Sunday, March 14, 2010

So, who's telling porkies?


pork pie = lie


From the Sunday Herald -

Labour’s biggest Scottish donor has vigorously denied helping former council boss Steven Purcell flee the country after he suffered a breakdown and admitted taking cocaine.

From the Sunday Times -

NINE days ago Willie Haughey, one of Labour’s biggest donors and an ally of Gordon Brown, was spotted at a secret crisis meeting in a pub car park in the south of the Glasgow. He was flanked by two smartly dressed businessmen. Nearby, a plump man sat in a car, clearly agitated.

Make of the above what you will...

update - Have a look at what aangirfan has written

6 comments:

Catosays said...

Keep going Rab.. More power to your Laphroiag.

Mr. Mxyzptlk said...

So he met Alex (plump man) Salmond

RantinRab said...

Niko, I know describing someone as 'plump' in Scotland doesn't exactly narrow it down...

Anonymous said...

Mr Haughey wouldn't lie of course, or bully people into doing things against their better judgement.

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/2009/08/26/i-was-bullied-into-taking-blame-for-livingston-financial-mess-dominic-keane-tells-fraud-rap-court-86908-21624698/

http://www.scotsman.com/latestnews/Former-Livingston-FC-chairman-Dominic.5595801.jp

Oldrightie said...

"Labour’s biggest Scottish donor has vigorously denied helping former council boss Steven Purcell flee the country after he suffered a breakdown and admitted taking cocaine."

If he got Niko to concrete him somewhere, then this statement is true.

Anon said...

Hope the SNP benefit from all this.

- Aangirfan