Michael Fabricant 🇬🇧🇺🇦🌻 Profile picture
Socially liberal MP for #Lichfield. Believes in an independent, Global Britain. Loves hill walking, travel, red wine, cosy restaurants & pubs, and people.
Nov 4, 2021 • 5 tweets • 1 min read
Yesterday I voted for a reform of the system which judges MPs. Justice has to be done. You cannot have a single person as judge and jury, who states her opinion as to guilt before the investigations have even begun, refuses to interview witnesses face to face, and …. ..and makes factual errors in her report. This is not the British system of Justice.
I did not vote as to whether Owen Paterson is guilty or not. That will be decided by, I hope, a fairer and more accurate system which takes evidence from both sides. And if he is still found……
Aug 3, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
In 2016, a law was passed saying that if an MP is arrested, he/she cannot be named unless charged with a crime. Only 1 MP voted against. Nor can they be suspended because they’d then be named or identified.
A load of fake outrage from MPs who did not vote against the 2016 rule. Anyway, in THIS country, you are innocent until proven guilty.