Hampshire MP rushed to hospital

Mike Hancock

Mike Hancock

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A HAMPSHIRE MP has been rushed to hospital with a 'serious heart problem'.

Mike Hancock, Liberal Democrat for Portsmouth South, was this morning rushed to Southampton General Hospital for treatment.

It is not known what condition the MP is currently in.

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12:07pm Thu 21 Jun 12

10 Minute Man says...

shurely not more russian ?

hope he gets well, soton general is one of the best for cardiac care.
shurely not more russian ? hope he gets well, soton general is one of the best for cardiac care. 10 Minute Man
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12:30pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Paramjit Bahia says...

Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better.

Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.
Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better. Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated. Paramjit Bahia
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12:35pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Richard 51 says...

Nice timing with the doctors on strike get well soon
Nice timing with the doctors on strike get well soon Richard 51
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12:36pm Thu 21 Jun 12

cliffwalker says...

ਅਗ੍ਰੀਦ
ਅਗ੍ਰੀਦ cliffwalker
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12:38pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Shoong says...

Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better.

Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.
That's rich coming from the most spiteful regular poster on this site. Sounds more like baiting to me.

Good luck Mr Hancock.
[quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better. Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.[/p][/quote]That's rich coming from the most spiteful regular poster on this site. Sounds more like baiting to me. Good luck Mr Hancock. Shoong
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12:49pm Thu 21 Jun 12

The Salv says...

Did he get a little too excited at seeing another cute Russian girl to give a load of secrets too?
Did he get a little too excited at seeing another cute Russian girl to give a load of secrets too? The Salv
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12:56pm Thu 21 Jun 12

mummsie says...

Shoong wrote:
Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better.

Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.
That's rich coming from the most spiteful regular poster on this site. Sounds more like baiting to me.

Good luck Mr Hancock.
Quite agree Shoong!
[quote][p][bold]Shoong[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better. Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.[/p][/quote]That's rich coming from the most spiteful regular poster on this site. Sounds more like baiting to me. Good luck Mr Hancock.[/p][/quote]Quite agree Shoong! mummsie
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1:10pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Sovietobserver says...

Поправляйт
есь !
Будьте здоровЫ !
От Катия хххххх.
Поправляйт есь ! Будьте здоровЫ ! От Катия хххххх. Sovietobserver
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1:17pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Linesman says...

Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better.

Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.
Mike Hancock IS the joke.

If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him.
[quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better. Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.[/p][/quote]Mike Hancock IS the joke. If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him. Linesman
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2:10pm Thu 21 Jun 12

ohec says...

Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh.
Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh. ohec
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2:32pm Thu 21 Jun 12

OSPREYSAINT says...

ohec wrote:
Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh.
Not a very nice person are you?
[quote][p][bold]ohec[/bold] wrote: Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh.[/p][/quote]Not a very nice person are you? OSPREYSAINT
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2:35pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Paramjit Bahia says...

Linesman wrote:
Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better.

Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.
Mike Hancock IS the joke.

If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him.
My friend I do not pass judgements on other people’s personal lives. So I am bit disappointed in you.

In fairness to Mike it must be said that he did not ditch his Russian girl friend for political opportunism as many others would have done and all the mud thrown at him did not stick.

Exceptionally capable man Mike was the best Leader of Labour Group on Hampshire County Council (Much better than the late Wheeler the ‘Dealer’; Just like Alan Whitehead in Southampton who was exceptionally brilliant (unlike current useless Williams!!!). Pity right wingers in Portsmouth Labour Party were making Mike’s life difficult so to follow his desired political career he joined the SDP. Yes that was disappointing especially because I’d supported him in vote of confidence in the last Group meeting he attended. But still some of us could understand his reasoning.

He really cares for people and even when his political opponents have problems he is always willing to help. Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. Luckily for me along with many members of NuLabour, Mike also helped me in resolving that absolute nightmare.

By the way he also voted against his own party over student fees, sadly same can not be said about both our local NuLabour MPs, whom I also respect because they are also exceptionally good at helping people when they have problems with arrogant pen pushers of establishment.
[quote][p][bold]Linesman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better. Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.[/p][/quote]Mike Hancock IS the joke. If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him.[/p][/quote]My friend I do not pass judgements on other people’s personal lives. So I am bit disappointed in you. In fairness to Mike it must be said that he did not ditch his Russian girl friend for political opportunism as many others would have done and all the mud thrown at him did not stick. Exceptionally capable man Mike was the best Leader of Labour Group on Hampshire County Council (Much better than the late Wheeler the ‘Dealer’; Just like Alan Whitehead in Southampton who was exceptionally brilliant (unlike current useless Williams!!!). Pity right wingers in Portsmouth Labour Party were making Mike’s life difficult so to follow his desired political career he joined the SDP. Yes that was disappointing especially because I’d supported him in vote of confidence in the last Group meeting he attended. But still some of us could understand his reasoning. He really cares for people and even when his political opponents have problems he is always willing to help. Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. Luckily for me along with many members of NuLabour, Mike also helped me in resolving that absolute nightmare. By the way he also voted against his own party over student fees, sadly same can not be said about both our local NuLabour MPs, whom I also respect because they are also exceptionally good at helping people when they have problems with arrogant pen pushers of establishment. Paramjit Bahia
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2:59pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Shoong says...

'Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. '

Oh yeah? How big was the envelope? ;) Used notes was it?

Just read about him on Wikipedia... it's not to be trusted but it does show him to be a dodgy, dodgy geezer...
'Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. ' Oh yeah? How big was the envelope? ;) Used notes was it? Just read about him on Wikipedia... it's not to be trusted but it does show him to be a dodgy, dodgy geezer... Shoong
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2:59pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Shoong says...

Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Linesman wrote:
Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better.

Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.
Mike Hancock IS the joke.

If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him.
My friend I do not pass judgements on other people’s personal lives. So I am bit disappointed in you.

In fairness to Mike it must be said that he did not ditch his Russian girl friend for political opportunism as many others would have done and all the mud thrown at him did not stick.

Exceptionally capable man Mike was the best Leader of Labour Group on Hampshire County Council (Much better than the late Wheeler the ‘Dealer’; Just like Alan Whitehead in Southampton who was exceptionally brilliant (unlike current useless Williams!!!). Pity right wingers in Portsmouth Labour Party were making Mike’s life difficult so to follow his desired political career he joined the SDP. Yes that was disappointing especially because I’d supported him in vote of confidence in the last Group meeting he attended. But still some of us could understand his reasoning.

He really cares for people and even when his political opponents have problems he is always willing to help. Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. Luckily for me along with many members of NuLabour, Mike also helped me in resolving that absolute nightmare.

By the way he also voted against his own party over student fees, sadly same can not be said about both our local NuLabour MPs, whom I also respect because they are also exceptionally good at helping people when they have problems with arrogant pen pushers of establishment.
'Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. '

Oh yeah? How big was the envelope? ;) Used notes was it?

Just read about him on Wikipedia... it's not to be trusted but it does show him to be a dodgy, dodgy geezer...
[quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Linesman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better. Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.[/p][/quote]Mike Hancock IS the joke. If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him.[/p][/quote]My friend I do not pass judgements on other people’s personal lives. So I am bit disappointed in you. In fairness to Mike it must be said that he did not ditch his Russian girl friend for political opportunism as many others would have done and all the mud thrown at him did not stick. Exceptionally capable man Mike was the best Leader of Labour Group on Hampshire County Council (Much better than the late Wheeler the ‘Dealer’; Just like Alan Whitehead in Southampton who was exceptionally brilliant (unlike current useless Williams!!!). Pity right wingers in Portsmouth Labour Party were making Mike’s life difficult so to follow his desired political career he joined the SDP. Yes that was disappointing especially because I’d supported him in vote of confidence in the last Group meeting he attended. But still some of us could understand his reasoning. He really cares for people and even when his political opponents have problems he is always willing to help. Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. Luckily for me along with many members of NuLabour, Mike also helped me in resolving that absolute nightmare. By the way he also voted against his own party over student fees, sadly same can not be said about both our local NuLabour MPs, whom I also respect because they are also exceptionally good at helping people when they have problems with arrogant pen pushers of establishment.[/p][/quote]'Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. ' Oh yeah? How big was the envelope? ;) Used notes was it? Just read about him on Wikipedia... it's not to be trusted but it does show him to be a dodgy, dodgy geezer... Shoong
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3:22pm Thu 21 Jun 12

ohec says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
ohec wrote:
Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh.
Not a very nice person are you?
I asked my MP to do one thing for me and i didn't even get a sensible reply, so don't expect me to be nice about that tosser, i hope he is found guilty and sent down.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ohec[/bold] wrote: Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh.[/p][/quote]Not a very nice person are you?[/p][/quote]I asked my MP to do one thing for me and i didn't even get a sensible reply, so don't expect me to be nice about that tosser, i hope he is found guilty and sent down. ohec
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3:57pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Brite Spark says...

Had he just seen Portsmouth's fixtures for next season?
Had he just seen Portsmouth's fixtures for next season? Brite Spark
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5:31pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Linesman says...

Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Linesman wrote:
Paramjit Bahia wrote:
Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better.

Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.
Mike Hancock IS the joke.

If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him.
My friend I do not pass judgements on other people’s personal lives. So I am bit disappointed in you.

In fairness to Mike it must be said that he did not ditch his Russian girl friend for political opportunism as many others would have done and all the mud thrown at him did not stick.

Exceptionally capable man Mike was the best Leader of Labour Group on Hampshire County Council (Much better than the late Wheeler the ‘Dealer’; Just like Alan Whitehead in Southampton who was exceptionally brilliant (unlike current useless Williams!!!). Pity right wingers in Portsmouth Labour Party were making Mike’s life difficult so to follow his desired political career he joined the SDP. Yes that was disappointing especially because I’d supported him in vote of confidence in the last Group meeting he attended. But still some of us could understand his reasoning.

