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Serving an ASBO on Blind Pugh

Should politicians be subject to the same laws as the rest of the population ?

  • Yes, they are no better than any other criminal

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • No, they are generally so infallible that they should have immunity.

    Votes: 0 0.0%

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LE
Kit Reviewer
#1
One on the guests on BBC Radio 4's Any Questions programme, was the Home Secretary.

He used language unbecoming of a Minister of the Crown in a public broadcast, by telling one of the questioners to 'Sod off !'

I find use of such language, especially in this situation, offensive.

Can anyone inform me of the correct route I must take to get an ASBO imposed on the said 'gentleman' ?
 
#2
I wouldn't bother - he'll get Legal Aid and claim that he can't help it because he's disabled and had a difficult upbringing etc. etc......
 
#3
ViroBono said:
I wouldn't bother - he'll get Legal Aid and claim that he can't help it because he's disabled and had a difficult upbringing etc. etc......
He'll claim that people pulled faces at him...

Bigger men than him have resigned over lesser outbursts than that!
 
#4
Sod the ASBO replace his dog with one that chases cars, then send him, his dog a mini with no brakes down to beachy head...
 
#6
he could always claim he has tourette sydrome :lol:
 

Purple_Flash

ADC
Moderator
#9
Dimbleby said on "Any Answers" that he took the "sod off" remark in a jocular vein. That undermines any action for an ASBO unfortunately, unless you can prove that the public at large were offended. I don't know if the ASBO legislation pertains to the media rather than to personal actions.


Pity ASBO's werent invented earlier, or Prescott should have had one for assaulting the egg thrower... maybe we need an ARRSE member to wind him up on camera... not that I would propose such a dastardly course of action, naturally!

Mind you, if starting an illegal war isn't anti-social behaviour, I don't know what is! :p
 
#10
Purple_Flash said:
Prescott should have had one for assaulting the egg thrower... maybe we need an ARRSE member to wind him up on camera... not that I would propose such a dastardly course of action, naturally!
Stump up the bail and give me a good character reference at the trial and I'm yer man...but as this action isn't being proposed....I'm obviously not proposing I'd actually stick the head on the buffoon...so I haven't posted this and you haven't read it...right I'm off for me chips & custard....
 
#11
Having now listened to Any Answers, I've remembered what it was that bugged me so much about Blunkett's comments - he said something along the lines of he did not understand why people constantly felt the need to talk about the war and how he thought it must give them permanent indigestion at the dinner table. What a total arrse.
 
#12
Lets not forget, that this is the man whose specialist subject on Mastermind was "Harry Potter"
What a pr**k!
 
#13
Lets not forget, that this is the man whose specialist subject on Mastermind was "Harry Potter"
What a pr**k!
 

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LE
Kit Reviewer
#14
Purple_Flash said:
Dimbleby said on "Any Answers" that he took the "sod off" remark in a jocular vein. That undermines any action for an ASBO unfortunately, unless you can prove that the public at large were offended. I don't know if the ASBO legislation pertains to the media rather than to personal actions.

......
Hmmm.

Speaking personally, I find it offensive when a Minister of the Crown, who should be setting an example to us lesser mortals, can use profanity and make light of the problems, and indeed deaths, that his own government have started.

As yet I cannot say if the 'public at large' were offended - perhaps yet another poll ( :roll: ) would indicate as to the general feeling and whether I can proceed with this.

Do such complaints have to be brought by the person to whom the slight, language or action was directed, (if any,) or can anyone who feels offended push the complaint ? (In the same way as a complaint about racial comments may be brought by anyone)

I'm serious about being able to bring these 'gentlemen' to court, it might make for some interesting questions to be posed.

If anybody knows please post in the thread or pm me.
Thanks.
 

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