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..and while we are distracted by AV in the commons

 
 
On 20 Apr 2011 at 3:23pm Twinky wrote:
"The House of Lords current membership stands at 831 - with Prime Minister David Cameron adding 117 new peers in less than a year.
Tony Blair averaged 37 peer appointments during his time in office and Gordon Brown only 12 a year."
Where is the democracy here?
 
 
On 20 Apr 2011 at 3:33pm Paul Newman wrote:
Well if AV fails we will probably get an 80% PR HOL which I wholeheartedly support .
I remember thinking the same thing over the Lisbon Treaty when after all that posturing about answering the big question eerrm that no-one was asking the Liberals quietly supported Gordon Brown in the Lords.
Btw Whilst I preen myself mightily at the accusation that my stuff is too persuasive and cogent to be my own work I am afraid this sinewy prose does indeed come from my brane.
Kind Regards
Tory parrot , care of Sith Lords of Spin ( mooo ha ha ha ha )
 
 
On 20 Apr 2011 at 4:49pm 'ere be monsters wrote:
Bit early to be on the sauce old boy!!
 
 
On 20 Apr 2011 at 8:54pm MC wrote:
It's the pills.... and the sauce.


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