February 16th, 2011

Mrs Illsley Loses Job Too

A quick peek at the as-of-yet updated Register of Members Interests shows it was a double resignation blow in the Illsley household last week. With Eric pocketing five grand by remaining in office right up until his sentencing, presumably Dawn got an extra month of pay too:

ILLSLEY, Eric (Barnsley Central)

I employ my wife, Dawn Illsley, as Secretarial Assistant.

Plenty of time for Mrs Illsley to visit Wormwood Scrubs now though…


  1. 1
    Jabba the Cat says:

    Ain’t life a mother fucker?


    • 7
      Larry says:

      Bloody MPs have more lives than me.


      • 44
        rufus says:

        yes imagine being investigated by police and you file passed to CPS.

        must be worrying especially if you employ your daughter.


        • 48
          Worthless Lib Dem Pledge says:

          MPs should not be allowed to employ family members- Clegg and Cameron were going to clean up politics. They are prepared to spend hundreds of millions of pounds of taxpayers money on AV that only 50 Lib Dem MPs want. I thought there was dire fiscal circumstances causing them to make cuts!! Cameron is suggesting that if there are 100,000 people petitioning for something it could be debated in Parliament- he’s a piss taker…


    • 14
      It makes me weep. says:

      That’s an interesting list you have linked to Guido. The Fucking fuckers are still at it. They should not directly employ anyone. Their staff should be hired by the house of commons and conform to civil service rules. Nothinmg has changed in the Westminster trough.



  2. 2
    Mad Hattie Manhater says:

    I employ my husband as tea boy…


    • 10
      Doc Trough says:

      You can’t. She’s a girl (for electoral purposes).


      • 19
        gildedtumbril says:

        Ooo I just can’t stand that hideously white harriet hormone or her idiot beard. What an unwholesome pair of nonces. Together their intellect fails to challenge an ant or a termite.


  3. 3

    The bugger will be moved to hotel next week to serve out the rest of his sentence.


  4. 4
    Ben Elton says:

    It is a disgrace that this woman should lose her job taken away from her even though she is not guilty of any criminal offence except to be married to a former LAbour MP. At first they came for the coal miners but you said nothing because you were not a coal miner
    then they came for a glass of milk but you said nothing becuase you were not glasses of milk
    then they will come for the BBC that great British institution but you will say nothing as you are not a great British institutionalised!


    • 9
      Bemused says:

      Shouldn’t you be queueing at the Post Office for your pension?


    • 12
      Anonymous says:

      Ben Elton should do something useful with his life – such as volunteering as a stand-in for a paper target at Bisley…


    • 41
      Grumpy Old Man says:

      Err….Ben…. Mrs. Illsley was employed by Mr. Illsley in a private contract between him and her. When Mr. Illsley resigned as an MP there was no longer a job for her. No doubt she is entitled to some sort of redundency package, possibly as a Parliamentary expense.

      Wilson took the milk out of the mouths of schoolchildren first. Baroness Thatcher merely completed Wilson’s savage cut.

      The miner’s were manipulated by the Communist Scargill into an undemocratic and violent challenge to a duly elected government. Coal mines were closed because there was no longer a need for vast quantities of coal.

      The BBC is an institutionalised left-wing bastion and produces partisan and misleading programs with a left-wing bias. It needs reform.


  5. 8
    DisgustedOfTunbridgeWells says:

    Human Rights strike again



  6. 11
    Tacitus says:

    I wouldn’t worry over much. I am sure Eric is busy putting his autobiography together. Mrs I. will have a bit of free time to do some proofreading for him


  7. 15
    Hellboy says:

    If Mrs I had been employed for over 2 years, she would get 3 months redundancy money actually.


  8. 16
    Lard Presclott of Bulimia, Bog Seats, Beams,Bellies,Banjos,Punches, Croquet, Pies, Jags 'n' Shags says:

    Spose I’d better go round there and arseole console her.


  9. 17
    National Union of Mineworkers says:

    Don’t worry Dawn

    We have lots of cash for the true boys and girls



  10. 18
    Joss Taskin says:

    Surely Eric will be out before Mrs. Illsley has worked out her notice period ???


  11. 20
    Tom Baldwin says:

    The Bank of England downgraded its growth forecast for this year today after the shock contraction in the economy in the fourth quarter of 2010 but suggested that the UK should avoid a double-dip recession.

    Inflation is likely to remain “well above” the 2% target over the next year or so and fall back in 2012 but only if interest rates rise at least twice by the end of the year, and the conservative led coalition is replaced, the Bank added.

    Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said that, despite the spike in inflation, it should fall back next year “but the extent to which it will do is uncertain”.


  12. 21
    Annnoyperson says:

    Perhaps the Labour Party will have her stand for election? After all, is there anything in the rules forbidding the employment of prisoners and ex cons by MPs?


  13. 22
    tory boys never grow up says:

    Pretty inexcusable sticking the boot into relatives without providing any concrete evidence that they have done something wrong. Are wives and kids now fair game for Guido?


  14. 24
  15. 25

    Where is Billy? We need a double hanging.


  16. 26
    Great news from down under..... says:

    Ben Elton’s going down like a lead balloon in Australia:


    Perhaps we can persuade Billy Bragg, Jo Brand and all the rest of the BBC right-on crowd a great new career awaits them down under.


  17. 27
    KINNOCKIO says:

    Let me in then !!!


  18. 28
    nutter cameron says:

    that’s big of you

    well done


  19. 35
    Local Scouser Luciana Berger says:

    Maybe Alan Johnson should have given his missus a roll.


  20. 38
    taken for a ride says:

    WILSON, Sammy (East Antrim)
    2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc

    Member of Belfast City Council, City Hall, Belfast.

    July 2009, payment of £430.36 Hours: 15 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    August 2009, payment of £430.36 Hours: 15 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    September 2009, payment of £430.36 Hours: 15 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    October 2009, payment of £430.36 Hours: 15 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    November 2009, payment of £430.36 Hours: 15 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    December 2009, payment of £430.36. Hours: 15 hrs. approx. (Registered 13 January 2010)

    Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, and Minister for Finance and Personnel.

    July 2009, payment of £1998.68 Hours: 200 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    August 2009, payment of £1998.68 Hours: 200 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    September 2009, payment of £1998.68 Hours: 200 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    October 2009, payment of £1998.68 Hours: 200 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    November 2009, payment of £1998.68 Hours: 200 hrs. approx. (Registered 30 November 2009)

    December 2009, payment of £1998.68. Hours: 200 hrs. approx. (Registered 13 January 2010)

    215 hours per month paid from the public purse and on top of that he’s a full time MP as well?



  21. 40
    nutter says:

    somebody else who should lose their job


    do the bbe think we have bottomless pockets?


  22. 42
    tube_thumper says:

    what does Dawn Illsley look like. she might need a “generous friend” now


  23. 52
    Kered Ybretsae says:

    Well hope the poor lass, knows her way to, the YOBS ‘R US Job Centre!
    Paper hankies for the tears are on the shelf.


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