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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Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann on Cameron’s refusal to pay the £1.7 billion EU bill by December 1st:

“Well, then he’s gonna pay on December 2nd”



Mycroft says:

Have you read the last bit of Animal Farm?

You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

Be careful, the sudden self-congratulatory tone, the slightly pudgy outline of indulgence and you become exactly what you should despise.

The jolly face of the Quisling Cameron poses for your camera has mesmerised and deceived you, you who were once not so deceived.

You were no firebrand, you were a damp squib in my opinion, sorry.

You need a damned good kick up the ahse!


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