September 4th, 2012

Afternoon Reshuffle Latest
Harvey, Burstow and Teather Out

As reported last night LibDem health minister Paul Burstow has been sacked:

Nick Harvey has announced he is leaving as Armed Forces minister, with the MoD now turning entirely Tory. Norman Lamb gets the health job he has always wanted, while Jo Swinson replaces him at BIS. Sarah Teather is leaving the government to fight for her seat. She’s not laughing now…

Meanwhile the first meeting of Dave’s new cabinet will be held tomorrow afternoon. Pull up some extra chairs…


  1. 1
    Fish says:

    Meanwhile, Assange’s mates loose their money. ‘Scuse me while I split my sides…ha..ha.ha bleedin’ ha.

  2. 3
    Sam Vaknin says:

    Gove is the only one who seems to know what he is doing. The rest are lost iiiiiiiin spaaaaaace.

    • 23
      Louise Mensch says:

      Gove is nothing more than a Murdoch apologist.

      • 30
        Lost in space says:

        So are nearly 3 million readers who read the Sun and SoS.

      • 35
        the savant says:

        oh … we should give him the Hunts old job then

      • 53
        Tory Donors List says:

        No true.

        He also passes lots of public assets our way.

        One day Rupes will give him the reward he deserves.

        Though obviously he has to make sure laws doesn’t give away too much to the LibDem Donors List.

        • 59
          Trahison des Clercs says:

          What a complete load of Tosh. Wastes of space replaced by other wastes of space, under the ‘control’ of the waste of space in Chief.

  3. 5
    Anonymous says:

    They haven’t just moved the deckchairs, they have built some more.

  4. 7 says:

    They haven’t just moved the deckchairs, they have built some more.

  5. 9
    Lord Mandelson says:

    My deck is always well greased – it allows deckchairs slide up and down it.

  6. 10

    It’s good to see Gove still left in place to continue the good work but bad news that both Pickles is still in local government where he has not made a fantastic impression and that Warsi is well still there.

    • 16
      Baroness Arsi says:

      I am staying put for the tea and biscuits and so is my business partner.

    • 17
      Moussa Koussa says:

      LOL…you mean the Gimp who has in two years alienated every single parent and teacher in the land. He is universally despised on the ground. Liked by the Tory grandees, but that is to be expected from people who have never had a sense of reality.

      The Free school nonsense is a failure, less than 70 exist, and most of them are either former Independent schools who are now getting state cash, or tiny one class schools for ultra faith loons.

      The academy programme is in disarray, and exam results have caused outcry.

      Furthermore, he is one embarrassing plonker when he speaks, the public whine whether he is on TV or radio. If you think the Gimp is your savour, you have lost the plot.

      • 28
        Rupert Murdoch says:

        And he looks like Pob!

      • 29
        just saying says:

        I’m a parent and I agree with Gove..

      • 33
        Basil says:

        A man who can piss off a whole generation of whingeing parents, leftie teachers, and pseudo-scientific ‘education researchers’ can’t be all bad … indeed, he sounds like a PM-in-waiting to me.

      • 40
        All politicians are psychopaths says:

        When Michael Gove and Toby Young talked about Free Schools I wonder where they got their gall from, as that’s all that’s talking. Free Schools will be allowed to select their intakes we are told, and then they’ll be saying that they’re wonderful teaching environments. It’s like saying that if one can attract everyone over 7′ tall to your basket ball team you’ll have a great basket ball training environment! We truly live in a mad country ‘run by’ mad-hatters, and there’s no effective treatment.

    • 36
      the savant says:

      she could become the minister for handmaidens and concubines i e promotion to Chief Cabinet Procurer

  7. 11
    Moussa Koussa says:

    All Guido, and his fellow neo nuts scoops in Full.
    Do the Family Fortunes “Knur Knur” after each.

    Warsi to go
    Strauss to Corby
    Strauss to Sports ministry.
    No 3rd runway.
    Nick Boles Is Normal

  8. 14
    Anonymous says:

    The public don’t give a fuck. The whole moronic lot are hurtling into a brick wall built by their own ignorance and ineptitude.

    • 15
      annette curton says:

      The big problem is politicians don’t give a fuck either.

      • 46
        All politicians are psychopaths says:

        Oh yes the do, but only about themselves.

        Look up NPD and APD and the traits of psychopathy.

    • 34
      the tiT leading the opposition says:

      I rethemble that wemark!

    • 58
      Anonymous says:

      That’s right.

      In the 50s, 60s or 70s people were aware of quite a large number of politicians because most of them believed in something and made a difference, so a reshuffle actually meant something.

      Now they’re all the same and thieiving c’unts only looking out for themselves and their rich mates so no-one gives a shit

  9. 18

    *yawns – turns over and goes back to sleep*

  10. 20
    annette curton says:

    Still time for a quick game of Happy Families.

  11. 38

    Is that it then? Cameron shouldn’t have bothered with the re-shuffle as we seem to be getting more of the same wet tossers we had before.

    This tells you Cameron isn’t bothered about going for a second term in power and he’ll be solely responsible for subjecting us to another term of “Hard Labour” in 2015.

    To paraphrase Henry the Second ” IS ONE WHO WILL RID US OF THIS TURBULENT TOSSER?”

  12. 39
    the savant says:

    has sarah been finally teathered ?

    Or have we gone the whole ” hog ” and tied her up

  13. 42
    Anonymous says:

    No sign of that oily twat Fallon in government.
    And to see Lansley chucked out – one of the happiest days of my life.

  14. 47
    Anonymous says:

    Reshuffle (noun)

    (1) an empty fanfare sounded to announce the decision to fill the same sewer using a slightly different set of anuses;
    (2) a sliding-tile puzzle operated by a charlatan for the benefit of frauds, to which there is no satisfactory solution.

  15. 48
    What??? says:

    Everyone at Defence is a Tory?

    This means we’re going to lose a war.

  16. 60
    uglymad says:

    Is there no chance Cameron could hold together a minority government? The Great Salmondo manages it in the land of the hairy kneed unpleasure loving sugar dependent fat barstewards in the North. surely even Dave nice but dim could do it too. Boot the Lube-dems and have an actual bona fide Tory government.

  17. 61
    Hands off my crucifix, Cameron! says:

    Well said, Boz!

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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”

orkneylad says:

What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?

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