Monday, May 11, 2009

No welcome in the hillside for Gurkhas

Miss Wagstaff singles out those Welsh MPs who voted against the motion on Gurkha Settlement Rights.

Below is the full list of Welsh MPs and how they voted. With 23 Labour MPs against, 5 Labour MPs and two Lib Dem MPs absent, and only a total of 10 MPs (the 3 Plaid MPs, the 3 Tory MPs, 2 Lib Dem MPs, the independent MP Dai Davies and only one Labour MP - Julie Morgan) voting in favour of the motion, the Gurkhas have little reason to feel welcome in Wales.

When the new Armed Forces Day is held later this year, we will no doubt see many of the 23 sycophants who put their party before their principles prancing around waving Union Jacks and telling us how much they support the Armed Forces.

Indeed, as Miss Wagstaff points out, John Smith is already having his picture taken alongside uniformed Gurkhas.

What a bunch of hypocritical spineless opportunist bastards.

On top of everything else the Gurkhas have done, they have been deployed here in Wales on various occasions, not only to protect the endangered Red Kite from egg robbers, but in times of crisis such as the Foot and Mouth outbreak in 2001.

  • How They Voted


    1. Nick Ainger (Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire) Labour

    2. Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West) Labour

    3. Chris Bryant (Rhondda) Labour

    4. Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley) Labour

    5. Wayne David (Caerphilly) Labour

    6. Hywel Francis (Aberavon) Labour

    7. Nia Griffith (Llanelli) Labour

    8. Peter Hain (Neath) Labour

    9. David Hanson (Delyn) Labour

    10. Dai Havard (Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney) Labour

    11. Kim Howells (Pontypridd) Labour

    12. Huw Irranca-Davies (Ogmore) Labour

    13. Ian Lucas (Wrexham) Labour

    14. Alun Michael (Cardiff South & Penarth) Labour

    15. Madeleine Moon (Bridgend) Labour

    16. Jessica Morden (Newport East) Labour

    17. Paul Murphy (Torfaen) Labour

    18. Albert Owen (Ynys Môn) Labour

    19. Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd) Labour

    20. John Smith (Vale of Glamorgan) Labour

    21. Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside) Labour

    22. Don Touhig (Islwyn) labour

    23. Alan Williams (Swansea West) Labour


    1. Martin Caton (Gower) Labour

    2. Paul Flynn (Newport West) Labour

    3. Siân James (Swansea East) Labour

    4. Martyn Jones (Clwyd South) Labour

    5. Betty Williams (Conwy) Labour

    6. Lembit Öpik (Montgomeryshire) Liberal Democrats

    7. Roger Williams (Brecon & Radnorshire) Liberal Democrats


    1. Stephen Crabb (Preseli Pembrokeshire) Conservative

    2. Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent) Independent

    3. David Davies (Monmouth) Conservative

    4. David Jones (Clwyd West) Conservative

    5. Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy) Plaid Cymru

    6. Julie Morgan (Cardiff North) Labour

    7. Adam Price (Carmarthen East & Dinefwr) Plaid Cymru

    8. Hywel Williams (Caernarfon) Plaid Cymru

    9. Mark Williams (Ceredigion) Liberal Democrat

    10. Jennifer Willott (Cardiff Central) Liberal Democrat

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    Anonymous said...

    The Gurkhas wouldn't want to live in Wales anyway. Wales is a shithole full of inbred monobrowed midgets and you need half a pint of phleghm in your throat just to pronounce the place names.

    Dick Puddlecote said...

    So anyone who agrees with the cause of the ghurkas in Wales should see that Labour are evil and not vote for them.

    Excellent. Yet another large tranche of voters to give Brown and his collected numpties a black eye in June (and beyond, hopefully)

    Anonymous said...

    Every Labour MP with a 10,000 majority or less will be turfed out. I can't wait to get my say.

    Thank you for bringing this to attention. Add another reason to rid the red from Cardiff South and Penarth.

    saucepan said...

    Interesting that Plaid voted for the Gurkhas to stay, so is it just English settlers they don't want then?

    Anonymous said...

    The Welsh are repulsive little homunculi who spread disease, coal dust and choral music wherever they go.

    Chris said...

    Right, that's a strongly-worded missive to my local MP - Huw "rhymes with wanker" Davies!

    Shadie said...

    Anonymous said that the Welsh spread disease? Funny then that the only place in the UK currently free from Swine Flu is Wales. lol ;)
    I see that John Smith has decided to step down 'due to health issues', could it possibly that he has back problems due to the fact he has 2 faces and no spine.