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Message 1345903 - Posted: 12 Mar 2013, 21:48:24 UTC - in response to Message 1345895.  

No doubt that Huhne will get a consultancy position within the Libs once out of jail...and get paid for it too.


I would think it very unlikely. Although I would imagine as he will be out in 4 months with good behaviour, his opinions may well be sought.



So you're saying that the "old boy network" no longer exists?
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Message 1345911 - Posted: 12 Mar 2013, 21:59:05 UTC

I would think it very unlikely. Although I would imagine as he will be out in 4 months with good behaviour, his opinions may well be sought.

Yes, on speeding issues and how do I best palm them points off. A standard
pre worked out answer will be given in reply, "To the wife of course and most
certainly not to the bit-on-the-side"!!



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Message 1345924 - Posted: 12 Mar 2013, 22:14:54 UTC

It will be very foolish if the LibDems were to have any contact with Huhne
once he's out of jail. The specific reason for this I will give you after
the next General Election.

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Message 1345951 - Posted: 12 Mar 2013, 23:14:45 UTC - in response to Message 1345916.  

Did you really think anything else?


So asides from very silly limericks, just what do you expect to change within the system at your age?

It's highly suspect when someone of your experience (that's if what you posted previously is correct), instead of sitting back & enjoying your retirement after all those years of hard work, entering politics so that you can help change the country for the better?

Pull the other one it's got bells on!

Nobody in modern societies enters politics to make changes - Ooops, I'd better chnage that statement, yes they do - increase to their personal income & to enter the history books at the expense of the taxpayers!
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Message 1346083 - Posted: 13 Mar 2013, 9:12:35 UTC - in response to Message 1346082.  


Yes that was a silly limerick, done to draw attention to your usual silly posts. Just look at this statement for example

Nobody in modern societies enters politics to make changes - Ooops, I'd better chnage that statement, yes they do - increase to their personal income & to enter the history books at the expense of the taxpayers!

We couldn't have asked for a better example of your blinkered, myopic, one sided thinking if we tried. You don't seem to have a good word to say for anyone or anything, you're a typical Victor Meldrew, who just enjoys a good moan.


So the imprisonment of MP's over the past 20 years were for non payment of parking fines?
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Message 1346733 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 2:38:53 UTC

I think the Union can do without these so.....

No need for a referendum - Give the jocks their independemce
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Message 1346970 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 18:57:25 UTC - in response to Message 1346733.  

I think the Union can do without these so.....

No need for a referendum - Give the jocks their independemce

Amazing, one rule for politicians and one rule for us. Carry out an assault
whilst at work and you will get dismissed, but if your an M.P. then it's
brushed aside. He's done basically the same thing again this week, he's
bringing politicians into disrepute so why is he not being forced to give
up his seat. You do wonder for how long the system can survive, it's days
have got to be numbered....surely.


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Message 1347035 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 20:56:47 UTC - in response to Message 1346970.  
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"After the hearing, the MP admitted he was lucky to avoid jail and said he was ‘deeply apologetic’"

So maybe this time around, he can become Huhne's Cellmate for a few months.....

Calls for Joyce to resign

Hmmn, wonder if he's anywhere related to "that" other world famous Joyce?
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Message 1347048 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 21:28:02 UTC - in response to Message 1347046.  

Or, he can resign and apply for the various Stewardships available to him, which of course will be granted.


Why should they be granted? He's disgraced his consistuency & the Houses of Parliament.

Time for him to go, no more perks at the taxpayers expense!
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Message 1347062 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 21:57:12 UTC - in response to Message 1347054.  

for someone who "professes" to be English, you do not seem to understand the English language.

It's not a matter of understanding parliament but understanding what is right.

He's a convicted crinimal who committed the same crime again, imprison him, that should resolve the resignation syndrome!
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Message 1347081 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 22:34:12 UTC - in response to Message 1347077.  
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Again I state you have no understanding of the English language!

Where did I state he was imprisioned? He was convicted of a criminal offence & fined £3000. That fine didn't change anything, he's still a convicted criminal!

As He's done it again, he should be imprisioned

You sure like teaching your grannie how to suck eggs....maybe you ought to teach Joyce how to do that is instead of headbutting people!

Btw, isn't it past your bedtime child? Nighty night!
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Message 1347090 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 22:51:30 UTC - in response to Message 1347081.  

Ah, so the first speeding ticket you get a fine and you are a convicted criminal, and on the second you get a custodial sentence.

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Message 1347097 - Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 22:56:56 UTC - in response to Message 1347090.  
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Depends on the seriousness of the crime, but yes it most cases anyway.....

..except when you're a politician...then the taxpayer pays the fine for you!
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Message 1347146 - Posted: 16 Mar 2013, 1:19:22 UTC

What about the Isle of Man?
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Message 1347401 - Posted: 16 Mar 2013, 18:57:21 UTC - in response to Message 1347215.  

@Gary, how do Members of the Houses of Representatives and Senators stand down or get removed? Some sort of Impeachment?

House and Senate standing rules, they control who they seat as members. There isn't a process in the Constitution to remove them. IIRC a long time ago an article of Impeachment was voted upon one, but the process wasn't carried through with; as such no rulings were ever issued if such a power to impeach exists. It is much easier to do it through the standing rules anyway.

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Message 1347412 - Posted: 16 Mar 2013, 19:56:16 UTC

Patrick McGoohan's favourite quote: -

"I am not a number, I'm a free man!"

Eric Joyce's famous quote: -

I'm not an alcholic, I'm an M.P.

Naw, prefer "The Prisoner" every time.
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Message 1347444 - Posted: 16 Mar 2013, 21:33:09 UTC - in response to Message 1347401.  

@Gary, how do Members of the Houses of Representatives and Senators stand down or get removed? Some sort of Impeachment?

House and Senate standing rules, they control who they seat as members. There isn't a process in the Constitution to remove them. IIRC a long time ago an article of Impeachment was voted upon one, but the process wasn't carried through with; as such no rulings were ever issued if such a power to impeach exists. It is much easier to do it through the standing rules anyway.

I think the standing rule is if your a republican and get caught you have to resign.But if a democrat you can get a free pass.
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Message 1347445 - Posted: 16 Mar 2013, 21:35:18 UTC

With the rules reversing after the next election round?
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Message 1347451 - Posted: 16 Mar 2013, 21:59:22 UTC - in response to Message 1347445.  

With the rules reversing after the next election round?

No it seems that is not the case.
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Message 1348537 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 19:09:33 UTC - in response to Message 1348450.  

Eric Joyce's famous quote: - I'm not an alcholic, I'm an M.P.

Which is Joyce speak for "I'm an MP and I also have a drink problem". His other famous quote was in relation to the first drink related incident "You can't touch me, I'm an MP"

Claiming Parliamentary Privilege was not quite appropriate in that case.


One of several I fear who do not set a good example and one of many who put
their needs first before the electorates.


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