May 15th, 2012

Jim Murphy, Aged 9, on Peter Hain


  1. 1
    Justice Fingers says:

    Was he just as tanned then?

  2. 2
    Steve Miliband says:

    How does a horse hold the racket?

  3. 3
    PJH says:

    Why was he accused of knobbing the bank to begin with?

  4. 4
    Lord Justice Turkeyforahat says:

    Never did understand how he got away with that one!

  5. 5
    Anonymous says:

    “When he left court he promised to fleece the British taxpayer for the next 40 years.”

  6. 6
    Col Nut says:

    Remember Ann Jones?

  7. 7
    Submariner George says:

    Woe is me, woe is me the euro is collapsing like a house of cards! We must do everything to save it.

  8. 8
    Peter Hain auto tweet says:

    Strong and assured piece of homework by Jim

  9. 9
    Terrible But True says:

    Awesome penmanship, if a bit shaky (but…9) on a bit of grammar and spelling.
    Now, who was responsible for even a university grad struggling to manage that a few decades and several billions later?

  10. 10
    Teacher says:

    Trails? SPELLING! See me!

  11. 11
    Gary Jones says:

    he was stitched up by our security services

  12. 12
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Peter Hain: great anti-apartheid campaigner who become a vain self-publicist who gives MPs a bad name.

    As for Jim Murphy, he’s another full time career politician, right?

  13. 13
    Steve Miliband says:

    It doesn’t halter the facts

  14. 14
    Gonk says:

    Disappointingly good handwriting. Damn.

  15. 15
    Tom Tomos says:

    No, it was a DI at Putney Nick (allegedly)

  16. 16
    The Last Quango in Paris says:

    wow his handwriting was neat for a 9 year old boy!

    How has he got the time to do this and why would a 9 year old boy think it appropriate to diarise a trial? all very weird.

  17. 17
    Barclay's CSI says:

    Bit tricky to tell, what with the balaclava ‘n all.

  18. 18
    Justice Fingers says:

    Not sure if that reply means yes or no!

  19. 19
    Justice Fingers says:


  20. 20
    Steve Miliband says:

    Nice of Jim to point out to those that didn’t know that Peter Hain was accused of robbing a Bank.

    Now Labour policy: taking money from banks is a panacae for everything

  21. 21
    Ivor Tapeworm says:

    My diary from 2003 reads:

    “My pet duck died today. Lucy perkins let me see her nickers. I think that the Basel II 8% bank total capital ratio is too low and is encouraging a reckless credit boom, creating a property bubble that will end in disaster. Caught a frog in Kevin’s pond.”

  22. 22
    Justice Fingers says:

    XBox’s for Labour MP’s had not been invented back then so they had to occupy their time some other way.

  23. 23
  24. 24
    Gordon Brown says:

    That’s nothing I robbed a Nation

  25. 25
    UK Border Agency - Keeping Britain Safe In A Dangerous World LOL says:

    I thought he was retiring at last, perhaps he might even go home now!

  26. 26
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

    Yup, apart from a short period of time working as a waiter, he has been exactly that, a full-time, self-serving, career politician climbing up the greasy pole.

  27. 27
    DO NOWT DAVE says:


  28. 28
    UK Border Agency - Keeping Britain Safe In A Dangerous World LOL says:

    You’re a bit gullible then!

  29. 29
    Leg before wicket ?? says:

    Cos’ people kept digging up the wicket at Lords and it was simply playing havoc with the Test Match…

  30. 30
    BBC says:

    Former NI boss Rebekah Brooks and her husband are to be charged with perverting course of justice during phone-hacking scandal

  31. 31
    The Diary of James Francis Murphy aged 9 and three quarters says:

    Late again Jim…someone else has already thought of the idea

  32. 32
    genghiz the kahn says:


  33. 33
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Do his other entries sing praises to Joe Gormley, Harold Wilson, Michael Foot and Denis Healthful?

    Did draw graphs for increases in strikes and rises in income tax rates and prices?

  34. 34
    mong head says:


    stupid fucker

  35. 35
    john P Reid says:

    and so was Hain…..

    well done hain for standing up to A fascist regime in Apartied, Something your tory party supported

  36. 36
    Joss Taskin says:

    Was then when your Labour Party under Michael Foot was supporting the murderous Soviet regime in the USSR ?

  37. 37
    Col Nut says:

    It was only horseplay.

  38. 38
    Rhonddablue says:

    I was 12 in April 1976 and I’m pretty sure that if I’d been doing anything as wimp-stricken as writing a diary, the antics of Peter Bloody Hain wouldn’t have been my first priority, quite apart from the fact that I’d have been blissfully unaware of his existence anyway. Politicians are bloody odd people.

  39. 39
    Fitbad The Tailor says:

    He didn’t really stand up to them in SA though did he? It was all student protest and digging up pitches in a country that allowed him to do it.

  40. 40
    Karelia Suite says:

    Didn’t This Week or World in Action finger BOSS, the Siffeffriken security bunch as having framed Hain ?

  41. 41
    Karelia Suite says:

    Yep, that’s all right. April 12 was a Monday, he wouldn’t have heard about it until Peter Woods or Kenneth Kendall had told him after Crackerjack and the Magic Roundabout on Friday evening.

  42. 42
    Marmite says:

    Yes, Last Quango, he was a pretentious little shyte from an early age wasn’t he?

  43. 43
    Col Nut says:

    The “tory party” didn’t support “Apartied.” They did support grammar schools.

  44. 44
    kieth vaz is corrupt says:

    Do not be fooled this diary was written last year, no matter he is still a total cnut

  45. 45
    Osama the Nazarene says:


  46. 46
    Tan says:

    Was that when Hain was accused of bank robbery.

  47. 47
    Onanymist says:

    so did I

  48. 48
    Haribo Halfwit says:

    Is it THIRTEEN ! ! !

  49. 49
    Anonymous says:

    She’ll rue the day she stopped supporting the Labour party.

  50. 50
    Barry says:

    In a fetlock?

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