From the daily archives:

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Week 45: Prat – Simon Hughes

November 10, 2013

This week’s prat award goes to Liberal Democrat MP Simon Hughes for not telling parliament about six business related donations worth over £30,000, that were given to his local party – and linked to him. The Standards and Privileges Committee said it had found no evidence of attempts to conceal the six donations because they […]

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Some musings on Remembrance Sunday

November 10, 2013

I went to a Remembrance Day service today – Mrs North’s Dad is an old soldier and a fine bloke and she wanted us to go and be with him and I went, willingly, but with some trepidation. It was odd. The service was a mixture of religion, praise for ‘our troops’, some mild criticism […]

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Week 45: Villain – Nadhim Zahawi MP

November 10, 2013

This Week’s Villain of the Week is Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi for getting the tax payer to pay for electricity for his stables You would have thought after the expenses scandal of 2009 that saw a number of MPs and Lords ending up in prison, that MPs would have learnt their lesson.  You would have […]

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