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Steve Farrell  says:

“Bikers are orphan-makers” MP attacked by Labour colleague

The MP who branded motorcyclists “widow-makers and orphan-makers” has been attacked by one of his own party colleagues. Fellow Labour MP Steve Pound, a member of Parliamentary Motorcycle Group, said Barry Sheerman’s remarks were “hysterical nonsense”. The MP for Ealing North said: “Some people should get it into their tiny heads that bikers are more often than not the victims...

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Feb 08

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Andy949494 says:

Thanks Steve Pound

Thanks for a bit of sense. Its just a shame that your colleague has not the decency to apologies for a deeply offensive and hurtful speech.  I also find it amazing that more is not made of the benefits of biking - It is a "low-level-polluting, energy-efficient, ergonomic mode of transport" - I am getting about 74mpg day in/day out from my 250 on my daily commute... 

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Feb 09

Posts: 515

Muppet MP

Er, hello. Don't forget, in the run up to any election, MP's will shamelessly vote grab and say anything to get them. Remember the difference between a hedgehog and Parliament - with a hedgehog, the pricks are on the outside.........

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