September 10th, 2012

Ashcroft Pulls Out of Rebel Tory Party Conference

Now you see him, now you don’t. Lord Ashcroft’s face has been pulled from the rebel Tory conference line-up for Saturday week. Last month Guido noted with interest that the Conservatives’ one time biggest donor would be the keynote speaker at what will essentially be a Dave-bashing event. Looks like he’s falling in line thanks to his new job…


41 Comments

  1. 1
    Gordoom says:

    I was once the Tory party’s biggest donor.

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  2. 2
    Asda says:

    Welcome: Please scan your first item

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  3. 4
    'Andy' Marr says:

    I recommend pulling out early.

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    • 19
      The BBC says:

      Our new series of “Blind Date” starts next week and is hosted by Andrew Marr and George Galloway. Our target audience will be black men between 15 and 30, the show will feature tips on how to date r*ape drunken women and also how to “re-enter” after consensual sex.

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    • 25
      Tadpole says:

      shame your dad didn’t

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  4. 6
    The BBC says:

    #croft!

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  5. 9
    Ed Moribund says:

    Today’s buzzword is re-pre-community.

    See if you can use it in conversation.

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  6. 10
    Gordon Brown says:

    I subcontracted my Mr Fuckwitt Potato Head role to Ed Balls

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  7. 13
    guido's twitter feed correction says:

    Bloody BBC over-staffing. Handy Andy has had loads of producers…”

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  8. 15
    Dingo says:

    Speccie are giving out a bottle of Champagne if you can name the mystery woman photographed with Andrew Marr

    I guess it cannot be verified by DNA as I guess Marr has had the baby wipes out

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  9. 16
    REd Millitwat says:

    Advert on the site “4 ways to avoid running out of money during retirement”

    Don’t vote for Me

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  10. 26
    Gordoom says:

    Best wishes to Ruby Murray.

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  11. 29
    do me a favour says:

    Brendan Barber makes it up as he goes along.

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  12. 30
    DERMOT MURNAGHAN says:

    ” How do you solve a problem like Maria?”

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  13. 32
    Jimmy says:

    Butch is now safely back in his pocket.

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Seen Elsewhere

Why Are Radicals Like Carswell Leaving Tories? | BBC
Danczuk: Rotherham Abuse Imported From Pakistan | Telegraph
Ashya King Case Shows How Authorities Get it Wrong | ConHome
The Carswell Show | Jon Craig
Cops Seized Journalist’s Phone to Out Whistleblower | Press Gazette
Chuka’s £2,500 Tax Avoidance Donation | Times
Another BBC Stitch Up? | David Keighley
Divided, Pessimistic Tories Expect Defeat | Alex Wickham
Labour Suspends Rotherham Council Members | Sky
PM Used Terror Crisis to Deflect From Carswell | Rachel Sylvester
Scotland Surges for Freedom | Times


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