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

  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. 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.

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

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

  5. 5
    Louise Mensch says:

    I’m free !!

  6. 6
    Chuckusyermoney says:

    My face is my name.

  7. 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.

  8. 8
    annette curton says:

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

  9. 9
    Captn P says:

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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?

  12. 12
    Diane Abbott says:

    Stop dividin and rulin.

  13. 13
    Kempston Interface says:

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

  14. 14
    Upchuck says:

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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 17
    annette curton says:

    Could be in a secret slush fund, check the Chukka T-shirt account.

  18. 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 !!!!!

  19. 19
    Dick the Prick says:

    Ming Campbell probably took a pay cut. My MP, Barry Sheerman would be overpaid on minimum wage.

  20. 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”.

  21. 21
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    This young man is heading for a big fall.

  22. 22
    annette curton says:

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

  23. 23
    Chucker says:

    I’ll send you my account details.

  24. 24
    make mine a large one says:

    He da Man

  25. 25
    annette curton says:

    By all means, I would be very interested in your account details.

  26. 26
    nellnewman says:

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

  27. 27
    nellnewman says:

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

  28. 28
    annette curton says:

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

  29. 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.

  30. 30
    Tax is theft says:

    I think it depends on the size of tit.

  31. 31
    Lickity-Split says:

    he’s black?!?

  32. 32
    HateFilled HaPerson says:

    No. I am the Gift that keeps on Giving.

  33. 33
    Conference punter says:

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

  34. 34
    Greychatter says:

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

  35. 35
    Denis McShane's Shed says:

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

  36. 36
    Snaplegs says:

    now why would that not surprise me

  37. 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.

  38. 38
    Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    I remember thinking that it was hilarious that nob-nosed ed wanted to be leader of the lieboore party!

  39. 39
    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”

  40. 40
    Johan says:

    So he made £10 off his mum, then?

    Surely no one else would pay for the privilege?

  41. 41
    MIKE HANDCOCK eastern european orphan fondler says:

    i would pay £10 to buy back any photos of me you might have !

  42. 42
    Anonymous says:

    Greedo does mudslinging not fairness.

    As for knowledge, don’t even think about it.

  43. 43
    Aunty Matter says:

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

  44. 44

    A classic case of form over content.

    And boy, have these guys got form…

  45. 45

    I’ve still got a few photos you can buy

  46. 46
    I use Koran as toilet paper says:

    very satisfying

  47. 47

    Special offer on Emails only £5

  48. 48
    Forkbender says:

    Calm down dear!

  49. 49
    Forkbender says:

    What’s that Chuck

  50. 50
    Anonymous says:

    Amazing how your carer allows you to use a computer before feeding you breakfast.

  51. 51

    It was due to the size of lens needed to even see those tiny little baps

  52. 52
    W.W. says:

    Don’t rule it out, this is the party that ‘elected’ Gordon Brown as leader.

    They might try and go for the black vote.

    Even though he is half white.


  53. 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

  54. 54
    Sandalista says:


  55. 55
    nellnewman says:

    I hit a nerve I see.

  56. 56
    Anonymous says:

    what did the elephant say to the naked man?
    “how do you drink with that”.

  57. 57
    Little John sallys fourth says:

    You mean Chucker’s selling himself short ?

  58. 58
    Jack says:

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

  59. 59
    BOB CROW says:

    I av a picture of Thatchers Thatch ! Only trouble is it was taken in 1974 in the middle of a fackin power cut Bastard trade unions ! Could av made me enough dosh to buy me council arse

  60. 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.

  61. 61
    Spartacus says:

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

  62. 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.

  63. 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

  64. 64
    Forkbender says:

    No getting at Guido but if the cap fits ok

  65. 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.

  66. 66
    W.W. says:

    I thought she was too youn to be given homework.


  67. 67
    what a laugh says:

    so the fuzz get away with it again

    it’s a grand life being a copper

  68. 68
    Forkbender says:

    “the party that ‘elected’ Gordon Brown as leader” eventually they will actually believe they voted for Gordy as leader

  69. 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)

  70. 70
    Abu Qatada says:

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

  71. 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!

  72. 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

  73. 73
    Dockson of Dick Green says:


  74. 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.

  75. 75
    Selohesra says:

    Always satisfying to get a reaction :)

  76. 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

  77. 77
    Forkbender says:

    I suppose that depends what kind of tit you mean

  78. 78
    Spotty Lizard says:

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

  79. 79
    The Tit in No 10 says:

    You talking about me?

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

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

    A training bra.

  81. 81
    W.W. says:

    Breakfast at 08:36?

    Most working people have had there breakfast by then.

    As a Labour supporter you wouldn’t know anything about that.

    Allow me to explain, there is this thing called work, where you go to a place, do something productive and they give you money.

    You should try it, lots of people do it.


  82. 82
    Tax is theft says:

    Some people are more equal than others comrade, this is pre-distribution in action…. or lefty greed which is a natural phenomenon.

  83. 83
    Selohesra says:

    Actually there are specialist magazines and websites that would love a few pics of you with your threepennies out

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

    What was muhammad’s favourite adult channel?


  85. 85
    Forkbender says:

    My, those lasses get around

  86. 86
    nellnewman says:

    +++Laughs+++ Yes indeed.

  87. 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!

  88. 88
    Anonymous says:

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

  89. 89
    Yes dear says:

    There there – we know! – and then you go to work and . . . have your first break of the day, followed by . . .

