October 12th, 2010

Khan We Have A Straight Answer Please?

As an up and coming human rights lawyer specialising in anti-establishment cases, you can understand why Sadiq Khan might have been interested in getting as many controversial briefs as possible. However Khan’s two visits to the terror suspect Guido referred to yesterday, Babar Ahmed,were made ,he claimed at the time, in his capacity as a “friend”. The Sir Christopher Rose Report into why Khan was bugged on those visits concluded that he made no effort to reveal to prison security that he was an MP. Despite this, two years later the then Prime Minister’s Official Spokesman misinformed the lobby by saying Khan was there “acting as a local MP”.

Gordon Brown’s spokesman and Babar Ahmad’s own sister Sara have claimed that Khan and Babar were friends since their childhood. However Khan told constituents in 2006 that he had only known him for a fifteen years and told Parliament that it was even less time. But what did he tell the prison authorities?

When he was filling out an application to visit Babar Ahmad in 2005 Khan told the prison that he had known Ahmad “since they were 12 or 13 years old; they were locals and attended the same mosque”. That’s wasn’t what Khan was saying publicly a year later.

If it was a honest mistake then clear it up and have Hansard corrected, but as it stands Khan has mislead the House of Commons. Along with the deliberate removal of details of their relationship from his own website, Khan is looking very slippery here. There is a big difference between meeting someone as a boy of 12 and a man of 21.

Still the questions remain:

  • Given Khan did not tell the prison authorities he was an MP when visiting Ahmad in 2005, why was the PMOS briefed, presumably by Khan himself, that he was there on parliamentary business?
  • Why did Khan try to downplay the extent of his friendship with Ahmad in 2006 only to have the truth revealed by Sir Christopher Rose, Sara Ahmad and the PMOS in 2008?

For a lawyer he can certainly be careless with the facts, hardly appropriate for the Justice Department…


223 Comments

  1. 1
    Alex says:

    He’s allowed to lie – according to his religion, it’s okay if you’re doing it to infidels like us.

    No doubt Guido will have the usual racism accusations thrown at him by the usual morons. Apparently you’re not allowed to question people’s dodgy practices if they’re of the faith that Mr Khan is, as it’s victimisation of the worst kind by the kind of evil people who will eat your children as soon as look at you.

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    • 20
      Andy C says:

      So you have discovered that a Labour MP has told porkies. He’s hardly the first and certainly won’t be the last.

      What you are really trying to say is that somehow the slime ball has connections to terrorism. Of that there can be little doubt but guilt by association won’t wash in Court.

      Why not hack into his answer phone?

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    • 71
      Andrew Marr is vermin says:

      I’m getting bored with the amount of over-the-top, non-stop, wall-to-wall coverage we vermin and scum at BBC are forced to give this story.
      Daydreaming again.
      Now if it had been a jaywalking Tory or one riding a bike without a helmet then mass hysteria would break out in beebland.

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    • 73
      yates says:

      But if his visits were secretly bugged and he is still a free man then presumably all is above board?

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    • 77
      fuck off muzzies says:

      What an utter fucking Khant.

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    • 145
      Khan - the Al Queda Manchurian Candidate says:

      According to Shari’a, Taqiyya, or deception, is not only permitted in certain situations but may be deemed obligatory in others.

      Thus when dealing with the infidel, it is perfectly OK to lie and still be a good Muslim.

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  2. 2
    Anonymous says:

    I hope you’re not going to incur Khan’s wrath!

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    • 10
      Engineer says:

      He can’t, if what he writes is truth. Besides, Guido’s just asking a question. If Khan can clear up the confusion and settle the question satisfactorily, the problem is solved and Guido will move on. But if Khan khan’t, or won’t…..

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    • 11
      Bob says:

      Khan is a discredited paper tiger…

      The Chinese know how to deal with people like him

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  3. 3
    I'm getting on with the job says:

    I, for one, welcome our new muslim overlords.

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  4. 4
    Sadiq Khan says:

    No you can’t, now leave me alone Fawkes!

