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Classic Dennis Skinner one liners

He’s got the best attendance and the lowest expenses in Parliament; he never accepts drinks off journalists and has been thrown out of Parliament on more than 10 occasions. In honour of Dennis skinner, we run down some of his best quotes.
1) On The Tory Party Half the Tory members opposite are crooks. He was then told to withdraw the remark. OK, half the Tory members aren’t crooks.
2) To Roy Jenkins, Who Pronounced His Rs as Ws Roy: I leave this party without rancour Dennis: I thought you were taking Marquand with you
3) On George Osborne Is my right hon. Friend aware that in the 1970s and a lot of the 1980s, we would have thanked our lucky stars in the coalfield areas for growth of 1.75 per cent.? The only thing growing then were the lines of coke in front of boy George and the rest of them.
4)To Black Rod Every year at the state opening of Parliament Black Rod is sent on behalf of the Queen to request that MPs come through to the House of Lords. Dennis Skinner’s remarks have become part of thi…

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