October 19th, 2011

Exclusive: Hancock Has Resigned from the Defence Committee

After specultion earlier that he was about to be sacked, defence sources just confirmed that Hancock resigned this morning from the Defence Select Committee. Jumped before pushed…

UPDATE: Technically a committee member has to be replaced by the House on a House order but Guido understands Hancock has got the ball rolling to get this going…

UPDATE II:

UPDATE III: In all fairness the blogger who got the first whiff of this story was Geoffrey Brooking.


100 Comments

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

    at last, resigng is the new hanging on.

    • 5
      Katia Zatuliveter says:

      Resigned from the defence committee? In that case I no longer want anything to do with the peverted old man.

      • 15
        Perverted old man says:

        Plenty more where he came from, dear.
        Would you like a nice, shiny CD?

        • 19
          Lord Wayne of Trombone says:

          While Handycock is wasting our time…..

          Despite record low interest rates, printing new money and other emergency measures, governments had not yet addressed the underlying problem of overspending that was at the root of the financial crisis, Sir Mervyn King warned. The consequences threatened to “inflict pain on everyone”, he said.

          WE ARE FUXKED

          Cut spending.

          (dale Farm – get the B52s)

          • sockpuppet #4 says:

            Are the B52s still together?

          • genghiz the kahn says:

            A Vulcan is available for displays…of aerial bombing.

            Call Me Dave sounded and behaved a bit like Gordon – Miliband talking the economy down, then Bercow came to his rescue.

            No clunking tremulous fist to be seen in The Commons, is he still locked in the attic?

          • Nuke Brussels & Strasbourg says:

            Why do all Limp-Dumbs have some form of perversion?

          • Stone Roses back together.

            if the police want to get those tweenies off the scaffold just offer them some tickets.

          • Audemus Dicere says:

            Genghiz – saw Vulcan XH558 on a low flypast just a few days ago. Very impressive sight!

            Mind you, if it’s all out carpet bombing you want, a B52-H is best for the job.

            Sock#4 – maybe carpet bombing with Rock Lobsters would be in order?

          • Lord Wayne of Trombone says:

            have you seen the picture of the Roses??

            They may have indulged in drunks n booze over a period of years.

            or not.
            would be funny to see if any of the c-nts protesting down at Dale Farm are on benefits? Or in council houses?

            Trace those fuckers down hound them make them homeless penniless and then let them chain themselves to Thames Pier at low tide

          • Zoidberg says:

            yeeeees throw rock lobsters at their unlovely shacks……………

            Or test some old munitions. Time to get travelling, travellers. Back to Ireland and your huge mansions. And please stop signing on here.

  2. 2
    Grumpy Old Git says:

    Oh teen fondler why did you have to go? Who are we going to moan about now?

  3. 3
    Matti Hevonen is the greatest Ice Hockey umpire ever! says:

    Well done

  4. 4
    Penfold says:

    About the first time the man has had an original idea.

  5. 7
    Anonymous says:

    Resigning from the Defence Committee isn’t sufficient.
    He’s not fit to represent his constituency and shouldn’t the police be involved?

  6. 8
    The Cabinet Secretary says:

    Nick, has asked him to join the Cabinet as Minister for Children.

  7. 9
    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    I would like to see the Chairman of the Committee make a statement to the effect that he would have been removed anyway so that public is in no doubt about the nature of the man.

    As the post above says the police or security services really should take a close look at his activities

  8. 11
    annette curton says:

    What a joke these people are and the parliamentary (mental) system, not that long ago (within living memory) he would have been put up against a wall and shot.

  9. 12
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    I hope David Cameron follows his lead and goes next,the arrogant shit !!

  10. 13
    It's the water says:

    The fact that this man is an elected MP tells you all you need to know about the people of Pompey aka dogshit city.

  11. 14
    I've done nothin' wrong says:

    Banging Russian spies is all within the rules.

    • 18
      Anonymous says:

      She’s fighting deportation- surely she should either be on the first plane back to Russia or imprisoned?

      • 64
        sockpuppet #4 says:

        On the grounds that the tabloids say she’s a spy?

        • 75
          Anonymous says:

          Don’t need any grounds. She’s a Russian. We can toss her out any time we like for no reason. She has no right to be here – she’s not an EU citizen or anything.

    • 23
      annette curton says:

      That’s the only way the ugly fucker could get a shag, in exchange for state secrets or with a bag of sweeties.

  12. 16
    Mikhail Fradkov says:

    I knew Hancock would do that. Don’t worry; we have plenty of other sources.

  13. 17
    The Cabinet Secretary says:

    It is alleged that Lady Hodge, who has extensive khowledge of child abuse, will be meeting Mr Handycock to discuss this topic that is of great interest to both of them.

  14. 20
    Dead Ed says:

    Milibland’s line “A little bit of humility, eh?” made me cringe even more than usual when Ed embarrasses himself at the despatch box.

