Friday, 7 January 2011

David Chaytor MP

If there is one worse than a thieving bastard, it's a thieving bastard who is being paid a bloody good salary out of my taxes and then, not satisifed with that, sets out to thieve off me as well!

Today David Chaytor decided to change his plea to guiltly to charges of frauduently claiming £20,000 in expenses.

Chaytor was paid £12,925 for rent on a flat near Westminster between 2005 and 2006 which he owned, using a fake tenancy agreement with a "Sarah Elizabeth Rastrick" - his daughter's first and middle names.

He also claimed £5,425 for renting a cottage in Summerseat, near Bury in Lancashire between September 2007 and January 2008. A police investigation discovered it was actually owned by his mother, Olive Trickett, who had moved into a nursing home in May 2007 because she had dementia.

The claim for IT support services, made in May 2006, came as "something of a surprise" to the man named in the invoice - Paul France - the court heard, because he had not billed the former MP for any work. Mr France was a Labour member who did voluntary work at Chaytor's office.

Chaytor's defence lawyer James Sturman QC, said the former MP pleaded guilty out of "deep and genuine remorse" and had already paid a "quite devastating price" for his errors. Or to put it another way, he hadn't got a leg to stand on and reckoned it would reduce his sentence!

"We submit that the sums he received, if he had gone about it transparently, honestly and frankly, he would have been entitled to every penny, if not more than he claimed," said Mr Sturman. Well if that is the case, then the system is even more rotten than we all thought, and Chaytor is just plain fucking thick!

He also argued that any prison sentence should be suspended and a community punishment imposed. Thankfully the judge had more sense and sentenced the bent bastard to 18 months inside!

That's far too light, Nick. I think you should burn the bastard!

Nominated by : Dioclese 


Dioclese said...

Cheers, Nick. Made my blood boil. Let's hope the rest of this bunch of crooks get what's coming to them as well...

Liam said...


Shame he won't serve his full sentence, nobody ever does.

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