Gosh, I Wonder If There’s An Election Coming Up..?

MP Jon Cruddas, who described the travellers’ presence as “a real danger” to the community said he was pleased that the situation had been resolved amicably by the police and the council.

“Moving forward we need to ensure that stronger sanctions are in place to deal with potentially dangerous situations in a much more timely manner,” he said.

“The recent incident was allowed to escalate over the course of a week, which led to tension in the local community.

“I will be discussing how we can best deal with similar situations in the future, and will also be looking at what preventative measures could be established in the borough.”

Oh, my, surely not those noble souls in the much-maligned Caravan Utilising Nomadic Travelling Society?! What could have gotten into Cruddas that he could say such a thing?

In a response, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Saima Ashraf, said she was “surprised by his comments”, adding “our staff have been working actively to deal with the situation”.

“Clearly we have to work within the law but would, of course, welcome anything the MP could do in Parliament to strengthen the powers available to the Council.”

Oh, don’t be silly! He’s not going to do anything of the sort! He’s merely posturing for the Low Information Voter, of which Barking & Dagenham clearly has more than its fair share…

13 comments for “Gosh, I Wonder If There’s An Election Coming Up..?

  1. bobo
    November 28, 2014 at 10:19 am

    Yep, the elite are getting anxious, witness the outcome of Plebgate ( slightly mitigated by the fact that the judge stated the plaintiff was a witless cretin who probably didn’t know the word ‘pleb’ in the first place).

  2. Brightside Bob
    November 28, 2014 at 12:18 pm

    Acronym duly recognised. 🙂

    Ps: Is it copyright protected?

    • Ed P
      November 28, 2014 at 6:06 pm

      The Caravan Or Coach Key Service are nearby to help those Nomadic Travellers locked out of their vans. 😆

      • November 30, 2014 at 7:06 am


  3. Viscount Rectum
    November 28, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    The travellers presence is a real danger to the community, O dear have they insulted Allah or threatened Jihad or just useful at election time.

    • November 28, 2014 at 5:32 pm

      What a giggle! Having deliberately flooded Barking and Dagenham with foreigners to drive out the BNP councillors, Labour is now faced with another bunch of foreigners moving in on the original foreigners, and with even more human rights than they’ve got 🙂

      • Brightside Bob
        November 29, 2014 at 10:29 am

        “Labour is now faced with another bunch of foreigners moving in on the original foreigners.”

        Exactly the same situation as in Page Hall, Sheffield.

  4. mona
    November 28, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    It seems suckhole Cruddas may be breaking the law. the PUBLIC ORDER ACT1986, Deliberately provoking hatred of a racial group–distributing racist material to the public, inciting inflammatory rumours about an ethnic group for the purpose spreading racial discontent. Sections 17 –29. could this apply to dear Jon?

  5. Woman on a Raft
    November 29, 2014 at 12:13 am

    A master class in tactful wording. Obliquely related to the above.


    • November 30, 2014 at 7:07 am

      “…designed to create a hostile environment for travelling criminals to operate.”

      Anguished ‘Guardian’ columns in 5…4…3…

  6. November 29, 2014 at 7:28 am

    We are approaching that ‘historical’ point where groups face-off for a Rights Fight. This time we ordinary folk can be the audience as vaious furrin interlopers go through the knockout competition. Hopefully the winner will be exhausted and few and easily dealt with by the usherettes.

  7. MTG
    November 29, 2014 at 11:08 am

    Self respect and dignity 0 Travellers 1.

  8. November 30, 2014 at 8:52 am

    posturing for the Low Information Voter


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