July 26th, 2012

Ballot Day for Bonkers Bryn Phillips

Today is the City of London by-election in the Farringdon Within ward. Yesterday the candidates met face to face for a hustings, and needless to say, with a convicted rioter and Occupy hippy on the ballot, things got a little spicy.

Bryn Phillips, whose campaign Guido has been keeping you up to date with, couldn’t even rely on his learned friends from lefty chambers Tooks, who appeared to be trying to have reporting restrictions put on the meeting. The transparency for the City campaign has got off to a flying start!

Due to their failure to realise this was a public meeting, Guido can report how Bryn’s opponents described the half-pint hippy as “a violent thug with a penchant for assaulting police officers” and pointed out that he “won’t be serving the City, but serving time.” When Guido tried to question Phillips after the meeting he ran away. Literally.

Despite being convicted of violent disorder and burglary and currently awaiting sentence, bonkers Bryn claimed he has has already paid back his debt to society – because he works in a food bank in Hackney. Guido will let the judge decide that one. Happy voting in Farringdon…


  1. 1
    Sacked Intern says:

    He will end up working for the Labour party or Dr Eoin clarke ;)

  2. 2
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Aha, he’s on the run, quite literally!

    What a disgrace. He should be ashamed and perhaps charges should be brought for wasting time and money in this silly stunt of his.

  3. 3
    SP4BS says:

    you need a guido III who can run faster.

  4. 4
    David 'Busted Flush' Cameron says:

    We will go on and finish the job, that Gordon Brown started!

  5. 5
    Not a Mad idea at all. says:

  6. 6
    David Cameron (Leader of the Nasty Party) says:

    Now look here Guido,

    Even Bryn Phillips deserves a second chance.

  7. 7
    Perry says:

    Maybe someone needs to hug him

  8. 8
    Florence Johnson (Shirley’s Mother) says:

    How did you get on at the meeting, Foxy?

  9. 9
  10. 10
    Fit as a broken fiddle says:

    You need to get Emily back. You and H@rry are not up to persuing someone who moves faster than a slow walk.

  11. 11
    Camilla Parker-Starney says:

    He’s almost as furtive and violent as Gordon Brown.

  12. 12

    Like Mr Solo in Goldfinger.

  13. 13
    Guardian Reader from a Yurt in North Korea says:

    Cant we all just be friends?

  14. 14
  15. 15
    Gordon Brown says:

    Can I wish Guido all the very best in the Farringdon trolley dash

  16. 16
    Gonk says:

    If Keith Vaz can succeed in Politics this bloke should get in easily.

  17. 17
    North Korean News says:

    Happiness day, citizens! Glorious leader and father of the nation Kim Jong-un has purchased beloved wife and new mother for your nation! You are commanded to celebrate!


  18. 18
    Nada Boundary-Change says:

    Gotta Luv Fragrant Nadine


    She has the wrong target

    It is Dave who Hague should replace not Gideon

    Will E. Eckerslike would be wasted in the Treasury

  19. 19
    Edith, Purley. says:

    I think his record would be a prerequisite for a Labour party candidate, thug, liar, stupid, lazy and as bent as they come.

  20. 20

    That reminds me. Anyone seen my hat?

  21. 21
    George is short says:

  22. 22
    David 'Busted Flush' Cameron says:

    We will stay and finish the job Gordon Brown started!

  23. 23
    Oily Vaz says:

    Tony Blair made one of his rare visits to the country he fucked up to be at Vaz’s celebratory dinner the other night.

    You know what they say about judging a person by the company they keep?

  24. 24
    Anonymous says:

    As they say he’s a cunning stunt

  25. 25
    Gordon McDoom says:

    I had a pet rock.

    I redistributed it.
    Redistributed it from my desk, through the window, to the other side of the street.

  26. 26

    Think you are better off without it.

  27. 27

    “Wolfie” Smith, a young Marxist “urban guerrilla” living in Tooting, South London is attempting to emulate his hero Che Guevara.

    Wolfie is the self-proclaimed leader of the revolutionary Tooting Popular Front (the TPF, merely a small bunch of his friends), the goals of which are “Power to the People” and “Freedom for Tooting”.

