Thursday, 17 July 2008

MPs and MEPs Are Not Like Pigs At The Trough

Oinks to the right, squeals to the left.
Please stop comparing MPs and MEPs to pigs at the trough - British pigs receive absolutely no subsidy from the taxpayer.

(photo copyright UK Parliament )

This would actually contravene pig stocking density regulations* during the Budget speech but would qualify as free range for the rest of the time.

* floor area of chamber is 3128 square feet, stocking density for porkers 50-80kg is 5.9 square feet, number of MPs in the chamber is more than 530.

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