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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Week 4: Villain – The Supreme Court of Pakistan

January 26, 2014

This Week’s Villains are the Supreme Court of Pakistan. It is tempting to get all liberal and nicey-nicey about this and say how important it is to respect other people’s religion and other country’s laws – but, I’m sorry, regardless of how wonderful a country Pakistan is in many ways, I have no respect for […]

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Week 4: Prat – Aidan Burley MP

January 26, 2014

Not for the first time, the Member of Parliament for Cannock Chase wins our award for being the biggest prat of the last week Tory MP Aidan Burley’s political career first shot up into the air like a rocket, before falling back to earth as a burnt-up stick. After working for Philip Hammond and Nick […]

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Week 4: Hero – Caroline Lucas

January 26, 2014

This Week’s Hero of the Week Award goes to the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, Caroline Lucas for her private member’s Public Service Users Bill One of the most depressing wrong turns in politics over the last 30 years has been the obsession with privatisation – the notion that hiving off the provision of public […]

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