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2014 JHA Opt-out Decision (15 July 2013)

Chris Bryant: ...he certainly sought this many times. If that is not the definition of begging, I am not sure what is. Then, of course, we had the bizarre event last Thursday afternoon, which was the classic kick-bollock scramble school of parliamentary drafting that this coalition has made standard practice when the Home Secretary first tabled a motion, then the Chairs of the Select Committees kicked up...

Backbench Business — Iraq War (10th Anniversary) (13 June 2013)

Pete Wishart: ...there, and that they could reach us in 45 minutes. He talked about collusion with al-Qaeda, and said that Saddam Hussein was preparing a nuclear programme using uranium from Niger. It was all total and utter bollocks

Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (Programme No. 2): Freedom of Speech: Members of Parliament (13 March 2013)

Tim Loughton: ...16 years of being a constituency MP—but probably unwisely—I let my true feelings get the better of me and referred to Mr Francis’s latest whinges as self- serving nonsense. In place of the word “nonsense”, however, the word I used, which I took off Mr Francis’s own blog—one that you have given me special dispensation to use today, Mr...

Scottish Parliament: Christian Aid Tax Justice Bus (14 November 2012)

Jim Eadie: ...are some of the most significant challenges faced by developing economies in the world today. I whole-heartedly support the efforts of non-governmental organisations and the grass-roots, student-led bollocks to poverty campaign, which involves a group of committed students from the University of Edinburgh, in their fight for tax justice. I pay tribute to their efforts to raise awareness of...

Hillsborough (22 October 2012)

Derek Twigg: ...that that might prevent Hillsborough hosting future semi-finals. I wish it had. Assistant Chief Constable Goslin insisted that, due to the crushing on the terraces, there had been a “real chance of fatalities” to which, astonishingly, Mr McGee replied: “Bollocks—no one would have been killed!”— I hope that is parliamentary language, Mr Deputy Speaker; it...

Scottish Parliament: Secretary of State for Scotland (Meetings) (15 December 2011) See 1 other result from this debate

Alex Salmond: ...the Prime Minister on television on Tuesday night. I congratulate Ruth Davidson on appointing Michael Tait as her press adviser. I understand that, last night, he won what the press call the tartan bollocks award for the most incredible story with no factual foundation during the year. It sounds like she has the ideal man for Conservative party material.

Scottish Parliament: Aberdeen Crossrail (12 March 2009)

Stewart Stevenson: Bollocks.

Nursing & Midwifery Council (11 March 2008)

Jim Devine: ...working environment lacking transparency. Sarah held what she termed 'soft chair conversations' with staff who were not in favour. This involved me being given at one point what she termed a bollocking." The national committee of the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association passed a vote of no confidence in the ability of the NMC to protect the public. All those people...

Public Demonstrations (Repeals) Bill [HL] (26 January 2007)

Baroness Ludford: ...been verified—complained to the station manager. This was because she was wearing a jacket emblazoned with the words—I have to report this factually, otherwise the point is lost, and I therefore apologise for the expression—"Bollocks to Blair". She was told that she was in contravention of an apparent ban under the Public Order Act 1986 on "words causing offence". It...

Business of the House: Antisocial Behaviour (18 January 2007)

Nick Herbert: ...at the royal Norfolk show in July 2006 was fined 80 and given a penalty notice for disorder by the police. His offence was that he displayed a T-shirt that the report in The Times said bore the slogan "Bollocks to Blair".

Scottish Parliament: Budget Process 2006-07 (21 December 2005)

Des McNulty: ...and the best possible use of public funds—is through constructive engagement between the committee and the Executive. The publication date of the committee's report coincided with the annual tartan bollocks award for the most incorrect story to be published in a Scottish newspaper. The lead story in The Herald that day revealed the existence of a 1.5 billion slush fund....

Defence (21 October 2004)

Mr Keith Simpson: A bollocking.

Public Bill Committee: Hunting Bill: New clause 11 - Use of dogs below ground (25 February 2003) See 1 other result from this clause

Hon. Nicholas Soames: Bollocks.

Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill (11 April 2000) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Selsdon: ...blasphemy was wrong. I remember that at the school I went to, if people were bowled out just before their 50, they might use foul language. I once said something unholy and was given a complete bollocking by the sports master who said that had I not been bowled out, I would have been dismissed out of hand.

Opposition Day: Cambodia (13 November 1989)

Mr Chris Mullin: ...appreciate that whichever Minister replies to the debate will have to read out another brief written by Mr. Colvin and his friends. I hope that when the Ministers return to the Foreign Office they will give him a bollocking and tell him that he should go to the department of folding deck chairs before too long. I trust that their policy on this issue will change.

Opposition Day: Coal Industry (State Aids) (5 February 1986)

Mr Alec Woodall: ...has to go. The whole thing is nonsense. I apologise for using rough language, but if Lord Hailsham, who presides in the other place, were listening to the debate, he would be saying under his breath "Bollocks", because that is what it amounts to.

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Settlement for Benefit of Children.) (2 July 1951)

..., Hon. John (St. Albans) Mackeson, Brig. H. R. Browne, Jack (Govan) Grimston, Robert (Westbury) McKie, J. H. (Galloway) Buchan-Hepburn, P. G. T Hare, Hon. J. H. (Woodbridge) Maclay, Hon. John Bollock, Capl. M Harris, Frederic (Croydon, N.) Maclean, Fitzroy Bullus, Wing Commander E. E Harris, Reader (Heston) MacLeod, lain (Enfield, W.) Burden, F. A. Harvey, Air Codre. A. V...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Clause 17. — (Suspension of Initial Allowances.) (2 July 1951)

.... L Hope, Lord John Brooke, Henry (Hampstead) Dunglass, Lord Hopkinson, Henry Browne, Jack (Govan) Duthie, W. S. Hornsby-Smith, Miss P Buchan-Hepburn, P. G T. Eccles, D. M. Horsbrugh, Rt. Hon. Florence Bollock, Capt. M. Elliot, Rt. Hon. W. E Howard, Gerald (Cambridgeshire) Bullus, Wing Commander E. E. Erroll, F. J. Howard, Greville (St. Ives) Burden, F. A. Fisher, Nigel Hudson, Sir...

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