January 16th, 2013

Whips Warn MPs Helicopter Crash No Excuse

This went out moments after the news broke:

From: Government Whips Admin Unit (HOC)
Sent: 16 January 2013 08:47
Subject: Travel disruption

Following a helicopter crash in Vauxhall this morning colleagues should be aware there will be serious travel disruption in the area.

You may need to leave earlier in time for the deferred division.

Robert Goodwill
Government Pairing Whip

What a charmer.


10 Comments

  1. 1
    Peter Grimes says:

    Business as usual!

  2. 2
    Jonny says:

    Don’t see how that is tasteless to be honest.

    • 10
      Norfolk's Finest says:

      Quite. The world doesn’t stop turning because something surprising and newsworthy happen, as tragic as that event may be.

      No story here.

  3. 3
    Infuriated of West Mids says:

    At least he wasn’t trying to bury bad news…

  4. 4
    carole welsh says:

    What a disgusting thing to say. They’re not kidding when they call the tories the nasty party

  5. 5

    Since when is a tragedy like this just ‘travel disruption’ people have died! But sadly not unexpected!

    • 8
      fuck you tesco tits says:

      i’ll tell you what a tragedy is… people having to go to supermarkets to buy cd’s and dvd’s cos hmv closed down.

  6. 7
    Anonymous says:

    Often read your blog but for once dont get your issue, terrible event of course but just for once good to see anything from government that indicates there is some understanding of the need to get work done.

  7. 9
    ed martin says:

    no chance of a guillotine then – more a chopper


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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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