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When asked to confirm he had heard Mitchell use the word pleb in private, he added, uncomfortably: "I think I did, but not in a bad context" - quite what a good context might be was left unanswered.
Under the proposed ordinance, each of the six PLEBs will be composed of a city councilor of the district, a barangay (village) chair chosen by the Association of Barangay Captains in a special assembly convened by the Barangay Operations Center, and three residents of the district chosen by the city's peace and order council.
But the cops now guarding Downing Street know Pleb is a word used in cursing.
These people, known as PLEBS, People Lacking Everyday Basic Skills, have a tough time figuring out how to calculate credit card interest, and are left stumped by flat-pack furniture instructions and the way train tickets are priced.
POLICE were yesterday accused of spinning a "web of lies" over claims that ex Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell called them plebs.
Officers protested outside the minister's constituency office in Sutton Coldfield, wearing t-shirts emblazoned with the slogan "PC Pleb and proud".
Mr Mitchell was embroiled in a row with police after allegedly calling an officer a pleb during a dispute in Downing Street.
WRITING as a proud pleb, I must make clear that I have no problems with privately-educated toffs per se.
PLEB storm politician Andrew Mitchell must be investigated over his outburst at Downing Street police officers, David Hanson said yesterday.
Giving his ruling, Mr Justice Mitting said: "For the reasons given, I am satisfied, at least on the balance of probabilities, that Mr Mitchell did speak the words alleged, or something so close to them as to amount to the same, including the politically toxic word pleb.
Ian Edwards, chairman of West Midlands Police Federation, said: "We hope that we can get to the bottom of the PC Pleb row and then put it behind us.
I'VE never called anyone a pleb, certainly not a police officer.
Did Andrew Mitchell call a serving police officer a pleb, because he has not answered that question?