Devizes MP on secret visit to Afghanistan

This Is Wiltshire: Claire Perry, Brigadier General Sheren Shah of Afghan National Army and the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP Claire Perry, Brigadier General Sheren Shah of Afghan National Army and the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP

Claire Perry MP and Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Defence, have recently returned from a short but intensive visit to Afghanistan.

Together they visited Kabul, the Afghan capital, and Helmand Province and had meetings with local politicians, diplomats, entrepreneurs, military leaders, British, American and Afghan troops on the ground both in Camp Bastion and in several remote bases.

Mrs Perry said: “The professionalism and commitment of our Armed Forces was as clear as ever, as was the progress being made by the Afghan Armed Forces in taking over their own military operations.

“More than 10,000 members of the Armed Forces live in my Constituency and it was particularly inspiring to meet so many Wiltshire based solders as well as the unofficial record holder for Devizes to Westminster canoe race.”

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3:14pm Wed 20 Feb 13

cris says...

wasting more of our money she cant fix the problems in wilts for the troops at or due home. god know what damage she can do away !!!

please please please please quit !!!
wasting more of our money she cant fix the problems in wilts for the troops at or due home. god know what damage she can do away !!! please please please please quit !!! cris
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10:14pm Wed 20 Feb 13

jezercalne says...

Unlike my own MP (in a neighbouring constituency), who takes no account of his voters' opinions, I was under the apprehension that she listened to people. I am obviously wrong in that she just follows the party line, with nice photo opportunities.
Unlike my own MP (in a neighbouring constituency), who takes no account of his voters' opinions, I was under the apprehension that she listened to people. I am obviously wrong in that she just follows the party line, with nice photo opportunities. jezercalne
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8:15pm Fri 22 Feb 13

shed says...

smug smirking Perry again, a photo op at any opportunity, as long as its got nothing to do with her constituency.

Can anyone name anything constructive she has done for Devizes and area?

Obviously she has great hopes for her political career, but I hear there have been murmurings of discontent amongst Devizes Tories and mutterings about de-selection.
I do so hope so.
smug smirking Perry again, a photo op at any opportunity, as long as its got nothing to do with her constituency. Can anyone name anything constructive she has done for Devizes and area? Obviously she has great hopes for her political career, but I hear there have been murmurings of discontent amongst Devizes Tories and mutterings about de-selection. I do so hope so. shed
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10:11pm Fri 22 Feb 13

Harold Shand says...

Shed. You know absolutely nothing but at least you let us know it,#
Shed. You know absolutely nothing but at least you let us know it,# Harold Shand
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8:39am Sat 23 Feb 13

notscot says...

Another photo-op grabbed with both hands. Another set of pictures for the portfolio. Ms. Perry will be with us for some decades, I fear.
No doubt able to entertain us with a toothy grin and irrelevant statement on each Jolly. Er - sure I meant highly necessary visit on behalf of the PM.
Another photo-op grabbed with both hands. Another set of pictures for the portfolio. Ms. Perry will be with us for some decades, I fear. No doubt able to entertain us with a toothy grin and irrelevant statement on each Jolly. Er - sure I meant highly necessary visit on behalf of the PM. notscot
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10:45am Sat 23 Feb 13

shed says...

Harold Shand wrote:
Shed. You know absolutely nothing but at least you let us know it,#
A smirker fan?

So come on, speak out with what you do know then?

Give some examples of what this awful woman has done for Devizes and area other than for her own political ambition?


Standing grinning in wannabe combat kit and shades she just looks a fool.
[quote][p][bold]Harold Shand[/bold] wrote: Shed. You know absolutely nothing but at least you let us know it,#[/p][/quote]A smirker fan? So come on, speak out with what you do know then? Give some examples of what this awful woman has done for Devizes and area other than for her own political ambition? Standing grinning in wannabe combat kit and shades she just looks a fool. shed
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1:26pm Sat 23 Feb 13

wondering why says...

Gambia, Afghanistan oh the life of a back bench MP. Attending to matters on the home front would be good like train services, troops, employment and making sure Wiltshire Council don't make a complete horlicks of things.
Gambia, Afghanistan oh the life of a back bench MP. Attending to matters on the home front would be good like train services, troops, employment and making sure Wiltshire Council don't make a complete horlicks of things. wondering why
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10:01am Sun 24 Feb 13

shed says...

she doesn't give a **** about Wiltshire.

Its just a launch pad for her overweening ambition.

A career politician of the Blair kind.
she doesn't give a **** about Wiltshire. Its just a launch pad for her overweening ambition. A career politician of the Blair kind. shed
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12:14pm Sun 24 Feb 13

shed says...

the censored word on this so correct gazette was merely
D A M N
the censored word on this so correct gazette was merely D A M N shed
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