Category Archives: Evan Harris

Dorries accuses Evan Harris of blackmail!

I am so glad that Nadine Dorries’ amendments on abortion counselling failed so spectacularly yesterday, with even the co-sponsor Frank Field distancing himself from them. The Burd came up with a cracking, if chilling phrase to describe Dorries’ proposal: it … Continue reading

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URGENT: #ldconf Reps’ signatures needed for anti Twitter blocking amendment

Is it possible to trust Evan Harris a bit too much? Usually when I retweet stuff, I’ve read any links first just to check them out. Last night the Doctor who took on Dorries on her appalling abortion amendments tweeted … Continue reading

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Wanted: P45 for Mrs Brooks

I spent probably too much of yesterday following PMQs, David Cameron’s statement on the phone hacking enquiry and the Hacked Off Campaign’s press conference outside 10 Downing Street. By the end of the day, we had been assured of a … Continue reading

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>Why Nadine Dorries is wrong – aka Twitter saved my sanity

>Spidey and Andrew have already taken Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire Nadine Dorries to task for her ill informed comments about Twitter. Just to remind you, the lady thinks there must be something wrong with you if you tweet a … Continue reading

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>Bercow re-elected as Speaker as Dorries humiliated by coup failure

>Sometimes I wonder if I’m still in a dream, that I had a nap when the polls closed on election day and I haven’t woken up yet. There was a feeling of unreality which I switched on the tv to … Continue reading

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