Friday, January 27, 2006

Labour priorities, episode 1,345: dying children vs. self-congratulation

Exhibit A: EDM 1496, congratulating the Parliamentary Labour Party on its centenary, tabled by Ann Clwydd yesterday and already signed by 147 other MPs by 10am the next day.

Exhibit B: EDM 1500, calling for increased government funding for children's hospices to enable them to die with some kind of dignity, tabled by Bob Spink yesterday and - despite apparently having been inspired by a campaign by The Sun - signed thus far by only 2 other MPs.

3 Comments:

Blogger Anoneumouse said...

Ego's Democratically Massaged

1/27/2006 10:48:00 am  
Blogger BondBloke said...

Just more of the self importance that bloody politicians are full of - or is that bullshit I am thinking of?

1/27/2006 01:01:00 pm  
Blogger Roisin & Wallace Murray said...

Well I didn't know anything about this Sun campaign. This might seem pretty ignorant, as we're trying to raise some dosh for a couple of hospices in the English Midlands. Glad to know someobody is interested enough to raise some sort of noise though.

3/16/2006 05:38:00 pm  

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