Professional Liar

Yesterday Stephen Byers apologised to parliament for “an inadvertent error” that had caused him to give “factually inaccurate” evidence to the transport select committee. He even lies about lying.

A few months ago he said it was “not a truthful statement and I apologise for that.” Now its just factually inaccurate, in a few months time it will have become an honest answer at this rate.

Inadvertent my arse, it was the political equivalent of a footballer’s professional foul, what a pathetic liar.

UPDATE: The Speaker has given leave for MPs to give him a kicking.




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Jo Swinson on Chris Rennard…

“Vince — and Tim before him — have repeatedly, publicly said Rennard is not welcome anywhere near their frontbench team, even as an adviser. I remain deeply frustrated that he was not expelled from the party through its disciplinary process. It just feels wrong, and I do not want Lord Rennard to continue as a member of the party. As far as I am concerned, he is not welcome.”

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