May 15th, 2012

Jim Murphy, Aged 9, on Peter Hain

Terrible day. The horse was innocent.


  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. 8
    Peter Hain auto tweet says:

    Strong and assured piece of homework by Jim


  7. 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?


  8. 10
    Teacher says:

    Trails? SPELLING! See me!


  9. 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?


    • 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.


  10. 14
    Gonk says:

    Disappointingly good handwriting. Damn.


  11. 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.


  12. 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


  13. 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!


  14. 27
    DO NOWT DAVE says:



  15. 30
    BBC says:

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


  16. 31
    The Diary of James Francis Murphy aged 9 and three quarters says:

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


  17. 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?


  18. 34
    mong head says:


    stupid fucker


  19. 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
      Joss Taskin says:

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


    • 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.


    • 43
      Col Nut says:

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


    • 47
      Onanymist says:

      so did I


  20. 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.


  21. 44
    kieth vaz is corrupt says:

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


  22. 46
    Tan says:

    Was that when Hain was accused of bank robbery.


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Gyles Brandreth writes in his memoirs:

“Sunday, May 10, 1998

Early start: appearing on Breakfast With Frost, to be broadcast from 11 Downing Street. The Chancellor [Gordon Brown] is grouchily amiable, but so earnest — and still biting his fingernails to the quick.

After the show, he took us upstairs to his flat. He lives above No 10, while Blair and family are in the No 11 duplex, which is bigger and more like a proper house.

I was intrigued that, when he took us into his bedroom, the Chancellor rather ostentatiously opened the built-in wardrobes, as if he wanted us to see the women’s frocks that were hanging in there.

They looked quite large, but I don’t think they belong to Gordon. I assume they belong to his girlfriend [Sarah Macaulay, who he later married].

I presume he was keen for us to know that he has one — and that she’s not a ‘beard’. I don’t think he does anything without calculation.”

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