“….his claims for utility, telephone and other household bills may also be scrutinised.” Lets hope the receipts don’t include KY jelly, or Crisco.
I hope he doesn’t.
The sorts of laissez-faire economic policies this man supported are wholly behind the financial crisis and are intellectually bankrupt. This is not to mention their moral bankrupcty; the fact, for example, that cutting the welfare state has detrimental effects of enormous proportions. Furthermore, according to many, many top economists, such cost cutting measures are not backed by sound logic.
There is something repulsive, hideous, even, by the sight of a rich priviledged man wielding in abbandon an axe of austerity, and slashing people’s lives and jobs apart. And I make no exaggeration here. I would hope for a future where, in the case of this particular cancerous individual, the envisaged scenario was not actualised, nor were it probable.
We need to expunge such cancerous elements from our parliament.
There is another point worth emphasising. In what way could this individual be supposed to have the ability to empathise and understand the lives and difficulties of ordinary, working people? In what way does his record manifest such an ability?
Reappointing him is a 1 finger salute to the voters.
David Laws is dishonest. He should not be reappointed.
What else is he lying about? There was no valid reason for him to be in the closet other than greed and cowardice.
> We need to expunge such cancerous elements from our parliament.
Yes. We must disenfranchise the right. We must exclude them from our society. They are lower than pigs and dogs. They are unnatural and an abomination. They must be shot.
He has had a more than suitable punishment for what he did and it would be a crying shame if a man of his talents wasn’t working for the good of the country.
Ninety days in the wilderness is hardly a punishment.
And if he’s the only person with the necessary talent in the CD party then I despair
“He has had a more than suitable punishment for what he did and it would be a crying shame if a man of his talents wasn’t working for the good of the country.”
But he’s dishonest.
How is a clearly dishonest man, good for his country?
Especially seeing as his dishonesty was motivated purely by cowardice and greed.
He needs to get a nice big job in the private sector. He is clearly unsuitable for a life in public office.
“Yes. We must disenfranchise the right. We must exclude them from our society. They are lower than pigs and dogs. They are unnatural and an abomination. They must be shot.”
This implication is unwarranted. It would support that such cancerous elements be expunged democratically or by dint of a natural ideological sea change.
I would never support the notion that someone be removed from a democratic body by dint of their thatcherite views. Please refrain from similar imputations.
This implication is unwarranted. I would support that such cancerous elements be expunged democratically or by dint of a natural ideological sea change.
Seems to me it does not matter if he was gay or straight, he should not have been paying his lover when he already had millions in the bank; its plain dishonest and if the rest of us did it we would be arrested! Ok so catholic guilt? get over it just like the rest of us ex RC refugees(!)
It hasn’t taken him long to CREEP back in !!!
This Tory government, just like the previous ones, will go to any extents to take money from the poor and give it to themselves…
Rubber ball ministers bouncing back in record time after their disgrace are nothing new. Probity in public life is not much prized nowadays, it would seem. And one must wonder about Laws’ much-vaunted intelligence. Claiming dodgy expenses for something you actually want to keep hidden is stupid beyond belief.