Tag Archives: Public Accounts Committee

Rural Broadband IS A Rip-Off, From Dorset

The roll-out of high speed broadband across rural UK is a right bloody farce and we should know. Don’t believe a cock-sure Ed Vaizey (private school and Oxford) who thinks being rural is sitting in a walled garden in the middle … Continue reading

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Margaret Hodge, Stemco & 0.01% Tax – Yet Again

Given she is one of the most litigious members of parliament all we will do is direct you to the story in The Telegraph. They can afford to pay for far more expensive lawyers than we can, that’s for sure. Some key … Continue reading

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BBC Just Throws Away £98,400,00: Nobody Is Sacked?

The BBC has managed to wipe-off nearly £100 million and doesn’t appear to be that concerned! Like Governments, the BBC thought they could write the software for a new Digital Archive system. Why they thought this is anybody’s guess but … Continue reading

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Margaret Hodge MP “Was Not Using Her Phone At The Time”

Margaret Hodge MP managed to take a swipe at a cyclist the other day and as a result knocked him clean off his bike! Thankfully the cyclist was said to be unharmed in the incident that the MP said was completely … Continue reading

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Margaret Hodge Shows Her Support For Ofspol

She told MPs – ‘it feels as if we are hardly working’ Margaret Hodge, who chairs the public accounts committee, said the coalition should lengthen the parliamentary calendar because MPs were spending less time in Westminster scrutinising policy. MPs risk … Continue reading

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West Coast Main Line Farce Cost Us At Least £50 Million!

A “complete lack of common sense” in the Department for Transport’s handling of  the West Coast Main Line franchise deal will cost taxpayers “£50m at the very  least”, MPs have said. This was the utter cockup that Justine Greening lorded … Continue reading

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Margaret Hodge, Starbucks And Stemcor

Margaret Hodge has pointed out some of the Tax arrangements that are to be found in this country. What she hasn’t been so keen to mention is her association with Stemcor. Stemcor is a family company that it appears managed to … Continue reading

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