September 12th, 2012

Tory MP Damns Public Money for Maggie Death Dancers
Conor Burns Calls for DCLG Investigation

What could possibly make the Thatcher t-shirts that have been causing the TUC so much grief this week even more offensive? Well the fact they are paid for out of the public purse registers pretty high on the scale. Mark Wallace has exposed the fact that the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Centre who were selling the t-shirts are publicly funded organisation:

“According to the DUWC 2011 Annual Report, their Chairman is Cllr Graham Baxter MBE, the Leader of North East Derbyshire Council… On page 8 of the same report, the “Fundraising” section lists money received from Bolsover District Council, North East Derbyshire District Council and Chesterfield Borough Council, as well as grants from no less than 11 County Councillors.”

Why the taxpayer is picking up the tab for this lot remains to be seen, but Conor Burns MP, who is a close friend of Baroness Thatcher, is not happy:

“Whilst we are well used to these grotesque and deeply unpleasant sentiments from the left – something ironically that is absent in reverse from the right – this plumbs new shallows.

More than twenty years after she left office the left cannot forgive her for one thing above all else: she won.

To ask people to celebrate when Lady T dies is obscene. To ask the tax payer to pick up some of the bill to produce this Frankenstein merchandise is possibly unlawful.

I am asking the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to ask his Department to launch a full investigation as to whether this so-called “Unemployed Workers” (surely an oxymoron?) Centre has misused public money.

Lady T always belived in protecting the taxpayer.”



  1. 1
    Thick as a Planck says:

    We have a personal photo of Maggie by our front door and touch it when we come in. Better than Holy Water

  2. 2
    Kebab Time says:

    Bloody good spot by Mark Wallace.

  3. 3
    Sir William Waad says:

    The sad thing is that Gordon Brown will never actually die, because he would have to be alive to start with rather than one of the accursed undead.

  4. 4
    The voice of unreason says:

    I wonder if the police will be investigating this hate-crime? Considering the use of public funds in the execution of this hate-crime, I would imagine it will take a fascinating twist ….

  5. 5
    The Union Of Granny Bashers says:


  6. 6
    Mr A Burley says:

    Bring back capital punishment.

  7. 7
    Mrs T says:

    I will be buried at sea. So enjoy the dance.

  8. 8
    Geo says:

    typical socialists …. offensive and expect the taxpayer to pay for their idiocy.

  9. 9
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    He’s dead from the knees downwards.

  10. 10
    Darrol Skinner says:

    ‘Maggie Death Dancers’. The BBC’s The Day Today Lives On.

  11. 11
    Geo says:

    the drowning of petty vindictive socialists … a sight to warm the cockles of your heart

  12. 12
    Chuka Urmunneyaround says:

    Unions are the Wealth Creators !!!

  13. 13
    Voltaire also said says:

    On parle toujours mal quand on n’a rien à dire.
    One always speaks badly when we have nothing to say.

  14. 14
    keredybretsa says:

    Nasty T-Shirts getting nastier and more complicated by the hour!

  15. 15
    Jimmy says:

    Even better than cutting their money, why not cut off the supply of unemployed workers?

    That would show them.

  16. 16
    Night Owl says:

    Yer lets waste more public money on a pointless inquiry.
    Give the loony left some more free publicity.

  17. 17
    Leonard Rossiter says:

    Rising Damp?

  18. 18
    Mornington Crescent says:

    If you can bear to visit their website, you will see they offer:
    •Welfare Benefits & Tax Credits
    •Completion of claim forms
    •Representation at Benefit tribunals
    •Liaising with the Department of Work and Pensions, Inland Revenue and Local Authorities
    •Take up campaigns
    •On-site redundancy advice
    •Advice and information on Union Membership

    What they pointedly do not offer is probably the most valuable help an unemployed person needs: assistance in finding employment.

  19. 19
    make mine a big one says:

    Pink shirt with a lilac tie – he must be a close friend of Liberace too.