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    • 17
      Jeremy Paxperson says:

      Answer the question….oh, hang on, you’re a Labour guy, aren’t you. Er – that’s fine, no further questions. Would you like to ravish my wife?

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  5. 5
    Chinese Takeaway says:

    My order this evening

    1 x sweet and sour chicken hong kong style
    1 x salt & pepper chicken
    1 x chilly beef with peking sauce
    1 x curry sauce
    2 x egg fried rice
    1 x chips

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  6. 6
    LondonMuslim says:

    Yeah, he’s done wrong, but what about…erm…somebody else who isn’t a Muslim.

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  7. 7
    sophie says:

    Khan -, like Warsi, would not be in such high positions if their co-religionists had not beheaded innocents on the internet & blown up Londoners on the tube & buses.

    Afterall, Buddhists have a few believers in Britain & not one of them is so high up in the political establishment.

    Maybe that is what all those who believe in differeing brands of sky pixies should do – follow Islams lead – the more you kill the more the naive weak liberal infidels will give you access to power.

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    • 21
      Engineer says:

      Suspect Khan’s dodginess is less to do with religion, and more to with a cultural background of corrupt politics and general life. We sometimes don’t appreciate how much less corrupt British politics is than many other parts of the world. (That doesn’t mean that it’s free of corruption, it patently isn’t – just that what happens here would look like a WI tea-party in many other countries.)

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      • 130
        Susie says:

        ITYM was less corruption… you get one bad apple and the whole barrel’s rotten. We’ve had 13 years of turning a blind eye and lax regulation — even if they get caught nothing’s done to them.

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    • 176
      Gerry Adams says:

      Too fuckin’ right

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  8. 7
    GrimeLord says:

    Keep going with this one… whilst it seems trivial I demand that MP’s are open and honest. If there is a genuine mistake, just say so.

    However, with this and the expenses issues I’m sure he will get the kicking (out) he deserves.

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    • 25
      Selohesra says:

      I bet he claimed expenses for the prison visit whether or not he was there as mp or friend

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    • 57
      I've lost me job you Tory cunts!!! Mark Byford says:

      Kicking (out)?

      You dumb, impotent, twat fuckhole, most of his constituents cant even read english you cretin.

      They see a fellow mozzlim and vote accordingly…kicked out my arsehole, you prick.

      Arsehole

      Im in a bad mood today you arsehole prick

      Arsehole

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      • 80
        Engineer says:

        Million pound redundancy cheque and a four million pound pension pot and you’re in a bad mood? With numbers like that, given that we’ve paid for it, how do you think we feel?

        Arsehole yerself.

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      • 105
        Sir William Waad says:

        They’re giving this suit Byford the thick end of a million quid so as to save money? If they save any more we’ll be bankrupt.

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    • 207
      Tell it like it really is says:

      Didn’t Khan speak for Dizai saying he was a paragon of virtue and rectitude………and on….and on……that’s the Dizai that’s in clink now byt the way. :)

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  9. 9
    MI5 says:

    It is astonishing that Khan can remain an MP or in public life with the accumulation of charges against him…

    It also shows Red Ed’s total lack of any judgement whatsoever in
    appointing him Shadow Justice Minister………. FFS

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  10. 12
    Anonymous says:

    1) Your case is based on the rather flimsy semantic quibbles about knowing someone exists as opposed to knowing them as a friend

    2) Even if we accept there was a deliberate misrepresentation, what are you alleging Khan has done? – Your grumble amounts to a smoking gun with no bullet hole

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  11. 13
    The Bottle Fed Triplet says:

    Khan didn’t mean to mislead anyone but he may have misled them!

    O/T. What was Mandrake on about in the Torygraph today? All this time and nobody thought of a simple DNA test? Surely you would want that done before the grief, anguish and recriminations from ‘Er indoors not to mention the very expensive trust fund?

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  12. 18
    Postal Vote says:

    Sort out postal voting and Khan will not be re-elected.

    Same goes for Balls in his current constituency (Balls had a majority of just over 900 while 10,000 votes were cast postally).

    What’s the coalition doing about postal voting scams?

    And what have the police found in Bristol East?

