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Crooks, Criminals and Members of Parliament

March 4th, 2009 by Graham Attwell

I generally don’t like the endless chain emails of jokes that do the rounds. But this one did cause me to smile – and I thought it was worth sharing here. Warning – I have no idea if this is true but if so it is a little alarming!

“This is unbelievable, but true!

Can you imagine working for a company that has a little more than  600 employees and has the following employee statistics .

29 have been accused of spouse abuse

7 have been arrested for fraud

9 have been accused of writing bad cheque’s

17 have directly or indirectly bankrupted at least 2 businesses

3 have done time for assault

71 cannot get a credit card due to bad credit

14 have been arrested on drug-related charges

8 have been arrested for shoplifting

21 are currently defendants in lawsuits

84 have been arrested for drink driving in the last year

Which organisation is this ?

It’s the 635 members of the House of Commons, the same group that cranks out hundreds of new laws each year designed to keep the rest of us inline. “

One Response to “Crooks, Criminals and Members of Parliament”

  1. Alison says:

    Graham – I agree this is a good one – we had it sent round southern Africa a year or so ago – except it referred to the government of South Africa!

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