November 14th, 2011

Up Yours M’Lord

Baroness Trumpington, the 89-year-old Tory peer didn’t take too kindly to having her age mentioned by Lord King of Bridgewater:

A great spot by Total Politics


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

    Politicons cant handle the truth!

  2. 3
    Codswallop says:

    Looks as if she’s dead….and has been for quite some time.

  3. 4
    Infuriated of West Mids says:

    Oh, Guido, you’ve got to try and link to the video on the Total Politics site – it’s hilarious!

    What an absolute gem of a woman!

    • 15
      Mornington Crescent says:

      I’m currently re-re-reading Alan Clark’s first edition of his diaries, including his constant spats with “TK” while at the MoD – excellent stuff.

  4. 5
    Titford Hat says:

    Well, her date of birth (October 23, 1922) is on Wikipedia so it’s hardly a secret.

  5. 7
    Up sh1t creek says:

    About time these old-farts were pensioned off for un-corruptable young peers like Mandelson!

  6. 8
    Better than the John Lewis ad says:

    2 minutes left to speak?

  7. 10
    More mouth than a cows got cunt says:

    Are we paying for tenalady pads on expenses?

  8. 11
    not a machine says:

    It could be the order for the afternoon grog ration !!! Given you can swindle money from the chamber , go to prison and get your job back with few objections I would think all Hon Lords and members need a stiff drink

  9. 12
    Popeye says:

    Really Tom, not very polite for a gentleman.
    Incidentally Guido, Bridgwater is spelled without an e.

  10. 13
    Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

    What a silly old bag, dear.

  11. 16
    For the record says:

    Watch the you tube clip and you will see this post is a load of bollocks. She was merely indicating the number of WW2 veterans left in the Lords.

  12. 18
    Airey Belvoir says:

    She’s a feisty old bird. My former boss saw her handing round the nibbles at a Defra drinks party in a shapeless cardi, and as little Gummer was the Minister, and thinking that she was a secretary or tea lady pressed into service, jovially asked her what it was like “working for these awful politicians.” I’m Minister of State” was the reply, delivered in an icy tone….

  13. 20
    Elby The Berserk says:

    Bless her. She was my headmaster’s wife, way back in the 60s and a formidable battle axe back then. Shed’d have had any of you above dissing her out on an ear no problem

  14. 23
    john in cheshire says:

    Baroness Trumpington. What a wonderful woman. The problem with most of the cretinous commentators today is that they judge the worth of what a person says and does by their outward appearance (agism?). However, just because someone is old doesn’t mean that they are feeble-minded. If there was more respect for older people perhaps we wouldn’t have collectively made as many mistakes over the past few decades. Labour’s destruction of the House of Lords was in no small part due to the lack of respect for people who have gained experience through age. Mr Blair is the epitomy of folie de jeunesse. Not that he looks youthful these days; but that’s what choosing the dark side does for you – prematurely ages and destroys.

  15. 27
    PC clitoris says:

    I would love to be taken in hand by this woman.I would’t say no to a hand job either.

  16. 28
    Another Gimmicky Old Bag says:

    She looks older.

  17. 29
    Nicholas Bennett says:

    Lady Trumpington was the Lord’s Welsh Office minister in 1991. A fine woman who has a long and distinguished career in local and national politics. She is nobody’s fool. She served in the Womans Land Army n World War 2.

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