I couldn’t resist this ‘blue plaque’ erected at the home of Jacqui Smith’s sister in south London over the weekend.
Even I was surprised at the speed at which Claire Ward went to the local paper in an attempt to justify her second home allowance.You can see that her constituents don’t agree with her from the long list of comments (I’m the one using my real name, BTW). The paper reports Ms Ward as saying: [...]
So now everyone has had their two penn’orth (or £10) on Jackie Smith’s husband’s viewing habits and her ability to check expenses returns. But there is a certain amount of misogyny and sexism creeping in to discussions on the subject. Sure Ms Smith is responsible for what is claimed against her name. But how many MPs are [...]
I switched on the television earlier to watch something over lunch to find the start of Loose Women on ITV. Now I don’t suppose I’m in the target audience for the programme, but with all the various stories around International Women’s Day, you would have thought there would be a decent story to lead on. [...]
Thought that you could stop the waste of money known as the identity cards scheme simply by voting Labour out when Gordon gets round to giving us the opportunity? Well we might be able to dump the cards, but not a large amount of the costs. Why? Because Labour has set up the deals with prospective [...]