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  13. 22
    This is getting juicy says:

    When is he due to face Ken Clarke at the despatch box? Can’t wait for that. Clarke will rip him to shreds.

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    • 125
      EU, muzzies & me? - fuck off! says:

      It will be tempered with the knowledge that on one side of the house there is a dirty Khant who would have us face Mecca all the bloody time and on the other side, someone who wishes us to continue sending billions of tax to the EU.

      Fucked both ways I’m afraid. Time to take back our sovereignty.

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  14. 24
    Khaaaaaaaan! says:

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  15. 28
    The wrath of Khan says:

    Those Cross worshippers who insult Islam will be slain like dogs, like dogs I say!

    Bow before Allah and you may live

    Under Shariah law you can marry your sister too

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  16. 29
    The Court of Public Opinion says:

    Wriggle wriggle fishy, squirming on the hook.

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  17. 30
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Just hang him .

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  18. 31
    SAD DICK CLINT says:

    I am an hoonarable member and have graduated summa cum laude from the Vazoline School of Unctuousness.

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  19. 34
    Andrew Marrs Barf says:

    Oi Fawkes – this is proper investigative journalism – wot dyou think your playing at

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  20. 38
    The rotting Borough of Tooting says:

    In the United Londonistan Emirates we have a different understanding of who the law exists to protect and to serve.

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  21. 40
    Anonymous says:

    Hang him…………then let allah decide if he is guilty or not.

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    • 68
      Backwoodsman says:

      “Are there any women here” ?

      Careful, polly will be wetting herself about how cruel you right wing bloggers are.

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  22. 45
    Sadiq is a Cunt says:

    Is it just me or has Khan got a face you would never tire of smacking?

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    • 66
      Handycock says:

      Don’t be rude. I have just appointed him as my Brief.

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    • 109
      Tossflap Watch Is Back With A Vengeance!!!! says:

      No it isn’t just you. I feel the same way.

      And it is not because I am a racist.

      It is because Khan is a tossflap.

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  23. 46
    PabloSantos says:

    Try to break a real story Guido – this is becoming very boring. By any chance do you have OCD? Your behaviour would suggest you do.

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  24. 48
    I've lost me job you Tory cunts!!! Mark Byford says:

    No matter what shit the drunken Oirish fuck trawls up the Beeb wont run it.

    Us socialists/Mozzlims/Celts/Trotskyists, run this country, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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  25. 50
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Must remeber to burn the Korans at the weekend

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  26. 51
    will says:

    Sadiq Khan is my MP. the local party deselected TOm Cox Mp since 1970’s and a rebel to allow Khan to be selected. Since then he has spent most of his time trying to clinb th greasy pole. Witness in the two election how his majority has decreased. He seems to spend most of his time sucking up to the local muslim community for votes in tooting. Witness his sending of eid card to constitients. He also blocked a major housing development in burtwood lane over 400 housing units.

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    • 91
      Fu**ed off says:

      Did they select the Khant because he would curry favour with the local smelly muzzies?

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      • 217
        will says:

        to respond yes they did, as Tom Cox was a old school labour MP with a mind of his own and did vote against his own party, he would have not voted for most of the legislation That khan voted for (iraq war, id cards etc). He had a solid majority and they only selected him to shore up the muslim vote in the constituency. Mind you how he will reconcile muslim values of family and marriage when the head of his own party is unmarried with a bastard child will be interesting. His majority at the last election was down and at the end of his constituency we had a tory ward added, so if the tories do a big push next time thye should be able to unseat him. Or if the tory candidate can do a proper campaign next time then thye could well unseat him.

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    • 192
      Trojan Gee Gee says:

      The short-term strategy for the Islamics is to infiltrate and influence all three mainstream parties in the UK, something that is sadly achievable with parties desperate for cash, little love for Britain and riddled from top to bottom with PC dogma.

      Long term, kaffir parties will outlive their usefulness.

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  27. 52
    Smegma and Fury says:

    I smell something fishy, and it isn’t my own smegma for a change.

