March 1st, 2012

There Should be a Third Labour By-Election

Labour cannot force Joyce out and he is denying the affair that the Daily Record alleged this morning. However one by-election is a certainty: Labour MP Marsha Singh is standing down in Bradford West saying he has “…come to a very painful conclusion to announce my retirement because I’m in the job to serve my constituents and, if I can’t do that I don’t deserve to be paid for the job. They don’t deserve that and I can’t let them down.”

If only all MPs who are seemingly unable to properly serve their constituents, were so noble:

Guido isn’t holding his breath…


114 Comments

  1. 1
    Looking in from a far says:

    Come on, you could have hit the Gordon angle a bit harder lol

  2. 2
    Baron Hogwash says:

    Don’t mention Dennis Skinner!

  3. 3
    Norfolk's Finest says:

    Labour need more like him. I.e. more to resign. Let’s start with Milliband (E) and work upwards through the trough. Might find some daylight after a while…

  4. 4
    Anonymous says:

    Bradford West – might as well not bother with a by-election.

    “More of the same, vicar?”

  5. 5
    Tachybaptus says:

    Not Just Labour. Away with the lot of them.

  6. 6
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Is Brown sitting on his moral compass?

  7. 7
    50 Calibre says:

    Such a thought would not have crossed Gordon Fucking Brown’s mind.

    Guess why…

  8. 8
    Rupert my Hero says:

    Interesting that an Indian Parliamentarian should teach a Scotsman what Decency is all about…

  9. 9
    roy says:

    English people need English representatives in an English parliament.

    Did we forget about self-determination when it comes to certain groups?

  10. 10
    jgm2 says:

    Fair play to the bloke. I lived in Fucking Dunfermline while a bed-blocker (Labour) MP spent years dying, in and out of hospital constantly, but kept taking the money right up until she expired after several months lying in hospital. She didn’t give a shit about her constituents only keep taking the fucking money.

  11. 11
    roy says:

    How many English Parliamentarians in the Indian Parliament? Or is modern colonisation a one way street?

  12. 12
    The last Quango in Paris says:

    If Mr Brown is unwilling or unable to attend PMQ’s and represent his constituents then I do hope that I am not paying for a property etc in London, presumably it is not needed.

  13. 13

    At least Gordon doesn’t play Soduku in the house of Commons (even if it is because he is never there) – unlike the German finance minister: http://bit.ly/zg4D6A

    This is the reason why every MP should have an iPad.

  14. 14
    Gilbert Fiddler says:

    He needs to hang on by his fingernails, so that he can get all sorts of expenses for his jollies all over the world, and spout his usual rubbish to bored listeners.

    S*d the constituents.

  15. 15
    Helium says:

    Gordon’s mad and he’s bad.

  16. 16
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    How can he possibly deny an affair when he’s been caught asking her how her exams went?

  17. 17
    Looking in from a far says:

  18. 18
    t says:

    Should be mentioned in your new Star sunday colomn!

  19. 19
    jgm2 says:

    Bang to rights.

  20. 20
    Nu Attack Dog says:

    How did that man ever cecome PM? Mad as a frog.

  21. 21
    An Hospital Visitor says:

    …. strange … I’ve seen that face before … was it on one of my hospital visits …. ? outpatients …. ? …… no – I KNOW!!! … it was CurrrrCuddeeee Asylum for Lunatics and The Morally Defective!

  22. 22
    25 pounder + 10 Ton Grand Slam as backup says:

    Mind if I put my name forward to represent England in (phukn) Scotland?

  23. 23
    Bystander #4 says:

    exams? . . . do you mean examinations . . . . ?

  24. 24
    Sally's Ally says:

    Talking of streets, I didn’t get any visits this morning

  25. 25
    Freddy says:

    That Mr Dog is an insult to frogs .

  26. 26
    Raving Loon says:

    Although Gordon isn’t quite as pathetic as Foot or Kinnock, I think history will record him as Labour’s worst post war leader (up until 2010 at least). Risible, unelected, and guilty of a dereliction of duty. Also a knob.

  27. 27
    A member of a minority (English, in fact) says:

    I feel oppressed!

  28. 28
    The Labour Party says:

    So thats a maybe?

  29. 29
    Speedster says:

    Are there any pictures of that gobsh ite, where he doesn’t look like a complete mental case?

