August 4th, 2011

Optimistic Huhne is Booking Speaking Gigs For October

Given that he’s on very thin ice at the moment, with the CPS holding his career and freedom in their hands, is it not a little presumptuous for the ever brazen Chris Huhne to be announcing speaking gigs months in advance? Keen greens can book now for October’s Renewable UK 2011 with a keynote from the Secretary of State for Climate Change…

Whether or not that will still be Huhne by then remains to be seen…


  1. 1
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    String him up.

  2. 2
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Couldnt make it up :-)

  3. 3
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    As it is silly season and most on holiday, would this not be a good time to shift Hunt out of Cabnait?

    I know he is innocent till found guilty in a court of law, But it aint looking to good.

    Unless the Home Sec has had a nod and wink from the C.P.S…….

  4. 4
    Bled White Taxpayer says:

    Perhaps he is looking for lucrative private gigs to offset a forecast loss in Ministerial salary?

  5. 5
    'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

    I’m getting fed up waiting for this gobshite to be charged, why the fuck is it taking so long?

  6. 6
    Ed Balls is pointless says:

    Can’t we restore capital punishment for falsely stating who was driving a car when an offence was committed?

  7. 7
    Chris (Sward of Troof) Hoon says:

    I’m on think ice, – and I won’t see Christmas (outside).

    Never mind, I’m limbering up and can reach my ankles already.

  8. 8
    Mad Mullah says:

  9. 9
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    The problem is – if he hadn’t been filling his diary this would be taken as an admission that his career is over.

    What’s that nice Mr Laws been up to lately?

  10. 10
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    ‘Mosley’s Blackshirts will be physically stopped from marching through the East End…’

  11. 11
    A Basil Don Pike y says:

    ah now begorrah, – they’ll neva get me inside, so they won’t!

  12. 12
    The Huhne says:

    No, only for the person who pretended to be driving.

  13. 13
    Jonnie Marbles says:

    This may be a tad alien to you Anjem but in this country all citizens have the right to peacful protest.

  14. 14
    Anon says:

    A pleasure deferred is a pleasure heightened.

  15. 15
    'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

    Bring it on!

  16. 16
    A. Muz Lum says:

    cos the streets is ourz

    cos inglund is ourz

    coz tha wuld is ourz


  17. 17
    Max says:

    Leave Dad out of this.

  18. 18
    Rage Against the Political Elite says:

    Hang on a minute.

  19. 19
    A. In Mate says:

    We know!

    We’re waiting!

  20. 20
    Rage Against the Political Elite says:

    But Seriously HANG on a minute.

  21. 21
    Sadiq Khan shadow vengence minister says:

    He should be whiter than whiter and make sure it is within the rules.

  22. 22
    Anonymous says:

    As Cameron is too week to fire Huhne, Huhne might run his ministry from a cell. Under the present lot every thing is possible.

  23. 23
    Hang 'em High (own piano wire supplied) says:

    You called my friend?

  24. 24
    Loungelizard says:

    Just to change the subject, anyone see the picture of Miliband on holiday ? the word that came to mind was Twonk.

  25. 25
    Throg_lodge says:

    I’d go with Hubristic Huhne

  26. 26
    Bill d'Sarse says:

    10/10 for optimism.

  27. 27
    Anonymous says:

    Like Andy, Cameron could be the only one who believes in Huhne.

  28. 28
    Guido supports Sharia law in the UK says:

    how on earth did we get lumped with this idiot in parialment?

  29. 29
    Piers in a few months says:

    ‘Good evening and welcome to Cell 3A on E Wing, today I will be interviewing Mr Chris Huhne’

  30. 30
    Do Labour ever bother about normal people??? says:

  31. 31
    Chris Huhne's missed opportunity says:

    Two magistrates’ court staff arrested after ‘taking £500 bribes to wipe speeding records’

    he took cash, mainly from ‘Asian brothers’ to avoid putting details of a traffic summons onto a court database.

