MP told ‘We don’t want you as patron’ by MS Society

     Kit Malthouse MP not wanted as patron of Andover MS Society. Not being ones to let the grass grow under their feet, members of Andover’s branch of the MS Society has reacted quickly to their patron voting for cuts to disability benefits. Regular readers may recall that, on Friday, I posted a blog on the … Continue reading MP told ‘We don’t want you as patron’ by MS Society

MP’s vote for benefit cut is incompatible with being patron of local MS Society – he should step down now

News that the UK government in the House of Commons forced through the welfare benefit cuts it wanted is not surprising. It used the established procedure known as ‘financial privilege’ to by-pass the opposition in the House of Lords. Anything said to be covered by financial privilege means the House of Lords cannot stop it. … Continue reading MP’s vote for benefit cut is incompatible with being patron of local MS Society – he should step down now