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Harriet What Have You Done?

By Tory Aardvark

The patron saint of equality could well have made the single biggest mistake of her career today, well if we had a government with honesty and integrity it would be a mistake. With this current government personified by spineless leadership, white wash and cover up, it will probably not matter one iota.

Harriet Harman Leader of the Commons

Harriet Harman Leader of the Commons

“According to police sources, Ms Harman is being investigated for driving without due care and attention, driving while illegally using a mobile phone and failing to stop after an accident, the most serious of the three offences”. more from James Millbank in The Mail

What sort of investigation can we expect? Will it be the sort of high speed white wash that has been attempted with the Attorney General?

Lord Ahmed

Lord Ahmed

Then there is the case of Labour Peer Lord Ahmed.

Jailing Lord Ahmed for 12 weeks, Mr Justice Wilkie said he had considered a suspended term because the dangerous driving had not caused the crash. But he added: ‘It is of the greatest importance people realise what a serious offence dangerous driving of this type is.

Martin Gombar died after being hit by a car driven by Lord Ahmed

Mr Justice Wilkie :”By reason of the prolonged, deliberate, repeated and highly dangerous driving, only a custodial sentence can be justified.

He said Ahmed, whom he banned from driving for a year, “must serve half the term before being released“. Full story in The Mail

Ahmed should have served half the sentence which is 42 days, he was released after just 16 days.