June 10th, 2014

Select Committee Chairmen Revolve the Door Early
Lee, Leslie, Wollaston & Tredinnick Running For Health

Select Committee Chairman are dropping like flies. First James Arbuthnot quit Defence, and now Stephen Dorrell is standing down as chief Health Department overseer. Both of these MPs are quitting parliament after the election in 2015, so why would they not want to keep the coveted posts, as well as the extra pay, for their last year in the Commons? Nothing to do, Guido is sure, with the fact that anti-corruption Cabinet Office rules state that politicians have to spend a year ‘cooling off’ before they a can go to work in the lucrative private sector in an area they have acquired expert knowledge in through their position in public office. Any six-figure consultancy contracts and directorships they take up after the election would more than compensate them for their temporary short-term loss this year. A coincidence, no doubt.

The latest runners and riders to replace Dorrell include NHS reformer Charlotte Leslie, her close friend Dr Philip Lee, Speaker’s pet Dr Sarah Wollaston and homoeopath David Tredinnick. There is also a rumour doing the rounds that Spelman is interested.


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    Mycroft says:

    Now this is a real issue.

    Some MP’s are never satiated and can’t ever get enough.

    O-O has highlighted a genuine deep rooted of embedded sleaze.

    For a long time there was a bit of this sort of thing going on, but now it is endemic, it is a cause for concern.

    The stance of the seat holder is vitally important on these committees.

    One only has to look at the Yeo-yo to see how massive the problem is, these committees hold huge sway and for a while yet have a high level of public respect, they are often more effective than the HoC itself.

    Get into this O-O, it’s f’cking huge can of worms ready to spill all over the damned show.

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      The last Conservative at the party says:

      Agree. This is the tip of the iceberg yet again the troughers are doing the minimum needed to get round the rules (that they put in place) to allow even greater troughing. I have never seen the need to lobbyists of any sort in an advanced democracy. The political parties have access to a wide range of expert information on all subjects. The government has the full resources of the civil service and if need be can expand this if needed for specific projects. There is no need whatever for any organsiation to have privilaged access to ministers or MPs based on a fee system. I as constituent should have the same access to my MP as any so called lobbying outfits. Lobbying is not good for democracy it encourages lazy and corrupt government.

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    • 62
      I'm actually ejaculating as you read this message says:

      Wollaston has a quiveringly vomitsome eulogy to Dorrell on her site. Fucking vile.

      Tredickhead claims astrology software on expenses – and tries to hide them… he didn’t see it coming when tried to hide his course for “intimate relationships” <- how does a moron like that get to be an MP FFS.

      Dr Lee, clearly not just another shameless Tory poshboy.

      That just leaves Ms Leslie… and i'm actually ejaculating as i type this.

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      • 63
        I'm actually ejaculating as you read this message says:

        “allegedly/according to wikipedia” to all of the above (delete as appropriate – or inappropriate, depending on your level of self-importance)

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    BBC 24hr rolling bollocks says:

    Off topic but is it wise to send 300 BBC employees to a country that’s full of drugs and kids selling sex?

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    Anonymous says:

    Does Stephen Dorrell know he’s stood down? Can’t say I’ve seen any announcement!

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    Bosun Higgs says:

    One of Stephen Dorrell’s companies went bust owing mine a substantial sum of money. Therefore I do not like him.

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    The British media are cunts says:

    How interesting that Ofsted can downgrade a school for being all white but if a school is all muslim that’s fine.

    No wonder we’re totally fucked

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    • 14
      The Revd. Phoney (£rd Fucking Way) B£iar, Sanctimonious Git and £iar, emoting and wiv stupid grin says:

      That’s all part of my Legacy!!! – REMEMBER VOTING FOR ME??? . . . and Cool Britannia ????

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      A free and tolerant society supporting freedom of choice says:

      And parents expected to fork out £35 for their child to go on an entirely “voluntary” overnight trip to an inner city school to learn about multi-culturalism….

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      The witless mong in Number 10 says:

      I bet when I became PM, you thought all this Leftarded PC horse-shit would end, didn’t you?

      Mwa-ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha haaaa!

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    still walking into darkness says:

    Why only a year?, wouldn’t it be more in the public interest for the ban to be for life

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      Hypocrite's all together says:

      Can’t do that, jobs for the boys on the political roundabout, being an MP is like winning the lottery, your set for life after your life as an MP is finished.

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    Ha ha says:

    You know I’m kind of looking forward to seeing lefties getting beaten up by the Metropolitan Islamic Police.

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      Hypocrite's all together says:

      Just wait until, they start the religious police, now that will a sight to see, getting the sh1t kicked out of them for not closing up shop and getting to the mosque and watching all the women getting thrown out of the places they work, for working, equality and anything else, has no place for the religion of peace.

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    Guy News Room says:

    With each passing day Michael Gove’s politics become more indistinguishable from those of Nigel Farage.

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      Mrs May says:

      Hear ! Hear !

