January 24th, 2012

Research Report

It’s always nice to know your work is appreciated, so Guido enjoyed his chat last night with a northern Labour MP whose name escapes him and whose face blends in.

“Amicably” discussing the Commons subsidy and difference in prices for the public and Members, Guido was asked what he was doing sipping a taxpayer subsidised lager in parliament:



  1. 1
    A proper right winger! says:

    Heineken researches the parts other beers cannot reach!

  2. 2
    Sophie says:

    UK debt hits 1 trillion pounds today.

    Gordon McMental must be so proud that Dave & George are carrying on with his fiscal lunacy to the letter.

    Any Tories wish to comment on this disgrace?

    Blue Labour out – vote UKIP

  3. 3
    John Prescott says:

    I love the subsidised chips.

  4. 4
    Lager Lout says:

    Subsidy Junkies

  5. 5
    Gilbert Fiddler says:

    Researches the Blears other Blairs cannot retch…

  6. 6
    Rage Against the Political Elite says:

    Largest Petro chemical refinery in UK goes bust. At £140 per litre. HOW?. Has the Governments TAX policy failing. Car drivers on the Tax man Ropes. Or are they on the canvas? Looks like they are on the Canvas. Thatcher, Major, Bliar, Brown, Cameroon, Government doing the same thing killing the economy.

  7. 7
    Gordon Brown MP says:

    Just some bigoted woman.

  8. 8
    Tony Blair, Millionaire says:

    About the equivalent of my annual earnings

    You Tories are amateurs at tax & spend.

    Ahhh, tax…….

  9. 9
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    So you forgot who you were talking to, and you blame that on him for being dull. yeah yeah yeah, next you’ll be singing “and my daddy says i’m fine”.

    Any ideas? A northern MP drinking lager? Sack him!

  10. 10
    Anonymous says:

    Was you trying to fosters relations with the enemy?

  11. 11
    The Rocking Horse Winner says:

  12. 12
    I meet a socailist once and the cunt nicked my wallet. says:

    Mps needs hanging!

  13. 13
    Anonymous says:

    Guido’s snout wettened .. how long till he dives in? ;)

  14. 14
    Nigel Farage says:

    I’m really enjoying troughing the subsidised grub in Stasbourg & Brussels. Leave the EU – never, I like it too much.

  15. 15
    Tweet of the Day says:

  16. 16
    Gonk says:

    What goes on tour, goes on Fawkes.

  17. 17
    genghiz the kahn says:

    That takes Courage.

  18. 18
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Ed Miliband, a former adviser to Gordon Brown, look at the good that is doing to his image.

  19. 19

    Oh dear?

    Not a fine claret?

    How things have deteriorated in the Mother of Parliaments.

  20. 20
    EC1 PhD says:

    Quafitative Research

  21. 21
    Sophie says:

    Yet another panicking Cameroon lickspittle shows his fear….

  22. 22

    Pity a Labour MP can’t drink Red Barrel any more.

  23. 23
    Pawn Sandwich says:

    Do they sell Courage in Kirkaldy?

  24. 24
    jgm2 says:

    In a sense I’m a current adviser to Gordon Brown.

    I advise that he admits he was an incompetent jackass who destroyed the UK economy and then kills himself.

  25. 25
    Fat Greedy Politicians says:

    Easy Trougher
    They’ll get a hold on your money, believe it
    Like no other
    Before you know it
    You’re paying for their sleaze
    Easy Trougher
    They’ll swipe your wallet
    But you won’t feel it
    They’re like no other
    And I’m just trying to make you see

  26. 26
    the scrote says:

    Lip smacking, thirst quenching, ace tasting, motivating, good buzzing, cool walking, high talking, fast living, belly giving…..research

  27. 27
    genghiz the kahn says:

    The Red Revulsion.

    Harping on about Lager drinkers, sign of a bitter man – another pint please, Landlord.

  28. 28
    Robert Maxwell (deceased) says:

    What are taxes?

  29. 29
    Worthington E says:

    Are you bitter?

  30. 30
    Afghanistan Banana Stand says:

    Mixing it with the troughers Guido?
    The things you have to do for this blog.

    Next time you’re out, have a drink on me.

    You already have…

  31. 31
    Lard Prescott says:

    Reminds me of my favourite song.

    Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.

  32. 32
    Popeye says:

    A decent local bitter would be more enjoyable than that foreign muck.

  33. 33
    Cynical-old-bag says:

    What a bloody cheek!

    When I think of all the drinks, meals and christ only knows what else these shysters are creaming out of us, it makes my blood boil

    Guido, you should have said that, as a taxpayer, you’ve subsidised your own lager!

