Disgraced former UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson, who is now allied to the far-right French National Front in the European Parliament, is looking for a new spin doctor in London.
After his colleague (the inept minister for the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’) stated that 1,700+ job losses were “not his responsibility” a Tory cabinet minister has finally dared to visit SSI steelworks on Teesside — but unfortunately seems to think he is in the North West. Said Javid on World At One:
Few things can be guaranteed in politics. But one that can is that — sooner or later — a topical issue is perfectly encapsulated by a thirty-something year old scene from Yes (Prime) Minister .
With former cabinet minister Alastair Carmichael fighting an election court case and standards watchdog inquiry after he lied about attempts to damage Nicola Sturgeon with dodgy leaked memo, the SNP have been positively salivating at the prospect of the Lib Dems’ last MP in Scotland being a guinea pig for the Recall of MPs Act:
Multi-millionaire Thatcherite Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi has been offering pearls of wisdom on the massive job losses at Redcar steelworks, claiming that an intervention by the government — as in Italy — would be “bad economics”:
A company owned by a nationalist MP linked to a mortgage fraud investigation boasted about flogging Scottish social housing to English investors at dramatically reduced prices, Scrapbook can reveal.
The Tories’ minister for the so-called ‘Northern Powerhouse’ has floundered when asked to explain why he hasn’t bothered to visit a steelworks which closed down this week — attempting to blame his absence on media interviews before it was pointed out that the press were gathered, errrr, outside the steelworks itself: Radio 5: People have asked me here why they […]
It’s 10:53am and the local steel plant has closed:
No sooner had Carly Fiorina established herself as a credible challenger to Donald Trump for the 2016 Republican nomination than the curtain came down on her campaign … literally. Miraculously, no one was hurt.
With devastation set to hit Teeside in the wake of 1,700 job losses at the local steelworks, the credibility of the so-called ‘minister for the northern powerhouse’ has sunk to a new low after he claimed the issue was “not his responsibility” — despite also being an MP for the area.