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Topic: Surreal goings on in Westminster
Posted by: Vanessa Smith
Date/Time: 27/10/15 16:02:00

From today's 'i' an article on the Lords defeat yesterday.

"Eyewitnesses said Tory whips persuaded Andrew Lloyd Webber to fly in from New York to vote for the tax credit cut. One Tory peer told journalists it was the tightest three line whip the party has had in more than a decade. The composer, worth more than 600m, was created an honorary life peer in 1997 as Baron Lloyd-Webber of Sydmonton, Hampshire."

Did it not occur to anyone that the air fare from new York let alone the personal wealth of ALW is somewhat at odds with voting to ensure someone would be 1300 a year worse off? Surreal doesn't even come close..................

Threats to flood the Lords with over a 100 of Dave's mates as life peers have been estimated to cost a cool 600m, perhaps ALW would like to cough up?


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TopicDate PostedPosted By
Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 16:02:00 Vanessa Smith
   Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 16:18:00 Ken Munn
   Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 16:24:00 Jonathan Bingham
      Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 16:41:00 Will Watson
         Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 16:47:00 Vanessa Smith
            Re:Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 16:57:00 Brian Coyle
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 17:07:00 Jonathan Bingham
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 18:53:00 Vanessa Smith
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 17:08:00 Vanessa Smith
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 17:11:00 Richard Greenhough
               Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster27/10/15 17:08:00 Richard Greenhough
                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster28/10/15 08:15:00 Colin Jordan
   Re:Surreal goings on in Westminster28/10/15 13:05:00 Huw Burford-Taylor

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