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  28. 54
    Irene says:

    Now, if you can only find SOME sort of connection with him and the Scotland woman – two birds with one stone? that would be very pleasing!

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  29. 59
    From Cradle To Grave says:

    Babar?

    What a stupid name what were his parents thinking of? Can you imagine the embarrassment when they read him nursery Rhymes

    Baa Baa black sheep, have you any wool?

    Little wonder he turned to international terrorism for a career.

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    • 89
      concrete pump says:

      Baa Baa black sheep, have you any wool?

      Racist!

      And asking if the sheep has any wool isn’t very nice either, it might have alopecia.

      So you’re woolist as well as racist.

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    • 117
      Outboard Motor says:

      bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud bud…..

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  30. 62
    The Fifth Column says:

    Do you mind, we’re still getting organised. Give us a chance.

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  31. 69
    Rat's arse says:

    MPs should be open to scrutiny and if Khan is as bent as a nine bob note and is mixed up with ter*or*ism then let it come out in public and make him face the consequences. I am so sick and tired of these muzzies getting away with murder – literally. I shall probably be modded in the greater interest of Is*am!

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  32. 74
    Jimmy says:

    Babar Ahmed has spent six years in prison without trial because he is accused of running hate site. I’m sure the irony here has gone right over your head. This fake libertarianism is so hard to follow at times.

    “For a lawyer he can certainly be careless with the facts,”

    Oh you do make me laugh.

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    • 84
      Frank Bloke says:

      Fuck off you self hating commie Islamist prick.

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    • 94
      Fu**ed off says:

      Fuck off you Britain hating scum.

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    • 96
      concrete pump says:

      Hanging around the ‘playpen full of kids’ again Jimmy?

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    • 123
      13eastie says:

      Who are you spinning for, Jimmy?

      Ahmed was arrested on suspicion conspiracy to kill.

      Is this what you meant by “running hate site”?

      He had in his possession, among other things, encrypted files detailing the anticipated passage of the US 5th Fleet through the Straits of Hormuz.

      Mr Jihaad, the ex US Navy sailor who provided him with this data has already been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in jail.

      Have you honestly been attempting to learn about a branch of libertarianism in which these kind of accusations inhabit some sort of grey area? Is it called “Hizb ut-Tahrir”?

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      • 135
        sockpuppet #4 says:

        It would seem appropriate for a British court of law to decide whether what he’s been doing, in Britain, is enough to have him locked up.

        What did he have apart from the file?

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      • 137
        Jimmy says:

        If he’s mixed up somehow then fair enough, but the CPS found insufficient evidence to prosecute. Interesting to compare this with the fuss about McKinnon. But then he wasn’t a raghead was he?

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      • 170
        Jockstrap. says:

        He was just a ship spotter – like a train spotter, only more exciting.

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  33. 79
    Must get a pseudonym one day says:

    Nail the crook Khan now !

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  34. 86
    Muzbot says:

    Death to you infidels! Death to the west! Death to this blog! Death to decadent western kafirs! Death to consensual sex with adults instead of non-consensual sex with 9 year olds! Death to anyone who doesn’t like death!

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  35. 87
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Home sec on bugging

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  36. 99
    Trevor Phillips in a rub a dub styleee says:

    I will be notifying my lawyers about this site.

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  37. 100
    Sir William Waad says:

    This man Ahmad was in jail in 2005 and he is still in jail today without having been convicted of anything.

    I think that’s wrong. Do you?

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    • 101
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      I agree with you on that point . Justice has to be done and seen to be done

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    • 106
      Jimmy says:

      Boy are you on the wrong site.

      ( btw 2004 I believe)

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      • 119
        concrete pump says:

        You’re posting with increased frequency, Jimmy. What’s worrying you?

        C’mon Jimmy, you can tell the pump.

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        • 122
          sockpuppet #4 says:

          One can only think its some form of OCD.

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        • 129
          Jimmy says:

          Just came on to see how the great anti-corruption crusader dealt with last night’s Panorama. Exactly as I expected as it goes. No doubt he’s working on another scoop about someone’s stationary requisition.