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      Tony Blair says:

      By bigging up a comprehensive school he wouldn’t dream of sending his own kid to
      Gove has revealed himself to be a classic Socialist.

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      Michael Gove is the biggest cunt in Cameron's cabinet says:

      Except Michael Gove thinks multiculturalism is wonderful and has benefitted Britain.

      What a C*U*N*T !!

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    integration for the nation says:

    In happiness all are welcome to my little world, mirroring as I do society as I perceive it to be.
    What happened ?
    where did we go wrong ?
    what is the solution?
    unhappiness is avoidable, nobody would choose to be unhappy.
    why would a politician try to make his brethren unhappy ?
    why would somebody think that that was a good idea?

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      Ann,the poverty stricken accounts clerk says:

      Over the years we have welcomed folk of most regions and religions and all have blended in trouble free and seamlessly with our way of life almost to the point of being totally invisible.

      So why is it that these fucking Moslems have to be so bloody different. If they don’t want to integrate or don’t like it here we will happily show them the way to the airport.

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  11. 23
    Stonewall Demo in Tower Hamlets says:

    What do we want?

    Fire extinguishers

    When do we want them?

    Aaaaargh

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    A free and tolerant society supporting freedom of choice says:

    This it would seem has been the lefty line since 2pm yesterday when the report was published

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    England is becoming a third world cess-pit says:

    Radio Five Cu’nt’s Shelagh oirish fuck Fogarty today interviewed some Scottish fuck who is mayor of Newhamistan about how England can better integrate the third world.

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      Bill Quango MP says:

      Do yourself a favour, switch that crap off.

      I turned radio 4 off, with some misgivings, about 10 years ago.
      Have not missed it.

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        jgm2 says:

        Likewise me and Radio 5. I still occasionally, instinctively punch the button when I drop the kids off and I’m alone in the car but it normally only lasts for a minute or so before some swear-out-load load of bollocks comes through the speaker and I remind myself why I don’t listen to the fucking thing any more.

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        • 43

          Doing without it altogether is the best thing for calming oneself down and avoiding ischaemic problems.

          Never listen to or watch any of this stuff, even when I come back.

          Mind you put Blair, Brown, Campbell and all their crowd up against a brick wall and place an MP5, with some rounds, in my hands and there would be no fucking wall left by the time I had finished.

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          • Tim Yeo-Yo says:

            I think I could do it with one bullet Cat…line them up like that scene in Schindler’s List.

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        England is becoming a third world cess-pit says:

        These leftist parasites and enemies of England who infest BBC Radio 5 CU’NT drive me mad…there has to be a better response than just turning it off

        I cant think what though

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    Bill Quango MP says:

    Oxfam say ” Please give generously……..To the Labour party.”

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      Oxfam, for all your scarecrow's needs. says:

      I had a look in my local Oxfam a year ago and the clothes are crap. Do their staff dig around in Humana bins at night, filching stuff? Seriously; frayed shirts, torn, stained, you name it. And then they try and flog the crap for £5.95.

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        Gok Wan says:

        That wasn’t an Oxfam shop you were in it was Primark

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        jgm2 says:

        It’s the books that does my head in. You used to be able to go and buy an armful of books for a couple of quid then, almost overnight, they became a couple of quid each.

        Fuck off. Two quid for a yellowing, dog-eared book? I’ll go to the library. Or read the Metro instead.

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          Oxfam, for all your scarecrow's needs. says:

          Yes, I’ve found that. I wonder whether eBay’s to blame, in part; people flog their decent stuff online and only the crap goes to Oxfam. On receipt, Oxfam check the value of what they’re given (using, again, ebay), flog the best online and stick what’s left in the store, or price the stuff according to what it goes for on ebay, hence a few quid per book.

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          Owen's Remedial Eng. Lit. teacher says:

          The best were the “Wordsworth Classics”, pric in the shops: 99p

          Yours secondhand at some charidee shop for £2.

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    Bert says:

    Is a homeopath anything like a homophobe? Maybe a psychopathic homophobe?

    Speaking of which, what have innocent homophones done to deserve all this bile?

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    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    It could also be that it makes more sense to have established ministers going into an election campaign. Especially if the are campaigning to keep their jobs in a governing party.

    Ministers who are about to leave parliament, may not be as focused on winning the election as they might be.

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    I'm actually ejaculating as you read this message says:

    Do they want legal bumsex or don’t they?

    I would have thought the bumsex brigade would be all over this like a rash.

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    Necrophiliac Dating Agency-Just Where Do They Dig These People Up From? says:

    Ministers, Committee’s, Lobbying, Vested Interests, Deceit of the Public, FPTP and not Full PR, No Referendum’s, No say on who’s in the Lords, No say on the Monarchy, No National Parliament…England is a fucking joke. The sooner some people understand this the better. England is a fucking joke. Sold to the highest bidder and let the rest rot. Welcome to the 21st Century English vermin.

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