  20. 20
    Thick as a Planck says:

    Better still Port Stanley. That will test their determination

  21. 21
    Jack says:

    Since the T-shirt are being sold at a profit, it doesn’t remotely follow that the taxpayer is paying for this. In fact, one could argue that these T-shirts represent a saving for the taxpayer.

  22. 22
    Benny Fitz-Clements says:

    ‘Assistance in finding employemnt’ Get outta here !!!!!!

  23. 23
    Thick as a Planck says:

    Now here’s a Campaign
    Body in Westminster Abbey
    Heart in Port Stanley.

  24. 24
    Jimmy the Dhimmi says:

    Export them to Helmand province on the front line ?? Great idea !

  25. 25
    Calamity Clegg says:

    Bigot !

  26. 26
    Thick as a Planck says:

    Rest assured that if socialists are involved, they wont be making a net profit.

  27. 27
    DaveH says:

    Milipede needs to be asked whether he supports these dancers.

  28. 28
    Forkbender says:

    Very true, it is not very nice thing to do, especially as Margaret might not be very from meeting her maker, it is very hurtful for her family, Margaret might not be able to understand depending how bad she is. Evidently though, Conor Burns does not read Guido’s blog especially the comments, quote, “Whilst we are well used to these grotesque and deeply unpleasant sentiments from the left – something ironically that is absent in reverse from the right”.

  29. 29
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

    Got to check with my union bosses first. Wibble.

  30. 30

    You obviously missed the report that the number of unemployed is down again. Maybe you’ll be able to find a job if you start looking.

  31. 31
    Jess The Dog says:

    what would Maggie think of Nazi party stalwart Aidan Burley leaping to her defence? She was friends with Airey Neave, former Colditz POW, who knew just what to do with Nazis.

  32. 32
    DZ says:

    the tax payer appears to be picking up the tab for a lot of left wing shit, the biggest being the BBC

    austerity? not enough obvioulsy

  33. 33
    Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Theodore's enfant-terrible daughter says:

    Actually, I said it, and it was “If you have nothing nice to say about anybody, sit next to me, and let’s talk!”

  34. 34

    You’re confusing political hate crime from a constituted corporate body with suggestions for vermin control from concerned independent loyal subjects of HM.

  35. 35

    Ask Ed Balls, he knows all about NAZI parties.

  36. 36
    Leftie Hate Figure says:

    What would the Lefties do without me?

  37. 37
    @ontablets says:

    I am deeply ashamed and profoundly sorry.

  38. 38
    Kris Briant says:

    I wonder if the nice looking guy to the left of Miliband would be interested in a nice long, slow f***?

  39. 39
    Jimmy says:

    A temporary blip caused entirely by a recent surge in the numbers of Ministers without Portfolio. The trend is still down, but thank you for the advice and encouragement.

  40. 40
    jgm2 says:

    I presume she’ll be buried next to her (late) husband so the bedwetters could go up there and pre-water the surroundings just to show us what caring people they are.

    Be sure to post it on Youtube chaps to remind people how caring y’all are on the left.

  41. 41
    EdButLookBallsChancerExtraordinaire says:

    I’ll be doing the ‘Hornpipe’ !

  42. 42
    annette curton says:

    Should have been blown up at the party conference in Brighton?.

  43. 43
    Aunty Matter says:

    Why is O’Bummer and dyke Hillary so shocked a bunch of twat head mong Muslims killed their Ambassador?

    Anyone got a link to the video they were so pissed about? I want a good laugh.

  44. 44
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    Wasn’t Miliband still sh*tting his nappies when The Rt. Hon. and Noble Lady was in power?

  45. 45
    annette curton says:

    He thinks it’s funny, just a bit of fancy dress, no concept of history, just the mad staring eyes.

  46. 46
    Vote Clarkson says:

    That`s lady Thatcher to yous Hunts !