  32. 32
    Guido supports Sharia law in the UK says:

    seems like a good idea. Isnt all blood screened anyway before being re-used?

  33. 33
    Gonk says:

    Is Whitechapel in East Baghdad ?

  34. 34
    Socialism Ate My Future says:

    I honestly think they’re waiting for the loon to implement his crazy “green” policies before they get rid.

  35. 35
    Socialism Ate My Future says:

    Why this tosser isn’t in jail beats me, then again he’s the wrong “ethnicity” for enticing racial hatred.

  36. 36
    M says:

    Least when he get out , a keynote speech on pickpocketing & biting the pillow .

  37. 37
    Where is "boy" George says:

    The loss of confidence on financial markets threatens to destroy momentum in the world economy and send unemployment soaring. A renewed global slump would be devastating for Britain and could tip the economy back into recession.

    Read more:

  38. 38
    Anonymous says:

    Not presumptious at all. He may be a brazen Huhne but are you so naive that you don’t think there’ll be enough pressure on the CPS to come back with an opinion of ‘Not in the public interest to pursue this further.’ or ‘Insufficient evidence. ‘.

    You need a new set of crosshairs Guido – may I suggest sourcing them from Norway.

  39. 39
    Reimer says:

    There are plenty of specimens at Westminster of the archetypal grandiose, self-regarding, condescending turd that is the epitome of the modern professional politician. And Huhne is among the best. Doesn’t say much for those who voted for him.

  40. 40
    Afghanistan Banana Stand says:

    Why in all that’s holy do we even need a ‘Secretary of State for Climate Change’?

  41. 41
    Reimer says:

    More evidence of the Third-World-isation of Britain.

  42. 42
    Reimer says:

    Presumably his constituency is full of pompous, arrogant turds who vote for someone who seems like a regular person to them.

  43. 43
  44. 44
    Toby Norris says:

    This site now seems to be nothing more than endless barrage of flashing advertisements with the occasional two or three lines of blogging. Most other sites that visually resemble it at least offer some free software.

    Time to restore some balance, Mr. Fawkes. Or at least give us a free downloadable disk partitioning programme.

  45. 45
    Just Curious says:

    These “speaking gigs” are they being billed as comedy shows?

  46. 46
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Why is he doing a tour of the UK prisons?

  47. 47
    Jimmy says:

    Well to be fair he probably saw the crosshairs here and assumed that meant he was safe. That is usually how it works.

  48. 48
    GO HOME says:

    All of his welfare benefits should be stopped as well. He obviously has no intention of doing a day’s work.

    It really is taking the piss. Just deport him this afternoon if not before.

  49. 49
    Anonymous says:

    Expect a large number of arrests………………..of EDL supporters of course

  50. 50
    Guido supports Sharia law in the UK says:

  51. 51
    Danny says:


    You must be so proud of your immigration policy.

    To rub the rights noses in it, you have disenfranchsied your own children from a future free from 7th century fascists who have the same passport & rights as your own children.

    You must be so proud of your Labour party.

  52. 52
    Reimer says:

    “enticing racial hatred.”

    Very enticing indeed, when you see what its supposed enemies have done in the name of ending it.

  53. 53
    Any second now...any second says:

    Four solid months of crosshairs, “he’s finished”, “he’s done for”, and my personal favourite, “game over”. Huhne’s a twat and his time will come but repeatedly flogging the same story day in day out with the same punchline of “he’s almost gone” is just tedious. At least be consistent and maintain the crosshairs and hyperbole. “He’s done for” or the H Potter style “It All Ends” or “We think it’s all over. It is now” or “Not long. Any minute. It’ll be over soon. Very soon. Game over…in a matter of hours”.

