The Weasels of Westminster

The Weasels of Westminster
In no particular order.

I am sure that there must be a hierachy involved, but apart from the Prime Minister and his bum, er sorry, Deputy, I just can’t be bothered……

MP Name and Post MP Name and Post
  David Cameron

Prime Minister

Conservative

  Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister

Liberal Democrat

  George Osborne

Chancellor

Conservative

  William Haig

First Secretary of State

Conservative

  Iain Duncan-Smith

Secretary of State for Works and Pensions

Conservative

  Jeremy Hunt

Secretary of State for Health

Conservative

  Andrew Mitchell

Chief Whip

Conservative

  Dr Vince Cable

Secretary of State for Business

Liberal Democrat

  Eric Pickles

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Conservative

  Chris Grayling

Secretary of State for Justice

Consevative

  Andrew Lansley

Leader of the House of Commons

Conservative

  David Willetts

Minister of State (Universities and Science)

Conservative

  Danny Alexander

Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Liberal Democrat

  Edward Davey

Secretary of State

Liberal Democrat

  Grant Shapps

Minister without Portfolio

Conservative

 

  Philip Hammond

Secretary of State for Defence

Conservative

  Owen Paterson

Secretary of State for the Environment

Conservative

  Oliver Letwin

Minister of State – Cabinet Office

Conservative

  Patrick Mcloughlin

Secretary of State for Transport

Conservative

  Francis Maud

Cabinet Office and Paymaster General

Conservative

  Kenneth Clarke

Minister without Portfolio

Liberal Democrat

  Michael Gove

Secretary of State for Education

Conservative

  Michael Moore

Secretary of State for Scotland

Liberal Democrat

  Theresa May

Secretary of State for the Home Department

Conservative

  Theresa Villiers

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Conservative

 

  Maria Miller

Secretary of State for Culture and Minister for Women and Equalities

Conservative

  Baroness Warsi

Senior Minister of State (Faith and Communities)

Conservative

  Lord Strathcyde

Leader of the House of Lords

Conservative

  Dominic Grieve QC

Attorney General

Conservative

  Justine Greening

Secretary of State for International Development

Conservative

  David Laws

Minister of State at the Cabinet Office and Department of Education

Liberal Democrat

  David Jones

Secretary of State for Wales

Conservative

 

the void

Advertising agency Iris, who won a lucrative contract with the Department of Work and Pensions to help launch changes to sickness and disability benefits, have produced an internal document portraying benefit claimants and disabled people as chavs, alcoholics and criminals.

Iris won the £2 million contract tohelp launch Employment Support Allowance back in 2008. The company has several other lucrative government contracts, most famously designing the creepy Wenlock and Mandeville Olympic mascots. They also count Argos as one of their major clients.

The document, called “Iris on Benefits”, features a series pf photographs such as the one above, to illustrate information about the company’s employee benefits schemes such as the page outlining maternity pay – which comes complete with a photograph of a young pregnant woman dressed in typical ‘chav’ attire, smoking a cigarette.

Other pictures show people swigging from bottles of cider, a man on a mobility scooter wearing…

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