February 13th, 2014

Quote of the Day

Brandon Lewis slaps down Hilary Benn for pushing a story on departmental spending that turned out to be BS:

“The right hon. Member may wish to encourage his researchers and/or the Labour party to take up an Excel training course from Parliamentary ICT Training to avoid future mistakes and spurious claims.”


3 Comments

  1. 1
    BBC says:

    First!

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  2. 2
    Benn the Elder says:

    My son is becoming embarrassing to me.

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  3. 3
    john in cheshire says:

    As I understand it, from this report :

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-515178/Why-Hilary-Benns-family-home-saved-sea-nearby-harbour-abandoned.html

    Mr Benn made sure his property in Suffolk, I think, is adequately protected against coastal erosion and storms. Wasn’t he Environment Secretary in the last Labour government, when all this planning to turn large parts of England into swampland were being Implemented?

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“Labour MPs will unite behind Ed Miliband, once we find out what our policies are.”



cynic says:

Can anyone help me? I went on holiday a week ago and returned to find someone has pulled out the stake and Gordon Brown is back and acting as Prime Minister. What did I miss? Has there been a snap election?


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