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The PalArse of Westminster

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Exposing the hypocrisy, greed and incompetence of our "respected" elected political "elite".

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Theresa May Has Shot The Supreme Court's Fox


Theresa May secures Article 50 victory in the Commons as Parliament passes amended Brexit motion by 448 to 75.


Ironically the Supreme Court will resume today, without any mention of the fact that their deliberations are now completely irrelevant.

As I have been saying all along, this hearing is a waste of time!

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Theresa May Uses Supreme Court Hearing As A Distraction


Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Barnier Sets Brexit Deadline



Apparently, the UK will conclude its Brexit negotiations by October 2018.

That is according to Michel Barnier, IF negotiations start in March 2017!

Judging by the snail's pace at which the government is going with this, that's a very big

IF!!

Monday, 5 December 2016

Supreme Court Live Feed of Brexit Hearing


Those of you who want to watch the Supreme Court hearing of the A50 Brexit challenge may do so via this link:


This is of course an utter waste of time and money, and an unnecessary delay. Theresa May should invoke Article 50 by writing to the EU, once she has done that the decision the by Supreme Court will be irrelevant.

Friday, 2 December 2016

Richmond Park Factoids



1 The Tories didn't field a candidate.

2 Goldsmith lost because people voted against him and his triggering of an unnecessary by-election.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Advice To Ministers



FFS use briefcases and/or cardboard folders to carry briefing notes etc!

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Friday, 11 November 2016

The "Special" Relationship


It would be really refreshing if for once, when there is a change of President in the USA, the British media and our MPs would stop wetting themselves over the "special" relationship.

This "special" relationship was forged between Churchill and Roosevelt, in the heat of war, for the convenience of:

1 Roosevelt, who needed an excuse to lend military assets (for a price) to the UK and an excuse to bring the USA into the war and

2 Churchill, who needed America in the war.

Post war the relationship quickly unravelled when America wanted its debts paid, and the US supported Nasser in the Suez crisis.

The relationship only becomes "special" when there is a close bond between the President and PM (eg Reagan and Thatcher) or when it is in America's interests for it to be "special" (eg the Iraq war).

Therefore please stop wetting yourselves!

Welcome Mr President Elect

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

The Wee Election Across The Pond


Good luck to the good people of America, who vote for their new President today.

I cannot but help feel that had the Republicans chosen anyone other than Trump, they would win hands down. The same also applies to the Democrats, had they chosen anyone other than Clinton.

Good luck everyone!

Friday, 4 November 2016

High Court A50 Ruling Irrelevant


The ruling by the High Court that Parliament must vote to trigger Brexit is irrelevant:

1 Theresa May can invoke it by simply writing to Juncker et al. Once she has done that it cannot be uninvoked, even if parliament flays her alive.

2 The ruling simply covers the triggering of Brexit, the actual terms and conditions of Brexit remain in the hands of the government, not Parliament.

All in all the ruling is irrelevant, and nothing has changed!

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Government To Appeal A50 Ruling


No surprises there then!

Remainers Stall Brexit


As per Law360 the High Court has ruled that the government needs parliamentary permission before it can kickstart the process to quit the European Union, in a landmark ruling which limits the scope of Prime Minister Theresa May’s executive powers.

The decision creates a new precedent in limiting the government’s executive power.

The case, brought by campaigners who argued that only Parliament has the right to start the exit, now threatens to stall the government’s plan to follow through on the nation’s vote to quit the EU in a June referendum.

All very well and good, for the Remainers, but this uncertainty will screw the entire country.

All Aboard The Titanic!


A50 Brexit Ruling at 10:00AM


The High Court will rule on Brexit and whether MPs should trigger Article 50 at 10:00AM today.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Heseltine The Dog Strangler


As per Guido Fawkes:
"‘I went to stroke him and he started biting me… If you have a dog that turns, you just cannot risk it. So I took Kim’s collar – a short of choker chain – and pulled it tight. Suddenly he went limp. I was devoted to Kim, but he’d obviously had some sort of mental breakdown.’"
Politicians getup to all sorts of shenanigans that produce some very lurid headlines. However, Heseltine strangling his mum's dog is really jumping the shark!

Monday, 31 October 2016

Kassam Throws Toys Out of His Pram


Friday, 28 October 2016

What An Honour?

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

May Emulates Clinton - Speaks With Forked Tongue


As has happened to Hillary Clinton, Theresa May has been outed (via secret recordings) as employing double speak when addressing specific audiences.

As per the Guardian:
"Theresa May privately warned that companies would leave the UK if the country voted for Brexit during a secret audience with investment bankers a month before the EU referendum.

A recording of her remarks to Goldman Sachs, leaked to the Guardian, reveals she had numerous concerns about Britain leaving the EU. It contrasts with her nuanced public speeches, which dismayed remain campaigners before the vote in June."
Politicians more often than not "nuance" their speeches to suit their audience. Were it not for pesky modern technology these nuances could be hidden!

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Labour Fined £7K For Ed Stone


As per the Telegraph:
"Labour has been landed with a £20,000 fine after failing to declare election spending during the 2015 General Election, including the £7,000 cost of the so-called 'Ed Stone'."
Ed Stone, the gift that keeps on giving!

Monday, 24 October 2016

Benefits of Brexit - Geldof To Leave The UK


Drinks all round!

