etc. Everyone can recall that the public did not want friends and family employed by MPs back in the expenses scandal- why has this not been carried through??

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          • David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

            Huhne has recently lied about leaking a story regarding May and has not been sacked or resigned, Cable thinks he is a nuclear weapon, we now have Fox. What wrong doing has to take place before Cameron exercises something called leadership and sacks a minister to instil standards of integrity and professionalism into politics? ?

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          • Follow the Money says:

            Who was in his house when his laptop was stolen in April 2010

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        • 58
          Anonymous says:

          The timing of the announcement was fascinating to the press. It came a week after Fox, then shadow foreign secretary, appeared in the headlines for entertaining a group of British students in a hotel bedroom in Paris, where they emptied the minibar and one student ended up staying the night on the sofa in Fox’s room.
          “Why would a 43-year-old man wish to spend several hours getting smashed with a gang more than 20 years his junior?” Patrick Hennessy, political editor of The Sunday Telegraph, asked Liam Fox in an interview published the following weekend.

          Read more: http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/85660,news-comment,news-politics,why-liam-fox-is-dogged-by-gay-insinuations-#ixzz1aUMKwC6g

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          • David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

            He was probably finding or vetting potential escorts for Hague. He has to go. Nolan standards on public sector applies here.

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        • 107
          Rage Against the Political Elite says:

          A half Truth is only Half of living a lie.

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      • 47
        Anonymous says:

        It seems top officials in MOD knows what Fox was up to but kept quiet.

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          Winston Churchill's Ghost says:

          The reason for that is that politicians have the final say on promotions for senior civil servants so keeping quiet is a career move. The same happens with the top ranks in the armed forces, hence no one speaking out against military action in Afghanistan (not enough troops or equipment). It is through this power that politicians exercise control. That is why there are so many f*ck ups. Politicians who don’t know what they are doing forcing civil servants and senior military officers to do what they know is wrong, but won’t speak out because they want to get promoted, and don’t want to lose their index linked pensions.

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      Follow the Money says:

      Why are WE investigating this?

      Surely a man in his position would be kept under observation by our security services.

      Why have they not done their job to:

      a. Warn him that he was doing something wrong and compromising national security.
      b. Pass on all relevant information to the Prime Minister

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      • 55
        Secret Squirrel says:

        My thoughts entirely ! If he bats for both sides they would know .. if Werrity was travelling at tax payers cost , they would know ! If they knew, then Cammo probably did too , but he was affraid of losing his Right wing luvvie !

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      • 65
        Anonymous says:

        I am sure everyone knows about it as security services would have been concerned about blackmail. They would have passed the files to PM but PM might not have done any thing about it as usual.

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          my prick up your arse says:

          dave was probably hoping that they’d get married – he’s a big fan of sodomites tying the knot.

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          • Mike Handycock says:

            The security services are rubbish and my freedom and frequent trips to Russia are testament to that.

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  2. 3
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    So, we have had Hari writing with Elton John, Slurs and inuenndo aimed at Fox by the MSM and left and right bloggers, and basically a hostile attitude towards Gay people.

    Oh its “Coming out day” (Thanks to tweeter that told me :-) ) , Coincedence?

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    • 4
      stun says:

      A quick Google for Hari’s phrase “It was always the eyes that held you: wild and staring” brings up an article in the Grauniad penned by CiF’er Nsubuga.

      Just sayin’

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    • 10
      Infuriated of West Mids says:

      Not co-incidence, I’m afraid, Billy. Just the norm. As a staunch Conservative, I personally couldn’t care less where a chap prefers to stick his tadger as long as it’s legal, it doesn’t cost me money, it doesn’t get in the way of any public job, and (if he’s a politician) that he hasn’t campaigned on the basis of a “family life” with a fake wife and kids.

      As for Dr Fox, all this schoolboy tittering that he might be gay is pathetic, and blurring the real issue. All I want to know is whether his position was compromised, whether the security of this country was compromised, whether my tax money was wasted, and whether parliament has been misled. Anything else is childish nonsense.

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      • 14
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        The voice of reason :-)

        You can see why they hide thier sexuallity tho, when you see how the spieful slurs on Fox, Do him for the dodgy advisor, but to spread rumours like the media have is a low blow and almost bullying.

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      • 19
        sockpuppet #4 says:

        I wouldn’t count concern over peddling influence, lobbying or dodgy contract decisions as childish nonsense. Not that there’s any evidence of that of course.

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        • 81
          Infuriated of West Mids says:

          I would have put that under “whether his position has been compromised”, personally.

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      • 49
        Rat's arse says:

        Well put ‘Infuriated’.

