Monthly Archive: May 2013

Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards

Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards

Nope, I haven’t gone mad and started promoting parliamentary committees. But I did get to wondering after Saturday’s blog, “I Am Disturbed“, about the thorny subject of ethics in the Houses of Parliament. We...

I Am Disturbed

I Am Disturbed

Some of you may think that is nothing new at all, always disturbed. Today, however, I am once more disturbed by things political. Alexander Litvinenko fell ill after a meeting with former KGB contacts...

MPs repay £390,000 in ‘profits’ on second homes – Aah Bless, Poor Things

MPs repay £390,000 in ‘profits’ on second homes – Aah Bless, Poor Things

MPs have repaid nearly £390,000 in profits judged to have been made on taxpayer-funded homes, says Ipsa, Parliament’s expenses watchdog. The highest payment was £81,446 by Welsh Secretary David Jones, one of 71 MPs...

I Can Now Be Found On Facebook Too

I Can Now Be Found On Facebook Too

I have news.  RetiredAndAngry has moved with the times, albeit somewhat slowly. The latest rants and musings of RetiredAndAngry can now be found on Facebook here. Pop over and join me every now and...

Apathy

Apathy

Dictionaries define Apathy in the following ways, but they’re pretty much all in accord; Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference. Lack of emotion or feeling; impassiveness....

#AllInThisTogether, Or Are We?

#AllInThisTogether, Or Are We?

My old Nan used to say to me “What don’t speak can’t lie” and this is an undeniable truth. So following on from Monday’s blog re Iain Duncan Smith I decided I’d have a...