  30. 30
    A Member of the EUSSR Thought Police says:

    How can we keep tabs on Guido’s blog if the comments take so long to appear? – if they ever do!

    It’s SO frustrating!!!

    Has he rumbled that we’re on to him as a nice little net to catch the troublemakers and those that need to go away to the special camps for extra special re-education in our Socialist Paradise??

  31. 31
    "Killed in the line of duty" ? says:

  32. 32
    a non says:

    The rabbit died?

  33. 33

    Looks like he’s borrowed Peter’s wristwatch.

  34. 34
    Steve Lloyd says:

    “How very dare you” Gordon saved the world, “dont ‘cha know.”

  35. 35
    Bystander #4 says:

    Gold – by any chance?

    I merely ask.

  36. 36
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    At least he will be recorded in history.

    I’m making fun of Ed there, in case thats a bit too hard on anyone’s brain

  37. 37
    Jack says:

    Marsha Singh is a very decent man

    Old Labour School

    If only the others were like ,him…

  38. 38
    Co-incidence? i think not. says:

  39. 39
    jgm2 says:

    think history will record him as Labour’s worst post war leader

    I think history will record him as the UK’s worst leader since Asquith. Aside from Asquith I genuinely cannot think of anybody who even comes close to being as bad. On a par with Asquith who signed us up to WWI – an act of lunatic solidarity with fucking Belgium under some 150 year old treaty or somesuch nonsense that set in train the UK’s catastrophic decline. Also an MP for Fucking Fife as it happens.

    There’s a lesson there. Don’t let any Fife MP near anything important.

  40. 40
    (Scottish) David Cameron says:

    Now now, chaps. Parliaments are very good for Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland, but I don’t think England needs one, and what I think goes.

    Toodle pip.

  41. 41
    peeler says:

    PTSD includes an above average suicide trait.

  42. 42

    Not so!

    A whole fucking box of them? Yes!

  43. 43
    sockpuppet #4 says:

    He looks quite serious and almost normal in this one:

  44. 44

    You actually chose to live in Dunfermline?

    And I have regarded you as such a sensible and sane fellow for all these years…

  45. 45
    Guido says:

    Don’t you mean ‘Thrid’ – as in B£iars Thrid Way?

  46. 46
    sarkozy says:

    Toad please.

  47. 47
    Cynical-old-bag says:

    Marsha Singh is 55 years old – according to the DT, and says he is retiring. Nice if you can do it.

    I’ve got to wait until I’m much older than that to collect my pension.

  48. 48
    JP says:

    Although Brown was indisputably the worst Chancellor of the Exchequer, I don’t recall him being (relatively spe*aking) a dreadful PM. He wandered around and mumbled quite a bit, and denied us a vote on the Lisbon Treaty after promising we could have one – but I’m pretty sure Cameron would have done the same.

    Worst PMs in British history:

    Chamberlain
    Heath
    Blair
    Cameron

  49. 49
    Tony Bliar that straight kinda guy says:

    I find that picture of McRuin more than slightly disturbing…………

  50. 50

    I think you are in advance of Urban Dictionary with your usage of the term borrowed here.

    Trail-blazing stuff!

  51. 51
    Gordon Brown says:

    I’m doing a good job as mp.

  52. 52
    Anonymous says:

    Sorry Crick are you trying to say something underhand is going on ??
    Well I for one hope there is a shadowy group doing in Labour MPs when they are gone it’s you lot at the BBC next !

  53. 53
    clinton says:

    “I never had sex with that woman”

  54. 54
    I don't need no doctor says:

    How about 100,000 signatures so Brown’s non attendance can be questioned in parliament. MP’s that didn’t attend would be seen as siding with Brown.

  55. 55
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Crick is no longer with the BBC, it’s Channel 4 News. Crick was pushed out by the BBC.

  56. 56
    hillary says:

    “A minor internal affair”

  57. 57
    I don't need no doctor says:

    You must work at the BBC.

  58. 58
    All police are pigs says:

    No, we’ll never forget the ‘good work’ of our ‘brave’ police.

    We’ll never forget the 8 bullets fired into Jean Charles de Menezes’s head at point blank range by our ‘brave boys in blue’. Nor will we forget Ian Tomlinson, beaten to the ground and killed by our ‘brave officers’. But then Ian was a menace to society: a newspaper vendor walking home. Can’t allow that.

