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Priti Patel

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Gingster Thu 05-Mar-20 07:30:32

Priti Patel seems to be in deep water. Bullying, payoffs , paying OH for ‘part time ‘ work. Etc etc. Can we trust any of our politicians? She denies it all. I smoke without fire!

tanith Thu 05-Mar-20 07:39:28

Horrible women but her PM is supporting her, so that’s alright then🤬

Gingster Thu 05-Mar-20 07:48:44

No smoke without fire 🤦‍♀️

M0nica Thu 05-Mar-20 07:58:36

To be fair to PP, when she employed her husband - and there is no suggestion that he did not do the work he was paid for - many MPs employed family and friends in their offices. In most cases there was never any suggestion that the work was not done or overpaid. Many MPs found it very convenient to use their partner as their in-constituency representative. This is not now allowed.

Having said that, she has had a reputation for a long time for being a difficult and bullying person - and none to bright.

Curlywhirly Thu 05-Mar-20 08:07:57

It will be interesting to see what the upcoming Industrial Tribunal reveals. It is not looking too good for Priti at the moment, there appears to be quite a few disgruntled staff.

yggdrasil Thu 05-Mar-20 08:10:53

It is an internal enquiry organised by the PM. Outcome alredy decided.
We need a public enquiry

Curlywhirly Thu 05-Mar-20 08:20:11

As Philip Rutnam is claiming Constrctive Dismissal, I presume there will be an Industrial Tribunal. But, yes, there should also be a completely independant enquiry, which will give other staff an opportunity to voice their concerns.

Curlywhirly Thu 05-Mar-20 08:21:20

Sorry that should be Independent!

MaizieD Thu 05-Mar-20 08:24:09

Cabinet Office enquiry promised

Industrial Tribunal, legal wheels already in motion.

Two completely different things.

biba70 Sun 11-Oct-20 12:42:24

Very interesting article on the history of different waves of immigration

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/27/how-did-british-indians-become-so-prominent-in-the-conservative-party

biba70 Sun 11-Oct-20 12:43:32

Ugandan Asians were all, economic migrants- who then went on to exploit other Indian immigrants they considered 'lower class/caste'.