Tory MPs face suspension – for ONE DAY – after trying to pervert the course of justice. Why aren’t they in jail?

One law for them: five Tory MPs are being disciplined by a Parliamentary watchdog after they tried to influence the trial of a colleague. That is a crime. Why aren’t they in jail?

We know the reason but I’ll get to it shortly.

The Commons Standards Committee has found that five Conservative MPs breached Parliament’s code of conduct by trying to influence legal proceedings against a colleague:

Theresa Villiers, Natalie Elphicke, Sir Roger Gale, Adam Holloway and Bob Stewart wrote letters regarding ex-MP Charlie Elphicke, who was convicted of sex offences.

The letters on Commons notepaper were addressed to senior judges.

Three of the MPs could be suspended from Parliament for one day.

Ms Villiers, Mrs Elphicke and Sir Roger face suspension, while Mr Holloway and Col Stewart have been told to apologise by the Commons Standards Committee.

Attempting to influence legal proceedings is a crime. These MPs should be facing criminal trial and imprisonment, not suspension from Parliament for a single day.

The way they are being treated is an insult to British justice.

Ah, but the police force that would handle any complaint is the Metropolitan Police, which is run by Cressida Dick. There’s no way any Tory MP will face justice on her watch!

In any case, police are discouraged from prosecuting any member of Parliament at all, under any circumstances. Charlie Elphicke was an exception in which – as I understand it – it was impossible not to take action.

He was the exception that proves the rule that they really are above the law.

Source: Five Tory MPs found to have breached code of conduct – BBC News

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3 thoughts on “Tory MPs face suspension – for ONE DAY – after trying to pervert the course of justice. Why aren’t they in jail?

  1. Jeffrey Davies

    They are the law makers hmmm but if ones caught out then get out of jail card produced but through Blair and his puppets left keep real labour people’s out so that they can’t attack these crooks fraudsters who are in power untill the peasants rise and ride this party of its red tie Tories

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  2. Hecuba

    Five fascist tory MPs imitating their fascist tory master little fascist dictator duck johnson! Because this is what arrogant fascist tories do – they know laws do not apply to them so they attempt to intimidate judges in a criminal court case!

    Didn’t work this time but I predict next time the fascist tories will succeed in overturning a criminal judgment if the said male perpetrator is a fascist tory!

    Note too these criminals weren’t punished – they were given a paltry one day’s suspension which doubtless is one of the days they don’t attend Parliament because they’re too busy operating their corporate business interests!

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  3. Martyn Meacham

    This proves yet again that the tories are above the law….I am quite sure that even if they murdered their spouse, they would get away with it!

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