    So one of the ‘brave boys in blue’ is dead. Oh dear, how sad. Boo hoo hoo.

  59. 59
    jezza says:

    “Watch out for skidmarks”

  60. 60
    Another inconvenient truth from the Leveson inquiry says:

    John Yates currently being asked to detail his “meetings” , lunches etc with people from News International and they are going through his diary in fine detail.
    Yates is compelled to ask why is he only being asked about the meetings he had with NI when in fact he had far more meetings, Lunches etc with staff from The Guardian, Channel 4 News etc. He wants the inquiry to note that was the case and appears to suggest that the inquiry are ignoring this aspect.

  61. 61
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Miaow, Prrrrrrr.

  62. 62
    Another Inconvenient truth says:

    Sorry if this pst is duplicated but the previous one was modded so I’ll try again

    Former Senior Police Officer currently being asked at a well known inquiry which is ongoing , to detail his “meetings” , lunches etc with people from News International and they are going through his diary in fine detail.
    He is compelled to ask why is he only being asked about the meetings he had with NI when in fact he had far more meetings, Lunches etc with staff from The Guardian, Channel 4 News etc. He wants the inquiry to note that was the case and appears to suggest that the inquiry are ignoring this aspect.

  63. 63

    Blair/Brown, despite detesting each other, had a symbiotic existence which cannot be meaningfully apportioned. Inasmuch as Blair allowed Brown to exist as Chancellor, solely in order to hold the party together so he could get his three terms in the history books, Blair is just as culpable as Brown. And Brown was shit.

    Brown is shit. Shit is Brown.

    So Blair/Brown hold the record from taking a prosperous world-leading country and turning it into a basket case in a mere decade. That requires true dedication and therefore together they become contenders for the worst leader in any pеacetime country in the history of the world.

  64. 64
    Gonk says:

    Agree. Or a PM as dangerous as Brown. He was fucking lethal.

  65. 65
    Another Inconvenient truth says:

    A Former Senior Police Officer currently being asked to detail his “meetings” , lunches etc with people from a certain News Organisation and they are going through his diary in fine detail.
    He is compelled to ask why is he only being asked about the meetings he had with that particular organisation when in fact he had far more meetings, Lunches etc with staff from The Guardian, Channel 4 News etc. He wants the inquiry to note that was the case and appears to suggest that the inquiry are ignoring this aspect.

  66. 66
    bandwagons R us says:

    Tomlinson was a newspaper vendor and anybody associated with news organisations deserve all they get. Asked Watson.

  67. 67
    I don't need no doctor says:

    You are sick mate.

  68. 68
    Gonk says:

    You must be a lefty and a criminal.

  69. 69
    Must get a pseudonym one day says:

    The result of the by-election in Bradford West may be announced this afternoon – they’ve already counted the postal votes sent in anticipation and, amazingly, it’s a ‘Labour Hold’.

    Banana Republic anyone ?

  70. 70
    Perse O'Nally says:

    Hang on, you forgot a cheer for brave Raoul Moat. You utter twat!

  71. 71
    Anonymous says:

    Anyone know a decent blog where you can post real time comments on the Leveson inquiry as this blog is modding everything except postings made by the various alter egos who post on here?

  72. 72
    Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

    It’s not just McMong

    But how the fuck did Bliar, Campbell, Mandelson, Harman, Balls and Cooper ever get power?

  73. 73
    I'll have some of that says:

    It’s marked him for life……!

  74. 74
    Anonymous says:

    All Police are pigs is a fucking moron of the highest order. Do you seriously think that the cops who shot De Menezes did so knowing he was an innocent party.
    Do you really you fuckwitted mong !

  75. 75
    Sonia-ji says:

    They let Italians in.

  76. 76
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Ed Miliband says it’s a resounding success and that the government is cutting too far and too fast.

  77. 77
    jgm2 says:

    Well – about five miles outside Dunfermline. I remember it like it was yesterday. We arrived back in the UK on Valentines Day 2002 after a particularly nasty experience in New York the previous September. My missus got a job in Fucking Scotland figuring that even if the religion of pe*a*ce hijacked every airliner on the planet it wouldn’t waste one in Fucking Scotland.