  34. 34
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Labour party policies are what they are unless they aren’t.

  35. 35
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    You forbore to mention, Sophie, that the Borrowing Requirement was down significantly. If the reduction in the borrowing requirement continues, then the SS Gordon’s Legacy is being turned away from the rocks of government default and the shoals of IMF. It took the Fool of Kirkcaldy 7 years to trash Major’s golden legacy, give George a bit more than 5 minutes to sort things out, will you? Oh. and please give the full story or people will think you are spinning for the UKIP. :)
    P.S. Be happy for me, I paid off the Mortgage today.

  36. 36
    Anonymous says:

    A little. This place still appe als to my bass instincts, I spose.

  37. 37
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    But MP’s pay tax too, probably more than Guido, who as an entrepreneur will be using all the dodges going.

  38. 38
    Tony Bliar is a CUNT..... says:

    Farage has a ounce of credibility,as for the rest of UKIP not quite as much..

  39. 39
    Anonymous says:

    Guido – presume you saw Dolly in the Commons during your research trip? He was in the lobby at 8ish.

  40. 40
    String singlet man says:

    Pity you didn’t chop 10 pints of free stella and beat the snot out of the first Lib dem you clapped eyes on. Preferably Clegg. Or Huhne.

  41. 41
    Tony Bliar is a CUNT..... says:

    My wife has come into a bit of money recently, we will be doing the same….

  42. 42
    Titford Hat says:

    Congrats. I paid mine off in 2004. Nice feeling, isn’t it?

    Presumably your net income will now have gone up. My advice is “don’t do anything sudden”.

  43. 43
    Tony Bliar is a CUNT..... says:

    As much as croquet ?….

  44. 44
    Cynical-old-bag says:

    Do they really pay tax?

    They get everything paid for through expenses (i.e you and I) – even their groceries.

    We’re hardly robbing them blind – more the other way round.

  45. 45
    Iain says:

    The Haircut

    One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied, ‘I cannot accept money from you; I’m doing community service this week.’ The florist was pleased and left the shop. When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a ‘thank you’ card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door.

    Later, a cop comes in for a haircut, and when he tries to pay his bill, the barber again replied, ‘I cannot accept money from you; I’m doing community service this week.’ The cop was happy and left the shop. The next morning when the barber went to open up, there was a ‘thank you’ card and a dozen doughnuts waiting for him at his door.

    Then an MP came in for a haircut, and when he went to pay his bill, the barber again replied, ‘I cannot accept money from you. I’m doing community service this week.’ The MP was very happy and left the shop. The next morning, when the barber went to open up, there were a dozen MPs lined up waiting for a free haircut.

    And that, my friends, illustrates the fundamental difference between the citizens of our country and the politicians who run it.


  46. 46
    The Bottle Fed Triplet says:

    I worked as a Porter and we lived in a flat as Tennents with our Foster children. It made me very Stout and I developed Tuborgulosis.

    I’ll get my coat…………………………………..

  47. 47
    The Bottle Fed Triplet says:

    Well done GOM, it is a great feeling. I did it and all by my own efforts too, despite being bled white by the taxman.

  48. 48
    The Bottle Fed Triplet says:

    Hang on GOM, if MPs pay tax on what they are paid then where does their pay come from in the first place? They are not paying tax at all, they are merely recycling taxpayers’ money.

  49. 49
    genghiz the kahn says:

    No, I’m laughing all the way to the Banks’s Mild.

  50. 50
    A Hem says:


    I’ll give you credit for one thing, in terms of the future being brighter under UKIP, you are at least an optimist, it must be difficult though when so few people share your view

  51. 51

    Mine’s a Guinness, cheers genghiz!

  52. 52
    Our Denry says:

    We are in it together, aren’t we?

  53. 53
    Our Denry says:

    It doesn’t worry me I live in the north

  54. 54
    Our Denry says:

    I bet you’re not, everyone remembers the book & film, The Man Who Never Was

  55. 55
    Our Denry says:

    Don’t you just love that grin?

  56. 56
    Our Denry says:

    Well, you are in the Lards

  57. 57
    Our Denry says:

    Gordon, be aware of attached microphones they can bite

  58. 58
    Our Denry says:

    He is trying to get nominated for a safe Tory seat, but first he has to stand for a Liebore/maginal seat

  59. 59
    Our Denry says:

    Gordon Brown may have had advisers, but would he listen to them and act on their advice?

  60. 60
    Our Denry says:

    Next time you’re out, have a drink on me, how do you know it was only one, after all one leads to two then three……

  61. 61
    Our Denry says:

    Prezza have you joined the Desperate Dan Pie Club

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