  54. 54
    Biffo the Bear says:

    Yep – the good ol’ “suspended” sentence…

  55. 55
    Spartacus says:

    ‘presumptuous for the ever brazen Chris Huhne to be announcing speaking gigs months . . . ‘
    ‘presumptuous for the ever hopeful Gforks to be announcing innocent until proven guilty, Chris Huhne to be publicizing speaking gigs months . . . ‘
    ‘Gforks has been predicting Huhne’s demise for 17 months now . . .’

  56. 56
    Spartacus says:

    It will be eu law in a couple of weeks’ time

  57. 57
    AnnieH says:

    We need a petition to remove that disgusting low-life from feeding off the public purse.He lacks any sense of honesty or integrity and is even now booking his future income stream. Not surprising really -after all Harriet Harman got away with it and had the temerity to appear on Sky today telling Piers Morgan to come clean. These people do not know what “clean” is.

  58. 58
    Reimer says:

    Excellent. I can just see Ed as ‘Twonk’, a benign-but-bumbling alien who crash-lands here and attempts to make Earth less adenoidal, much to the bafflement of the Double Deckers who find him in the wreckage. Then one of them leans too far over one of the eggs in his crashed ship, an egg in which Ed Balls is lurking. Copyright Children’s Film Foundation 1972 or so.

  59. 59
    Engineer says:

    No surprise to anybody, surely? With America and the Eurozone mired in debt, and the Pacific Rim countries well able to supply themselves with the basics, it’s hard to see where the much-demanded economic growth is going to come from. With that in mind, the best course of action in the UK is to rein in spending, matching spends to tax receipts and looking to cut taxes to encourage slow, but sustainable, private sector growth. Borrowing and spending may produce some short-term growth, but the cost will be disproportionately high, and the effects probably short-lived.

    Osborne could consider tax cuts – he should most definitely not consider more borrowing.

  60. 60
    Anonymous says:

    I agree. Allow him a fair trial then string the fucker up!

  61. 61
    Biffo the Bear says:

    Why, to facilitate the green/carbon/global warming/environment fraud of course!

  62. 62
    Spartacus says:

    The ‘silent invasion’

  63. 63
    Steady as she goes number one. says:

    There’s not a lot that George can do about Obama’s and the eurozone’s disastrous economic policies. He’s probably better off out of it for the time being.

    No point in huffing and puffing on something you have no influence over.

  64. 64
    Stinkfinger says:

    Muslims fill the streets of commercial road everyday of the week.
    That’s why the EDL are going there…DUH!

  65. 65
    Do not knock it till you have tried it. says:

    He can always seek advice fromDavid Laws on how it feels…

  66. 66
    Loungelizard says:

    Strap him to the blade of one of his eco turbines.

  67. 67
    Loungelizard says:

    For all their bumbling a Twonk is a dangerous beast.

  68. 68
    Anonymous says:

    To be fair, when it was daily evidence of Brown’s insanity it was quite fun. But not so interesting when it’s Huhne, however much it’s deserved.

    It is August though – not much happening. Except the meltdown of the world economy, obviously.

  69. 69
    Dead men get no compo says:

    A German court on Thursday awarded a man convicted of murdering an 11-year-old child euro3,000 ($4,290) in damages related to a police officer’s threat of violence during an interrogation.

  70. 70
    Engineer says:

    Does Huhne have any sp eaking engagements with the electricity grid control engineers? He might find what they have to tell him rather interesting – and he might not be quite so loud about renewables afterwards, either.

  71. 71
    Spaghetti Junction says:

    US debt shot up $238 billion to reach 100 percent of gross domestic project after the government’s debt ceiling was lifted, Treasury figures showed Wednesday.

    The new borrowing took total public debt to $14.58 trillion, over end-2010 GDP of $14.53 trillion, and putting it in a league with highly indebted countries like Italy and Belgium.

  72. 72
    Stinkfinger says:

    Phew I’m glad that panic is over.Can all the Aids research money now go towards tackling Prostate cancer?
    After all that has killed more men in this country than Aids ever did.

  73. 73
    Cannot decide a Monkier says:

    He seems to be clinging on like another demented socailist.

