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Which of us has the Best/Worst MP?

Sniffer

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Mine is nailed on for a contender to be the worst.

Andrew Bridgen - Absolute clueless gobshite who for some reason gets airtime on the likes of the Today programme when he's been proven to be an arse who doesn't know what he's talking about. Such as...

The Conservative MP Dan Poulter has won substantial libel damages from the Sunday Times after it published claims that he had sexually assaulted three female MPs.The articles were based on accusations made by Andrew Bridgen, a fellow Conservative MP, who alleged he had gone to the Tory whips office about Poulter in 2010 and that no action had been taken. However, the high court later ruled that the stories implied Poulter was guilty of sexual assault, prompting the newspaper to settle and admit that the claims were false and should not have been published.

A Tory MP has made the bewildering and incorrect claim that all English people are entitled to an Irish passport. MP for West Leicestershire Andrew Bridgen made the bizarre comments on BBC Radio Ulster during a conversation about the impact of Brexit and the Irish border question. When asked whether he understood the fact Northern Irish citizens will also remain EU citizens after Brexit due to the Good Friday Agreement, he said: “Well, that's the common travel area as well, isn't it? We do have the right to go over to Ireland, don't we?” He added: “As an English person, I do have the right to go over to Ireland and I believe that I can ask for a passport. Can't I?” He hung up his telephone rather than continue with the interview.

A Tory MP has apologised for joking about Paddy Ashdown during a tribute to late Liberal Democrat leader. Andrew Bridgen was branded "disgraceful" for shouting "from the grave" in the House of Commons while Lib Dem Layla Moran shared Brexit concerns that Lord Ashdown had in his final days. Lord Ashdown, who had been suffering from bladder cancer, died in December at the age of 77. Mr Bridgen shouted the comment as Ms Moran spoke during Prime Minister's Questions, drawing cries of "shame" from opposition MPs. He was forced to apologise to the house however that didn't stop him on the same day shouting rubbish at Ken Clarke when he was asking a question as part of a debate. This led to Clarke stating that some of his colleagues would be better off protesting outside the commons in yellow vests.

His maiden speech in the house was a classic ""I took advice on what the contents of a maiden speech should be, and I was surprised by some of what I heard. I was told that my speech should have all the attributes of a lady's well-cut dress, meaning that it should be long enough to cover all the important points but still short enough to be interesting."

I'll leave out going chapter and verse about when he was arrested after a parliamentary researcher left his London flat in a distressed state or him benefiting from the HS2 hardship fund whilst failing to declare it in the commons when speaking on the subject.

Has anyone got an MP to match/beat him?
 

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My MP is pretty decent, Stephen Morgan (Labour) in Portsmouth South. Genuinely good guy and pretty good on local issues. Gets flack as has spoken out for remain at various points despite Portsmouth being majoritvely leave. First Labour MP here since the 20s I believe.

On the other hand, Penny fucking Mordaunt is the nearby Portsmouth North MP...
 

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Gavin Williamson.

I think I win given that no-one on here lives in Christopher Chode or Phillip Davies' constituency.
 

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Emma Reynolds is pretty decent. Does a good job as far as I can see.
 

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Anne Milton. Just a faceless Tory drone really. Consistently votes for whatever unpleasant measure is put before her like a loyal party member should. Occasionally pops up at a local fete and scares the children.
 

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Have previously had Cameron and Hunt as local MP's (how lucky am I!)

Lucy Allan is my current MP and she has a chequered past to say the least...…

Fake Death Threat Controversy - In December 2015, Allan posted on Facebook an email she said she received from a constituent; the email was edited and ended with the words "unless you die". Allan later acknowledged that she had added those words to the email (saying she had taken them from a different email) – leading to accusations of her faking a death threat. Allan deactivated her Facebook and Twitter accounts following the incident. Allan later apologised for creating a "misleading impression", and said the controversy was not about her use of social media, but due to "activists unhappy they didn't get the MP they wanted"

Allegations of bullying staff - In December 2015, Allan was accused of bullying members of staff, and leaving a series of voicemail messages to a sick employee allegedly including a threat of dismissal. On 21 December 2015, a statement about the allegations was published on Allan's website but deleted later in the day. The statement apologised for Allan's voicemail messages, which were publicly released, but stated the bullying allegations were unfounded and was critical of a former employee; the London Evening Standard characterised the statement as "a long rebuttal". Later in January 2016, Allan acknowledged sending the voicemails was "stupid" and she regretted shouting at the employee, but denied her actions amounted to bullying.

Junior Doctors Strike - In April 2016, Allen used Facebook to say: "Hard-working people in Telford don't get why privileged trainee doctors, on course to earn £100,000 plus, will hold NHS to ransom and deprive ordinary people of emergency care. I don't get it either." Her comments were criticised by junior doctors, with one saying that many of her fellow graduates were still junior doctors who can work “horrific shift patterns” and move hospital every 12 months.

I'm also unimpressed with her voting record. From the website theyworkforyou.com some of her voting record is as follows....

Voted AGAINST laws to promote equality and human rights
Voted AGAINST investigations into Iraq war
Voted AGAINST right to remain for EU nationals already living here
Voted FOR a reduction in spending on welfare benefits
Voted AGAINST paying higher benefits for those unable to work due to illness or disability
Voted AGAINST higher tax on banks
Voted FOR reducing capital gains tax
Voted FOR reducing corporation tax
Voted AGAINST implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion
Voted FOR mass surveillance of people's communications and activities
Voted AGAINST measures to prevent climate change
 

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Mike Wood who compaigned to leave EU. Apparently!
 

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before she retired, my MP was the two faced cow gisela stuart, who sold us down the fucking river.
 

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Not going to 'win' this - mine is Simon Hoare (a Tory, but that's always going to be who gets in down here) who is vaguely human - have met him once
 

Tyrannosaurus Dan

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Adrian Bailey is my MP. He has a fairly easy job in that he is in a very safe Labour seat but whenever I have emailed him I have always had a good response back.

I know he voted against Corbyn's leadership in 2016 and he is also pro-EU, anti No Deal and open to a People's Vote.
 

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before she retired, my MP was the two faced cow gisela stuart, who sold us down the fucking river.

Did a brilliant job in holding onto Birmingham Edgbaston for a number of years. I met her once and she had my upmost respect until joining the lunatics who Dave let loose with the keys to our future.
 

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Mum’s side of the family is from Maidenhead so we all know who their MP is...
 

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Mine is Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the worst and most arrogant MP ever. If you took out everything that there is to potentially like or admire in a Tory MP, she is what's left. She is a David Cameron or George Osborne bereft of any charisma but is even smuggier than any of them. I don't like her.
 

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Adrian Bailey is my MP. He has a fairly easy job in that he is in a very safe Labour seat but whenever I have emailed him I have always had a good response back.

I know he voted against Corbyn's leadership in 2016 and he is also pro-EU, anti No Deal and open to a People's Vote.

Fancy a swap?
 

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Mike Wood who compaigned to leave EU. Apparently!

Let's see if the meeting he's chairing to "air concerns" about building on the Wordsley greenbelt comes to anything...
 

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I have Chris Bryant as my MP and Leanne Wood as my AM.
 

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I'd rather live in South Staffs than West Bromwich East even if it did mean having a Tory weirdo, Partridge-esque MP!

It's really not all that. I'm surrounded by 80 year old Tories. It kind of thins the dating pool. I'm not into that.
 

Tyrannosaurus Dan

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Actually, I typed that wrong. I'm West Bromwich West not West Bromwich East. If I was West Bromwich East I'd have Tom Watson as my MP.
 
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