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Lord Howell of Outrage

A high-up Conservative peer/ Dismissed the Northeast with a sneer:/ “Entirely lacking/ Requiring fracking”/ Lord Howell declared, from his rear. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23510479 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/362301906825121792

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A Mercer Verse

There was an ex-Tory frontbencher/ Caught up in a lobbying venture/ A bit of a slip/ That cost him the whip/ & may lead to subsequent censure. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/10091179/Patrick-Mercer-MP-resigns-over-lobbying-scandal.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/340472910781239297  

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Swivel Partnership

There was a PM who was harried By those against gays being married. MPs apt to swivel Were mildly uncivil But Cameron’s motion was carried. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22605011 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/337127544660828160

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Blue Loon

A Tory grandee who lampoons/ The members as swivel-eyed loons/ Is speaking the mind,/ I think you will find,/ Of various top Cameroons. ///(tweeted Saturday, post delayed as I was away). http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/10066734/Tory-who-called-activists-swivel-eyed-loons-should-be-reprimanded-says-John-Redwood.html ///https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/335742362540204032  

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Lord of the Lies

There was a Conservative peer/ Who said I would like to make clear/ I’m not an abuser/ Ignore my accuser/ And Newsnight,who got a bum steer. /// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/the-bloggers-have-the-wrong-man-former-tory-treasurer-lord-mcalpine-denies-wholly-false-child-abuse-claims-8300474.html

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The MPs are Revolting!

There were some revolting MPs/ Who voted to cut & not freeze/ A budget in Brussels/ So flexing their muscles/ Without bringing Dave to his knees. ///http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ebda7ca6-2391-11e2-bb86-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2Av8RgOyM

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Grant Shapps – He’s really Two Chaps

There once were a couple of chaps/ But apparently both were Grant Shapps/ The Tory MP/ Had another ID/ He attempted to keep under wraps. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/sep/21/grant-shapps-posed-web-guru?newsfeed=true

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Coalition Attrition

The 2012 local election/ Swung left, towards Labour’s direction/ For Lib Dem and Tory/ Things got a bit gory/ As voters expressed disaffection. /// http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/may/04/david-cameron-apologises-local-election?newsfeed=true

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There’s only one C in Scotland

There once was a Tory MP/With a Scottish constituency/There still is – just one/So what Cameron’s done/Is a gift to the auld SNP.

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F-f-f- Fadin’ Aidan

A Tory MP known as Aidan/Has pals who are fond of paradin’/In Nazi-themed gear/Which is why his career/In politics seems to be fadin’. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-16299035

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