The Telegraph provides us with some evidence that a House of Lords would be quite useful…at the very least for the entertainment prospects having one delivers.
Some people, such as the Prime Minister, think that Lord Sewel should quit the House of Lords after apparently being caught in a sex and drugs sting. What they do not realise is that John Buttifant Sewel was simply upholding the finest traditions of the Upper House.
Indeed his exploits look positively tame compared to some. If you really want to see a rogue in ermine, check out this list – gathered from our extensive obituaries archive – of seven deadly miscreant peers.
Snorting cocaine off of a hooker’s tits is hardly resigning material…hells teeth there is a prominent Auckland business man and knight of the realm whose son in law does that. He should be the first candidate a NZ House of Lords.
One of the Telegraph’s naughty peers is Lord Kagan:
Kagan’s domestic arrangements were also far from straightforward; he claimed to have had 40 mistresses by the age of 60. “My wife is not interested in fidelity,” he explained. “But no-one has ever taken her place in my life. Marriage is for keeps.”