Eric Pickles’ Luxury Limo Bill Passes £500,000 Mark


 Controversial: Figures show Eric Pickles has spent hundreds of thousands on ministerial cars

Controversial: Figures show Eric Pickles has spent hundreds of thousands on ministerial cars

By @ShaunyGibson – Used to be @ShaunyNews

We know they are all criminals down ‘Whitechapel’ way, here is another idiot who spends like there is no tomorrow, and we all pay! Makes me sick. They are criminals, they hide sexual misconduct against Children way back to Thatchers ere and before.

https://acenewsdesk.wordpress.com/2014/11/13/ex-mi6-chief-peter-hayman-named-as-vip-who-sexually-abused-boys-elm-guest-house/

Eric Pickles’ ever-expanding and taxpayer-funded luxury limo bill has passed the half a million pound mark in just three years. The Communities Secretary spent £247,775 in 2012, £185,935 in 2013 and £103,091 in the first six months of 2014 alone.

That’s a grand total of £536,801 despite telling councils they need to save money on travel costs. He said in 2012: “Councils must keep doing their bit to tackle the inherited budget deficit because they account for a quarter of all public spending and still get through over £114 billion of taxpayers money each year. “Councils that put their thinking caps on now can save precious taxpayer pennies next year by cutting out waste and transforming frontline services that vulnerable people rely on.”

Labour have called the sums “seriously wasteful activity”. Although labour mp’s do this also!

Shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Ashworth, said: “Mr Pickles should be cutting costs, not driving around in luxury courtesy of the taxpayer.” When Pickles became Communities Secretary in 2011 he incurred the wrath of environmentalists by swapping his predecessor’s £20,000 hybrid Toyota Prius to a £70,000 gas-guzzling Jaguar.

Then Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle, said at the time: “Eric Pickles is very good at dishing it out when he believes others are wasting public money, but it turns out he is one of the worst offenders when it comes to the cost to the taxpayer of his own transport. “While the rest of the country is facing sky-high rail fares and the loss of local bus services, out-of-touch ministers prefer the comfort of their chauffeur-driven cars.” The coalition simply retorted that they spend far less than Labour did when they were in power.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tory-minister-eric-pickles-spends-4600153

http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Tory-Eric-Pickles-spends-half-million-pounds/story-24508261-detail/story.html

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Scottish independence: Thousands at Holyrood rally, Edinburgh


Pro-independence supporters gather outside the Scottish Parliament.

Pro-independence supporters gather outside the Scottish Parliament.

By Shaun Gibson : @ShaunyNews

No chance of trouble in Edinburgh today or tonight as we don’t have any unionists in or around our City, half the people I know were there today, been getting sent pictures and videos all afternoon when I was doing the live football. THIS IS HOW A PEOPLE CONTROL A GOVERNMENT! Take note World, when Government doesn’t work for Scotland, and the English to be fair, we take to the streets. Today passed with no trouble at all in Edinburgh, it was in good spirit. I heard there were a few warned by police to not talk about the ongoing police report with Electoral Commission over vote fraud and there were a few angry voices. Similar to today happened all over Scotland with Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, Glasgow amongst others not giving into what we all know to be a rigged Election/Referendum. As the police and Electoral Commission gather findings for possible evidence for the procurator fiscal in the highest court in the land on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, we just won’t accept blatant cheating that has been more than proven, still we wait for DevoMax powers, we were told on Thursday by David Cameron he will 100% hand them to us, but with the SNP (Scottish National Party) a party for Scotland ONLY being the 3rd largest in the UK and looking to overtake  the Conservative party in joined members, I think we all know in Scotland freedom is not too far away, David Cameron and his Westminster buddies made a HUGE error by signing a legally binding document, twice for powers the people of England and Wales now want, it may be that our freedom will come quicker than expected as Cameron tries to save his English vote. We have more pandas in Edinburgh Zoo than we do serving Tory/Conservative politicians in our parliament building above

THOUSANDS of people have gathered outside the Scottish Parliament for a rally in support of independence. A sea of saltires waved as the crowds listened to musical performances and speeches from campaigners. The rally, organised under the Voice Of The People banner, comes just over a week after Scotland rejected independence in the referendum. Many of those in attendance were still sporting badges, signs and banners in support of the Yes campaign, which won 45% of the vote on September 18. They joined in with renditions of Flower Of Scotland and Caledonia, while speakers urged them to carry on with the campaign. Those addressing the crowd included SNP MSP Marco Biagi and Kate Higgins of the Women For Independence group.

Ms Higgins urged people to reach out to the older female generation who may have voted No, and to take the campaign into deprived communities across Scotland. “It’s not over,” she told the crowd. “The dream will never die as long as we have gatherings like this.” Mr Biagi rallied supporters, stating: “True power has not been given back to Westminster, it has been lent to them and one day we will take it back.” Those attending were encouraged to give their backing to the SNP, with the party continuing its recruitment drive by making membership forms available at the event. The SNP – alongside other pro-independence parties – has seen its membership dramatically increase in the wake of the referendum. Meanwhile, another campaigner called on people to sign a petition calling for a “revote of the Scottish Referendum, counted by impartial international parties”. The petition on change.org has been signed by more than 93,000 people. A second rally, focusing on the demand for a revote, will be held outside Holyrood tomorrow. More than 9,000 people have stated they plan to attend on the event’s Facebook page. A third rally, dubbed The 45 Plus Rally, will be held outside the Parliament on November 29, with 32,000 people stating they are going on Facebook. Other rallies have been organised via social media in various parts of Scotland, including Glasgow and Aberdeen.

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A strong message not just to our outgoing 1st Minister Alex Salmond, but to Westminster also, we will NOT take this - Simple

A strong message not just to our outgoing 1st Minister Alex Salmond, but to Westminster also, we will NOT take this – Simple

You kinda need to be Scottish to get this one, but again, take note London

You kinda need to be Scottish to get this one, but again, take note London

These are all bags of food donated by the people of Glasgow today for food banks, something we WILL rid our soil of

This isn’t charity it’s humanity, George Sq Glasgow #the45

Near my last house, the Scottish people sung as the climbed the 'Crags'

Near my last house, the Scottish people sung as the climbed the ‘Crags’

Westminster don't have money to feed the poor, yet they found £3 Billion ($5B) For a War! NOT IN OUR NAME!

Westminster don’t have money to feed the poor, yet they found £3 Billion ($5B) For a War! NOT IN OUR NAME!

Westminsyer thought it was the end of us.Think again thats all I can say.

Westminsyer thought it was the end of us.Think again thats all I can say.

Some Kin

Some Kin

My good man Tommy Sheridan, can't wait!

My good man Tommy Sheridan, can’t wait!