December 13th, 2012

Standards Commissioner Confirms Maria Miller Investigation

The BBC is reporting that it’s game on with Sir John Lyon.

Could be tricky…



  1. 1
    V1le Labour ruined my Country says:

    All MP’s are thieving so they all should be investigated.

  2. 2
    Kebab Time says:


    • 22
      Parliamenary Standards Commissioner says:

      I will be applying the ‘Handycock protocol’ to this investigation in other words I will report back in 6 months time that I do not have the powers to investigate. Mahabon.

  3. 3
    Doris Goldblatt says:

    Guido Fawkes has opened an inquiry into expenses claims by Culture Secretary Maria Miller.

    Can this be true ?

  4. 4
  5. 5
    HoC says:

    Remember an MP is for life, not just for Christmas

  6. 6
    Squinty says:

    When first I glanced at that headline I thought it said

    “Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Confirms Mafia Miller Investigation”

  7. 9
    Casual Observer says:

    Looks like Miller is up to her neck in it. The only thing missing is some guy dressed up as a ‘chop’ hanging around outside her department.

    • 13
      Hazel Smears says:

      Just wave a cheque about and say “its all a mistake . I’ll pay it all back.”

      Then in a few weeks everyone will forget about it. And no one is actually going to cash that cheque anyway.

  8. 10
    Christian mafiosa says:

    She has performed her thankless task, now she can be cast aside.

  9. 11
    Jacqui Smiff says:

    Its a bleedin’ dizgrace, innit.
    Moochin’ off-a the taxpayers to benefit your relies.

  10. 12
    BBC news editor says:

    We are pleased to announce that we will be covering the Miller story very closely, whilst underplaying or virtually ignoring dramatic improvements in primary Schhol results and dramatic falls in unemployment. That is all. Another £150 please as the cocaine won’t buy itself. Thanks.

  11. 14
    Anonymous says:

    They are all still serial troughers. They just do not care what anyone thinks. They are so used to defending the indefensible that it comes naturally. It’s perfectly acceptable, to David Cameron, for a Minister to use her spad and Downing street officials to protect her parents from being questioned by the press over the potential abuse of tax payer’s money. And is so doing to invoke threats about the power of his government to take revenge.
    When my dad, at eighty years of age, a second world war veteran and a man who had claimed absolutely nothing in the sixty–six years since he left school, wanted some help at home he was made to feel like a criminal by those sent to help him. Cross-examined over every last penny of his life savings. Who could he turn to? No-one. We are all in it together – lying bastards.

    • 15
      Nostradamus says:

      There is a reason why rebellions break out. I am not sure if this is one, but the government is sailing very close to the wind. Any day now and I can see someone kicking off.

  12. 16
    Casual Observer says:

    What impact if any for Leveson and gay ‘marriage’ ?

  13. 17
    Loopy Lou says:

    Can we sit in on their deliberations ?

  14. 18
    Jerf says:

    She’s just trying to look after her parents in their old age. No one told her that SHE has to fucking pay for it.

    Guilty as not charged.

  15. 20
    dick dastardardly mp says:

    So given this is the Minister now not so personally compromised that she cannot deal with Levinson?

    She has been brought to this pass by a Media disclosure so how can any press outlet be assured that they will get a fair hearing, even if she is later cleared?

    In short, so far as Culture goes, on the hottest potato in her department , she is fatally compromised.

    • 21
      Tony Eden from Eton says:

      If someone is standing in your way get them removed for some other reason.

      It is the oldest trick in the book my dear boy.

  16. 25
    hilarychapman says:

    Of course this woman has to go, in the light of everything revealed so far. She should resign as minister and as MP. How can she hang on like this? It will be interesting to see if David Cameron has the courage to dismiss her. He has expressed his complete confidence in her, the usual prelude…

  17. 26
    Anonymous says:

    The voters will sort this out regardless of what else happens. She has two and a half years left at the trough.

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Kevin Maguire on the less than electrifying Ed Miliband…

“I bet if you went into a pub tonight and started a conversation about ­politics you’d hear strong opinions. David Cameron would be out of touch and Nick Clegg despised while Nigel Farage would divide people sharply. Miliband? In a lot of boozers he’d be the fourth most interesting man in British politics.”

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It’s money innit.

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