1/2 billion cost of House of commons

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  1. tropper66

    tropper66 Crow

    The BBC have said that the House of Lords have revieled the cost of running Gorden Brown and the 646 thieves It is an astounding £500.000.000. this works out ar 646 MPs costing £773.993. each FFS, What do they do with that amount of money? the mind boggles
  2. 2nd homes, houses for ducks, couple of prozzies, lovers residence etc soon mounts up
  3. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    Someone on here was recently complaining about the cost of the Royal family, which, by comparison is cheap, cheap, cheap, cheap, and brings in far more than it spends.
  4. mick_sterbs

    mick_sterbs War Hero

    Cromwells words are coming back
    "Gentlemen , this place stinks of corruption"
    or similar
  5. I like the description - very good :D

    We must not forget the Farce of Lords. 92 good men and women, chosen by God or Fate, and the rest: cronies of Bliar and 'Clown' Brown.

    Whatever, half a billion pounds!

    C'mon Cameron with your plan to reduce the bottom-feeding, muck-munching, expenses gobbling, third-rate gang of no-hopers by 'a lot'.
  6. jboldie

    jboldie Old-Salt

    C'mon Cameron with your plan to reduce the bottom-feeding, muck-munching, expenses gobbling, third-rate gang of no-hopers by 'a lot'.[/quote]

    BRING IT ON :!:
  7. Andy71

    Andy71 LE

    Much as I hate being fair to them (Oh god, I feel dirty & not in a good way) that £1/2 bill is for the Commons & Lords so its mearly ~£360k/head.

    I suspect the lighting/heating/maintaince bills of building of that age & size are a sizable chunk
  8. tropper66

    tropper66 Crow

    No That is just the Commons, the House of Lords costs a mear£106.5m down from £152.5m last year
  9. It used to be the Mother of Parliaments.

    Now it's just a Whore.
  10. tropper66

    tropper66 Crow

    At £143,000 each it almost makes The House of Lords value for Money LOL
  11. Unless his name is Fooooookes
  12. tropper66

    tropper66 Crow

    The figures given today are £30,000,000, down on last year

    The amount of cash these wonkers have spent is just amazing
  13. Extremist

    Extremist Old-Salt

    What's the price of 2 tonnes of explosives these days? I bet it's a lot cheaper than running that 'a-ruining of the nation'
  14. Andy71

    Andy71 LE

    According to the BBC the 1/2 bill is the total cost

    "cost of running the Lords fell from £152.5m to £106.5m....the total cost of keeping the Commons going increased from £379.2m to £391.8m
  15. tropper66

    tropper66 Crow

    The piece has been re-written and re-edited since my first post at 7,30 it is now timed at 9.03 somone has dona a bit of Smoke and Mirrors in the last two hours

    The Ministry of Propaganda has been busy

    Even the Headline has been changed from "£500m cost of Parliment"
    to "Cost of Parliment falls"