Tag Archives: Stephen Williams

Wind 'em up … And off they go

Been really enjoying the predictable uproar over the last couple of days caused by the Cancer’s ‘”Outrageous” lottery grant to Bristol gay teens’ group’ story. In a fairly simple – but highly effective move – the paper wheeled out rent-a-quote … Continue reading

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The strange death of Labour Bristol

Here are the Euro election results for Bristol’s local authority area: Conservatives: 20,675 (19.4%) Lib Dems: 19,834 (18.6%) Labour: 17,321 (16.2%) Greens 16,735 (15.7%) UKIP: 14,647 (13.7%) BNP: 6,132 (5.7%) Pensioner Party: 2,796 English Democrats: 2,029 Christian Party: 1,363 Socialist … Continue reading

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VOTE 2009: Spot the difference – Lib Dem "shocked and angered" special

Compare and contrast: ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Jon Rogers <jon.rogers@bristol.gov.uk> Date: Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 3:26 PM Subject: .Ashley eFOCUS – May/June 2009 To: … Like many people I have spoken to, I am shocked and angered by … Continue reading

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Swivel-eyed liberal loonwatch

Fruitcake A grudging hat-tip to James Barlow for this story, although I don’t see why we should when it’s obvious he’s just signed up to the same ‘They Work for You’ alert as we are. Anyway, very strange outburst from … Continue reading

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It's official! Bus route is "quite loopy"

Bristol West MP Stephen Williams has slammed the plan to turn the Bristol and Bath Railway Path into a guided bus route as “daft” and “quite loopy”. Williams visited the path, which is now in his constituency, during the morning … Continue reading

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A new trough for a new day

It looks like cash-strapped Stephen Williams MP has come up with a new and imaginative way to squander taxpayers money. How about paying to publish – in the local glossie for the yoof, Venue – a sartorially challenged picture of … Continue reading

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Snout watch (featuring trough of the week)

Thanks to ‘Poor Dear’ on the dazzlingly revamped Bristol Indymedia for this one. With spectacularly bad timing, Bristol West MP, Stephen Williams has used his weekly web-based ‘Westminster Yawnfest’ (surely diary? ed.) to complain about his pay. You see, the … Continue reading

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MP Dan's vanity publishing shocker!!!

Bristol Labour Party’s overpromoted public schoolboy twit-in-chief, Wansdyke MP Dan Norris has been exposed as one of the four biggest spenders in parliament after claiming expenses of £172,733 for the year March 2006 – March 2007. This compares to the … Continue reading

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