  15. 21
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Hancock’s half hour is over.
    Ed Miliband useless again at PMQ’s. Wheels required on the Miliband opportunist bandwagon.

    • 49
      Portsmouth South Constituent says:

      Sorry – Handycock’s half hour is nowhere near over. He has failed to deal adequately with accusations of under-age sex here, in Rumania and Russia – and of sexual advances to vulnerable constituents. We are all waiting now for a resignation from his job as MP for Portsmouth South – or at least his application for the stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds – and why not also resignation from his blighted membership of Portsmouth City Council?

      • 95
        Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

        I will not resign the people of Portsmouth need and deserve me as do the people in Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Moldova. I have been voted in as an MP and will continue to exercise my parliamentary duties, especially those with young girls in eastern europe.

  16. 22
    Lobbygate says:
  17. 27
    The Observer says:

    WOT?
    Nothing on BBC so it cannot be true – they are totally still on Dale Farm and FOX Labour agenda.

    • 66
      Wendy Bendy says:

      “…he hopes to revisit his membership…”

      What sort of fucking English is that? Ah, BBC English.

      • 99
        Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

        I can’t help being illiterate, I have had no education and have no educational qualifications whatsoever. I have spent my whole public life conning people that I know what I am talking about when I don’t. I have got away with it and being a sexual predator for over 40 years until now. I now need, more than ever, the protection of my masonic brothers.

  18. 28
    Labour, still the nasty party says:

    Only Labour MPs would try and make political capital out of stab victims.

    • 47
      Nuke Brussels & Strasbourg says:

      Labour still the vile, putrid, incompetent savage, gutless, whining, spendthrift and foul party!

      • 61
        Anonymous says:

        Yes, just like the filthy lying, gutless, Euroslime Tories.

        • 69
          Labour is squeaky clean and above board, isn't it? says:

          Hi Labour supporter. How are the cabs for hire doing? And the passports for nannys? Mortgages for mates? A good day to bury bad news? McBride? The Mittals? Ecclestone? Dodgy dossier? Cash for peerages?

          • Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

            Truscott and his mates selling amendments to legislation was one of the worst. How no one ever faced criminal charges over that is a major scandal.

          • The House of Criminals says:

            Truscott and the other 3 criminals should have been prosecuted for corruption it was a textbook case . The fact that it wasnt revealed the whole stinking system to be equally corrupt.

  19. 30
    ukip prospect says:

    Conservatives ordered to vote against EU referendum
    David Cameron next week will order Conservative MPs European Union membership.

    To: Mr. X XXXXXXXXX, MP, House of Commons.

    Dear Mr. xxxxxxxxxxx,

    Mr. Cameron is trying to rig the result of the debate, before it has even taken place, which makes a sham of it.

    I have lent my vote to the Conservatives in everything, for a long time -
    above all, to keep the bloody Socialists out. I voted yes in 1975 on the basis of joining a trading bloc. The issue has altered hugely since then.

    Mr. Hague is parroting his case for remaining in the European Union but has not substantiated any of the arguments which he is putting forward. He is, of course, entitled to his opinion but will not, or cannot, say, why we should not be permitted to express ours. What has he to fear?

    Either Mr. Cameron goes, or I do. The man is rivalling the unlamented T. Blair in his prevarication. I am sorry to be so direct.

    I hope you will vote with your conscience and mine.

    Yours, etc.,

    • 84
      Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

      It’s not prevarication.

      Cameron is an unprinicpled shapeshifter just like Blair.

  20. 32
    Cameron on good form today says:

    Priceless line from Cameron just now about what former Labour ministers are now doing in the private sector. He finished with a gem about Blair’s recent lucrative exploits.

  21. 34
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Ed 4 , Dave 4 Bercow 2

  22. 35
    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    I see from the update that Hancock is hoping to revisit his membership after the girl’s immigration case ends.

    Is he completely fucking stupid? This has nothing to do with the immigration case or even with his over active libido but everything to do with the fact she had access to sensitive government documents.

  23. 36
    Geoffrey Brooking says:

    Jumped after a nudge :)

  24. 40
    The Arrogance of Chuka says:

    Chuka just told a lie live on the Daily politics. When he was speaking his microphone was picking up a mobile phone and drowing him out. The Production gallery asked Brillo to sort it out so Brillo stopped Chuka and asked him if his phone was witched on and Chuka said no. Brillo was having none of that and toldhim to switch it off as the sound engineers knew that the source was Chuka’s phone, again the pompous Chuka denied his phone was on. Then as the interview moved over to Spelman we saw Chuka reaching imto his pocket and no more mobile phone interference.

    Why did he lie? Why did he not simply say I don’t think it is on but I’ll check?

    • 85
      CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

      Chuka lied because he’s a Labour politician. They lie, even when they don’t have to just to keep in practice.

  25. 42
    Chuka Umunna says:

    Why the fuck would anyone listen to a condescending self righteous token like me?

  26. 43
    Upchuck yo momma says:

    Chucky’s very bad tempered today on Brillo’s show, sniping at everyone.

