To think that earlier this year we Conservatives spent a load of money on extra promotional material across the Borough of Spelthorne, all for a measly 126 extra votes in last June’s elections (as compared with five years before).
In the end too many Tories voted UKIP in the mistaken belief that they were voting for a Party untainted by the MPs’ expenses scandal.
Today former UKIP Member of the European Parliament Tom Wise was jailed for two years for stealing £39,000 worth of parliamentary expenses.
This comes after local UKIP MEP Ashley Mote served a nine-month prison sentence for £67,000 worth of benefit fraud.
It makes you pig sick.
Jealousy and aspiration - This week is Queen’s Speech week. Parliament is formally opened on Wednesday. I will produce some pieces this week on the themes of the speech and my advic...
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