October 16th, 2013

Zero Hour MPs

Labour are moaning about flexible working hours in the Commons right now.

Apparently working limited hours is very, very bad.

Unless you are an MP, of course…


32 Comments

  1. 1
    Chuka says:

    Talking of zero, that’s how much charisma and talent I have.

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  2. 2
    Duty Pedant says:

    working?

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  3. 4
    Rupe the Snoop says:

    No problem. My munchkins have trackers on all their briefcases. Want to know who is visiting Natalie at the moment?

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  4. 5
    Gordon Brown says:

    What is this a picture of?

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  5. 6
    Jack the Ripper says:

    Soon be more people on this thread than there are in the Commons.

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  6. 8
    Juvenalian Precariat says:

    Its just a club for Twats. who want cheap fags and booze.

    Move along!

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  7. 9
    Gordon F Brown says:

    Can you see me?

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  8. 10
    The Voice Of Reason says:

    The lie of the Coalition – “the economy is improving”

    Inflation is “3%” – many items are well over that, take out the untenable (in that they cannot last) retail sales and inflation would be well over 15%

    Wage inflation under 1%.

    350,000 using food banks and growing every year under the Coalition.

    People using Pay day loans to get by.

    Retail sales dipping, manufacturing sales output going backwards.

    But, if you’re rich, it’s great – tax cuts and bonuses for failure. Shares in the Royal mail making 50% more than the government’s idiotic price whilst the majority will suffer higher post costs, just like they do with all costs associated with privatised companies.

    And austerity for the majority go on to ensure the rich get off scot free – NHS pay rises deferred next year, so those workers will be getting a 3 – 5% pay cut.

    It’s all outrageous incompetence and malice against the majority from everyone’s favourite economic incompetences.

    To underline this, only yesterday Osborne was giving a Chinese state sponsored IT firm carte blanche to put their systems into the UK – the Americans and Australians will not let them.

    This country sold to everyone else, and the majority forever in austerity – that’s the Tory way

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    • 14
      Steve Miliband says:

      Gordon Brown

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      • 17
        Sheikh Basha Banka says:

        Remenber this Government is now trying to make it harder for you to get pay day loans.

        They want everyone to have a Bank account. Not only will the Government be able to see your every transaction but the Bank can charge you a fortune for overdrafts.

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        • 20
          Banksy says:

          F me, if they were encouraging people to be paid in cash you would be complaining about tipping your hat to the g’vnor.

          Prick

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    • 21
      fernandos pants says:

      “To underline this, only yesterday Osborne was giving a Chinese state sponsored IT firm carte blanche to put their systems into the UK – the Americans and Australians will not let them”.

      Err yeah…..’cos pretty soon they’ll infiltrate our national security with those Huawei smartphones sending information back to China.

      The Chinese leadership might get a bit confused when they see the sort of cell phone traffic that occurs on these shores…pizza deliveries, cocaine requests, public sector workers calling in sick, gambling and people texting pictures of their cocks and balls to each other…

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    • 24
      REALWORLDER says:

      The idea of allowing the Chinese government to take over IT projects must be the most idiotic thing imaginable. It does not require great knowledge of computers to realise that this must compromise the security of every system in the country.
      The Americans will be even more reluctant to share any intelligence who could blame them ?

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    • 25
      I can't find my sunglasses says:

      I have given up using letters and stamps.

      Sending emails is quicker and cheaper.

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    • 26
      White wash makers unite we are still in business says:

      The Post Office sale was ordered by the EU, Mandy tried to kill the business because he knew it would never get past the Liebour corpse, remember all those nice posties ditching the mail, NHS why didn’t Liebour stop privatising it, tax cuts and bonuses, look at all the uncivil servant ones that they allowed, what about the MOD design and development section, sold for pennies to ex uncivil servants sold for millions, how about paying private workers pay rises because every time an uncivil servant gets one it’s extracted in taxes from the private workers, the country was sold off by Brown,Bliar and Mandy to the rest of the world in the 1997 to 2010 reign of terror, so get of your fkin high horse and look to blame LIEBOUR for your demise

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  9. 11
    Big Ben says:

    Stop their pay and those that do not turn up at all stop their pay altogether

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  10. 12
    Doris Goldblatt says:

    Guido,The EU Commission is coming to London to explain itself in 2014 – one for your diaries obviously http://ec.europa.eu/debate-future-europe/citizens-dialogues/unitedkingdom/london/index_en.htm

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  11. 15
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    Perhaps we can have a taxpayer audit for expenses claimed for today in 6 months time.

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  12. 18
    Polly Toynbee says:

    I blame the Tories for the lack of MP’s

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  13. 22
    An angry taxpaying pleb says:

    Chaos at Gatwick Airport.

    Electricity cut and the snow hasn’t arrived yet.

    UK PLC is going down the tubes.

    Well done David Cameron and his team.

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  14. 23
    Gary Raige says:

    Those benches look too comfortable.

    Someone needs to put the wind up these MPs with their long holidays, cushty canteens and gold plate pensions.

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  15. 27
    green green the grass is green says:

    I see the green is returning after that vote for one of their own.

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  16. 29

    Empty seats. Where are they? Can’t all be in their bars, or secretary shagging, dinner with a favoured lobbyist or friendly journo, off on foreign freebies. Not doing the job they get nicely paid for.

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    • 32
      I know says:

      All gone out for some fresh air after having to listen to Millipede chuntering on mindlessly at PMQs. Or perhaps they are all out gassing badgers!

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