September 18th, 2012

Chuka Charges Cash For Fan Photos

Just when Guido thought Chuka was toning down his Labour messiah act, he goes and excels himself in the ego stakes.

Wait for it…

A co-conspirator in Blackpool let slip that when the Shadow Business Secretary was at Labour’s North West conference ten days ago, Umunna demanded £10 for party members to have their photo taken with him at a dinner.

He’s so two faced he could have got £20…


  1. 1
    Chukwit says:

    The Unions are the wealth creators


    • 3
      Tuscan Tony says:

      This is true and it’s therefore a monster mystery why they didn’t buy coal mines instead of letting evil capitalist Richard Budge to do it.


      • 7
        jgm2 says:

        Not to mention buying up the car factories, steel works, British Rail, British Steel, British Gas, British Petroleum, British Airways etc etc when Fatchur was flogging ‘em off.

        By now the workers really would own the means of production.

        Or, if that was too expensive to buy in a one-er why is there no union business school setting budding union entrepreneurs up in business so that one day they could employ the union members of the future. A ‘virtous’ cycle of wealth generation.

        Why, in short, do they seem to want all the power to tell business owners what to do but none of the responsibility.


        • 9
          Captn P says:

          The answer lies in the type of people that would pay £10 to have thier picture taken with a politician.


          • Denis McShane's Shed says:

            Trouble is you pay out a tenner for the picture and it’s another twenty for the dartboard.


          • Forkbender says:

            I wonder how much Cammers and a lot of his cronies would charge, how much did you say the Cons charge for rug munching with the Tory big wigs. Liblabcon they are politicos one lot do it and the other parties do it, “it’s look the at ME generation, aren’t I the bees knees, I am so wonderful that the party faithful would happily give me £X, not of course for myself you understand, but for party funds”


          • Capnt P says:

            @Forkbender -> But that is the point … they don’t charge.

            You are clearly a graduate of the UPV school of economics.


          • Anonymous says:

            Let’s see his tits.


        • 43
          Aunty Matter says:

          No British Leyland workers would want to own the shit they used to turn out. They all bought Japanese.


        • 119

          A whores’ charter for Marxist failure’s, jgm2 – all of the power with none of the responsibility, paid for by someone, anyone else.

          No wonder the Chuka boy wants £10 a ‘photo – in the age of being famous for being famous, a nobody wants to charge other wannabe nobodies just to be seen with him!

          LieBore entrepreneurs (an oxymoron if ever I’ve heard one) -can’t you just smell the faint whiff of progesterone and the huge stench of desperation.


      • 53
        Aless the foreigner says:

        Don’t be so hard on him.

        I’d want at least a tenner to have to be in the same room as a Labour party member, let alone in a photograph.

        I’d say he’s doing it rather cheaply


        • 95
          genghiz the kahn says:

          Perhaps he would like to publish his tax returns as well.

          How many of the photo ops will remain undeclared?

          In the confusion I kinda forgot if they took five or six shots…


          • Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

            Give me the most powerful handgun in the world, and put me in a room with him, and I’d forget the number of shots too.

            Personally, I think he should be paying others to have their photo taken with him.


    • 122
      Sir William Waad says:

      He also sells his hair.


  2. 2
    Tuscan Tony says:

    Politician in it for the money shocker.

    Tony Blair, Tim Yeo, John Prescott, Pola Uddin…

    Actually, quicker to name the ones that weren’t

    The Maggon, Frank Field, errr…..ummm…


  3. 4
    David Cameron (Leader of the Nasty Party) says:

    I would pay Party members £10.00 to have their photo taken with me.


  4. 5
    Louise Mensch says:

    I’m free !!


  5. 6
    Chuckusyermoney says:

    My face is my name.


  6. 8
    annette curton says:

    If push came to shove I would pay £10 pounds not to have my photograph taken with Chukka Umunna.


  7. 10
    Big Momma says:

    I would pay £10 to have my photo taken with Chukka Money naked so I could sell it to the newspapers.
    Its called entrepreneurship something that is missing in Labour’s DNA which is dominated by the venality gene.


  8. 11
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    If Chukka was doing it to raise party funds, fair enough _ egoistical in the extreme but fair enough. Does Guido know where the money went?


  9. 12
    Diane Abbott says:

    Stop dividin and rulin.


  10. 13
    Kempston Interface says:

    It must be a hoot for this former City lawyer to gather banknotes from the little people.


  11. 14
    Upchuck says:

    You really couldn’t make it up. Chucky’s the comedy gift that keeps on giving.


