Gidiot and pleb class

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by sunnoficarus, Oct 21, 2012.

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  1. There ought to be a law against that sort of thing.

    It's the only language they understand.
     
  2. You mean sunofuckwiterus starting yet another post of this nature.
     
  3. I recall Cherie Blair being caught on a train with no ticket at all; IIRC she somehow contrived to get the fellow who caught her sacked later, it was also said in (I think ) Private Eye that she and the former Dear Leader managed somehow to **** up the copper who caught their son ********* drunk in Leicester Square.
     
  4. I was on this story when it broke, days ago. It was online and reported by a journalist as it happened, on Twitter. Fcuk, I was even going to post it here but...it quickly went from outrage fuel to sorted. Tory toff refusing to pay for First Class, allegedly refusing to move to the plebs seats. It all turned suddenly to a non story. Excellent PR machine, but the bloke is still a tw@t allegedly, (and should pay his fcuking way regardless of his status) in the middle of the Mitchell fiasco . I fear the meat's dropped off the bones with this one.
     
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  5. I often sit in airline business class seats when I've booked economy. When the aircrew spot I'm reasonably well-dressed, and don't have the sort of body odour associated with the general public, they frequently invite me to stay. Good on the man - probably thinking along the same lines as me.
     
  6. To George a 2nd class ticket normally means a free upgrade to 1st.
    It happens all the time on planes, so he thought it would work on the train, but it didn't!!
    Just more bad press & possibly a good private eye headline to come!!
     
  7. There's the one quoted here from 5 months ago, and the one from the other day. I wonder two things: firstly, how often he does it without detection, and secondly, why? Surely whatever ticket the bloke buys (or has bought for him) is chargeable on expenses? Since expenses details are now published, is buying second class an attempt to appear more 'of the people', when all the time he believes his candy privileged arse belongs in the first class all along?
     
  8. Apparently he doesn't claim 1st-class tickets back. He may be a piker but not, apparently, a scrounger in this respect at least.
     


  9. Im curious as to which airlines do this?
     
  10. Perhaps the minders 'do you know who this is?' Tack normally works when ticket time comes around?
     
  11. Fair do's in that respect.

    Still appears he sits in there though, which is somewhat disingenuous given that the notion he doesn't claim for it is propagated presumably as some sort of image enhancing exercise?
     
  12. I regularly travel between Manchester and London on Virgin. I have NEVER travelled on normal class with the plebs. I would sooner eat my own foot that travel at the back of the train with some of the goggle eyed retards that pass for passengers. If you choose the time you want travel and do it far enough in advance you can travel, return for less that £70 in first class.
    the other point worth making is do you really want your cabinet ministers travelling in cattle class on public transport. I don't.
    what I do object to is the other 600 scum MPs jumping on the bandwagon.
    only two weeks ago I was in the same coach as Gerald Kaufman, in the quiet coach, which, apparently when you are a sponging MP doesn't apply to you and he continued to take calls on his mobile. Ignorant twat!

    Kaufman was found to have claimed £115,109 in additional costs allowances on his London flat between 2001 and 2008, and submitted a claim for three months' expenses totalling £14,301.60 in June 2006, which included £8,865 for a 40-inch LCD television and £1,461.83 for a luxury rug imported from New York City (plus £389.91 in customs expenses), which violated regulations forbidding claims for luxury furnishings. He blamed his self-diagnosed obsessive compulsive disorder for his claims, and also said that his condition led him to purchase a pair of Waterford Crystal grapefruit bowls on his parliamentary expenses.[9] Between 2005 and 2007, Kaufman claimed £28,834 for home improvements. He was subsequently summoned to the Parliamentary Fees Office to explain these claims, and in the end was paid £15,329. He also claimed £1,262 for a gas bill that was £1,055 in credit. His claims for food between 2004 and June 2008 were £19,200, close to the maximum allowed. He was also challenged over regular claims for "odd jobs", which he submitted without receipts at a rate of £245 per month, then £5 below the limit for unreceipted expenses, to which he replied by asking why these expenses were being queried.[10]


    And I bet he charged his first class ticket to expenses and you and I picked up the bill.


    edited to add: Socialist my arrse!
     
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  13. Bullshit.

    (Speaking as a OneWorld Emerald, Air France KLM Platinum and Lufthansa Miles&More Senator card holder).
     
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  14. The fecking outrage is outrageous. Common bloke shows the grown ups how to do things proper like and he gets kettled by a Northern biff, be gone lad, go yam! And no ask yr ma for any drop of milk before bedtime...