May 21st, 2012

Davis and Miliband’s Cosy Chat

Ed Miliband just revealed that he’d met with David Davis, saying that they agreed on an increasing number of subjects – an In/Out referendum is creeping up that list. Labour backing the plebiscite would be opportunistic, calculated and brilliant. It would drive the Tories round the bend and no effort has been made to shut down the speculation this weekend. Cameron has reaffirmed his position against the idea, putting the ball firmly in Miliband’s court. Ed also coughed that they both had some harsh words for the Prime Minister: “but, that is perhaps, another story”…

UPDATE: Liar Politicians got the video:


  1. 1
    Oh dear says:

    Nothing wrong with slagging off PM.

  2. 2
    Nom Dom Nom says:

    Is the word meeting an euphemism for something else?

  3. 3
    suissebob says:

    No problem, as soon as Milibandwagon calls for an In/Out referendum Cameron delivers it before the election.

  4. 4
    How many times can you cry wolf? says:

  5. 5
    Rage Against the Politcal Elite says:

    Have they Now worked out that the Social Science experiment Police State Feminist Agenda dosn’t add up. Oh Shame eh?? So women do need their farthers brothers and family to look after them. The STATE experiment of being the farther has failed. Ask the 10’000 kids going into care and the cost of the Police, Social services etc. No more money left to keep the whole thing going, Wonder who the parties are going to get to VOTE for them now?? No more immigration Wow.

  6. 6
    Steve Miliband says:

    In/out for Labour and Lib dems would be more divisive than it is for Tories surely?

    He’ll be banning Unions next

  7. 7
    Legal Crook says:

    The first referendum I want is something like “The UK gov will stick two fingers up to the EU at every possible opportunity”. Then the EU either reforms or chucks us out.

  8. 8
    The Watcher says:

    Softly, softly, – catchee monkey!

  9. 9
    Rage Against the Politcal Elite says:

    Davis HAS got my VOTE, He understands that the Police STATE is out of control. NO MONEY IN IT. Look how it corrupted Russia and its economic systems

  10. 10
    Let's leave the EU and remove VAT from food says:

    But what will the Dutchman married to the Spaniard have to say about all this talk of standing up for British interests?

  11. 11
    Rage Against the Politcal Elite says:

    Look at Mexico Phoney Drug WAR. Its a terrifying prospect of some one trying too bring that to the UK.

  12. 12
    AC1 says:

    It’s “Father”, farther means greater distance. If using farther instead of father is some type of “cleverness”, I don’t get it.

  13. 13
    Peter Kropotkin says:

    Russia has always been a police state

  14. 14
    Terrible But True says:

    ‘Ed also coughed that they both had some harsh words for the Prime Minister: “but that’s a different story”…’

    One designed solely for the very small bubble that is interested in such things but seems to feel it speaks for the nation. I expect it wall to wall on the BBC especially soon, showing how in the tank they are for a very… very.. lightweight, two-faced, self-obsessed ‘leader’ of her majesty’s ‘loyal’ opportunism.

  15. 15
    Axe The Telly Tax says:

    You mean Mr. 7% LOL (Lib Dems poll rating on 7%, with UKIP on 9%)

  16. 16
    Professor says:

    When it comes to a In/Out vote for Europe, no party has the balls to go for it at the moment.

  17. 17
    Eric Pickles says:

    Did someone mention meatballs?

  18. 18
    Fish says:

    Another Milibandwagon rolling this morning.

    He has criticised Cameron and his government for putting social mobility into reverse. Good – he’s actually reversing Labour’s failure on this which saw the Tories gains in social mobility completely lost by Miliband and his mates.

    Don’t, though, expect the BBC to challenge his utterly breathtaking opportunism.

  19. 19
    I love the FT says:

    Talking to David Davies must be almost rational compared to a chat with the Shadow Cabinet so who can blame Ed

  20. 20
    Tom Don Corleoni Watson says:

    Did someone mention pickled eggs?


  21. 21
    jgm2 says:

    Labour promise a referendum?

    Who would be fool enough to fall for that a fourth time.

    How did that referendum on PR go we were promised in 1997?

    How did that referendum we were promised on the Lisbon Treaty go?

    How did that PR referendum go in 2010? Promised it in their manifesto and then actively campaigned against it?

    Not subject to legitimate expectation.

    Not worth the paper it’s printed on. And I would expect Cameron to ram that message home and remind voters of Labour’s serial lying in this regard.

  22. 22
  23. 23
    Loungelizard says:

    With the way things are looking a referendum will be an irrelevance. No point in having one on something that’s just an unpleasant memory.

  24. 24
    Eeek Eeek says:

  25. 25
    Gawd Help Us says:

    It took years to create this club for has been politicians, no one but no one is going to pry their hands off the levers easily.