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    • 86
      CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

      Oh, FFS, Billy. Gay people can be just as corrupt, dishonest, venal, spiteful shits just like any heterosexual person. You’re becoming as boring as those pricks from Stonewall, seeing “Homophbia” everywhere when all readers are doing are making legitimate criticism of a politician who may be gay,maybe not. Who fuckin’ cares! It’s the appearance of something dodgy going on that may be connected with someone hiding their true sexuality.

      Stop playing the fucking victim.

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      • 105
        Renard says:

        I don’t give a shit whether he’s gay or not but I do object to being taken for a fool.
        Dr Fox may think himself rather a clever man but nothing he’s said in the last few days makes any sense and the public knows it.
        No-one I know travels around the globe on business with their best mate in tow. And they certainly wouldn’t be able to fund it on expenses.
        This story isn’t going to disappear and Cameron needs to replace Fox now, not wait for months like he did with Coulson.

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  3. 5
    Call me Infidel says:

    As Enoch supposedly remarked “all political lives end in failure” Fox has screwed up. He seems a decent cove unlike that fuckpig Huhne, but all the same up he should go.

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  4. 6
    Time to Fox off says:

    It gets worse. A defence contractor who met Fox says he regarded Werrity as a route to the defence secretary.

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  5. 7
    Chris Hoon says:

    This could run and run for ages !!

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  6. 8
    Ewanme says:

    Hiya Billy Botty x .

    Can you help me wiv my tweeter sometime , honey ??

    I promises to show ya my apps .

    Ta , big boy :)

    E x .

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      sick of everything, ever says:

      I’m fucking sick of doing this. I just can’t help myself. Every so often, the annoying, squeaky little shit-for-brains pops her oh-so-pretty, vacuous little head into my consciousness and out parps another meaningless comment. I think I need help.

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      • 34

        Well I always go with what the majority of the voices in my head say.

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      • 61
        Ewanme says:

        OOOOO !!!

        Don’t be such a sourkraut , petal x . On the downside , you still luvs me , right ??

        Ur problem is you ain’t a political animal an don’t read the papers like I does , does ya ??

        Durrrr . This is a political blog , sick of everythin, ever , babes x .

        If u ain’t gonna be bovvered to plough thru acres of bullshit evry day , you ain’t gonna be informed enough to say anythin relevant , is ya ???

        Personally , I thinks this is excitin times for the politics an the world . For instance : This story gets my juices gushin . I’s googlin Harvey Boulter as I types sos I can stay on topic an not appear ill-imformed .

        If stuff is this fascinatin now, jus think wot it’s gonna be like in a few months time !!!

        Anyways , if you tries to kill me I’ll jus kill u first , darlin x .

        Ain’t rocket science , is it ??

        Read up an man up , sweetheart .

        Your E x .

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      • 93
        Jethro says:

        71 D’y yew reck’n she’s the same as that “Polly Tupper” who comments on a coupla’other blogs?

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  7. 12
    Songs for the Defence Secretary says:

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  8. 15
    Stupidity seems to be a common trait for anyone called Dr Fox says:

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    • 24
      Robert Peston's peyote supplier says:

      Classic! Of course, after the “cake” exposé I had to move into less contentious substances and I thank the great Chris Morris for forcing that change of direction.

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  9. 17
    Empty Ed on the Titanic says:

    Re your Hodges ref Guido…

    “The reality is that there are no rescue ships on Ed Miliband’s horizon. All the lifeboats are gone. The pumps are failing. His leadership is beginning to settle by the bow.”

    I love it

    Could not happen to a nicer chap…

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    • 35
      AC1 says:

      Is Ed M really fucking up?? If he was I’m SURE I’d have seen headlines in the AlJaBeebya about opposition splits. They were all over with “opposition splits” when Labour were in power….

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  10. 18
    graham smith says:

    the hounds will prevail…may be a good opportunity to blood a few new spads but apart from that it is just another example of troughs snouts croniism and further distancing the already weary electorate…i am saving up all my votes until i die and then leaving them to a bad cause

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  11. 20
    Dumb people says:

    Does anyone know if Camelot puts pressure on winners to go public? That’s the only reason I can think of to explain this couple’s decision to publicise winning £101 million. Who in their right mind would do that?! I’d take the money and if Camelot demanded I go along with a PR blitz I’d tell them to fuck right off.

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    • 22
      sockpuppet #4 says:

      If you told nobody about it, would they notice?

      I don’t see quite how you’d get away with that. Someone somewhere would notice and blab to the press sooner or later. Unless you told everyone you’d won a couple of million on the national lottery.