    • 46
      Perfect Chuka says:

      Stuck up twat. He wouldn’t even admit his phone was on when the studio Technicians told Brillo to get Chuka to switch it off.

      • 53
        Name the Year says:

        Admit nothing especially to “Brillo” live on the BBC….Neill also bit sharp with Spelman for keep using the “maxed out our credit card” line too

      • 59
        Fish says:

        Saw that. Even in denial about his mobile phone. There seems to be some sort of collective psychosis in Labour – they cannot be straight about even the smallest thing.

        What a slippery, slimey patronising customer Chucky is. Labour’s version of Chris Huhne.

        • 88
          Suggested strap lines for Next election for every occassion says:

          “Labour, we cant even lie straight in our beds”

    • 52
      Steve Miliband says:

      He’s such a lightweight. Just regurgitates party lines without any of his own thoughts.

      • 56
        Chukka Khan't says:

        I am not a lightweight that just regurgitates party lines without any of his own thoughts.

        • 60
          Johann Hari says:

          Chuka is not a lightweight who just regurgitates party lines without any of his own thoughts.

        • 72
          Johann Hari says:

          I’ve returned my prize in an envelope. By the way, do you have a Wikipedia page? My friend David Rose is curious to read it.

  27. 50
    oldasiahand says:

    All becoz of a little Russian nookie. Doesn’t make him a bad person. LOL.

  28. 51
    BillyBob... says:

    Get the treasonous f*cker locked up !!

  29. 55

    Foxy gone.
    Handycock gone.

    So the final of the worlds strongest fingertips contest will see McShane and Huhne in the final.

    Current world champion ‘Gordon ‘bitten to the quick’ Brown ‘ will present the award at a ceremony at the O2. The winner will be invited to try and pries the gold trophy from Gordon’s cold, shaking, clunking hands.

  30. 58
    Alec Douglas Home says:

    Fucking hell !

    Is this what Parliament has come to ?

    • 82
      Sad soul says:

      It was never like this when John Smith and Maggie were party leaders, if either of them said that they had every confidence in the honourable member you could bet they were clearing their decks and the resignation letter was in the post

  31. 63
    Infotainment says:

    Anyone else find the Dale Farm pikeys refusing to move very entertaining? They don’t seem to realise it makes the public dislike them even more. But it’s all popcorntastic fun, especially the ones who got tasered.

    • 71
      annette curton says:

      Dale Farm?, since when could you farm used tyres, old three piece suits and nicked copper cabling.

    • 74

      Are there any travelers there?

      Looks like the usual climate change,globalisation,save the whales, not in my name, human rights for hedgehogs, anti-anything rent a mob.

      The best is that skinny bint on the tower screaming that the police are putting her in danger.

      No luv, it was climbing up a scaffold that put you in danger.
      Consolation is she can I-mail her Tienanmen like, hero stance to the Guardian who will make it front page.
      She might even get into the next Big Brother house if her agent’s any good.

      • 89
        The Female of the species says:

        We all know said skinny bint has come out of a bad relationship and will eventually gravitate towards Donkey Sanctuarys.

  32. 70
    Kered Ybretsae says:

    At last Handycock is not so cocky….next perhaps this Dishonourable Member will resign all his other dodgy jobs.

    • 100
      Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

      No Way, I have been troughing and shagging on taxpayer’s money for over forty years and I am not going to stop now.

  33. 76
    Mikhal Hancockski says:

    Good! What a perv.

  34. 78
    cynic says:

    Is sleeping with attractive young Russian women a perversion?

  35. 91
    Peter Carter-Fuck says:

    I feel sorry for poor Katia. One of the diplomats she shagged thought she was a prossie and tried to pay her afterwards (tip: working girls like to see the money up front). I don’t know what the FSB is teaching its honey trap girls these days. This would never have happened when Rosa Klebb was running Smersh. As it is, poor Katia has had to suck a lot of rancid cock for Mother Russia, I hope they give her a nice dacha and a telly (colour, not black & white) when she gets back.

    I have told the girls at the parliamentary escort agency not to take any more bookings from Handycock. They may be whores, but they have their standards. If the dirty fucker wants to get laid he’s got the Russian embassy’s phone number, and he must know where the mental homes are in Portsmouth.

    • 93
      Jo Bloggs says:

      I recommend a trip to Russia or the Ukraine. The tottie there is out of this world. Mr Handcock seems to have been offered very much fifth-rate merchandise.
      (If you can’t afford Russia, pop in to Barclay’s Bank in Portman Square and ask to open an offshore account in a funny accent. There’s some fantastic Russian stuff on the second floor.

  36. 98
    Marcus Aurelius says:

    How about organizing a recall petition on the number 10 website?

    Didn’t the Conservatives and the Lib Dems promise us the right to recall representatives during the election?

    Failing that perhaps an RN Shore Patrol could visit Handycock and teach him what the Oath of Loyalty to the Crown actually means.


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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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