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Mucky as Commons

Oh pity the people who clean/ The building where MPs have been,/ Removing stuff from it/ Like condoms and vomit/ And other things still more obscene./// Oh pity the people who cleanThe building where MPs have been,Removing stuff from itLike … Continue reading

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Hard to Credit

The minister Esther McVey/ Admits that attempting to say/ The office for audits/ Delivered her plaudits/ Was kind of untrue in a way./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/04/esther-mcvey-welfare-secretary-misled-parliament-over-reforms-auditors-say The minister Esther McVeyAdmits that attempting to sayThe office for auditsDelivered her plauditsWas kind of untrue … Continue reading

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So Long!

The longest word anyone knows is/ A monster I sadly suppose is/ One nobody can/ Conceivably scan/ Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis./// http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/teenager-breaks-jacob-reesmoggs-record-for-using-the-longest-word-in-parliament-a3599876.html The longest word anyone knows isA monster I sadly suppose isOne nobody canConceivably scanPneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis.— Mick Twister (@twitmericks) August 1, 2017

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I Want Candy

For Tory MP Nigel Mills/ Committee proceedings lacked thrills/ He found Candy Crush/ Brought more of a rush/ Than parliamentary bills./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30375609 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/542240526045814784

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Denis Caught

Ex-minister Denis MacShane/ Has entered a new world of pain,/ In jail for offences/ To do with expenses,/ His public career down the drain./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25492017 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/415111023427743744

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3 Lords-a-Ligging

There were 3 old men in the Lords/ Who wanted to up their rewards/ When tempted with cash/ They got a bit rash/ & so had to fall on their swords. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/labour-suspends-peers-over-lobbying-sting-as-sleaze-row-returns-to-westminster-8641085.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/341239338014756864

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