FROM UKIP’S DEPUTY LEADER Oh Lord, this cosy sys­tem of cre­at­ing peers stinks!

STRAIGHT TALK­ING

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I HAVE to say some­thing about the case of poor Daniel Pelka, the five-year-old who had been tor­tured by his evil par­ents.

He was wa­ter-boarded, starved, locked in a cell with­out any win­dows and fi­nally beaten into a coma from which he never woke up. His drug addict mother and step­fa­ther were each locked up for 30 years.

I think life should mean life.

But my ques­tion is why did no-one step in to stop this abuse?

Daniel was only 23lbs when he died. He was seen scav­eng­ing through bins at school for food.

It had to be ob­vi­ous what was go­ing on. THE an­nounce­ment that Peter Ca­paldi is to be the 12th Doc­tor Who is pure ge­nius.

Yes, he’s Mal­colm Tucker out of

– the nasty bas­tard who can’t stop shout­ing, swear­ing and bul­ly­ing.

If he plays the Doc­tor as Mal­colm Tucker, it’ll be the fun­ni­est in­car­na­tion ever – but would have to be shown af­ter the wa­ter­shed! LAST week the po­lit­i­cal class at West­min­ster brought democ­racy in this great coun­try of ours into dis­re­pute.

They cre­ated a fur­ther 30 peers, which means that the House of Lords is now stuffed with nearly 800 mem­bers, in­clud­ing 25 bish­ops. They’ve fewer coun­cil­lors than UKIP, fewer MEPs and are nowhere in the polls.

Un­der the coali­tion agree­ment, which stated that the House of Lords should re­flect the out­come of the gen­eral elec­tion, UKIP should al­ready have over TWENTY peers.

We have three – all de­fec­tions. The whole sys­tem STINKS.

It gets even worse when you look at the peo­ple who the po­lit­i­cal par­ties have sent up to the House of Lords.

Donors

My party said that it was ‘the Es­tab­lish­ment re­ward­ing the Es­tab­lish­ment for be­ing the Es­tab­lish­ment’.

The lists are made up mainly of po­lit­i­cal donors, lob­by­ists and a few ex-politi­cians.

The Tory in­take in­cludes Sir An­thony Bam­ford (right) – the boss of JCB – whose as­so­ci­ated com­pa­nies have given the party nearly £5mil­lion.

There is also prop­erty busi­ness­man Howard Leigh, who has handed over £219,000 to the Con­ser­va­tives.

The Lib Dems’ list in­cludes Min­istry of Sound founder James Palumbo, who has given the party al­most £700,000.

An­other, Rumi Ver­jee, has given the Lib Dems £770,000 since May 2010.

Labour are no bet­ter. Their list also re­wards donors and money-men.

Wil­liam Haughey, the fridge mag­nate, has given the party £1.3mil­lion since 2003.

Labour Party fund-raiser Jon Men­del­sohn also gets a gong.

The whole rigged sys­tem proves that things haven’t changed in 400 years. When Par­lia­ment re­fused to pay for the lav­ish life­style of King James I, he sim­ply cre­ated the new ti­tle of Baron – which all those ap­pointed to­day be­come – and sold peer­ages. To­day, it’s quite ob­vi­ous that the Con­ser­va­tives, the Lib Dems and Labour are do­ing the same.

But what do we do about it?

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