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The Last Straw

Ex-ministers Rifkind and Straw/ Are seen as a lobbying draw./ For five grand a day/ They’ll help smooth the way,/ Or change a Ukrainian law./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/feb/23/jack-straw-malcolm-rifkind-deny-wrongdoing-cash-for-access-claims Ex-ministers Rifkind and Straw Are seen as a lobbying draw. For five grand a day They'll help … Continue reading

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Wrekin Havoc

The Tory MP for the Wrekin/ Was secretly videoed speakin’/ Of how his name seals/ Albanian deals/ And just how much cash he was seekin’. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-24827405 The Tory MP for the Wrekin Was secretly videoed speakin' Of how his name seals Albanian deals And … Continue reading

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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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