Thursday, March 18, 2010

Come fly with me ...

Marky boy has been in the news a fair bit these last few days.

Earlier this week it was for getting slapped down by the Speaker of the House, John Bercow, for being a naughty boy in Parliament and then getting a further telling off for suggesting that Bercow was being prompted by a Labour Minister.

And hot off the press, the Unite union has accused British Airways of "buying" MPs with free flights, singling out Mark Pritchard who they say has had £15k worth of free flights from them in the past few years and suggesting that might have something to do with him criticising BA staff in the House of Commons the other day.

The Unite Union is sponsoring 25% of all Labour candidates at the general election, including Mark's neighbour, David Wright MP but I must stress that that doesn't mean those MPs or the Labour Party has been "bought" by the Unite Union because the unions are "democratic" so that makes it ok.

I wonder if MP2 will be leading the campaign to give Bercow his marching orders ...

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