Sarah Teather vows to continue as MP on £66,396 pa in protest at Lib Dem policies

9 Sep

Pride's Purge

(satire?)

Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather has stunned her party colleagues by vowing to continue collecting her MP salary of £66,396 pa for the next two years in protest against her own party’s immigration and welfare policies.

The ex-minister – who became the youngest MP when she secured a stunning by-election victory over Labour in Brent East almost exactly a decade ago – said her relationship with her party was so broken that she had no choice but to continue being a member of it.

A spokesperson for the Liberal Democrats said it was “disappointed” by her decision:

Of course we’re disappointed by Sarah’s decision. We were hoping we’d be shot of her much sooner. We can’t believe we’ll have to put up with her bad jokes for another two years.

.

Related articles by Tom Pride:

Nick Clegg Sells Principles To Debenhams

Who remembers what Nick Clegg said about…

View original post 137 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: