Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions


5:20 pm - June 30th 2011

by Sunny Hundal    


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Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude and the general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) union Mark Serwotka clashed on the BBC Today programme this morning.

Maude said the government was taking part in the talks in “good faith” and they were “making progress”, but wouldn’t say what he was prepared to negotiate over.

He also said the Hutton report made it clear that the curent system was “untenable”, and avoided repeating Cameron’s claim that the system would “go bust”.

But when presenter Evan Davis pushed him to clarify his remarks – he stumbled badly.

Francis Maude rumbled on pensions (mp3)

The staggering part isn’t that the government has continually lied on this issue, it’s that this is the first time someone in the broadcast media have caught them out on it.

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Reader comments


It’s not the first time. They did the same with another minister yesterday:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9525000/9525635.stm

Francis Maude was also busted by Radio 4 when interviewed about Big Soc. The interviewer asked what his contribution was, and his silence in response was wonderfully eloquent. It took him ages to answer and the best he could do was to say he contributed to his local church. How long until he becomes unavailable?

Cherub – he became unavailable tonight! He backed out of Channel 4 interview tonight, only minutes from when it was due to start!

@3

How amusing!

5. Charlieman

Credit to Evan Davis for pushing his brief so strongly. The “fact” that increased cost of public sector pension schemes is a temporary blip and will shortly fall as percentage of GDP has been widely covered on many blogs. It is not an absolute fact but like a commonly accepted scientific theory, it fits in with what we know today and expect to know tomorrow.

Listeners to that short clip should not place too much of anything on the basis of Serwotka’s intervention at the end. He didn’t contribute anything useful before Evan Davis kicked off.

6. John Thwaites

As a baby boomer. the government is attacking us every way.
the report about living longer has never been verified and as a postman who has work upto 100 hour weeks we see many of our mates pass away 2 years after they retire.
the royal mail have stolen our index linked pension and replaced it with a lesser one, after having a 17 years pension holiday.
the so call £8 billion black hole is a myth as it would require everyone to retire tomorrow, to cause the over spend.

After the debacle with the proposed NHS reforms – which were never mentioned at the time of the election and which have been twice disowned by the BMA – and now this over public-sector pension reform, the government has no remaining credibility.

All the government and its supporters can no now is to continue the nasty Orwellian hate campaign against public-sector workers.

What a way to govern the country.

You can always tell when Francis Maude is lying or sticking the knife into someone- he’s concsious & breathing!

He was previously my local MP in North Warwickshire & it was a happy day in our house when Labour’s Mike O’Brien toppled him in 1992 (sadly O’Brien fell casualty in 2010 to anger at the proposed HS2 line cutting through his patch, as well as New Labour’s failings & a ton of Ashcroft money being ploughed into an already wealthy local Conservative Association). My mum worked at a local school where Maude did a Q&A session for some of the senior staff & he openly & proudly admitted afterwards that his work for the Treasury was far more important to him than serving his constituents.


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  1. sunny hundal

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  5. ZZ

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  6. Paul Trembath

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  7. Mel Taylor

    Wow, this is a good listen. Smackdown. http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/06/30/audio-the-moment-francis-maude-got-rumbled-on-pensions/

  8. John Cooper

    hear the moment the government argument fell apart on @BBCRadio4 this morning & the PCS showed why the strike was right http://t.co/l5bF7zb

  9. molly mulready-jones

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  10. Pippa Wood

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  11. Darren Corcoran

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  12. Justin Rowles

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  13. Laurence Durnan

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  16. Matthew McGregor

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  17. Laura Synthesis

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  18. Dominic Campbell

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  25. John Snowdon

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  26. Rob Haynes

    Thank you Evan Davis for skewering Tory lies on air http://t.co/AKbBNzv

  27. Watching You

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  28. Stephen Fawcus

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  29. Anne Booth

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  31. Fiona Radic

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  32. Philipa Varley

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  33. Philip Bowyer

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  34. Geoff Braterman

    Francis Maude making a complete arse of himself on the radiobox http://bit.ly/ke2mhM

