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Thursday, 26 March 2009

Pickles second home - no support.

Eric Pickles on his second home on Question time, followig questions about McNutty. Pickles lives 37 miles from Westminster in Brentwood and has a flat in central London.  He tried his best to justify it to his audience, but the audience is united in its opposition to MP's second homes, at least those in outer London. He tried to explain that he has to be at work bang on time and would leave home at 5:30am to be able to do so. Since the majority of Brentwood's residents work in London, in jobs that they have to be on time for, he is in the same boat as most of his constituents, surely?


  1. He's a fat bastard and no mistake.

  2. Totally agree. He came across as an out of touch fool.

    I have transcribed the exchange from QT on my blog here.