Dorries slams “arrogant posh boys” Cameron and Osborne

23rd April, 2012 11:54 am

  • Max Atkinson

    I’d have thought it rather dangerous ground for LabourList to feature this kind of stuff – when the Labour Party is now headed by so many Oxbridge educated yuppies like Miliband, Balls, Cooper, Burnham etc.)

    • Brumanuensis

      Whilst the current crop of Labour front-benchers are rather more middle-class than in the past, there’s no comparison between any of them, and Cameron and Osborne’s personal wealth. Or indeed a large share of the Conservative front-bench.

  • Richard Stay

    Is this not a strange story for Labour to be promoting? Not sure any of the main political parties can claim to be entirely posh free zones?

    • treborc1

       Unless of course they are paving the way for her to cross over, she could then sit next to Miliband as a minister for  ?.

  • treborc1

    She is not happy with Cameron for his   answer at PMQ’s a over her failed abortion idea, women scorned and all that.

    If she feels so seriously about it take a walk to the labour side, she can then accuse Miliband.

  • Mark Myword

    I suspect that this woman has been told that she is not being favoured by her party for a safe seat after the boundary review. That, together with Cameron’s comment at PMQs, has triggered a maelstrom of anger,bitterness, and spite. She is dangerous and labour should steer well clear – let her go to UKIP – that seems closest to her natural home.

  • Mike Homfray

    Defection to UKIP being planned?

  • http://twitter.com/gonzozzz dave stone

    Ms Dorries’ political judgments are always entirely convincing but with this, it has to be said, she has hit the mark and shown herself to be faultlessly perceptive.

    • AlanGiles

      I suppose this means that from now on Ms Dorries will not be getting a Xmas card from Guy M, who will come to the conclusion that she is a Marxist “Lower class” envious “nut”
      :-)

  • Brumanuensis

    It’s a shame Nadine Dorries is saying this. If it was Sir Malcolm Rifkind, I might get a bit more excited. Although it would be an odd thing for Sir Malcolm to say.

    How about Tebbit? The Chingford Skinhead has been known to be pretty hard on the gruesome two-some.  

Latest

  • Comment Featured Sajid Javid could be the sign the electorate is looking for that the Tory party has shed its ‘nasty party’ reputation

    Sajid Javid could be the sign the electorate is looking for that the Tory party has shed its ‘nasty party’ reputation

    This article is from the new Progress pamphlet ‘Face-off’, examining the potential successors to David Cameron as Conservative leader. You can read the full pamphlet here. Few leaders inspire true fear in their opponents. Those that do, do so because they force people to think again about the party they represent. Britain’s most electorally successful politicians, Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher, were able to reach such heights because they confounded the electorate’s expectations: Blair believed that wealth creation was not […]

    Read more →
  • Featured News Tony Blair hits out at Corbyn’s “politics of parallel reality”

    Tony Blair hits out at Corbyn’s “politics of parallel reality”

    Tony Blair has made a new intervention in the Labour leadership contest with an article in today’s Observer, which the paper has splashed with on the front page: The former Labour Prime Minister confesses that he doesn’t “get” frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity, but claims that he is “trying hard” to understand it, and compares it to similar waves of support for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the US presidential race. Blair also says he appreciates that his advice against […]

    Read more →
  • Featured News Unions Anti-trade union legislation could face legal challenge for contravening human rights

    Anti-trade union legislation could face legal challenge for contravening human rights

    Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper is ready to raise the prospect of challenging the Tories’ proposed anti-trade union laws in the courts, claiming it might contravene human rights legislation. Cooper says she has received legal advice that points to potential breaches of Article 11 of the European Convention of Human Rights, which preserves the right of freedom of association, including trade unions. The leadership contender will accuse the Conservatives of trying to use their position to cripple the opposition with […]

    Read more →
  • Featured News Labour have been “in denial” about threat from UKIP, says Dan Jarvis

    Labour have been “in denial” about threat from UKIP, says Dan Jarvis

    Dan Jarvis has slammed Labour for being “in denial” about the threat caused by UKIP, in a new report published this weekend. ‘Reconnecting Labour’, which was commissioned by Andy Burnham in July as part of his campaign to become leader, looks specifically at how Labour wins back votes lost to the anti-EU party. Jarvis raises concerns that the EU referendum a new high-profile platform that could cause further problems for Labour. He says that Labour were too relaxed about the […]

    Read more →
  • Comment The Labour leadership contest: too much politics and not enough personality

    The Labour leadership contest: too much politics and not enough personality

    Our recent prime ministers were not elected to lead their parties following general election defeats, and there are many problems with electing leaders whilst on the rebound. One of the biggest is that everyone is still in General Election Mode, presenting manifestos rather than their qualities as a leader. Policies and ideas are not wedded to any one person – any candidate could institute a policy suggested by any other candidate. Having good ideas qualifies one for the top table, […]

    Read more →
Share with your friends










Submit