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'I can't go cold turkey...just let me interfere a little. A few targets, that's all I need just a few targets.'
'Once you introduce profit into the NHS what will you end up with?'
'Get behind me Satan!'
'Answer these constituents letters. Tell them to go to hell in a nice way.'
'Ha! I can see right through that!'
'I think this unparliamentary language all started with the oath of allegiance!...They were asked: 'Do you Swear'...'
'I don't care if you have brought peanuts...you can't feed the MPs...'
"Have you had that signed in triplicate?"
Gay marriages in France.
"They're worried that the most difficult jobs will be filled by the least competent..." HOUSE OF COMMONS
'Apart from reform things, what do you do?'
'Regular or not, sir, you can't claim this as your second home.'
CSIS had a little ink left over, Prime Minister, so they've blacked out your paycheque.
'Look, people are basically honest and decent. Why don't we scrap the tax laws completely and have the people pay whatever they think is fair?'
"Afraid we can't help dear, too many other calls on the public purse!"
'I'm very concerned about the surveillance society.'
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'I'm getting fed up with these constant comparisons with politicians.'
Parliament returns after 5 week break: "You must be exhaused after your four weeks researchign fishing quota management systems in the Bahamas."
"I don't know what the problem is with zero hours contracts...They always worked well for me!"
"It's IDS I'm afraid. There's a lot of it around at the moment."
"As an MP I'm not sure what kind of work the Government thinks that unskilled, untrained and unqualified, unemployed people can do in their 'Return to Work' scheme!"