Monday, January 18, 2021

Prycing a sentence

Section:

Owen Jones is wrong to argue that Vicky Pryce shouldn’t have been locked up

 

In today’s edition of The Independent, Owen Jones, the author of Chavs, argues that “[Vicky] Pryce and her husband should never have been locked up for their crimes”. He is wrong.

 

Vicky Pryce is a promotional tour for her book "Prisonomics"
Vicky Pryce is a promotional tour for her book “Prisonomics”

Vicky Pryce – who has ridiculously claimed that “most women are jailed due to men” – perverted the course of justice in lying to the police in 2011. She is now on a book tour and for Jones to call her sentencing a “tragedy” is just ludicrous.

 

A self-proclaimed socialist, Jones continues that many “powerless people” are also wrongly locked up before delving into the “racism” of imprisonment. Frankly, this wishy-washy nonsense is shameful journalism and just as sensationalist as anything that he’d no doubt accuse the Daily Mail of printing. The truth is simple: Vicky Pryce did the crime and she, like her husband, deserved the time.

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:

    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.
    Advertisement

    2 COMMENTS

    1. Vicky Price writing a novel based on the experiences of her 62 days custodial sentence in one of Chris Grayling’s holiday camps, had she been locked up in a South African or Zimbabwean Prison, I could take the book a bit more seriously. Free dental procedures makes it worth your while even if you are wrongly imprisoned. It is a win-win situation, as you even get a book deal, depending whether your crime is sensational enough.
      Her comical statement that most woman are jailed due to men is a laugh. Challenges are part of everyone’s life but there comes dark moments when a challenge turns into a crisis. Cherie Blair’s approach to “Cherie gate” was to become the “Damsel in stress” and cried “I am a mother, my son is leaving home to go to university”.
      If you choose to play a man’s game, at least try and have some balls.

    2. Owen Jones and Vicky Pryce must do the their homework. A large number of so-called non- violent inmates in British Prisons are in custody for breaching their community orders or licence. Breaching of bail conditions and much more. They lack responsibility and accountability, no consequences for their actions.
      The liberals live in a fantasy land. Lets do the time warp again. It is just a jump to the left, put your hands on your hips.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Advertisement
    Advertisement
    2,546FansLike
    2,068FollowersFollow
    10,739FollowersFollow
    129SubscribersSubscribe

    Most Popular

    A French Farce

    MacBook Maxwell

    Theresa The Tea Leaf

    Lock Him Up 2021!

    A Chelsea Essential

    Dry January 2021 CANCELLED

    Lockup Lunacy

    Sorry is the Shiftiest Word

    Bombastic Basham Bashes Back

    Archewell OFF!

    Getaway Ghislaine

    Oysters Ahoy!

    A Christmas Nightmare

    Blow-Up The Donald 2021