    The weather (and you’ll laugh but it’s true) was beautiful for four whole months. Long enough for us to wonder what was all this nonsense about shit Scottish weather. So we bought a house in June. A big house. Fucking enormous. Plenty of land too. Way-hey, look at me Ma, top of the world. The day we handed the cheque over it rained. And it kept raining what seemed like every fucking day until about April of 2003. I shit you not. Un-fucking-believeable.

    There you are. Stuck. Can’t be jumping around jobs like that. And my missus was down in London once a week getting Vitamin D and wondering what I was complaining about. All the time the locals are making snide remarks about ‘the English’ at every fucking opportunity. Six fucking years before I persuaded my wife that Scotland is a shithole and I’d rather have a died in New York than live another day in Fucking Scotland.

    Awful place. Awful fucking place. Awful. And fucking horrible, nasty people.

    Ask any ex-pat Scot and he’ll tell you the same. Fucking awful people. Got talking to a Scottish chap here and he was regaling me with a phone conversation he had with a life-long schoolmate of his who still lives in Fucking Scotland ‘So XXXXX, how do you think your mother would feel about your children growing up with English accents..’? A life-long mate remember. No longer.

    This is what the c*unts are like. This is why they vote S&P. They fucking hate the English. I cannot describe how much they fucking hate the English. It’s fucking pathological.

    God, I hate the place.

  78. 78
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Ask Mark Serwotka.

  79. 79
    Anonymous says:

    Clinton : I never had sex with THAT woman

    Observer: Which woman?

    Clinton: That random one I can see out the window walking along the street.

  80. 80
    jgm2 says:

    Entirely agree. Except of course it was less than a decade. In 2001 they were running surpluses after following Tory spending plans. Yet by 2007 we had the Northern Rock debacle.

    It only took them six years to destroy the UK economy. Six years. Just over a single term of government. And then another three years to pound the remains into dust.

    But neither of them could have destroyed the economy single handedly. Brown would (as he was from 2007 – 2010) have been spotted as a psychopath by the voters much earlier if he wasn’t just wheeled out once a year on budget day to proclaim how fucking clever he was. Blair kept the Maximum Imbecile from scrutiny and the over-whelming sense of entitlement and desperation to keep the plates spinning caused Brown to destroy the UK economy with insane levels of borrowing just so he could pretend it was all going great for long enough to usurp Blair.

    Once he’d achieved his ambition – becoming PM – he had no fucking clue what to do with it. He just used to fly around the world collecting photos for his ‘Me-wall’.

    Christ. What a fucking disaster.

  81. 81
    labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    What about blair’s blocker Smith?

  82. 82
    H.H. Asquith (not to be confused with H.H. Crippen) says:

    “History will record [Brown] as the UK’s worst leader since Asquith….”

    Let’s wait and see…

  83. 83
    labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    I do belive that the picture of the mad fuckwit was taken just as an aid told him that obahma had mentioned his name.

    Though the aid never said in what context.

  84. 84
    northofsouth says:

    No wonder he’s hanging on by his fingernails to do the job he pretends to do. Who in this world of 6 billion people would employ Gordon Brown to do anything?

  85. 85
    NeverRed says:

    Agree with every word, from personal experience of living there (Aberdeen) for years. The nastiest, foul mouthed, ignorant, angriest, racist, skirt wearing race on earth. Aberdeen is like Dunfermline x 100.
    Please let them get Independence, and let us build a modern wall of China across the border and not let any more of the swine come into England.

  86. 86

    I think I may pass absolution upon you my son for that stirling(?) effort ;-)

  87. 87
    Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

    ‘Spose that’s right, the money from being an MP pays all the bills so that he can afford to go off doing what he likes. Despicable. Just shows you the utter contempt he must have for Parliament (and the people of course.) Not interested now that he’s been stripped of power.

  88. 88
    Google Images is your friend! says:

    Judging from the darkness of the hair and the lines on his face, sometime back in the mid-90’s– that’s just before the lunacy started setting in:

  89. 89
    I can't be arsed to think up a new pseudonym says:

    Seeing the picture, in The Telegraph, of the 17 yr. old “researcher/aide/inappropriate relationshipper” to Joyce, I am drawn to the conclusion that I would too!
    A cute little bird ready for the plucking.

