It’s hard to think of Philip Davies without imagining that the people of Shipley were so disillusioned with Parliament that they sent a motion of the bowels to Westminster as a sign of their low esteem.
The sh*t from Shipley was one of four Tory MPs who waffled their way through the time allotted for Caroline Lucas’s Bill to stop the creeping privatisation of the National Health Service.
By their actions it is therefore easy to conclude that Davies, Philip Hollobone, David Nuttall and Sir Edward Leigh want to take free healthcare away from their constituents as soon as possible.
That’s very bad news if you live in Kettering, Bury North, Gainsborough and the afore-mentioned Shipley.
The bad news for the rest of us is that, by talking pointlessly for no less than three hours and 29 minutes, this Tory trash managed to halt a Bill that would have reversed the trend towards privatisation in our – our – health service.
Even worse is the fact that the law allows them to do this.
There are online petitions to change that, but they haven’t had enough support.
Look them up and sign them, if you know what’s good – not only for you, but for all of us.
Waffling Tory MPs have talked for so long they derailed a law designed to stop creeping privatisation of the NHS.
MPs voiced their fury today as just four backbenchers spoke for three and a half hours ahead of the NHS Bill by Caroline Lucas.
Their mammoth speeches meant the ex-Green Party leader had a meagre 17 minutes to put her case in the Commons – which meant her law was shelved without a vote.
The furious MP said “Tory games” had made a “mockery” of Parliament and told MPs their behaviour “risks bringing this house into disrepute”.
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