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Is Anti Stratford MP Fit To Lead A Moral Campaign?

Network Partner blogger and general Internet nuisance extraordinaire Harry Hotspur has been up to his usual tricks and thrown a good few toys out of his pram.

It would seem a good number have hit Labour and more importantly Tottenham MP David Lammy!


The gloves are off.

I don’t like bullies and I feel Mr Lammy like most MP’s is boxing above his pay grade.

You champion the services of a West Ham affiliated Intellectual Property solicitor to wheel out some theoretical hogwash about Spurs being ‘sued’ if they moved don’t change the name? Masterstroke.

By the same logic you could take legal action against numerous individuals passing themselves off as Santa Claus – whilst balancing small children on their laps – in department stores globally every December.

Lammy you’re precisely the sort of guy I wouldn’t want to be stuck in a lift with you self promoting schmuck.

Lots of people waxing lyrical about the past. This little gem isn’t a cherished memory though, is it Dave?

You’re a London MP, with a constituency only 28 minutes away by Tube from Parliament, yet you claimed £12,041 for a second home. Sounds a straight-forward case in the long line of London MPs who had their expense claims widely publicised and heavily criticised during earlier this year? Except this time, there was  one difference.

Wasn’t there, Dave?

The expense claim was published back in October 2004, got a bit of local media coverage and that was that.

Lucky man, that David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham.

From the Haringey Advertiser, 27 October 2004:

HARINGEY taxpayers have been forking out for Tottenham MP David Lammy to rent a second home in south London.

Mr Lammy admitted the expense in the first published account of MPs’ spending, and is among 32 outer London MPs claiming the second home allowance, worth up to £20,333 a year…

Mr Lammy said he stayed at the second home for three nights a week when he was working at Westminster, spending the rest of his week at his main home on the Harringay Ladder, 28 minutes from Westminster by tube.

He claimed £12,041 for the home between April 2003 and March 2004.

28 minutes away. You absolute rotter, Dave.

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