Friday, 14 October 2016

Tusk Weighs In - EU Shitting Itself UK is Leaving


“In my opinion, the only real alternative to a “hard Brexit” is “no Brexit”.”

They are shitting themselves about what will happen after Brexit.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

#Brexit Love It or Hate It - #MarmiteGate


One of the unintended consequences of Brexit is the now looming shortage of Marmite, as Tesco stands off against Unilever (the British/Dutch consumer conglomerate) in a dispute over which company should pick up the costs of the fall in Sterling.

A cynic might say that this is simply an excuse by Unilever to try to increase their prices under the smokescreen of Brexit!

Monday, 10 October 2016

Question For Amber Rudd


Question: When is a U turn not a U turn?

Answer: When it is a "misunderstanding".

How ironic that the "misunderstanding" had to be explained by Michael Fallon!

Thursday, 6 October 2016

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words


Or in this case one word!

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Farage Is UKIP Leader Once Again


Quelle surprise!

The Disunited State of UKIP


Diane James has quit as leader of UKIP, after a mere 18 days.

UKIP now has no leader, and no clue as to who should be leader.

Despite the word "United" within the party's name, UKIP is anything but united!

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Labour Loses Touch With Reality



Does Labour really think that the EU would allow a second Brexit negotiation, if the initial agreement is rejected by the referendum?

On what planet does Labour reside?

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Corbyn's Thugs To Descend On Liverpool


It seems that the Labour Party is bracing itself for a violent conference in Liverpool.

A memo sent to Labour Party staff warns of possible violent behaviour. The Huffington Post states that staff and stewards have been told they may face physical or verbal assault and could be harassed by angry activists.

Downhill all the way from here for Labour!

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Labour's Insanely Protracted Leadership Contest

Labour's insanely protracted leadership election finally gets put out of its misery at midday today when the polls close.

Needless to say, in order to maximise the damage to itself, Labour won't announce the results until Saturday.

However, Smith has all but conceded. Thus Labour will continue on its path to obscurity!

Monday, 19 September 2016

Corbyn's Tiny Trots


Sky News reports that Corbynistas will launch a youth wing, Momentum Kids, nationwide across 150 local groups, with the aim of boosting the political involvement of children and the Corbyn-supporting activist movement by "promoting political activity that is fun, engaging and child-friendly".

This will not end well!

Friday, 16 September 2016

Monday, 12 September 2016

Advice For Owen Smith


The EU would be no more prepared to let the UK rejoin than it would be prepared to chop its own hypothetical  arm off.

On what planet were you born that makes you so out of touch with reality?

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Politicians' Words Are Meaningless


Wednesday, 7 September 2016

The Great Wall of Calais



In the end, the only effective solution will be to shut the Tunnel.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Vazeline's Columbian Standoff

Friday, 2 September 2016

Corbyn The "Beloved" Institution

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Advice To Owen Smith

A Brexit deal negotiated with Europe will not renegotiable if rejected by referendum.

Your referendum promise is ludicrous!

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Come Fly With Me

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

The Oncoming Trotskyist Purge!


Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Salmond Netted £30K Golden Goodbye


The Telegraph reports that Alex Salmond accepted a taxpayer-funded “golden goodbye” worth nearly £30,000 when he stood down from the Scottish Parliament this year despite remaining an MP.

Monday, 8 August 2016

Ed Balls - Strictly Come Dancing



Ed Balls has decided to express his political views via the medium of dance, by appearing on Strictly Come Dancing.

Friday, 5 August 2016

Cameron's Medieval Tendencies


Cameron has managed to cover himself in the sticky smelly stuff, as a result of his resignation honours list, described by Tim Farron as a list "so full of cronies it would embarrass a medieval court.”

One of the most controversial names on the peerages’ list was Laura Wyld, the head of Prime Minister’s Appointments, whose job at Downing Street involved helping nominate individuals for honours before they are vetted by Whitehall committees.

What was Cameron thinking?

Thursday, 4 August 2016

UKIP Self-Immolates


Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Monday, 1 August 2016

Cameron's Light Debt Relief

Friday, 29 July 2016

The Hinckley Point Brexit Bargaining Chip


Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Educashun Is a Privilege Not a Right


Educashun Is a privilege not a right, if you are related to a Labour grandee.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Smith Wraps Himself in The Shroud of Patriotism



As Dr Johnson said:

"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel"

Monday, 25 July 2016

Corbyn Is Delusional!


You won’t have read about it in any of the papers because none of them had any space to carry it whatsoever... There was a by-election in Thanet in which the Labour candidate took the seat from Ukip.”

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Corbyn's Watergate




Maybe Labour should impeach Corbyn?

Friday, 22 July 2016

Hail To The Chief - President Corbyn



Labour MPs are so scared of Corbyn that they have offered him the non existent post of President of the Labour Party, if he will only step aside.

You couldn't make this up if you tried!

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Diane Abbott Speaks Her Mind


According to Diane Abbott on BBC Radio 4 this morning, the reason Corbyn got trashed by Theresa May yesterday was not because he is crap, but because Labour MPs didn't cheer and clap him.

Delusional people are leading Labour into the abyss!

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Boris's Rich Thesaurus Saves The Day

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Monday, 18 July 2016

Labour's Unity Candidates



A house divided falls!

Friday, 15 July 2016

Knives Still Out for Leadsom

Wednesday, 13 July 2016