July 11th, 2012

Light Whipping in Osborne’s Office

As the 10pm vote deadline approached last night, Francis Maude was celebrating his birthday with a soirée in George Osborne’s offices in Parliament. Guido understands that Mad Frankie was slightly upstaged by his then PPS Angie “they’ll have to sack me” Bray. Sources in the room whisper to Guido that Whip Mark Francois made no efforts to cajole Bray at the party despite being there and chatting to her for some time. So much for that aggressive whipping…

Apparently Maude was angry though, not at the fact his PPS was rebelling, but concerned about finding a decent replacement for Bray given that almost all of the potential talent pool had rebelled.

At least any replacement will be über-loyal.

If they voted with the government last night, they’ll vote on anything…


  1. 1
    WTF? says:

    We Have a one party state!

  2. 2
    MacGuffin says:

    Those girls can comb their own Hair! STOP THE ASIAN GROOMERS

  3. 3
    Must get a pseudonym one day says:

    If Angie’s read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, she might be up for some ‘aggressive whipping’.

  4. 4
    keredybretsa says:

    What he needs is a highly loyal, talented forward thinking and motivated staff base working to agressive time scales.

  5. 5
    just saying says:

    Good to see at least the rebels are in touch with the mood of the country.
    No-one,apart from a few Liberals, want these reforms.

    • 21
      Distraught master & commander says:

      Don’t forget the TINO’s (tories in name only) getting their party orders from EUSSR Brussels central, they are for sure not in touch with the rest of the ppl,

  6. 6

    I’m just off for my “Early day motion”

  7. 9
    Quisling says:

    ‘but concerned about finding a decent replacement for Bray given that almost all of the potential talent pool had rebelled’

    So he’ll make do with a greasy arse licking pole climber then?


  8. 10
    Jesse Norman says:

    Stand by for a stormy PMQ’s with “Flashman” at the Despatch Box.

  9. 12
    robbie says:

    Saw her on Newsnicht- she was terrible. Good move for Maude.

  10. 16
    Cameron and his Balloons says:

    But why the fook is Dave messing about redefining marriage and the House of Lords, hasn’t he got a country to run?

    • 24
      Distraught master & commander says:

      All run from Brussels Central command, beware of the TINOs

    • 25
      David Camoron says:

      No, not really. Brussels takes care of the tricky stuff, I just loaf around playing Angry Birds all day.

  11. 18
    Gordon Brown addressing a row of dustbins at CurrrrrCudeeee Asylum for Idiots and Moral Defectives says:

    I won the last election by huge majority!

    Camerloon addressing a row of flowerpots at his Grace-and-Favour Mansion says:

    I won the last election by huge majority!

    Cleggovich addressing a selection of quiches in his fridge says:

    I won The Motion by huge majority!

    • 38
      Penfold says:

      The motion Clegg “won” was when he had a dump……….and that was a (insert your own scatalogical reference)

  12. 23
    Ane get rid of the studio sychophantics while your at it says:

    REJOICE ! Self obsessed twat Chris Moyles is standing down from the Radio One breakfast Show. Lets hope his replacement will actually play some music instead of droning on about his fucking self for hours on end.

  13. 27

    The pound is now at a four-year high against the euro.

    Time to sell.

  14. 28
    Rick Nobinson says:

  15. 31

    Ministers will later announce yet more of our money will go to family planning in Africa
    1.8 Billion over eight years

    We’re all in this together

  16. 32
    a non says:

    Wonder whether Neo will still be wearing his rose tinted spectacles if there is a live PMQ thread.
    For 2 weeks in a row he has found Ed “outstanding”- ” the winner “, which beggars belief.

  17. 33
    Penfold says:

    The Limp-Dicks have no understanding of collective cabinet responsibility, they entered the coalition with the Tories for political gain and set out their stall with that aim.
    Hypocrites and unscrupulous double dealers is too polite a description for Clegg and his crew.
    Clegg is a typical example of the disconnected politician who has cut his teeth in Brussels and thinks that the world revolves around people of his ilk. Prat.

    • 48
      Greychatter says:

      See Huhne is back commenting on yesterday’s vote – thought he was in jail.

      Just shows the hypocricy of the Lib/Dem types – no shame.

      • 73
        Hugh Janus says:

        “…thought he was in jail.”

        Everything comes to he who waits – except when it’s one of the political class up before Mr Justice Cocklecarrot.

  18. 36
    Not so Mad Nad says:
  19. 41
    Jus Saying says:

    Cameron is just butt flustered as he realises he is a one term only PM.

    • 49

      I think the Glibs will call time befor even a full term is up

    • 61
      David "Am I bovvered" Camoron says:

      Things to do before I die:

      1. Let daddy make me into a millionaire.
      2. Become a PR spiv.
      3. Become an MP.
      4. Become PM.

      5. Get to level 10 on Angry Birds.
      6. Get a huge backhander from my pals in the construction industry by letting them build whatever they like, wherever they like.
      7. Trash the Tory Party and all its looney fruitcake closet-racist supporters.
      8. Get a spiffing job in Brussels that sets me up for life.

  20. 43
    Call me Dave says:

    I have slimmed down the Tory policy book to a one liner.

    ‘See Nick’

  21. 45
    No Bullying of women? says:

  22. 51


    Error 404 – Not Found

  23. 55
    Livetalk says:

    No livechat?

  24. 58
    Another Engineer says:

    It is the last day of term. Broon missed registration (again), Balls the school bully is waiting in the bogs, and Cleggy has hidden a rotten kipper in the headmaster’s study. Miliband Minor is present in class much to everyone’s annoyance as he always asks stupid questions to attract attention. Will ‘Call me Dave’ lose his temper again?

  25. 60

    23 meeting with Google ! How much do they donate to Tory funds then , or is that Daves future employer


    1-0 Milliband !

    • 74
      David "PR-Spiv" Camoron says:

      With less than 3 years to go before I leave Number 10, I’ve got to dedicate my time to finding new opportunities as I move forwards my career journey. What what.

      Sorry I turned Labour’s mess into an even bigger mess. Meh.

  26. 62
    illogical says:

    Internet explore showing no comments after CRMMs????????

  27. 66

    Fuckin hell ! have little Ed’s balls dropped !

    I just love to see Cameron Squirm

  28. 67
    MrAngry61 says:

    Why is RedEd pissing on about the Lords reform bill rather than more important issues? 3 wastyed questions so far

  29. 69
    illogical says:

    PMQ thread now available for comment

  30. 79
    Blowing Whistles says:

    So Max Hastings in the DM Pg 14 – gets to some rather good points

    “Lib Dems are not serious people. They are a party for flat-earthers, muesli eaters and kindness-to-rats enthusiasts”

    What Max doesn’t appear to want to state though – is that The Tory Party and The Labour Party are infested with “flat-earthers” as well. They all bought into Al’s big lie. His ‘Our Purpose’ the title of his Nobel prize lecture booklet. Don’t forget – that it was Al’s big lie out of America – and that America is one of the biggest ‘dissenters’ along with the Chinese …

    The British people have not been ‘had’ – but our parliamentarians have.

    Don’t mention that the Global warming climate change bubble has burst! Move along now you nasty members of the public.

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A confused Nick Griffin says Nigel Farage is a shill for the City, forgetting that City banks want to stay in the EU:

“Farage is a snake oil salesman, but a very good one. His supposed anti-immigration stance is all smoke and mirrors, as is his carefully cultivated image as a ‘man of the people’. The truth is that UKIP is a pro-immigration party that exists to lobby for the interests of the City of London.”

Alexrod says:

It’s money innit.

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