  74. 74
    Clifton Fields says:

    There will be charges ;-)

  75. 75
    tube_thumper says:

    Is it me or are there a ridiculous number of inquiries about everything from the News International stuff all the way up and down the political scale.

    How much is this costing
    what benefit are they?
    who cares?

    i think we need an inquiry into this

  76. 76
    Raving Loon says:

    How times have changed…

  77. 77
    Bill d'Sarse says:

    No, don’t be silly. His tour diary:

    22 Oct – A Wing ” The merits of using recyclable prison loo roll”

    24 Oct – D Wing “Escapes using recycled plastic bags”

    7 Nov – C Wing ” Carbon neutral bank blags”

    8 Nov – Segregation ” Nonces and their part in carbon capture”

    24 Dec – B Wing “Lentils for Chrsitmas dinner, a real alternative”

  78. 78
    Billy Bowden Pride says:

    I’ve got my crosshairs trained on your bumhole Jimmy.

  79. 79
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    French police aren’t like that. But I don’t know why they have to clean their guns whilst conducting interviews.

  80. 80
    sockpuppet #1916 says:

    It’ll be all over by christmas.

  81. 81
    Sir William Waad says:

    If he can’t go, he’ll be able to send Carina to take his place.

  82. 82
    Archer Karcher says:

    There is a lot Osborne can do about governmet spending.

    Unfortunately he has shown no fortitude at all regarding real and meaningful cuts in the useless bloatocracy that ‘runs’ this country so badly.
    Or to stop loading cost onto business with ludicrous ‘carbon taxes’ or showering third world dictators and the EU with tax extracted largesse.

    In short he offers nothing Labour did not offer, at considerable cost for no discernable value.

  83. 83
    Sir William Waad says:

    Yu need persistence to bring these nasty little sods to justice. They rely on the British public and much of the media having short memories and growing bored easily.

  84. 84
    Lord Stansted says:

    There is an awful lot George can do!!! Cut all “green” taxes and surcharges, cut VAT and cut duty on petrol and drink. I don’t see many in the Far East adopting our taxes and they are doing pretty well. The EU, UK and US are going down the tube – the world will be dominated by China and we will be a basket case.

  85. 85
    SouthEastVoter says:

    Went to sign the e-petition and got this:

    HM Government
    Sorry, something went wrong.

    We are very sorry, but we were unable to complete your last action.

    We have been notified about the problem and will resolve it as quickly as possible.

    Please click on the button below to return to the home page.
    Return to home page

    We would be better off without a government and more money

  86. 86
    Its to cold in hell for me. says:

    Nail him!

  87. 87
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    I thought they were supposed to be against islamic extremism, not just muslims going shopping.

  88. 88
    That's News says:

    It’ll take ages to come to court, if it does.

  89. 89
    Sir William Waad says:

    I wanted to be Permanent Secretary for Gravity, or perhaps Deputy Commisioner for Boltzmann’s constant – I would have accepted £100k a year – but the tight so-and-sos wouldn’t have it.

  90. 90
    EDL says:

    A bit sick, even for this blog.

  91. 91
    Archer Karcher says:

    Miliband already has to the tune of £780 billion and typically, the Huhne of huhne’s is following suit.
    Energy costs are set to rise by 70% due to ‘carbon initiatives’ Huhne is creating a rigged market, that will make doing business in the UK all but impossible if you are based here.
    The coalition mean to carry on where ZaNu Labour left off and that particlar path leads to a completely ruined economy.

  92. 92
    Bill d'Sarse says:

    Which one?

  93. 93
    Archer Karcher says:

    And leave him there as a lesson to the other looters, charlatans and crooks in Wastemonster Palace.

  94. 94
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    Not quite, East Bagdad and most of Somalia is in Whitechapel.

  95. 95
    By Degrees says:

    To most people the everyday things of forcing your wife to wear a burkha, your daughter to marry her first cousin and honour killings are extreme.