  90. 90
    I says I says:

    A combination of lies deceit and backstabbing possibly?

  91. 91
    Ichabod says:

    I believe that Harriett Harman slept her way to the top. It’s the only possible reason.

  92. 92
    Number One Gold Trader says:

    Now come on – I wrote the first cancellation clause that prevents cancellation – credit where credit is due!

  93. 93
    Now look S's Moggie! says:

    Symbiotic infers – or means – that two or more organisms depend on or feed off one another (or it did in my day) for existence.

    Since when did the Lying cheating two-faced paranoid bullying thieving snot-nosed sanctimonious shit ever depend on the Lying cheating two-faced paranoid scheming thieving emoting sanctimonious shit? or vv?

    There again ………. !

  94. 94
    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    This would apply to David Miliband as well.

  95. 95
    Marie Stopes says:

    Re Gordon’s photo why no marriage ring on left hand ?
    Has Sarah finally come to hr senses and gone off with Ed Milliband ….( sorry no , that was Hilary Clinton ).

  96. 96
    Raving Loon says:

    Heath is absolutely the Tories’ worst leader, but worse than that he’s possibly guilty of treason.

  97. 97
    Ed Millibandwidth says:

    Don’ t you mean to say ” … as PM … ” Gordon ??

  98. 98
    john Walsh says:

    ToryBoy The Movie is back in Cinemas:
    Thursday 15th March 8pm Greenwich Picture House
    The film that outed “Britain’s Laziest MP” is back on the big screen
    Book your tickets for the event which is followed by a Q&A:

    http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Greenwich_Picturehouse/film/Toryboy_The_Movie/

  99. 99
    JH says:

    Self loathing is not good for your health, no matter how much you try to assuage it by getting your mits on the levers of power then doing your utmost to fuck things up for everyone else by rewarding fecklessness and punishing hard work.

    That alone explains the disparity in the statistics.

  100. 100
    Tony Bliar that straight kinda guy says:

    Who the fuck would shag that old trout, even in her prime she was a fuckin ugly moose……..

  101. 101
    JH says:

    I have to say I agree – she looks filthy. Pretty enough to be fanciable, but not so good looking that she would be too used to the attention.

    I salute Mr Joyce in this regard.

  102. 102
    I can't be arsed to think up a new pseudonym says:

    I bet Handycock is leaking pre-cum with envy!

  103. 103
    Bradford is a hole says:

    Labour and decent? I doubt it!

  104. 104
    yet again... says:

    If he’s not serving his constituents, maybe he should take Urdu lessons?

  105. 105
    Oh the Irony says:

    Whereas unlike those nast Scots jgm2 is such a nice bloke , so tolerant of others. The irony totaly escapes you doesnt it you arrogant prick !

  106. 106
    jgm2 says:

    Our resident Little Scotlander has arrived. Put the Mel Gibson video on and get yourself proper worked up why don’t you.

  107. 107
    Handycock No1 Trougher in Parliament says:

    I would have shagged her 40 years ago. This MP Marsha Singh is going to get us MP’s a bad name if he carries on behaving like this. Boaz.

  108. 108
    A spokesman that is nothing to do with the BBC whatsoever says:

    Oh I think we had something to do with that.

    Now, Mr. Brown is widely acknowledged with saving the World so as that is now written firmly in history, can we get back to:
    Coulson
    Phone hacking
    Slavery or workfare as the Tory led coalition call it
    NHS reforms

    Thank you for your money.

  109. 109
    John P reid says:

    Yet depite this the Tories still didn’t win the elction, Say’s more about the party you support Guido, Take it you called for William hague to stand down as An M.P when he lost the election

  110. 110
    Anonymous says:

    jgm2 had an extremely bad experience in Fife, from which he has never recovered. The missus left him for a hairy-arsed Scotsman.

  111. 111
    Beast of burden says:

    Dennis Skinner What a load of Bolsover

  112. 112
    David Pain says:

    Although I am English I actually used to live in Wales

    You do not know how lucky you have been .

  113. 113
    Hang The Bastards says:

    Are you getting the point Mr Brown ?

    No you just dont you parasitic incompetent self serving bastard !

  114. 114
    Sons of Glyndŵr says:

    Any more of that talk Boyo and you’ll be coming home to a real fire.


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