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    Default Chris Grayling, it beggars belief

    In any other country, they would call it corruption.

    Ex-Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has landed a £100,000 job advising the owner of some of the UK's top ports.
    The Conservative MP is working for Hutchison Ports, which operates Harwich and Felixstowe among other terminals.
    According to the MPs' register of financial interests, he will be paid for seven hours work a week for a year.
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    The contracts, which Mr Grayling described as an insurance policy, were later cancelled. The National Audit Office estimated that the costs incurred to the taxpayer could be as high as £56.6m.
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    This Tory Govt. insist on appointments of complete and utter Twunts, or through nepotism, to positions of national importance.
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    Provided he's out of harm's way from Parliament this is great news.

    This bit tickled me...

    The appointment has been approved by a Whitehall watchdog despite it raising concerns of a "perceived risk" that it may give the firm an unfair advantage.
    Oh, I don't think that's a problem at all. I'd be more worried if I was am employee - if the firm follows his advice they'll probably go bust before the next financial year.
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    That's about £300 an hour. Assuming he takes a few weeks holiday. Nice gig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    That's about £300 an hour. Assuming he takes a few weeks holiday. Nice gig.
    I am sure there will be no need for him to turn up for work, his knowledge of freight is zero.
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    For those can't be bothered to read, here it is in picture format:

    Brexit is having a wee in the middle of the room at a house party because nobody is talking to you, and then complaining about the smell.

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    This is what Britain (expect for Scotland) voted for in a landslide majority.

    The poor in the north want the rich and privileged to become even more wealthy. I'm think of getting some poor Tory voters in to keep the house in order. Thought about cooking, but then I'm not sure their diet would be one to follow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    This is what Britain (expect for Scotland and London) voted for in a landslide majority.

    The poor in the north want the rich and privileged to become even more wealthy. I'm think of getting some poor Tory voters in to keep the house in order. Thought about cooking, but then I'm not sure their diet would be one to follow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    he will be paid for seven hours work a week for a year.
    So not enough to do any serious damage then...
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    So not enough to do any serious damage then...
    Assuming they're not trusting him to lock up at night.
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