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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