    In reality, he is an unemployed dreamer and petty criminal whose plans fall through because of laziness and disorganisation.

  28. 28
    Perry says:

    Maybe but maybe not

  29. 29
    Alex says:

    Give her half a chance and she’d shoehorn her daughter into the job.

  30. 30
    Alex says:

    Give her half a chance and she’d shoehorn her kid into the job.

  31. 31
    Alex says:

    lol, almost an echo!

  32. 32
    Fish says:

    Brillo, your an idiot – obtuse in the extreme.

    Anyoneone’s plans would need to be redrawn after 2010 – don’t you keep up with the news?

  33. 33
    Fish says:

    Nadine, another self loathing Scouser

  34. 34
    Fish says:


  35. 35
    bob says:

    I’d bet he’s still more honest than any of the troughers in the HOP thougth.

  36. 36
    Rupert Schilling says:

    No-Mates is playing Kristen Stewart to Dirty Digger’s Rupert Sanders these days, so the chances of Fat-Boy Twin getting her back are precisely zero

  37. 37
    davidc says:

    perhaps being a ‘convicted rioter and Occupy hippy’ is considered a rite of passage in lefty circles

  38. 38
    davidc says:

    so, no surprises there then

  39. 39
    HR says:

    Bryn is a jerk but he is right to target the Banksters; they are the real criminals.

    I see that HSBC (The World’s Money Launderers) have been fined again for money-laundering, this time in Mexico.

    The FSA is funded by subscriptions from banks – meaning that the FSA is in the banker’s pocket. When a bank pays a fine, the FSA keeps the funds, they do not go to the Treasury/taxpayer.

    These funds are then used to reduce the subscriptions the other banks pay to the FSA. If the fined bank is Government owned or subsidised, the taxpayer effectively bears the cost of the fine.

    So if a bank is fined, the taxpayer may be the one who pays, and the fine is effectively shared out between other banks, boosting their profts, and no doubt salaries, dividends and bonuses.

    Until people go to jail, there is actually an incentive for banks to launder money in the UK.

    Fucking incredible. You couldn’t make it up. Gordon Brown must have designed this scheme, as he created the FSA.

  40. 40
    Polly's Toy Bee says:

    Hippies are vulnerable people, as are rioters, those with wrongful convictions, and the Occupy martyrs. If fact everyone is vulnerable unless they are a Tory.

  41. 41
  42. 42
    will says:

    nothing wrong with the tooting popular front at least they did not riot or assult policemen, (kill a few garden gnomes with a tank yes, but not as bonkers as your average middle class lefty whi runs back to mummy once the real trouble starts or the money runs out.

  43. 43
    Perry says:

    Not sure that you are taking this seriously enough ‘Can’t remember my moniker’ bud

  44. 44
    keredybretsa says:

    Works for a food bank,does he? Makes him a Banker in Grub Street.

  45. 45
    Laughing Out Loud says:

    He’s more likely to end up leading it. Millitwit can’t compete with such impressive lefty credentials.

  46. 46
    Laughing Out Loud says:


  47. 47
    Anonymous says:

    Ward of Farringdon Within

    A poll was held on Thursday 26 July 2012 and the result was as follows:
    •BRIGNALL, Trevor James – Independent – 32 votes
    •CLARKE, Mark Adrian – 102 votes
    •MARSHALL, Spencer – Independent – 15 votes
    •PHILLIPS, Bryn David – 23 votes

    The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

    (a) Want of Official Mark – 0

    (b) Voting for more candidates than the voter was entitled to – 0

    (c) Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified – 0

    (d) Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty – 1

    (e) Rejected in part – 0

    Total spoilt votes – 1

    Number of ballot papers verified and counted – 173

    Mark Adrian CLARKE was duly elected as Common Councilmen for the remainder of the term.

    Turnout – 11.1%

  48. 48
    Perry says:

    Yes they are probably needing a hug

  49. 49
    LML says:


  50. 50
    Anonymous says:

    Reform in the City of London….yes please

  51. 51
    DELETED ME says:


  52. 52
    Tammy samede says:

    Since when did occupy London ask Bryn to do this in the name of occupy London.bryn has not been anywhere near occupy in a long time so feeling rather puzzled.admire his balls but not his cheek…….

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