Will someone else please pickup this tab?
"But I do want our politicians to stand firm with London. Tony Blair was once goaded into talking of a willingness to pay the blood price. Well its civilians, not just soldiers in Iraq, that are footing the bill."
Now that they are out of town they are the one group who won't have to pay.
Of course the cynic in me ( deep inside, hardly ever comes out, honest) says the security and ambulance services might prefer the MPs out of the way.