Sunday, January 23, 2011

Labour 'heavies' run riot in the House of Lords

The House of Lords - A gentlemanly place where politics is done discreetly over whisky and cigars.

The Speaker never even needs to shout "order" because, well, their Lordships don't overstep the mark. They would never do anything so crass as to shout or talk over each other.

Imagine the horror of this civilised breed, therefore, when last week the Upper House was transformed into a bear pit of flying insults and political dirty tricks as a cadre of battle-hardened former Labour MPs, newly ennobled, set about disrupting legislation on voting reform.
Read the rest here.

Someone explain to me again, how kicking out the hereditary peers and replacing them with Tony's Cronies was such a great idea...

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