  12. 15
    jgm2 says:

    People recovering from bank*r*up*tcy will no longer have a choice over where they can access a bank account as Co-op withdraws from the market.

    Co-op to withdraw from providing banking services to bank*ru*pts.

    Looks bad for the Labour party.


  13. 16
    Upchuck says:

    I think Chucky really does believe he’s a future prime minister. Hilarious. I say hilarious not because he’s black but because he’s a vapid tool.


  14. 18
    Bob Crow says:

    When punters pay their tenners ter be snapped wiv me,I give the dosh to Millwall football club.

    Come on you lions !!!!!


  15. 20
    Upchuck says:

    It goes towards his £1000 bespoke suits. As he famousky told a colleague: “It’s not just the Tories who can look good”.


    • 72
      Forkbender says:

      Ask your average Liebore voter who or what Chucky was, they wouln’t have a clue, just like they do not know the name of the first Liebore MP in the HoC


  16. 21
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    This young man is heading for a big fall.


    • 27
      nellnewman says:

      We can but hope. I suspect however he sees himself as the coming obama of the labour party .


      • 29
        Department S says:

        You’re bang on! There is ‘new narrative for Labour’ that sees this happening in some sort if UK version of the rise of President Omaha. Old Chucky must be praying it can all come true! What a little chancer he is, utterly vacuous and without an idea in his well-polished head. Just another tosser on the take.


    • 145
      Stale Porridge says:

      Can you send him the gps co-ordinates for Beachy Head please?


  17. 22
    annette curton says:

    For some reason pictures of Kates knockers command a much higher price.


  18. 26
    nellnewman says:

    Chukusyamoney living up to his name then! Didn’t bliar do something similar?


    • 28
      annette curton says:

      Not quite the same, he charged Goldman-Sachs several million dollars for his picture with that board of directors.


  19. 33
    Conference punter says:

    Deal so long as the only part of me visible is my bare arse.


  20. 34
    Greychatter says:

    Probably paid in Cash and not declared so he won’t pay income tax.


  21. 37
    nellnewman says:

    Amazing how labour mp’s are so astute at garnering wealth for themselves but after 13 years of a labour government left the rest of us destitute.


  22. 40
    Johan says:

    So he made £10 off his mum, then?

    Surely no one else would pay for the privilege?


  23. 45

    I’ve still got a few photos you can buy


  24. 46
    I use Koran as toilet paper says:

    very satisfying


  25. 47

    Special offer on Emails only £5


  26. 58
    Jack says:

    I’d pay him just to fuck off the planet!


  27. 60
    nellnewman says:

    It is of course a truth now that you can’t find a poor labour mp. Most own at least 2 homes and some own more.

    Most of the shadow cabinet are millionaires. Some like chuckusyamoney have inheritances squirrelled away from hmrc offshore .

    And some like bliar and brown have gone on to make £millions selling their dubious charms abroad.

    No longer the party of the working classes it was founded to be.


  28. 61
    Spartacus says:

    i heard he was going out with one of the cheeky girls


  29. 62
    Dellers for PM says:

    Can somebody explain why anyone would have wanted their photo taken with Chuka Umunna 10 years ago, let alone pay for the privilege? According to Wikipedia, he was just graduating law school. He didn’t start becoming prominent in the Labour party till the Brown years.


  30. 63
    BOB CROW says:

    I’ll sell ya a picture of my arse hole for a tenner it’s just as good
    Brown and looks good in a suit


  31. 65
    Anyone but Camoron says:

    Look you lot. The Times today gave Labour a 15% lead in their poll.

    I loathe socialism as much as is possible.

    Two options: 1 Change the Leader. 2 Vote UKIp

    It isn’t terribly difficult.


    • 74
      nellnewman says:

      I suspect it’s a sampling error – unusual result and would need to see another poll sometime soon showing same before could believe there had been such a huge shift in public opinion.

      ICM & ComRes tend to produce the most reliable polls and recently they’ve been showing a 5 to 7% labour lead.

      All the same its a good reminder to cameron that he needs to get his shaky act together if he wants to do any good in 2015.

      If not perhaps we shall chuckusyamoney as the next chancellor. That would keep him in nice expensive suits for a bit.


      • 96
        Forkbender says:

        Nell it would be interesting as to where these poles take place, they should be done in marginal constituencies, 2 each in the north, midlands, east, west, and the south, it’s no good going to one party state constituencies, they have about 200 to choose from or even less. Have you ever been stopped in the street and asked how you would vote at a guess not at all, neither have I, mind you I live in a one party state (Liebore)


        • 106
          nellnewman says:

          As I understand it at least with YouGov they invite people to register with them and then use the same people many times . I don’t think they, anyway,canvass the wider public.

