Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Lord Bonkers' Diary: Jeremy Corbyn's New Politics

Another visit to Bonkers Hall draws to a close. Thank you for listening.

Jeremy Corbyn's New Politics

Tense scenes in the House this evening as we debate Osborne’s proposed cuts to tax credits. The motions before us arrange from total rejection, put forward by us Liberal Democrats, to the bishops’ proposal for loud tutting.

I spy an old Socialist of my acquaintance – when I first knew him he was generally to be found on picket lines with Mary Berry and I would have offered long odds against his taking the ermine, but you know what Socialists are. “I expect you will be voting with us this time,” I say brightly. “Oh no,” he replies, “We are all going to abstain. It’s Jeremy Corbyn’s New Politics.

Lord Bonkers was Liberal MP for Rutland South-West 1906-10.

Previously in Lord Bonkers' Diary
  • We are not downhearted
  • How the Lib Dems won Loch Ness
  • Freddie, Fiona and four-cornered liberalism
  • Mary Berry is unmasked
  • "I'm a Jihadi, Daddy"
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