He really cares for people and even when his political opponents have problems he is always willing to help. Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. Luckily for me along with many members of NuLabour, Mike also helped me in resolving that absolute nightmare.

By the way he also voted against his own party over student fees, sadly same can not be said about both our local NuLabour MPs, whom I also respect because they are also exceptionally good at helping people when they have problems with arrogant pen pushers of establishment.
"My friend I do not pass judgements on other people's personal lives."

If that is true, then someone else has been posting comments on here, using your name.
[quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Linesman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Paramjit Bahia[/bold] wrote: Some of us who have known Mike Hancock for many years would like to express our best wishes to him. Hope he will soon get better. Obviously for some on this site this will provide another chance to crack jokes and have a go at Mike, that is their right, which may not be in good taste but should be tolerated.[/p][/quote]Mike Hancock IS the joke. If, as you claim, you have known him for many years, I bet that if you are married and have a wife and daughter, you would not leave them alone with him.[/p][/quote]My friend I do not pass judgements on other people’s personal lives. So I am bit disappointed in you. In fairness to Mike it must be said that he did not ditch his Russian girl friend for political opportunism as many others would have done and all the mud thrown at him did not stick. Exceptionally capable man Mike was the best Leader of Labour Group on Hampshire County Council (Much better than the late Wheeler the ‘Dealer’; Just like Alan Whitehead in Southampton who was exceptionally brilliant (unlike current useless Williams!!!). Pity right wingers in Portsmouth Labour Party were making Mike’s life difficult so to follow his desired political career he joined the SDP. Yes that was disappointing especially because I’d supported him in vote of confidence in the last Group meeting he attended. But still some of us could understand his reasoning. He really cares for people and even when his political opponents have problems he is always willing to help. Having lost my Indian passport and personal papers, I was having problems with DVLA who wanted me to prove that I am not an illegal immigrant. Luckily for me along with many members of NuLabour, Mike also helped me in resolving that absolute nightmare. By the way he also voted against his own party over student fees, sadly same can not be said about both our local NuLabour MPs, whom I also respect because they are also exceptionally good at helping people when they have problems with arrogant pen pushers of establishment.[/p][/quote]"My friend I do not pass judgements on other people's personal lives." If that is true, then someone else has been posting comments on here, using your name. Linesman
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5:52pm Thu 21 Jun 12

cantthinkofone says...

Richard 51 wrote:
Nice timing with the doctors on strike get well soon
They're not 'on strike', they're taking lesser action. Anyway, emergency care is unaffected.
[quote][p][bold]Richard 51[/bold] wrote: Nice timing with the doctors on strike get well soon[/p][/quote]They're not 'on strike', they're taking lesser action. Anyway, emergency care is unaffected. cantthinkofone
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6:20pm Thu 21 Jun 12

OSPREYSAINT says...

ohec wrote:
OSPREYSAINT wrote:
ohec wrote:
Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh.
Not a very nice person are you?
I asked my MP to do one thing for me and i didn't even get a sensible reply, so don't expect me to be nice about that tosser, i hope he is found guilty and sent down.
He is having open heart surgery soon, after angina treatment failed.
[quote][p][bold]ohec[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ohec[/bold] wrote: Pity it wasn't the MP for Eastleigh.[/p][/quote]Not a very nice person are you?[/p][/quote]I asked my MP to do one thing for me and i didn't even get a sensible reply, so don't expect me to be nice about that tosser, i hope he is found guilty and sent down.[/p][/quote]He is having open heart surgery soon, after angina treatment failed. OSPREYSAINT
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9:36pm Thu 21 Jun 12

thesaint says...

good luck hope he gets better soon despite having the handicap of being a pompey fan.
he like most mps have helped people with problems.
i also think that sad case who put that sick comment about the Eastleigh mp and thinks it funny to get a life and get up early for junior school and lay off the wacky baccey.
good luck hope he gets better soon despite having the handicap of being a pompey fan. he like most mps have helped people with problems. i also think that sad case who put that sick comment about the Eastleigh mp and thinks it funny to get a life and get up early for junior school and lay off the wacky baccey. thesaint
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11:18pm Thu 21 Jun 12

Verloren Hoop says...

I notice that the posters here who defend this MP do not address his predilections for Russia or his sexual shenanigans with constituents.

His health issues should provoke a by-election. Perhaps his constituents will provide an MP with a more rigorous code of ethics.

I hope that he returns to health soon, if not the government benches.
I notice that the posters here who defend this MP do not address his predilections for Russia or his sexual shenanigans with constituents. His health issues should provoke a by-election. Perhaps his constituents will provide an MP with a more rigorous code of ethics. I hope that he returns to health soon, if not the government benches. Verloren Hoop
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