  26. 26
    Raving Loon says:


  27. 27
    Ian E says:

    Well, it is certainly time for Davis to defect – but, surely, to UKIP, not the UnNuLav Party!

  28. 28
    Ivor Tapeworm says:

    Meanwhile, Clegg argues that Euro failure would be the “ideal recipe for an increase in extremism and xenophobia”.

    Of course, the financial chaos, the corruption, the robbing of taxpayers for support packages, the easy migration of stolen wealth, and the reduction of many countries into poverty and bankruptcy has been a huge success for the Euro in making Europeans nations feel great about each other.

  29. 29
    Handycock (sex Tourist on Taxpayer's money) says:

    Russia is not a police state nor is it corrupt, and I should know. Compared with Portsmouth for example, it is a paragon of probity, political integrity, and morality. The Russian Mafia are amateurs compared to my ‘boys.’ Boaz.

  30. 30
    Ivor Tapeworm says:

    Meanwhile, Clegg argues that Euro failure would be the “ideal recipe for an increase in extremism and xenophobia”.

    Of course, the financial chaos, the corruption, the robbing of taxpayers for support packages, the easy migration of stolen wealth, and the reduction of many countries into poverty and bankruptcy has been a huge success for the Euro in making Europe*n nations feel great about each other.

  31. 31
    Raving Loon says:

    E[Labour keep promise on referendum] = 0

  32. 32
    Liarpoliticians says:

    I talked, but I won’t tell you about it….. Weak line, from a weak Labour party leader.

  33. 33
    Ivor Tapeworm says:

    Dunno. Consult a Euphasaurus.

  34. 34
    Libertarian says:

    It would bring a lot of Old Labour types back – the pro-Europe weenies are mostly metropolitan Guardianistas like Ken Clarke.

  35. 35
    Gaining Traction says:

    The latest Survation poll has UKIP on 11.5%, Lib-Dim’s on 7.4%.

  36. 36
    Backwoodsman says:

    Don’t think its a case of ‘Ugandan discussions’ – DD wouldn’t 2 time Shami would he ?
    Probably more two cases of ‘my enemies enemy is my friend’.
    DD also strongly rumoured to be a prat in person, so they obviously have things in common.

  37. 37
    Hang The Bastards says:

    Open Goal, EU Referendum, Eternal Worship from Electorate !

    Milliband is bound to fuck it up !

  38. 38
    Hang The Bastards says:

    I’m voting UKIP me !

  39. 39
    Ex-Tory says:

    Its ok, the local kebab shop and curry house staff will happily step in to look after young girls.

  40. 40
    Hang The Bastards says:

    Then for government you will need UKIP, as the other pansies are too busy sucking from the septic EU teat.

  41. 41
    Karaoke Dave says:

    DVD Dave is hopeless

  42. 42
    Valdimir Putin says:

    Well said Handy, more girls on offer on your next visit, as usual first three free, all after that you have to pay for. No bounced cheques this time please.

  43. 43
    Liarpoliticians says:

    How did David Cameron’s cast iron Europe referendum work out? He turn-coated after getting elected in 2010.

  44. 44

    Sorry – just run that statement passed Wing Commander Farage, MEP, first please.

    Or was sucking on the septic EU teat what caused his landing malfaunction in his flying bandwagon?

    No hypocrisy there then, hey?

  45. 45
    Displaced Brummie says:

    Could not hear what Ed was saying, due to loud sounds of knives being shrapened behind him.

    Poor Ed. Labour will be after him now!

  46. 46

    Yersssss….. (Cynical “I’ve heard all of this shit before from poitical nonentities before, then they get on the teat, and…” Yerssss!)

  47. 47
    Anonymous says:

    Please stop this constant UKIP name checking ! they are never going to be in power, Farage is as much a trougher as the rest.

  48. 48
    Nom Dom Nom says:

    Isn’t that the one with Kevin Kline?

  49. 49
    Labour were the one's that lied says:

    Labour were the worst offenders…Blair lied to the electorate about the significance of Lisbon Treaty all the way through the process so he could avoid a referendum on it which he knew he would lose…Cameron was powerless and after Brown had ratified and signed it a referendum on Lisbon was pointless

  50. 50
    Axe The Telly Tax says:

    Next you’ll be telling me politicians lie when their lips move and that there is no Santa Clause.

  51. 51
    Sophie says:

    I know Davis has form for hanging out with extremists like Chakarabati, but what would he be doing with a multi millionaire, socialist tax avoider like Miliband?

  52. 52

    Look, just read and understand….. you will not be asked if you want out of the EU.

    Not LieBore, not Tories, not the Lib Dumbs and not Ukrap, for various tedious reasons.

    But they all want you to obsess on something you cannot have, to stop you holding them to account for those things which do matter, like the economy, policing, pensions, the disabled, children (taking EU money while decrying taking EU money and the EU etc….!)

