Category Archives: Anne Milton

Anne Milton’s version of clarity, transparency and openness

Please check this post for a short but important update.

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Half-Time Special: Act II (Anne Milton and David Cameron performing a jig and shuffle for your amusement)

First of all, let’s have a look at the sentiments expressed by our main performers on the subject of MP’s expenses: “I believe the public are right to demand more transparency and openness when it comes to MPs staff, pay, … Continue reading

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Anne Milton: possibly only a quarter as naughty as Derek Conway

Here’s the top story from the latest edition of our local newspaper: For those of you in the cheap seats, that headline reads; MP paid her husband for £13,000 of Westminster work (And you may recall that another Tory MP, … Continue reading

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Half-hearted

The Times – Britain’s breach of honour over Iraq interpreters: More than half the Iraqi interpreters who applied to come to live in Britain have had their applications rejected, drawing accusations that the Government is “wriggling out” of its promise … Continue reading

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(Online) poll-rigging in Guildford: council leader Andrew Hodges caught and not punished

Via Chris Paul, who covers this and the not-entirely-unrelated scrutiny of the civic car park sale: (Psst! If this is new to you, you can find the earlier post here.) Surrey Advertiser – Council chief clears authority of poll rigging: … Continue reading

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Forever twirling, *twirling* toward freedom

The Tories have been back and forth on this hospital thing for quite some time now, and we haven’t seen hide nor hair of the new Shadow Minister for Health. Not so much as a distant cry has reached the … Continue reading

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Ladies and gentlemen, it is now official…

Mike Chambers is a loser. Chris Ward, the victim of the smears Chambers was spreading via an anonymous weblog, beat him by a hefty margin. The Milky Bars are on me. (Psst! For those who missed it, check out Mike’s … Continue reading

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What was I saying about last-minute smears?

Dennis Paul; subtle he is not.

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More cheap tricks from the locals

More fun with the local Tories, who have hijacked another campaign in their desperate scramble for votes. Perhaps I should be a teeny bit grateful that they’re at least wary enough to avoid this tired old routine. (For those who … Continue reading

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Lives are at stake… let’s grab a few votes!

I’ve seen some shocking effrontery from the local Tories in the past… but this little stunt takes the cake, chews it up and spits it back out in your face.

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