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      • 44
        Dealing with that win says:

        It’s simple providing you have the patience. You remain schtum for a few months.You don’t increase your spending or alter your lifestyle.You gradually over a few months tell everyone that either you’ve been re-located by your employer and that your house will be going up for sale;you have to move nearer aged parent etc etc;you’ve retired and if in work you tell employer that you have to give up work due to stress;bad back or whatever. Your bank/advisors are required to keep schtum about your finances anyway. You then purchase a new secure gated property a fair distance from where you used to live and move.As far as new neighbours etc know you have moved to area after retiring being made redundant etc. inheritance etc………..sorted

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    • 23
      David Laws says:

      Camelot wanted me to go public but I said it would only upset my mother.

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    • 27
      Tony Bliar is a complete cunt says:

      His name is on the check and he wants to marry HER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!….Fuckin hell mate your pulling power has just gone through the roof…………..Get a fuckin grip……….

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      • 50
        Money is only worth what it buys says:

        You could never judge a person’s true feelings for you though could you…. ?? you may be a multi-millionaire but money can only buy you sex NOT love or affection…..may be alright whilst you’re young but old age can be fucking lonely just looking at your pile of cash and not knowing if its the cash or you that appeals

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  12. 25
    Fish says:

    Just as an aside and notwithstanding how all of this will end, did anyone catch a sight of Kirsty Wark on Labour Newsnight last night, breathless in the excitement of it all? But it was at the end of the show, her body language, her open mouthed incredulity when reading the ‘Times’ piece about this, that seemed to say how much she was loving it. Not what you’d expect from a professional, impartial presenter.

    So here we have a story, innuendo and allegations of back scratching, improper access to information, doing people favours, friendships with the well connected and powerful politicians, overseas jollies, allegations of cover-ups, conflicts of interests and financial reward.

    Kirsty, it seems is more than qualified to be a resident Newsnight expert on these matters. How very Polly of her.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-492360/Kirsty-Wark-bugged-emails-story-WONT-hearing-Newsnight.html

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      On Holiday with Jack MConnell says:

      Wark has already been outer as a Labour stooge and a central part of the Scottish Media Mafia.

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  13. 26
    Todger Brown says:

    It should be noted that both Fox and Werritty are Scottish

    By their own admission the Scots have very different values to the English

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    • 71
      Nemo says:

      Werritty, it sounds a bit Irish to me, still there were a lot of transfers between the 2 vcountries, they both hate the English.

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    • 76
      Getting my oats says:

      Who stirs the porridge?

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    • 91
      Thick as pigshit bigot watch ! says:

      What values do Balls, mandleson, Harman,Moran, Milliband, have then ? Twatface

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      • 100
        Anonymous says:

        To the Scot’s, nothing. That is why the bigoted Scottish can get away with free uni fees if you are Scottish, but not to the English, despite us funding the heroin addicted alcoholics.

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  14. 28
    50 Calibre says:

    When your arse is on fire, it’s probably best to stop whatever you are doing and just put it out before the rest is consumed…

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  15. 36
    Stavros says:

    Fox just can’t control this story. Cameron needs to dispatch him quickly and then make a good example by humiliating him in public.

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    • 38
      Sophie says:

      Its the economy stupid.

      I know why Labour do not want us to focus on their mess.

      I also know why Cameron does not want us to focus on his failed policies:

      * Economy

      * EU

      * Immigration

      * High taxes.

      There is nothing Tory about this coalition – popcorn time – Fox is where it starts to come unravelled.

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      • 80
        Nemo says:

        The economy is primarily the big one, and if by 2015 things have not started turning by then I am afraid Cammers and a lot of his mates will be spending more time with their families and blaming Liebore will not wash as well as it does now, they have 31/2 years and the clock is ticking, things are not looking good.

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    • 46
      Obvious my dear Watson says:

      Cameron could not dispatch Larry the Downing Street Cat quickly or dispacth him at all…

      Let alone a man or a woman…

      Brown was the maddest Prime Minister in British History

      Cameron is the weakest Prime Minister in British History

      It is written all over his face…

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  16. 40
    Billy Bowden the hypocrite. says:

    Billy gay boy! You are a pathetic hypocrite! You are a bigoted idiot. You have nothing positive say about a lot of issues and consider your bigoted views of the Scots. Just pure bigotry and ignorance but being gay is no go area for you when it comes to n negative comments, bias etc from others. You need to grow and practice what you preach. I don’t give a fuck about your sexuality or anyone elses. But I do give a fuck having to read your gaybo shite over and over again. Playing the victim over and over and over. It is fucking pathetic!

