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Handbags At Dawn

Published by on Thursday, 10 December 2009No Comment

Last month local Labour MP Celia Barlow (she of the “high lustre” shower head billed to the British taxpayer) was all set to star as guest of honour at the opening of a new branch of Boots – what glamourous lives these MPs live – and had the great honour of cutting the ribbon. The people flocked to the new chemists in er … single figures, but guest of honour Ms. Barlow was nowhere to be seen … and no phone call. After 30 minutes of waiting local Tory councillor Dawn Barnett stepped in, cut the ribbon and the festivities commenced. When the bedraggled Ms. Barlow finally arrived, assembled residents were forced to endure the entire ribbon cutting ceremony again after Ms. Barlow was informed that it was a Tory councillor who had already cut the ribbon. If looks could have killed ….

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