Lib Dems “most sweary peers in House of Lords”

Something to amuse you on a dark January evening from iNews:

Our Lib Dem Lords make six out of the top ten profane peers

Six of the top 10 “sweary peers” are Lib Dems, with Baroness Sarah Ludford leading the pack with 51 profanities in 2017. It’s a pretty admirable feat given that peers only managed to score 287 swears between them across the whole year.

They have been joking about it on Twitter:

The Leader of the our Lords group was perhaps upset that he didn’t make the list:

Sarah Ludford was modest:

Liz Barker is such a diplomat:

It’s a different story with our MPs, though. Not one of them made the list of sweary MPs, which was topped by Labour’s Jess Phillips.

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8 Comments

  • Nick Collins 23rd Jan '18 - 7:19pm

    They would not get away with it on LDV!

  • They [redacted]ing would Nick!

  • Good to see another article full of piercing insight and relevance whilst the Lib Dems teeter on the bring of oblivion.

  • Ruth Bright 23rd Jan '18 - 8:43pm

    As long as they aren’t the most handsy

  • Tony Greaves 23rd Jan '18 - 9:57pm

    Mr Parker might consider that one of the reasons that we Liberals have survived in much worse times than these is that we have always had a good sense of humour including the self-deprecating kind. (some of the more slightly self-pompous members of our party might also think about that!)

  • Well there is a lot to swear about at the moment!!

  • John Marriott 25th Jan '18 - 7:02am

    You’re not ****ing kidding!

  • Simon Banks 19th Mar '18 - 8:52pm

    Was “Tory” one of the profanities?

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