          Polls seems rather unreliable to me when conducted this way.


    • 76
      Realist says:

      1. Can’t be done – too many spineless arseholes

      2. Can’t be successful – too many kept nicely comfortable by LieBore bennys and expectations


    • 98
      BOB CROW says:



  32. 66
    W.W. says:

    I thought she was too youn to be given homework.



  33. 67
    what a laugh says:

    so the fuzz get away with it again

    it’s a grand life being a copper


  34. 69
    Anyone still alive in the Tory party? says:

    Chuka has a better grasp of business than Mark Prisk ever did (who? yes I know)


  35. 70
    Abu Qatada says:

    In accordance with Sharia Law I do not charge for the infidels to be photographed with me.


  36. 71
    Princess PC P£atitudinous Po-Face Po£yTwadd£e, talking down at poor people from her Ivory Tower, says:

    I am a£ways RIGHT! And £ike Tony, I am very Rich!

    And, £ike Tony, I am never WRONG!

    AND … no-one has ever taken secret photos of me sunbathing topless!

    This is because the camerazzi respect a Socialist Princess and Intellectual!


  37. 78
    Spotty Lizard says:

    To be fair, Boris Johnson was doing this during the Mayoral elections.


  38. 79
    The Tit in No 10 says:

    You talking about me?


  39. 80
    I use the koran as a beermat says:

    What did muhammad tell his wife to wear on their wedding night?

    A training bra.


  40. 84
    I use the koran as a beermat says:

    What was muhammad’s favourite adult channel?



  41. 87
    Anonymous says:

    Chukka is the poster boy for New Labour, in the smug & greed stakes he comfortably sits alongside Blair, Madelson & David Milliband!

    I’m still laughing at his claim that the Unions are the wealth creators!


  42. 88
    Anonymous says:

    Chuka is just a money grubbing capitalist, like most of Labour.


  43. 90
    Tax is theft says:

    I’m sick of this – where’s the nearest embassy…. or Rothmans, I don’t like Lambert & Butler.


  44. 91
    nickleaton says:

    Does he have to declare the cash?


  45. 97
    Just thought says:

    I’d like to mention the Noo PROGRESSIVE word – I know there’s someone who would like to see it

    >>> ASPIRATIONAL! <<<<<



  46. 103
    stroppycow says:

    Slow news day? Why else would you bother even mentioning this non story – the guy’s a jerk!


  47. 107
    R CROSS says:

    MPs suffering from mental illness will be allowed to keep thier jobs,the latest offering from the boy clegg,who without this exemption would have to work for a living.


  48. 108
    Fuck Islam says:

    Heard about the new brand of pre-shitted toilet paper?

    It’s called the Koran.


  49. 110
    BOB CROW says:

    Have you ever seen a bigger useless twat than that Phillip Hammond ?
    No change on policy in Afghanistan !
    Go on a visit , and YOU go out on patrol with a gang of Afghan police Hammond !
    See how far you get you spineless twat !

    Just another clueless twat in amongst Dave’s circle of useless clueless twats


  50. 113
    The Impartial observer says:

    Chuka charges cash for photos, eh? So we’ve established what he is, now we’re only haggling price. Would he perform with a midget? Does he do bi?


  51. 118
    The Last Quango in Paris says:

    and did he declare that and pay tax?


  52. 120
    Maat Daamon! says:


  53. 121
    The mystery of the missing thread says:

    Has the green shoots thread vanished into a vortex? It now comes up as “page no longer exists”.


  54. 124
    Thick as a Planck says:

    ERROR 404 on next thread


  55. 126
    Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    They have a saying where he comes from:

    De higher de monkey climb, de more him expose him arse.


  56. 141

    Reblogged this on suddafchaudry and commented:
    The suave mask is off for Chuka.


  57. 147
    Penfold says:

    One hopes that Chuckurmoney will declare the income to the Revenue and will pay his taxes, and also make the appropiate declaration to Westminster as to the source of those monies.


  58. 148
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Anyone know a financially poor labour MP?


  59. 157
    Andrew says:

    Who the hell is paying?


  60. 158
    keredybretsa says:

    Well like, this geez is the Shadow Bizzness Sec. So it’s down to to biz innit,like tenner a time. Make a tenner is better than pooh in the palm. This dishonourable can’t get his snout out of the trough, can he?


  61. 159
    Anonymous says:

    He is rather dishy though!!! And such a sexy bald head!!


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