January 16th, 2013

Quote of the Day

Sacked Education Minister Tim Loughton twists the knife in front of a select committee:

 “Ministers rarely go to other parts of the department. Most officials never met the Secretary of State other than when he would troop out a few chosen people for the New Years’ party. That is no way to run an important department. It’s terribly anachronistic, terribly bureaucratic, terribly formal in that respect.”


5 Comments

  1. 1
    ed martin says:

    right – its just play acting

  2. 2
    English for Beginners says:

    “a few chosen people for the New Years’ party.”

    Year’s

  3. 3
    anonymous says:

    welcome to government, a shower of shit one and all!

  4. 4
    Jay says:

    They don’t need to meet up do they?, they’ve got some gimp watching TV all day to tell them if something nasty is about to hit the fan. Crisis Management at it’s best. 24/7 TV watching in shifts with the amount of brown stuff hitting Cams fan.

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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.”



orkneylad says:

What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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