    The EU referendum obsession is just that – a side show for a show which doesn’t exist! (Unless it tears itself apart, of course, and forces it’s dismantling.

  53. 53
    Harry Pollitt says:

    The Comrades have always been anti EU, but only went along with it under the Rule of Windbag Kinnock as the only way to get ‘socialism’ on the agenda at all back in 80s. The NuLabour Guardinistas love it as their playground and retirement home. So Ed would get a lot of support from the Tankie wing of the unions if he went for it. Would put Cameron on the spot so worth it for that alone.

    Bet Ed fucks it up just like his predecessor McDoom the Mad did when had he gone to the electorate in 2007 he had a real chance of winning with a small overall majority and sinking Cameron’s career in one. Close escape all round!

  54. 54
    Anonymous says:

    A face ready for punching !

  55. 55

    You can have him with pleasure and double Nectar points for all I f.ucking care. Another failure and opportunist to add to UKRAP’s collection.

    Is this a chosen direction in candidate selection? I think we should be told…..

  56. 56
    Steve lloyd. says:

    The ever reaching tentacles of the EUssr.

  57. 57
    ho hum says:

    Treaties, Conventions and Constitutions can easily be renounced if there exists the political will to do so. Cushy personal advantage is what is stopping our politicians from getting on with it – to the detriment of the rest of us. Pitchforks nearly ready yet?

  58. 58
    pissed off voter says:

    It’s a very expensive sideshow.

  59. 59
    Voter with a long memory says:

    Yes, to be fair to Dave, he promised a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty IF IT HADN’T ALREADY BEEN RATIFIED. It was Brown who disgracefully signed up, and didn’t even have the balls to sign it in the presence of the other European “leaders”. He scuttled in through a back door hours after the main ceremony, signed the document, and scuttled out again. What a tosser.

  60. 60
    Nom Dom Nom says:

    hmm and there was I thinking it was feckless politicians that created an ideal recipe for an increase in extremism and xenophobia

  61. 61
    maggie the dog says:

    Don’t forget the taxi drivers

  62. 62
    maggie the dog says:

    The enermy of my enermy is my friend

  63. 63
    AC1 says:

    The Mexican drug war is very real you loon.

  64. 64
    Phil says:

    He already has insofar as he was a prominent member of a government that had already promised a euro treaty referendum which they reneged on.
    Yet another promise on a similar subject is taking the piss.
    He would do better to start his blank sheet of paper with a hundred lines of
    “We must not tell lies”

  65. 65
    Austerity and growth is needed! Not one or the other. says:

    Labour eventually want to join Europe!

  66. 66
    I only asked says:

    We didn’t need a referendum to get us in – why should we need one to get us out? Just do it.

  67. 67
    Rage Against the Politcal Elite says:

    Its a Micky Mouse War For the STATE who through prohibition have created a Police State. The name the mafia give it is Protection racket.
    The USA through Prohibition created the FBI, ATF, DEA, The States armed resistance to limit Freedom. If your Daft enough to take Drugs fill your BOOTS and the STATE should TAX you.

  68. 68
    Rage Against the Politcal Elite says:

    I should really say GROW UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE. But hey that could be illegal also if some Wanker Political class needed an excuse to raise an army to keep the people down.

  69. 69
    Rage Against the Politcal Elite says:

    You had better be careful you will end up with some Pollonium in your TEA

  70. 70
    David Laws Lib Dem Fiddler says:

    Clegg loony tune (in charge of a minority Lie Dumb fanatical party wanting an EU state) always criticises others who have a different point of view. Cable calls others names if they too have a different view. Clegg calls people xenophobic if they do not want the UK to be a region of an EU state and Cable calls people zealots if they want to change employment laws. These lefties always feel it is right to try and suppress people’s views by labelling them, calling them names and trying to bully them into silence by name calling.

    Clegg: in out EU referendum like you promised before the election- you little lying turd!!!

  71. 71
    What happened to this blog? says:

    This blog used to be good! But you are fvck1ng it up!

    Playing along with Liebour’s noises about a referendum, which are a complete load of bollocks as you’d expect, just makes this blog look desperate. Playing labour’s game won’t get you a in/out referendum either from the Tories and certainly not from any Labour administration. It merely helps provoke dissent in the Tory party so the BBC can start the old 90’s style “tories split on Europe” attacks.

    It’s Liebour’s shameless opportunism and usual deception to to get media support. The press, and yes that includes NI and even Associated newspapers, want an excuse to support Labour or not be so hostile at least, and help the treacherous scumbags back into power whilst the BBC does most of Labour’s dirty work s as usual.

  72. 72
    The Golem says:

    ….and Sigourney Weaver, yes.

  73. 73
    Tesco is fucking the country says:

    You’re a moron, Mr or Ms Rage Against. Don’t talk about subjects you know nothing about. I’ve been to Mexico and seen the GENUINE war for myself, with my own eyes. OK? Now shut up.

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