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  38. 104
    QWERTY says:

    Oh dear Guido, you mustn’t go after a Muslim you know. The BBC won’t like it.

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  39. 110
    PromisesMyArse says:

    As if we didn’t know before today all the promises made on a stack of Bibles, from the heart and in writing by the ConDems are worthless.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/8059604/Vince-Cable-backs-Lord-Brownes-plan-to-raise-university-tuition-fees.html

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    • 120
      Oh Bugger....we are now the government !!! says:

      According to St Vince of Twickenham that pledge was made at the May 2010 election before he became aware of the parlous state of UK finances(?) and so it doesn’t count(He also had his fingers crossed when he signed it apparently just to be doubly certain)The LibDems went to their normal default position during the election campaign that is they didn’t think they would be in government after the election and so could promise anything to anybody in the safe knowledge that they would never have to honour them.

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  40. 111
    concrete pump says:

    What happened to ‘Allan Snackbar’ and his ‘death to jammy dodgers’?

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  41. 115
    Anonymous says:

    How can we find out what the number of postal and proxy votes were for this seat at the may10 general election and how does this compare versus previous elections? How many voters were registered after the general election was called?

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    • 206
      Anonymous says:

      You can’t. Those votes are mixed in with the normal votes before counting so as to make that impossible. Why do they do that I wonder…

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  42. 118
    chronic says:

    Nice work Guido ?

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  43. 127
    Anonymous says:

    Is it public knowledge which primary school he went to? If so, has anyone checked Friends Reunited, see if they were there at the same time?

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  44. 128
    Fucking hilarious (and no, he's not a Muslim) says:

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  45. 131
    50 Calibre says:

    It would be good to see the little bastard squirm.

    It would be even better to see him dumped by Red Ed, but don’t hold your breath. He hasn’t got the bottle…

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    • 133
      Red Ed is braindead says:

      Red Ed has created his own disaster-in-the-making. Goody!

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      • 147
        Red☭Ed says:

        I’m gonna hide under your bed tonight

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      • 199
        The Court of Public Opinion says:

        That’s what I think too.
        Dossiers are being prepared, filed and rigorously maintained in the event he gets “promoted” ever higher. One day the truth will come out – but only when it will have the maximum impact.

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  46. 132
    Anonymous says:

    Every one knows that labour are indeed the party of election malpractice. They were the ones that changed the law to enable it to happen.

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  47. 146
    Not THIS Babar I take it? says:

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    • 166
      Ordinary Bloke says:

      I quite like the idea of sharing my country with primitives whose religion guarantees them eternal paradise if they’re devout enough to kill us. It adds a bit of spice.

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  48. 172
    Jockstrap. says:

    Did I read that Khan went to see the Barber ? Hope he didn’t claim for that on his expenses.

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  49. 173
    Can't remember my moniker says:

    What an enormous surprise that a Labour MP, who is also a lawyer, should have a problem in telling the truth. Ethics is a word solely for using in soundbites, in order to lie about their integrity.

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  50. 180
    Harriet Whorepy says:

    SQUAWK SQUAWK SQUAWK SCREECH SCREECH SCREECH SQUAWK

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  51. 184
    Kered Ybretsae says:

    Give him a Bacon Sarnie!!!

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  52. 188
    AnotherAnon. says:

    Here,islamic supremacist sadiq khan can be seen taking the oath.Note how the unclean dirty kafir isn’t allowed to touch the koran.

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  53. 200
    Worried of West Sussex says:

    I’m really worried about what is happening in our country. :(

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  54. 204

    Here’s a test question: if at next PMQs the shadow justice secretary leapt across to the despatch box, shouted “Alu Akbar” and then blew himself up taking most of the Government front bench, with him, who would be actually that surprised?

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  55. 216

    I just across your blog and I have been read a long your great informative article, I thought I would leave my first comment, I don’t know what you aspect from me. I have enjoyed a lot. I will keep visit your blog.

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  56. 221
    Archie says:

    How about BINOs? British in name only. Geddit??!?

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  57. 222
    Harriet Harperdaughter says:

    All these darky johnies look alike so it is hard for him to tell them apart.

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