Ed: In case you can’t read the names of the MPs in this display board, here’s a list:
MP Luke Hall (Thornbury and Yate)
MP Jack Lopresti (Filton and Bradley Stoke)
Chris Skidmore (Kingswood)
Alex Chalk (Cheltenham)
Richard Graham (Gloucester)
Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury)
Mark Harper (Forest of Dean)
John Howell (Henley)
Victoria Prentice (Banbury)
David Johnson, (Wantage)
Robert Courts (Witney)
Dr Andrew Murrison (South West Wiltshire)
Danny Kruger (Devizes)
Michelle Donelan (Chippenham)
John Glen (Salisbury)
Justin Tomlinson (North Swindon)
Jesse Norman (Hereford & South Herefordshire)
Bill Wiggin (North Herefordshire)
The Westbury People’s Gallery has long been a fan of John Cleese and his tireless campaign to speak whatever ordure comes to mind without fear of censure by the corporate nanny state and its mouthpiece, i.e. much of the mainstream media.
Following Cleese’s stalwart example we want to talk ‘sewage’. Yes, that fantastic fountain of corporate wealth for privatised water companies which, thanks to our far-sighted Conservative entrepreneurs, means their executives no longer have to deal with human waste but can simply allow it to be dumped in our waterways and seas, thereby reaping massive profits. They do this by removing the onerous task of processing it and hence of taking responsibility for our environment and our world. They are paid to fulfil this task by a seemingly unaware public.
To explain – in October 2021, a proposed amendment from the House of Lords to the Environment Bill would have placed legal duties on water companies to reduce discharges of sewage. It was defeated by 265 MPs’ votes to 202 in the House of Commons. Yes, that’s right – 265 MPs voted to reject the attempt to toughen up the approach to the discharge of sewage. In their eyes, the amendment was clearly devised by a cabal of fools with no experience of that well-known truth that where there’s muck there’s brass (especially for friends of the Conservative Party). Just 22 Conservative MPs rebelled and voted against the Bill. No doubt, the government hopes they will be replaced by more financially astute ‘muck-rakers’ in the near future (assuming we have a government then).
So, we are confident that many of those 265 MPs in the elected Conservative party would be honoured to be featured on the display board we have created. It recognises the unique spirit of Blighty enterprise – only astute entrepreneurs could spot a financial opportunity where many of us just see human waste.
Because of the huge number of Conservative MP names involved, we have limited our display board to those in the West of England who have bravely put the interests of water company shareholders before snowflake woke bemoaners. The board is a recognition of commercial merit – profit before planet and filthy lucre before clean water. It is also a dedication to the stalwart efforts of those intrepid MPs in enabling us to wade through raw sewage in our rivers and on our beaches. There are always plenty more fish in the sea – somewhere or other, and possibly even alive.
Ed: Find your MP on the board and thank him for polluting our rivers and beaches.
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