  35. Paul

    hear the moment the government argument fell apart on @BBCRadio4 this morning & the PCS showed why the strike was right http://t.co/l5bF7zb

  36. Brixtonite

    This is fucking brilliant. Maude totally on the ropes on #pensions and Serwotka delivers a killer blow: http://t.co/HFIFm0X (via @libcon)

  37. Dean

    Francis Maude making a complete arse of himself on the radiobox http://bit.ly/ke2mhM

  38. misterf

    This is fucking brilliant. Maude totally on the ropes on #pensions and Serwotka delivers a killer blow: http://t.co/HFIFm0X (via @libcon)

  39. Andy Bean

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  40. Elaine Campbell

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  41. Elizabeth A

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  42. Tony Dowling

    This is fucking brilliant. Maude totally on the ropes on #pensions and Serwotka delivers a killer blow: http://t.co/HFIFm0X (via @libcon)

  43. Rationalist Mum

    In case you missed Francis Maude sounding completely incompetent on #r4today -great interview by @EvanHD http://t.co/b6Ddso9

  44. Stephen Byatt

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  45. Dave Peck

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  46. Caroline Slaney

    Wow, this is a good listen. Smackdown. http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/06/30/audio-the-moment-francis-maude-got-rumbled-on-pensions/

  47. Martin McQuillan

    Its enough to make you forgive Evan Davis for Dragon's Den, Francis Maude caught out over pension reform http://t.co/DrHrLMX via @libcon

  48. Timothy Godfrey

    brilliant audio – the truth outs, This is a simple attack on our public services “@ElizCro: Francis Maude on pensions http://t.co/Uj8xbd3”

  49. Tommy Izzett

    This is fucking brilliant. Maude totally on the ropes on #pensions and Serwotka delivers a killer blow: http://t.co/HFIFm0X (via @libcon)

  50. ross ofcourse

    Wow, this is a good listen. Smackdown. http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/06/30/audio-the-moment-francis-maude-got-rumbled-on-pensions/

  51. Lucy O'Brien

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  52. Richard Simcox

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  53. SSP Campsie

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  54. Rachel

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  55. Alastair Murray

    hear the moment the government argument fell apart on @BBCRadio4 this morning & the PCS showed why the strike was right http://t.co/l5bF7zb

  56. Phill Gamble

    Busted!!! Mark Serwotka is a flippin legend! http://t.co/BDMCzvv

  57. isla dowds

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  62. Andy Bean

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  63. Andrew Allsopp

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  64. Aaron Peters

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  65. Spir.Sotiropoulou

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  66. Luke Frost

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  67. DarkestAngel

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  68. Luke Frost

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  69. Rooftop Jaxx

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  70. Rob Lugg

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  71. Gareth Edwards

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  72. Dominic

    Did you threaten to over-rule him. "Did you threaten to over-rule him" moment with Francis Maude http://bit.ly/irYhgC

  73. Lucy Cage

    Really very much worth hearing: a cabinet minister totally caught out in his lies and obfuscations. http://t.co/KDMxtbw via @libcon #maude

  74. Lee Watkins

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  75. Imogen Ward

    Wow, this is a good listen. Smackdown. http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/06/30/audio-the-moment-francis-maude-got-rumbled-on-pensions/

  76. Nicola

    hear the moment the government argument fell apart on @BBCRadio4 this morning & the PCS showed why the strike was right http://t.co/l5bF7zb

  77. hawkinsian

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  78. Pure Communication

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  79. Pat Reaney

    Wow, this is a good listen. Smackdown. http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/06/30/audio-the-moment-francis-maude-got-rumbled-on-pensions/

  80. Steve Cox

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  81. Neil Stokoe

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  82. Marius Kynaston

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  83. Mike Barton

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  84. Mike Barton

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  85. Cheese

    Putting this on so I can hear it when I want http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/06/30/audio-the-moment-francis-maude-got-rumbled-on-pensions/

  86. Tom Jacobs

    Wow, this is a good listen. Smackdown. http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/06/30/audio-the-moment-francis-maude-got-rumbled-on-pensions/