  47. 47
    Vote Clarkson says:

    Sorry, for hunts please read Hunts.

  48. 48
    Huh ? says:

    Jack, how do you figure that ? The tax payer would only receive a “saving” if the original Tax subsidy was paid back to the exchequer from out of the “profits”. Is there any evidence of this occuring ?

  49. 49
    Out of the frying pan says:

    Looks like the dividends from the Arab “spring” are starting to come through.

  50. 50
    CHIN CHIN says:

    Derby, Nice place, shame about the residents though, bunch of miserable sheep shaggers.

  51. 51
    Jimbo says:

    Still is

  52. 52
    I don't need no doctor says:


  53. 53
    Aunty Matter says:

    Thick fuckers and not just the Muslims, but the dickhead politicians who keep getting rid of these Arab hard men. They know their own people are utter fucking mongs and dropping a few into mincing machines feet first is often needed to keep the fuckers under control

  54. 54

    Doing Allah’s work doesn’t pay much, but the fringe benefits are beyond this world.

  55. 55
    old grumpy says:

    WHY has nobody complained to the Fuzz on the grounds of Malicious Communication!!!!!!!!!!!

  56. 56
    Some Twat up North says:

    Thatcher Death Party will be happening in our street, you Hunts

  57. 57
    Denis Thatcher retd says:

    I never made my money selling banned chemicals.

  58. 58
    Laws MUST Go says:

    Please can we have some “Laws Must Go” T-shirts?!

  59. 59
    DDC says:

    it’s just a typo – should read “assistance in funding unemployment”

  60. 60
    Enemy of the State says:

    I have a photograph of the Lady on my desk along with her coruscating remarks on the idiocy of the EU from her Bruges Group speech. The people who hate her are not worthy enough for me to comment on.

  61. 61

    >>>>> Mark Wallace has exposed the fact that the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Centre who were selling the t-shirts are publicly funded organisation:

    Actually I think I ‘exposed’ this, ten minutes after the story broke ( – their funders are listed on their annual reports, which are on their site…

    Tip: they might want to embed EPSs or AIs of their funders logos in their PDFs, then they wouldn’t go all bitmappy…

  62. 62
    Synic says:

    No. The k w e e r little thief has the full backing of PC Dave. He is right behind him.

  63. 63
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Conor Burns is a despicable hypocrite – ‘attaching himself’ to Margaret Thatcher – to promote his own ends (And Tatchels no doubt) – He is known evidentially to have ignored – his local constituents’ [many] requests for a meeting in parliament to put the views of Christians against gay marriage – while the LGTB groups got the doors opened to them what did he do – he responded in many cut & pasted replies – giving his views and failed to address the requests made of him [hypocrite]

    Taxpayers – he is also known evidentially to ‘favour the banks’ and their fleecing of his constituents [The taxpayer] … 100% Evidenced a subject he refuses to address – a meeting of a sort took place in his local constituency office some months ago – his ‘reaction’ to being served a piece of paper by a constituent [not a writ] – was noted. His reaction as if it had been a writ – was astounding.

  64. 64
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    “Whilst we are well used to these grotesque and deeply unpleasant sentiments from the left – something ironically that is absent in reverse from the right…”

    Obviously not a reader of the comments on here.

  65. 65
    Blowing Whistles says:

    There are “rumours” all over the net about the video and that is was possibly made by a man in israel … ho hum if true – usual form there at inciting troubles elsewhere for everyone else ….

  66. 66 says:

    Ah yes Brown, the man who broke the country. So obviously a mega-hero of the loony left.

  67. 67 says:

    Are they paying all their taxes on this T-shirt business?

  68. 68
    The only way is bumsex says:

    Despicable hypocrite or not, he looks deliciously fuckable.

    Where does Cameron find all these gorgeous young men?

  69. 69
    The only way is bumsex says:

    And what “right thinking” man wouldn’t be?

    He’s a wonderful fuck.

