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10/10/14 Grant Shapps - Who gave you my email address?

Grant, lovely though it was to receive your email today, I can only wonder how on earth you got my 2 week old email address. … 1,496 more words

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Questionable Time #108

Good morrow lemmings and welcome to a controversial edition of Questionable Time! As you may have noticed, Question Time has got in a bit of a pickle today, and it’s not exactly a subject one wants to joke about – but that’s alright, because the reaction to every other subject covered ended up being ridiculous in the extreme. 1,668 more words

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Some observations from the Conservative Conference in Birmingham

Mark Reckless and Brooks Newmark brought the Tory faithful together

Lazy consensus had it that the Conservatives would be reeling after Mark Reckless’ defection and Brooks Newmark’s paisley adventure. 1,031 more words


Parodic Laws to Come into Effect

Changes to UK legislation are to come into force later this week that mock existing legislation.

Details have yet to be confirmed, but anonymous parliamentary sources suggest that some of the nation’s more arcane and inexplicable laws will be reimagined in a display of cheap schoolboy humour. 104 more words


MP's Defection Is A Betrayal

The defection of an MP from the Conservatives to UKIP is a betrayal. The Conservative chairman has accused Mark Reckless of betraying the party after he defected to UKIP. 197 more words


Ukip defector faces angry Tories at the launch of by-election campaign

Shortly after defecting to Ukip, Mark Reckless was probably hoping for a warm welcome when he returned to his constituency of Rochester.

But instead, the former MP was accosted by dozens of Conservatives at a local pub – many of them furious at his decision to abandon the party, months before the general election. 440 more words


Miliband: "I can fix Britain by 2025, if you all just go away and count to a billion"

Ed Miliband wowed the Labour conference today, with a closing speech ambitiously pledging to fix absolutely everything in the UK in 10 years – provided everyone just goes away until he’s finished. 281 more words