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Dennis Skinner

Data de nascimento: 11. Fevereiro 1932

Dennis Edward Skinner is a British politician of the Labour Party serving as the Member of Parliament for Bolsover since 1970. Skinner became the longest continuously serving Labour MP on 16 December 2017. He was Chairman of the Labour Party for one year from 1988–89 and served as a member of Labour's National Executive Committee, with brief breaks, for thirty years.He is known for his left-wing views and is considered by some to have an acerbic wit. He is a member of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs.

Citações Dennis Skinner

„Skinnner: "OK, half the Tories opposite are not crooks."“

—  Dennis Skinner

There is no evidence that Skinner said this. But see quotation from 1 April 1981, above.
It is an old joke which has been around since at least 1927 http://quoteinvestigator.com/2014/04/19/half-fools/.
Misattributed
Variante: Skinner: "Half the Tories opposite are crooks."
Fonte: "Dennis Skinner Did Not Call Half the Tories Crooks (and How to Verify Other Quotes from Parliament)" https://clioseyeroll.wordpress.com/2016/12/03/dennis-skinner-did-not-call-half-the-tories-crooks-and-how-to-verify-other-quotes-from-parliament/, 03 December 2016.

„When posh boys are in trouble they sack the servants“

—  Dennis Skinner

‘Only posh boys sack their servants’ – Jeremy Hunt faces the wrath of parliament http://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/only-posh-boys-sack-their-servants-jeremy-hunt-faces-the-wrath-of-parliament-1-2255699 The Scotsman, 25 April 2012
2010s

„Royal Mail for sale, Queen's head privatised.“

—  Dennis Skinner

Watch Dennis Skinner heckle cause laughter among MPs at State Opening of Parliament http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/watch-dennis-skinner-heckle-cause-1877167 Daily Mirror, 8 May 2013
2010s

„I bet he drinks Carling Black Label..“

—  Dennis Skinner

A reference to an advertising campaign at the time http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/416382.stm BBC 1991
1990s

„Tell the House of Lords to go to hell.“

—  Dennis Skinner

During the 2004 fox hunting debate in the House of Commons http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200304/cmhansrd/vo040915/debtext/40915-07.htm Parliament.co.uk (2004)
2000s

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„Skinner: The hon. Member for Edge Hill seems a bit upset about my saying that he was not there half the time. Will he settle for my agreeing that he was there the other half? That is an advance.“

—  Dennis Skinner

House of Commons, Hansard, 1 April 1981, 04:30am, volume 2 col 448 http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1981/apr/01/saving-for-things-done-under-a-licence#S6CV0002P0_19810401_HOC_593
Skinner may have been alluding to a classic joke http://quoteinvestigator.com/2014/04/19/half-fools/.
1980s

„Jubilee year, double-dip recession, what a start.“

—  Dennis Skinner

Queen's Speech 2012: Dennis Skinner heckles Black Rod http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9254516/Queens-Speech-2012-Dennis-Skinner-heckles-Black-Rod.html Daily Telegraph, 9 May 2012
2010s

„New Labour, New Black Rod.“

—  Dennis Skinner

A reference to Labour's election campaign slogan "New Labour, New Britain". http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1551880/General-Sir-Edward-Jones.html Daily Telgraph 1997
1990s

„The Hon. Gentleman is making pretty heavy weather of the fact that he was kicked out of this gentleman's club for 20 days. I call it a gentlemen's club.“

—  Dennis Skinner

Speech http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm199192/cmhansrd/1992-02-28/Debate-1.html in the House of Commons (28 February 1992)
1990s

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