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Malcolm Rifkind launches ‘MP Relief’

Malcolm Rifkind has launched the first charity appeal designed to raise money for impoverished MPs. ‘I’m passionate about this cause,’ he says, ‘Many MPs are currently sleeping on benches. Green ones, all day.’

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2015
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Brits triumph at the Corrupt Politician Awards

British stars were out in force at the Corrupt Politician Awards, held last night in a luxurious but secret overseas location at the UK taxpayers’ expense. Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind showed that British sleaze is still as strong as ever and were delighted to pick up the top prizes of lucrative contracts with companies that may or may not exist.

‘It makes you proud to be British’ said the BBC’s Nick Robinson, from beside the red carpet, where the M.P.s posed for photographs by putting their hands over their faces before going inside to be secretly filmed receiving their cash prizes. ‘Britain has shown it is a world force when it comes to dodgy politicians. It takes you back to the hey-day of British sleaze.’

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2015
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Gangs of ruthless Labour activists ‘grooming’ vulnerable Lib Dems

A leading charity has today warned that well-organised gangs of Labour activists have been grooming vulnerable Liberal Democrats in towns and cities across the country.

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Posted: Jan 19th, 2011
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Judges to use glove puppets to help juries understand the law

‘The jury love it when I bring them out from under the bench to explain legal terms such as ‘habeus corpus’.

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2010
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Justice Secretary accepts that ‘he’s gonna find out who’s naughty and nice’ is inadequate deterrent

Justice Secretary Jack Straw has today admitted that the practice of warning young offenders that Santa Claus might not bring them a present if they don’t behave themselves over the course of the year may not be tough enough.

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Posted: Dec 22nd, 2009
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