Disgraced Nigel Griffiths Stepping Down

The Scotsman is reporting that Nigel Griffiths is not standing for re-election.  The disgraced MP is one of Brown’s most obsequious sycophants, always relied on to ridiculous public displays of loyalty to Gordon whenever crisis comes, as it so often does.

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griffiths-arseAs well as playing sex games in his office (on camera) he claimed £3,605 for a plasma screen television.  In 2002 the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner ruled that he was wrong to claim £40,000 to rent a property  in Edinburgh that he owned.  He has now developed an interest in low carbon issues and is getting into that racket taking a job with an NGO.  Plenty of opportunities for more expense fiddling there.  He was almost certain to lose his seat…




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