Lib Dem hypocrisy: Simon Hughes attacks Labour for ‘wasting extraordinary amounts’ on free school meals

In a recent letter to constituents, Lib Dem MP Simon Hughes lamented Labour for 'wasting extraordinary amounts' of money on free school meals.

In a recent letter to constituents, deputy leader of the Lib Dems Simon Hughes attacked Labour-run Southwark council for “wasting extraordinary amounts” of money on free school meals.

Now that Clegg has announced his party will provide free school meals to 1.5million children aged five to seven, what’s the betting Hughes will all of a sudden always have been in favour of the idea?

Here is what some other Lib Dems though of free school meals until very recently.

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2 Responses to “Lib Dem hypocrisy: Simon Hughes attacks Labour for ‘wasting extraordinary amounts’ on free school meals”

  1. Garry

    that’s an impressively partisan reading of that letter isn’t it? How on earth do you expect to be taken seriously when you’ve clearly not read the letter yourself?

    The letter acknowledges the policy and comments but points to specific failings in funding the wealthy and intending on buying a ‘wine terrace’.

    Seriously, have you actually read the letter you’ve published?

    You used to get a serious bit of journalism on this website every now and then.

  2. Ukbanners

    “what’s the betting Hughes will all of a sudden always have been in favour of the idea?”

    How about we wait till he ACTUALLY says something like this. I hate it when people do this. Get outraged by something they IMAGINE will happen in accordance with their partisan beliefs as if it actually had happened.

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