Notwithstanding his inabilities and limitations, which have been high-lighted over the last few years, MPs have now found the possibility of a scape-goat in Michael Martin, the Speaker of the House of Commons. They are demanding he leaves office because he has handled the way they have connived and cheated very badly. It is as if the crooks would like to suggest that the trial judge, though correct, found them guilty, very badly.
Marks and Spencers, in a time of global recession, still made a massive £400,000,000 profit (£706m pre-tax) in the last trading year. Total sales rose year on year and they are paying a dividend to their shareholders.