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Clueless: Tory fighting marginal seat sends out Maria Miller leaflets NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Day, 4 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
A Tory MP defending a majority of just 1,149 is sending out leaflets with Maria Miller in them — days after she resigned in disgrace over expenses abuse, having become byword for political greed and arrogance in the minds of the gener...
The Truth: Food bank users don’t get ‘restaurant tokens’ NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Days, 4 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
As suspected, the claim in this morning’s Sun that can people can obtain “restaurant tokens” from food banks turns out to be borderline lies. An informed source told Scrapbook: “It’s simply not T...
Evans was lobbied on Legal Aid just one week after first arrest NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Days, 9 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Observers were quick to question how well Nigel Evans’ complaints about the bill for his defence sat with his admission that he “might well” have voted for the government’s cuts to Legal Aid if he were not deputy speaker...
Where’s Kate? NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Days, 10 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Via: Tim Montgomerie...
Tories go on warpath in sickening attack against food bank charity NEW
Political Scrapbook 2 Days, 11 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
DWP and Tories on attack after 50% rise in food bank use Whitehall source: biggest food bank charity is “misleading” and “emotionally manipulative” Thatcher minister Edwina Currie pens smear column in The Sun Iain Duncan...
Former Conservative Party treasurer in ‘male stripper video’ NEW
Political Scrapbook 3 Days, 1 Hour, 32 Minutes ago
Former Tory treasurer and top donor Michael Spencer has appeared in a cringe worthy ‘spoof’ video in which he unbuttons his shirt to the waist while singing a song about being a stripper. The film, which was produced for a fundraiser for...
Tory HQ Twitter on the government’s ‘anti-business’ adviser NEW
Political Scrapbook 3 Days, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Shadow business secretary tweets link to a Will Hutton interview with economist Thomas Piketty: Check out @WilliamNHutton on Thomas Piketty here: http://t.co/7zbGAPkHBN. Piketty's book making waves as much in Washington as in London. — Chuka Um...
Tory councillor pointed gun at neighbour in row over pet cat NEW
Political Scrapbook 3 Days, 8 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
A Tory councillor’s political career lies in tatters after he pointed a gun at his next door neighbour — in a row over damage caused by a pet cat. Armed police swooped on an address in Chingford, Essex after Cllr Nick Buckmaster aime...
50% food bank growth: Osborne introduced benefit delay last year NEW
Political Scrapbook 3 Days, 11 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Largest food bank operator report 50% rise in users Government claiming benefit claim processing has improved But Osborne deliberately introduced seven-day delay With the number of people using food banks rising 50% in the last year, the government a...
Esther McVey tweets political attack during Hillsborough service NEW
Political Scrapbook 4 Days, 4 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
From a strong field, the political gaffe of the day award goes to Merseyside MP Esther McVey, for posting a political attack tweet during the Hillsborough 25th anniversary service. In the as yet un-deleted tweet, the employment minister tweeted a lin...
Lembit Opik now hosts a pro-Iranian propaganda ‘comedy’ TV show NEW
Political Scrapbook 4 Days, 5 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The latest bizarre career move in the increasingly implausible life of Lembit Opik is a foray into Iranian propaganda, cloaked under the veil of a ‘comedy’ news programme. At least Scrapbook think’s it’s supposed to be comedy,...
From duck islands to Tracey Island: Nigel Farage expenses car crash NEW
Political Scrapbook 4 Days, 8 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Nigel Farage asked to explain why his office electricity bill is £3,000 per year: Murnaghan: “What are you doing in there? What are you running in there? Farage: “Running machines, running banks for computers. Doing things! Doing th...
Vile Facebook messages of ‘social cleansing’ Tory Councillor NEW
Political Scrapbook 4 Days, 9 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
A Tory councillor made sick jokes about domestic violence, complained about lesbians, the disabled and black people getting an easy ride, and labelled benefit claimants “scum” on Facebook, Political Scrapbook can reveal. The posts, made b...
Hypocrite Farage admitted: ‘We trousered EU expenses to fund UKIP’ NEW
Political Scrapbook 4 Days, 12 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
While today’s Times front page (£) brings news of a prospective fraud investigation into Nigel Farage’s office expenses, observers will remember that the UKIP leader has already admitted milking the European expenses system &he...
Prosecutors failed to consider key charge in Hancock ‘harassment’ case NEW
Political Scrapbook 4 Days, 22 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Mike Hancock accused of sexually harassing vulnerable adult As councillor Hancock has legally-binding duty of care CPS did not consider offence of ‘misconduct in public office’ Local police in cover-up scandal over separate sex abuse case...
Chaos of Lib Dem membership dept casts doubt on ‘growth’ statistics NEW
Political Scrapbook 5 Days, 5 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Lib Dems claim growing membership and ‘feel-good factor’ Confusion as to who is member, who has left (and when) Members ‘lapsed by accident’ given renewals without payment Ex-members from 1990s sent ‘cancellation notice&...
UKIP councillor sorry for telling care home kids they’re milking system NEW
Political Scrapbook 5 Days, 9 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
A UKIP councillor has finally apologised — five months after he told a group of children from a care home that they were “takers” from the system. Three children were forced to endure a tirade from Cllr Peter Gillick after Camb...
Nigel Evans denies ‘sexual harassment culture’ in Westminster NEW
Political Scrapbook 5 Days, 11 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
listen to ‘Nigel Evans on his acquittal’ on Audioboo A Channel 4 News report broadcast in the wake of Nigel Evans’ acquittal revealed that a third of parliamentary aides claimed to have been sexually harassed &md...
Leslie tabled Severn questions after £17k donation from port magnate NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
 Major Tory donor opposed to Severn Barrage project gave £17000 to Bristol MP Charlotte Leslie’s local party Leslie failed to declare an interest when questioning Ed Davey and Vince Cable on the project’s research funding She f...
Tory councillor: “Lie Back and enjoy rape” NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Week, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
A Tory councillor and former mayor of Cheltenham has been slammed for making a “repulsive” rape comment during a public meeting. Barbara Driver compared housing developers ability to tell a council how many affordable homes it is wil...