  87. NORBET

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  88. King Post Kitsch

    I missed this yesterday. Franics Maude playing a blinder again! http://t.co/zmHQKjt

  89. Elizabeth A

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  90. Colin Talbot

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  91. Gill Goodswen

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  92. LEAP

    After the glory that was @EvanHD with Maude v Serwotka yday http://t.co/4Zcxm4k over Hutton report, a few upcoming tweets on NAO report

  93. pam lorenz

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  96. cutchswife

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  97. dean raybourne

    Tories Rumbled on pension reform as Francis maude makes a complete hash of interview http://t.co/vhbPCmg .Wonder if cameron will sack him??

  98. jan stallard

    @crgn I'd forgotten that was Maude – hope you caught this on R4 http://t.co/Ku0m8cj

  99. Dundee

    Francis Maude caught out lying on yesterdays Today show,talking about Pension reform..Disgrace of a politician .. http://t.co/jzDdOm3

  100. jane boland

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  101. Charlotte Collins

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  102. Chris Coltrane

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  103. Chris Wallace

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  104. Clare Jordan

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  105. Andy Bean

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  106. Janine Grey

    Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/QdtHFrW – Listen to this! Evan Davis is great!

  107. kevin pryde

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  108. Maude exposed as Tory plan to smear the public sector founders | Guy Debord's Cat

    […] no doubt staffed by scabs) and Francis Maude, the son of a man known as “The Mekon” was horribly exposed by Evan Davis, who is himself a scab of some standing. Maude tried desperately and repeatedly to ram home the […]

  109. Chris Barker

    Worth a listen. Tory lies on pensions exosed! http://t.co/fgV0Qir via @libcon

  110. Natasha Williams

    @Deasel and did you listen to this? last minute or so http://t.co/l0l5GQ4

  111. JPP

    #Francismaude #pensions http://t.co/FF1N3Oa this cheers me up every time I hear it. Maude flounders as public pensions are affordable.

  112. Dougal

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  113. Eileen King

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  114. Evan Davis on Education. | Informed Education

    […] his views that international free trade have been beneficial (if painful) for the UK economy, and praised for the way he ‘exposed’ Frances Maude over the arguments over teachers’ pensions. I had the pleasure of interviewing Evan on […]

  115. Mr K

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  116. Unison Darlington LG

    Did you know that because public sector pensions have already been reformed they will cost the country *less*… http://t.co/kRwbQYl

  117. MattFinnegan

    Radio i/v as Francis Maude “rumbled” on pensions http://t.co/yosFRl79 Pls RT- brill Evan Davies i/v + fantastic coup de grace from Serwotka

  118. Paul W Lowthian

    @MaryTracy This is very much worth listening to http://t.co/CkGdVKz

  119. Gareth Davies

    There's going to be plenty of Govt distortion over affordability of pensions. Listen to Maude get rumbled here: http://t.co/hT3a7AT

  120. likeyou

    Francis Maude being rumbled on pensions on radio 4. They are getting MORE affordable not less http://t.co/QVLi4qpU #pensions #strike #TUC

  121. Tony Dowling

    There's going to be plenty of Govt distortion over affordability of pensions. Listen to Maude get rumbled here: http://t.co/hT3a7AT

  122. FromTheSham

    Francis Maude being rumbled on pensions on radio 4. They are getting MORE affordable not less http://t.co/QVLi4qpU #pensions #strike #TUC

  123. likeyou

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  124. Ma

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  125. Ceehaitch

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  126. stephen marsh

    Hear francis Maude being rumbled on pensions on Radio 4. They are NOT getting more unaffordable http://t.co/QVLi4qpU #pensions #strike #TUC

  127. Ian Fleming

    RT: NF -There's going to be plenty of Govt distortion over affordability of pensions. Listen to Maude get rumbled here: http://t.co/VS9EqboU

  128. Gemma Tumelty

    RT: NF -There's going to be plenty of Govt distortion over affordability of pensions. Listen to Maude get rumbled here: http://t.co/VS9EqboU

