Monday, March 10, 2014

Quote of the Day

Questioned by police about one of the sex offences allegations he faces, Nigel Evans told them:

“I misread the signals.”

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Quote of the Day

The court hears Max Clifford told a 19 year old model at a film audition in his office:

“Look at my penis. Isn’t it tiny? What can I do with this?”

Monday, March 3, 2014

Quote of the Day

Rufus Hound, in 2012:

“A lot of people here seem to be making the case that tax avoidance’s morally wrong. In which case vote to change it! I do.”

Monday, February 24, 2014

Quote of the Day

Harriet Harman on her work at a group that affiliated with the Paedophile Information Exchange:

“I stand by what I was doing at NCCL”

Friday, February 14, 2014

Quote of the Day

Over in Berkshire Prince William approaches journalists from the Guardian and says:

“Why don’t you put your notebook down and give us a hand with the sandbags?”

Thursday, February 13, 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.”

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Quote of the Day

EU Commission vice president Viviane Reding speaking in London:

“The most powerful parliament in Europe is the European Parliament. Seventy per cent of laws in this country are co-decided there. There will be no repatriation of EU powers.”

Monday, February 10, 2014

Quote of the Day

Former Blair spinner John McTernan on the Environment Agency:

“When I was in No 10 they were one of many government agencies who hired lobbyists to lobby us.”

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Quote of the Day

Helen Grant, the sports minister who got five sports questions wrong on telly, at the Culture, Media and Sport select committee today:

“I hadn’t even heard of those sports.”

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Quote of the Day

Nick Clegg on LibDem sex scandals:

“Of course I am not sitting on any allegations that have yet to come to light, I would never do that.”


Seen Elsewhere

Labour Was Too Slow for the Squeezed Middle | FT
Papers Pan Cam’s Immigration Pledge | ConHome
Deane of St Edmundsbury? | Times
Pay Volunteers and They Become Cheap Labour | Jill Kirby
UKIP Fundraiser Was Jailed for Running Brothels | Times
Bercow Faces Probe Over Pass Mystery | Mirror
Harman Breaks Rules on Paying Staff | Express
Labour Whinge About Sandi Toksvig Joke | Mail
BBC Boss Search in Disarray | Times
Tory Membership Set to Outstrip Labour | Staggers
Three Cheers for the David Brents | Ed Conway


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John McTernan told Channel 4 News

“You can’t make an omelette without breaking a few eggs, you don’t win in politics without breaking legs.”



Rob Wilson says:

Without Predujice

Darling

What time will dinner be ready this evening?

Yours

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