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  17. 41
    Anonymous says:

    Is he a bummer though?.

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  18. 51
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Lisbon style democrcy EU stlye http://t.co/aRfdca6C

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    • 64
      Remember the Irish Referendum? says:

      When is a NO not a NO?

      When the question involves Slovakia and a certain EFSF.
      Suitably refreshed from her pot of brew, PM Radičová says the vote will be repeated until the EFSF bill is passed.

      Democracy rules, then.

      Typical!

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      • 83
        The most profound comment of the day says:

        Many thanks for reaffirming my faith.

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      • 96
        Must get a pseudonym one day says:

        No, the vote will be repeated until the rest of the corrupt EU bungs them enough bonus to make it worth their while – remember Ireland and the Lisbon Referendum. It’s just a poker game with more of our money on the table.

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  19. 53
    The proof is already there says:

    There is no petrol on the fire Guido

    There has already been a massive breach of security

    There has already been a massive breach of the Rules of Ministerial conduct

    And the “Press” and politicians are still shilly shallying around ?

    The man must go if the British Government is ever to be taken seriously again

    And where is the Chilcot Report (which will prove a mountain of miconduct of not worse)

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  20. 56
    Dave the Rave says:

    I am the weakest Prime Minister in British History

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    • 59
      MI5 says:

      Following the m a d d e s t Prime Minister in British History, the dear Gordo (has he been finally locked up yet?)

      Britain has not been blessed

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    • 67
      Ewanme says:

      It’s worse than that , babes .

      You could be the weakest person in British history x .

      E x .

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  21. 57
    Gordon F Brown says:

    I will never resign…

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  22. 63
    Hansard writer says:

    Actually Guido

    This looks to me like fire on the exploding petrol

    There must have been a conspiracy of silence on the part of ALL the defence correspondents of the Dead Tree Press about this carry on

    What did they know ? They are supposed to monitor the breaches of security.

    Why did they not denounce this extravagant breach of any basic security ?

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    • 66
      Caligula says:

      I have told you for years, from my hell,

      That the whole British system is riddled with fraud and hypocricy

      Not to speak of much more..which would be censored…

      The “Dead Tree Press” was criminally culpable for not denouncing the m a d n e s s of Brown

      And here we go again

      They ALL knew about these shenanigans…

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    • 82
      VIVA LA BEAST says:

      Not extravagant
      FLAMBOUYANT !

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  23. 69
    Simple science says:

    It does look like the Tories have successfully brought back foxhunting afterall.

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  24. 73
    Displaced Brummie says:

    Boulter admires people who use half-truths. Seeing as his normal stock-in-trade is the utter lie.

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  25. 75
    Billy Bowden's sister says:

    Fuck the EU

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  26. 77
    And so the end is near says:

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  27. 78
    building bridges over the atlantic says:

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  28. 87
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Hell hath no fury like a Boulter scorned.

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  29. 88
    CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

    This Boulter character looks well dodgy to me. I’ve no particular views about Fox (although, if nothing else, he’s been incredibly stupid with his limpet-like mate), but when is someone going to look into Boulter’s motives for throwing all this shit about.

    He’s involved in a court case against another defence company where a sum of £30,000,000 is at stake. It seems that Fox and Werrity are lined up to give evidence on behalf of Boulter’s competitors, so any shit he can make stick would discredit their credibilty as witnesses. Boulter also appears to have lied when he stated that he and Fox discussed getting the govt. to withdraw a knighthood from one of Boulter’s competitors (see Guardian article). It seems that Ian Dale has seen documentary evidence from Boulter’s own company denying any such conversation happened.

    Isn’t it Boulter’s firm which bunged Labour to bring this up in Parliament?

    This Boulter is well dodgy and seems to be as big a liar as any politician.

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  30. 94
    Anonymous says:

    picky above….. *Get thee behind me Satan*

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  31. 97
    Bligh Bomberg says:

    It’s nothing short of madness and political suicide to hang on to a broken failure like Liam Fox, when we have a respected man of principle like David Davis ready and able to do the job twice as well.

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  32. 101
    Taxfodder says:

    All on exs Liam you arsehole….

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  33. 108
    Jim Murphy's Seville Trip says:

    Can someone, anyone, from the media/press please push very hard for Jim Murphy to answer the question “who paid for your trip to Seville to watch Celtic in the 2003 UEFA Cup Final?”.

    Repeated FOI requests (in their dozens/hundreds) have seen Skeletor refuse point-blank to answer.

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The lefties are attacking because the panellist is a millionaire and lives in a London home worth upwards of two million. Someone had best tell them he’s called Ed Miliband.


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