  70. 70
    do me a favour says:

    Muslims seem to have no problem with storming an embassy and murdering innocent people.
    But when we dare suggest entering the Eucadorian embassy to simply arrest a bail jumping alleged sex pest it causes a diplomatic incident.

  71. 71
    BBC stars says:

    Taxes are for little people.

  72. 72
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Any comments from Michael Heseltine or Ken Clark on this Maggie T shirt issue …?

    Haven’t Old Ken and Zombie Michael got some dirty secerts – they want to take to their graves?

    Great about a bit of truth Re: Hillsborough

    Next thing they’ll be telling us the truth about Ted Heath & Jim Callaghan – now the were a right pair of Kelvin Mackenzies

  73. 73
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Bummers are outnumbered by Christians – big time.

  74. 74
    Blowing Whistles says:

    To DMAF –

    I call upon the great architect of the universe to strike you dead.

  75. 75
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Work out who has been promoting all the one eyed mongrels into political positions and then work out why …? Clue – to destroy by causing chaos – integrity, family values, Normal, moral etc …

    Who better – than the historical one eyed, one agenda mongrels.

  76. 76
    Mrs Havisham says:

    Her family live abroad, daughter in Switzerland, son in Spain, grandchildren in USA and seldom if ever visit her, according to the Daily Mail. Heaven knows where they learned such uncaring behaviour.

  77. 77
    Hillsborough says:

    Blowing Whistles says:
    September 12, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    Next thing they’ll be telling us the truth about Ted Heath & Jim Callaghan – now the were a right pair of Kelvin Mackenzies

    Yes but unlike Kelvin, they have not had to apologise for a police cover up, and distorting the truth…

  78. 78
    Tasmanian Devil says:

    Oi! You can’t unload all your old rubbish on us you know!

  79. 79
    Albert hall says:

    Hunts are useful mate, you are not. If wit was shit you’d be constipated

  80. 80
    Stale Porridge says:

    En passant, is VAT charged on these garments? And if not, why not? And if so, is it being properly remitted to the appropriate authority?

  81. 81
    Stale Porridge says:

    If she is incapable of recognising any of them nowadays, it doesn’t seem to make a jot of difference whether they visit or not.

  82. 82
    Stale Porridge says:

    That must be why RR built their new plant in Singapore.

  83. 83
    Sobvyus innit says:

    ..because they don’t understand long words any more.

  84. 84
    Plato says:

    Lets see what her role in Hillsborough was.

    I think that we might find her very unattractive after that.

  85. 85
    Lord Flashman says:

    Sorry?! Who printed the ‘Hang Nelson Mandela’ T-shirts thirty-years ago? I wonder what they are doing now and who sported them.

  86. 86
    Unhappy with Dave says:

    Now we have Jack Straw blaming Maggie for the police cover up of Hillsborough to divert attention from his own grossly complacent performance. Guido, please have a close look at Straw’s lamentable behavoir in Parliament. He’s made a career of inaction and sniddery. He joins the ranks of those who have always assumed they would get away with it and should be prosecuted.

  87. 87
    Anonymous says:

    You’re Obarmy!

  88. 88
    Anonymous says:

    Vote O’Bammy for Pope.

  89. 89
    the savant says:

    Bring back Degsy Hhatton and his henchmen cruising round Merseyside in taxis handing out redundancy notices !!

    Don’t know if that was ever true but it provided one of the ( very ) few memorable sound bite s to come out of the Welsh Windbag when he was on the road to deluding himself he would be elected the next PM

  90. 90
    darth vader says:

    A hate crime if I ever saw one. I wonder if the police would like to investigate this….

    I also hope the Communities Secretary is looking at how and why numpties like these are being funded by the taxpayer

  91. 91
    Rt Hon Percy Tarquinn says:

    “To ask the tax payer to pick up some of the bill to produce this Frankenstein merchandise is possibly unlawful”

    Well if we’re already paying for her funeral, I want some merchandise to go with it.

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