July 2nd, 2014

Tory Police Boss in Suffolk Condemns “Inexcusable” Ruffley

Tories are turning on David Ruffley, with two senior local party figures in Suffolk speaking out to condemn him for assaulting his ex-girlfriend. Tim Passmore, who is the Conservative Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner, says “such behaviour is inexcusable” and suggests that justice has not been done:

“Those of us in a leadership role in society must do our level best at all times and try to set a good example to others in what we do and how we behave – that includes all politicians regardless of any party affiliation. In my opinion there cannot and must not be any hiding place for the perpetrators of such crimes.”

Meanwhile Tory Suffolk County Council cabinet member and domestic violence campaigner Jenny Antill has added her voice to the growing disquiet over Ruffley’s violent behaviour:

“I cannot condone any incident of domestic abuse, regardless of the identity of the perpetrator or his or her position in society or political persuasion.”

As local Tories begin to distance themselves from their MP, not a single person has publicly defended Ruffley, and he himself has stayed silent…

See also Guy News Special: David Ruffley The Voters’ Verdict


  1. 1
    The Unacceptable Face Of Capitalism says:

    Domino’s branch caught buying Aldi wedges for 59p and selling for £3.49 per portion



  2. 2
    Ghost of Leon says:

    Boo Hoo !


  3. 3
    Bloody genderists! says:

    “I cannot condone any incident of domestic abuse, regardless of the identity of the perpetrator or his or her position in society or political persuasion.”

    What about transgendered, undecided or pre-op, among all the other non-male, non-female groups?


  4. 4
    Ali Baba says:

    How many times have you be told about rule of thumb, thou shalt not beat thy women kin with a stick thicker than your thumb.


  5. 9

    Bye…bye…by-election, innit!


  6. 10
    The Lone Ranger says:

    Recall the bastard. – oh The LumpDims have blocked that. – Vote UKIP instead! :)


  7. 11
    BBC World of Filth says:

    We like him.


  8. 12
    Anonymous says:

    I nominate Guido as Witchfinder General.


  9. 15
    Geedo's Motive? says:

    He had an argument with his girlfriend. So what?

    Why is Geedo doing the dirtywork of certain factions within the Tory party?


    • 22
      Blimey says:

      Yes, and at least he didn’t touch her bum inappropriately, just gave her a punch. So that’s ok then.


  10. 16
    The Lone Ranger says:

    Daniel Finkelstein it seems has just discovered twitter – least I think so, I aint going to pay to find out. Vote UKIP :)


  11. 21
    lord reynard says:

    was she asking for it?most women are you know


  12. 23
    PC Plod says:

    The policemen at the end when the song is being sung should have nicked him


  13. 26
    coeur_de_lion says:

    Looks like a right mess.

    Has anyone informed the platform staff at Victoria Station or shall I do it?


  14. 28

    It is just shuffling of the bread line really. They just want to get as many snouts in the trough as possible.


  15. 29
    Dumb Dave disses dumber Dave says:


    I just treated her a little Ruffley.

    It’s not as though I hired a crook to be my top PR man, is it?


  16. 32
    Andrew Speed, roughly an apologist says:

    David has accepted a caution and should be free to continue to smash up his missus in peace.


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