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.
EXPLOIT THE OPPORTUNITIES': Jon Gaunt's firm masterminded the Police Federation's Pc Pleb
protests against ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell, right.
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
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.
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
Mr Mitchell was forced to resign when he was accused of calling a police officer a pleb
after being told he could not ride his bicycle through the gates at Downing Street.
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?