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Issue No. 2223

‘Harry, without people like you we wouldn’t be here. Thank you for all you’ve done—and all you represent’

David Cameron on 97 year-old lifelong Tory Harry Beckhough in his speech to the Conservatives’ conference

‘The eternally aggressive intent of the German mindset, lust after power and domination of all Europe, East and West, and beyond, from the Atlantic to the Urals’

Some of Harry Beckhough’s views. He wrote a pamphlet about the EU titled Germany’s Fourth Reich

‘It’s time the ‘right to strike’ within Air Traffic Control was removed. If these people don’t want to work, then replace them with military. The EU Commission must act to now end this chaos’

Panicking Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary

‘I am concerned our customers will be asked to mix with lorry drivers, who in the summer suffer from BO, wear shorts and no shirt, and in some cases haven’t shaved for days’

Lord Sterling of Swan Hellenic cruises objects to his posh passengers sharing a port with dirty workers

‘Tell David Cameron that if he screws up my beloved NHS I’ll come back and bloody haunt him!’

The last words of agony aunt Claire Rayner

‘Removing minors before they reach the age of 17’

UK Borders Agency proposal to help cope with £346 million budget cuts. Unaccompanied minors have been allowed to remain until they can begin their own claims—at age 17 and a half


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Who Says?
Tue 12 Oct 2010, 18:13 BST
Issue No. 2223
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