  90. 90
    Tax is theft says:

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

  91. 91
    nickleaton says:

    Does he have to declare the cash?

  92. 92
    Papperazi says:

    No, actually, we don’t photograph ugly old hags – not even with a long range lens.

  93. 93
    Harbottle says:

    Girls don’t get homework in that part of the world as they don’t go to school.

  94. 94
    Chris Bryant says:

    Over at Capitalists @ Work – The casual lies of Chukka Umuna

  95. 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…

  96. 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)

  97. 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! <<<<<


  98. 98
    BOB CROW says:


  99. 99
    Um from Afghan says:

    that would dead ones would it?

  100. 100
    My name is Rio says:

    choc ice anyone ?

  101. 101
    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.

  102. 102
    Pawn Sandwich says:

    Labour MP’s make good landlords.

  103. 103
    stroppycow says:

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

  104. 104
    W.W. says:

    I think you have me confused with someone who works in the public sector.


  105. 105
    Capnt P says:

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

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

  106. 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.

  107. 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.

  108. 108
    Fuck Islam says:

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

    It’s called the Koran.

  109. 109
    well chuffed says:

    I would be overjoyed if people would call him by his correct name , Chuckwit , all others are not quite so suitably descriptive

  110. 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

  111. 111
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    In short, a politician.

  112. 112
    V1le Labour ruined my Country says:

    They would have to pay me a thousand pounds to be in the same room as him, I just want to smack him with a big dead fish.

  113. 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?

  114. 114
    Labour banker says:

    No, not really, those bank accounts never made us any money and we still get our cut from the Coop’s retail operations to pay our MPs. Muggins Barclays are still in there being charitable. But as socialists we don’t know the meaning of the word.

  115. 115
    Anonymous says:

    loving koran is a hate crime.
    only peaceful folk love koran.

  116. 116
    love hate koran. says:

    some clothes.

  117. 117
    love hate koran. says:

    cbeebies and fox news.

  118. 118
    The Last Quango in Paris says:

    and did he declare that and pay tax?

  119. 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.

  120. 120
    Maat Daamon! says:

  121. 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”.

  122. 122
    Sir William Waad says:

    He also sells his hair.

  123. 123
    Sir William Waad says:

    The technical term for somebody like our Chucky is “popinjay”.

  124. 124
    Thick as a Planck says:

    ERROR 404 on next thread

  125. 125
    Sir William Waad says:

    It’s unkind to say so, of course, but I understand that the fellow is actually some kind of – I’m sorry to be so indelicate – l*wyer.

  126. 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.

  127. 127
    Sir William Waad says:

    I remembered them as bigger than in the photos……but that was ten years ago.

  128. 128

    And LieBore got it SOOO right – oh no, hang on, they got us out there in the first place with crap equipment….

    Damn it.

  129. 129
    Rodney Trotter says:

    Infidel, Infidel…they’ve got it infidel

  130. 130

    Fuck me, they have a strange dialect in some parts of Ireland!

  131. 131
    Fish says:

    Dead right.

    And when the great Nokia slinging imbecile when there, he never got to do more than have his photo taken in front of a group of squadies…and their armoured vehicle….that they had especially named Cyclops for the occasion!

  132. 132
    Archer Karcher says:

    Ah, the fairness doctrine, pure marxism dressed up in a shiny new, touchy feely outfit.

  133. 133

    Yes, it’s easier for the lefty Trolls to type one handed rubbish, whilst wanking like a Bonobo and licking the windows!

  134. 134

    That’s what classes as multitasking in the Trot asylum.
    That and painting with their own excrement.
    The whole opposition front bench have made a career out of it.

  135. 135

    They certainly like their honourable members don’t they.

  136. 136

    You could try:

    They also have Readers Letters section – it’s amazing how nice someone can write in crayon, even heavily sedated.

  137. 137
  138. 138

    The Co-Op bank, twinned with Disneyland.

    Mickey Mouse.

  139. 139

    He’s half Nigerian and half Irish – does that mean that you have to give him your bank details when you order a pint of Guinness?

  140. 140
    love hate koran. says:

    put some see thru clothes on.

  141. 141

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

  142. 142
    Stale Porridge says:

    On my telly the other night he described himself as a “labour lawyer”, but it was not clear whether that referred to his profession or his politics. He came over as extremely pompous and smarmy, so I switched over to AlJazeera where I was fairly sure i would avoid him for the rest of the afternoon.

  143. 143
    Stale Porridge says:

    No, his first name is Arseabout….

  144. 144
    Stale Porridge says:

    I am given to understand that a Magnum is a choc ice impaled on a long prong.

  145. 145
    Stale Porridge says:

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

  146. 146
    Oiveigh says:

    Check out Tower Hamlets and Islington High Street.

  147. 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.

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

    Anyone know a financially poor labour MP?

  149. 149
    I don't need no doctor says:

    It’s remnants of the spanish armada.

  150. 150
    peaceful allah. says:

    financially poor …no.
    spiritually poor….yes.

  151. 151
    Anonymous says:

    Let’s see his tits.

  152. 152
    Anonymous says:

    Is that from his head or other parts?

  153. 153
    Anonymous says:

    Is that Del Boy from Peckham?

  154. 154

    That’s what I shout whenever I’ve taken a Viagra -“Get upstairs and brace yerself – Armada love!”

  155. 155

    Piss poor, more like.

  156. 156
  157. 157
    Andrew says:

    Who the hell is paying?

  158. 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?

  159. 159
    Anonymous says:

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

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