  96. 96
    Archer Karcher says:

    If you go there it feels like it.

  97. 97
    lol! says:

    Petition to retain the ban on Capital Punishment : 807
    Restore Capital Punishment : 601

  98. 98
    sockpuppet #4 says:


  99. 99
    Jabba the Cat says:

  100. 100
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    Ah right. so they’re all out shopping for big knives.

    I see.

  101. 101
    Bill d'Sarse says:

    You see, there’s the problem. The wheels of ‘green’ taxes has already been set in motion. To stand up now and say that green policies were a work of fiction and a grand scam implemented by the last government would be economic madness. The general public would want to see an immediate reduction in said taxes, but sadly, gerorge just cannot afford to do this at the mo’. Maybe in about 4 years – just before a general election would be nice.

  102. 102
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    She’s got an appointment at the beauty therapist.


    I didn’t ask what for.

  103. 103
    Jabba the Cat says:

    For that gig I would actually pay money to hear the little twerp shredded.

  104. 104
    Anonymous says:

    He works for the spooks.

  105. 105
    Through the Looking Glass says:

    You are obviously enemies of the state and as such you should be reported to the anti-terror police.

  106. 106
    Ivan Upcock says:

    Ah, the pleasures of multiculturism!

  107. 107
    eastender says:


  108. 108
    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    It is pretty much 3rd world – a real cesspit.

  109. 109
    Gone says:

    So all that money Gordon printed and gave to the banks to prop up their bad debts rather than pump priming the economy has now gone. All gone.

  110. 110
    Its to cold in hell for me. says:

    Oh dear Guido.

  111. 111
    Cressida Dick says:

    I went for a Brazilian.

  112. 112
    CRASH says:

    Looks like black Thursday is upon us.

  113. 113
    the last laptop in london says:

    Sounds tinny online

  114. 114
    the last laptop in london says:

    Can we have more ads for dating sites?

  115. 115
    Where is "boy" George says:

    When all this mess is happening boy George is hiding. In other countries people in-charge of finance are coming and talking on TV but boy George has disappeared.

    For those who think boy George has cut spreading; he has diverted it and added more money to other countries.

  116. 116
    Ah! Monika says:

    Even that would’t put the wind up him.

  117. 117
    Titford Hat says:

    Oh, god, three years before the BBC fills the airwaves with billions of “100 years since the start of the First World War” programmes.

    I can’t wait.

    (And then in 1917 the “100 years since the Russian Revolution” overkill and then in 1918…)

  118. 118
    Titford Hat says:


  119. 119
    Drum says:

    Whatever else he is he is not stupid. Bet he knows nothing will happen.

  120. 120
    Enoch says:

    Not Rivers of Blood I hope

  121. 121
    the last laptop in london says:

    These are the type of time management skils which we need to teach our British Bobbies. Their inability to eat donuts and fill in diversty monitoring paperwork at the same time as handing out stories to the tabloids is legendary.

  122. 122
    Can I have some please says:

    I wouldn’t be surprised if you saw something on the market before the end of the press conference.
    Italian 10 year bond yields have suddenly dipped, and Zerohedge is suggesting that it’s because the ECB is buying them.
    Reuters, however, is reporting that ECB is currently buying Irish and Portuguese bonds, but has no plans for other sovereign purchases.

  123. 123
    Dodge City says:

    He has an overdue appointment here on Boot Hill. Undertaker and spade just waiting for the word from the Sheriff’s court.

  124. 124
    Ah! Monika says:


  125. 125
    Lord Stansted says:

    What sick about it? It’s true, and that’s all that matters.

  126. 126
    Ah! Monika says:

    Went? Shouldn’t that be present tense?

  127. 127
    Eurocrat says:

    The President of the European Commission has warned that the eurozone debt crisis is spreading

  128. 128
    Bill Gates says:

    I read somewhere that the DirectGov website is hosted in a small shed, somewhere in Spain – could explain a lot.