  129. Jonathan Fellows

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  130. Tony Braisby

    RT: NF -There's going to be plenty of Govt distortion over affordability of pensions. Listen to Maude get rumbled here: http://t.co/VS9EqboU

  131. Duncan Rothwell

    There's going to be plenty of Govt distortion over affordability of pensions. Listen to Maude get rumbled here: http://t.co/hT3a7AT

  132. Karen Webb

    Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/nshfFxTY via @libcon bravo @EvanDavis @BBCToday

  133. Mr K

    Pease #RT – http://t.co/91PwFRGp via @libcon

  134. Olivia Canham

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  137. neilrfoster

    Have you heard the clip yet when the BBC's Evan Harris rumbles Francis Maude on public sector pensions? http://t.co/xlyLH9RV h/t @libcon

  138. Northern TUC

    Have you heard the clip yet when the BBC's Evan Harris rumbles Francis Maude on public sector pensions? http://t.co/xlyLH9RV h/t @libcon

  139. Keiran Macintosh

    Have you heard the clip yet when the BBC's Evan Harris rumbles Francis Maude on public sector pensions? http://t.co/xlyLH9RV h/t @libcon

  140. Duncan Rothwell

    Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions – #Teachers #Pensions #Affordable http://t.co/OPolpXPa via @libcon

  141. Jonathan Burton

    You have just got to listen to this! The BBC shines a light on the truth again. http://t.co/Dc52RcCa

  142. Stewart Whitworth

    Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions – #Teachers #Pensions #Affordable http://t.co/OPolpXPa via @libcon

  143. lesa

    Have you heard the clip yet when the BBC's Evan Harris rumbles Francis Maude on public sector pensions? http://t.co/xlyLH9RV h/t @libcon

  144. David Platt

    Have you heard the clip yet when the BBC's Evan Harris rumbles Francis Maude on public sector pensions? http://t.co/xlyLH9RV h/t @libcon

  145. Jon Bigger

    Back on Jun30 Govt arguments for pension reform collapsed on live radio. Listen here – http://t.co/bEfOI04K #N30 #PCS #TUC

  146. Plymouth City UNISON

    Back on Jun30 Govt arguments for pension reform collapsed on live radio. Listen here – http://t.co/bEfOI04K #N30 #PCS #TUC

  147. Mr K

    Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp via @libcon

  148. Mr K

    Please RT The moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp via @libcon

  149. sunny hundal

    @dvatw and using "untenable" – a myth promoted by Maude who got caught out on it – shows how little you know http://t.co/6OVPZU2l

  150. Mr K

    Please RT the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp #francismaudeisanidiot #N30

  151. Lynn Hancock

    Please RT the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp #francismaudeisanidiot #N30

  152. Rich Hales

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  153. Jon Harman

    When Evan met Maude http://t.co/NnwCCYQ4

  154. vicky fieldhouse

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  155. UNISON Humb-Police

    Please RT the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp #francismaudeisanidiot #N30

  156. UNISON Humb-Police

    Please RT the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp #francismaudeisanidiot #N30

  157. UNISON Humb-Police

    Please RT the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp #francismaudeisanidiot #N30

  158. Gary Broadhurst

    Please RT the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/91PwFRGp #francismaudeisanidiot #N30

  159. Gary Broadhurst

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  160. Gary Broadhurst

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  161. UNISON NUTH

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  162. UNISON NUTH

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  163. Staffordshire UNISON

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  164. Glen Owen

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  165. Reasons to support the public sector pension strikes | Told by an Idiot

    […] to the taxpayer is going up” and that the current system as “untenable”. When he was challenged on this by PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka and presenter Evan Davis, Maude appeared hard-pushed to back up his claims and later withdrew from an interview with Channel […]

  166. Janette Scharenborg

    Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/T9j0Y81F via @libcon #Listen and RT plot thickens

  167. Jon Finnigan

    Audio: the moment Francis Maude got “rumbled” on pensions | Liberal Conspiracy http://t.co/T9j0Y81F via @libcon #Listen and RT plot thickens

  168. NORBET

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