UK Political Party workers are so dumb that the Electoral Commission gave the parties a total of £700,000 to help officials (he grant given was proportionate to the number of votes they got in the 1997 general election and the 1999 European elections) understand the new rules governing party funding and donations.
Labour was paid £165,000 in 2001 and £18,000 a year later, according to the Electoral Commission's accounts.
Shortly after Nu Labour (under Gen. Sec David (now Lordy Lord) Triesman started accepting secret donations from David Abrahams.,,, and continued to do so until a few weeks ago.
Would it be unreasonable to ask who received the training ? Can they read ? Can they do simple arithmetic ?
PS : Lordy Lord Triesman is of course the parliamentary Under Secretary for Innovation, Universities and Skills.
and is responsible for ...
- The Student Loans Company (and Customer First programme)
- The student loan debt sale
- Endowments and voluntary giving for higher education
- Quality assurance of Higher Education
- UK Intellectual Property Office
- Students as 'customers'
- Scenario building across DIUS
- Departmental efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability
- Research Assessment Exercise (RAE)
- Better Regulation
On November 20thThe Cracking Ideas Award Ceremony saw the successful culmination of the first year of the UK Intellectual Property Office’s educational resource for primary schools: Cracking Ideas. At the prize giving event regional winners and the overall national winner were announced by Lord Triesman, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Intellectual Property and Quality..... Lord Triesman said Cracking Ideas had been a tremendous success and confirmed that the government would agree that it was a Cracking Idea for Nu Labour to observe it's duties and obligations under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.
Pic - Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki, President of the Republic of South Africa is met by Lord Triesman, Parliamentary Secretary and Major Richard Henderson, Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire and Arran for the G8 Summit at Gleneagles, Scotland