    This internet thing…it’ll never catch on and we’ll only need 5 copmuters in all the world!

  129. 129
    Colour blind oik says:

    I hear that with effect from Sunday its new name will be Blackchapel.

  130. 130
    Helping hand says:

    Well, he will be able to pay for the rope then and the hangman’s travel expenses.

  131. 131
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    You don’t honestly expect a green loon to put himself in a position where he will be faced with facts that contradict his religion, do you?

  132. 132
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    Maybe it’s for trimming’em. (I’ll get my coat)

  133. 133
    Spartacus says:

    Firefox with Flashblock is another good one

  134. 134
    EDL says:

    I meant the Norway comment – do you watch the news?

  135. 135
    Ah! Monika says:

    If this goes on for much longer’ they’ll be wheeling him into court in his bed

  136. 136
    Desperate Dan says:

    Perhaps, like Denis McShane, Huhne believes the CPS will be lenient and that he’s going to get away with it.

  137. 137
    Rt Huhne Tom Whatson MP, Penguin PEN says:

    How much is the fake Huhne getting for mouthing off at these gigs?

  138. 138
    The Prophet Moh says:

    You know I think this Islam business is just gone too far–I mean I only dreamt it up just to impress the girls, get laid occasionally, and also to put myself in a position to earn a few shekel . But it seems these credulous, excitable types actually believe it . Crikey, sorry about this folks, but they even frighten me. Should’ve stuck to pleasuring camels, I suppose.

  139. 139
    Boots McGonagle says:

    The gov’mint sure misunderestimates the # of Boltzmann’s Constant deniers, fer sure.

  140. 140
    Taxfodder says:

    The delay in bringing Huhne to book is a digrace, WTF are the plod waiting for?

    a backhander?

  141. 141
    Anonymous says:

    nothing will come of this Huhne frenzy – it will be shown that the police fucked up and that he was correctly unjustifiable harrassed

  142. 142
    Anonymous says:

    forgot to add – this is britain, remember???

  143. 143
    Sebastian Coe says:

    Due to the imminent arrival of the world’s greatest show, the 2012 olympic games, all londoners are respectfully asked to fuck off for a month so that the games can be enjoyed by those elite people who watch them

    all londoners can continue to pay for the games after we have all gone

    thank you

  144. 144
    David Laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

    I suspect the government have influenced the police and CPS not to prosecute. it is not a difficult decision to make. When is David Laws going to get prosecute?? Why has it taken over a year to investigate, any ordinary person would be charged, prosecuted and jailed by now (homosexual or not).

  145. 145
    Cynic says:

    At what Court is he speaking in the dock?

  146. 146
    Back to School says:

    I wanted Gravity. But I’ll settle for Clouds.

  147. 147
    The Fix is in... says:

    Huhne will escape prosecution. Strings will be pulled in the CPS. Cameron needs him to pull off the windmill scam – Dave and Nick have got money at stake. Big money.

  148. 148
    Anonymous says:

    Won’t his accomodation be a bit on the small side by then for meetings?

  149. 149
    Ivan Agenda says:

    Read and listen to this dialogue and cry.
    Make your plans for investment before 2013 though this may be a tad optimistic.

    Sorry – for some reason this link does not copy right in Guido’s blog (it should be continuous) but copy and paste to see the video on America’s economic problem and the new second edition of Aftershock.

  150. 150
    The Scribbler says:

    So now we have it from the horse’s mouth – Huhne has two weeks before his downfall.

  151. 151
    The Scribbler says:

    Professional film but pity the singer is shit.

  152. 152
    Handycock, No1 Trougher in Parliament, from my Villa in Spain says:

    Don’t worry Chris, you will be looked after by the Brotherhood. Boaz.

  153. 153
    Laney says:

    It’s just been confirmed that Chris Huhne is going to be taking the speeding points for Rowan Atkinson.

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