September 18th, 2012

IPPR Taking G4S Cash For Shadow Policing Minister

Back during the Olympi-shambles (remember them?) Ed blustered:

People want bobbies on the beat, not G4S… Before they are awarded any new policing contracts, we need a review of G4S’s ability to deliver.”

Not only are G4S providing the security for the Labour party conference, but it turns out they are also sponsoring a fringe event hosted by lefty wonk-shop IPPR. Their Director Will Straw’s own website calls the company “controversial”, yet he’s happy to take their money. The invite-only discussion on police commissioners will feature Labour Shadow Minister David Hanson, who must have changed his mind about that review into “G4S’s ability to deliver.”

Guido knows what his first question will be…

UPDATE: Will gets in touch in to point out that he is not IPPR’s Director, rather their Associate Director.


13 Comments

  1. 1
    4KT.......................br says:
                       
                   
                             ,           8NDM:                                   
                          8M:        ,?NMDN7                                    
                        :ZNN+       ,NMDNN?                           
                      ,,MMNN+     ,MN+ INN                           
             :        ,ONI7N+,   $NM$,,NMI        ~8D                       
            $M8       8M$ IN+   ?NM:  $ND     :+NMDN7                        
           ,8NM7     ,DM  +N7 :NMI,  +NN= ,,NNMDD?~                       
           :8D~M7    ZM?  ~NM8DM8    =MN,,NMMMM7                              
           =ND:ND   +N7    ZNMM+     ,ZMMM: ?M+   ,,,?7DI                      
           :8D,IM:  DM     ,MD$  ,     += , DD8OMMMNMNN+,                       
           ,OD~ ?MZOMM          ,    :~:     ,8MD+, ,                    
           ZN=  NNMNO      ,   ,ZDNMNMND+   , ~MO+                             
           ZN?   7O?         ~NMN8?:     ,     INN                             
     :MNZ~  INO                                   $8              ,  
      NMIONNNMN                                   :MZ         =DMM:  =???:    
      8M   +ZZ+                                    ND        ,M? $= DNI$NN+    
      ?MD=                                  Z~ $N~ ?M,       =M~ 7~OD  ,ON,   
    , ~8MN+                                 NM,~M8 :N=       ,MD INM~  $N:   
    DNNDMMD                                   :MIMN$ 7O:~,     DM~ 7+  ,DI ,,  
    NN:                                 Z8MN8DNNMMD ~NMMNZ:   ZNO,   ,OO:ZDMND7
     =7=                                 ,::==IZMMMMMD$  DNNOO8D~     ?~,   7M
    88+                                  :$Z?+~:,        ?N7   ,  ,    Z+,  ?DI
    MN7,8D+ ,:,  ,                                   ,  ,NNN?7OZ:      DNMMND~
    7OD+  ?NNMNM8                                    DMII   IZMN~ ?,  ,DM       
     7   +D?,   ,             :$8NMNMMD87?~:       ?ZMI       NN ?N8ODMO+   
      , ZM+ ,               ZMMODM8ODNNNMNNMMMMNMMMMMI,      ,M+IM8?    
        ZM=          ,     ~MMD:8=          ::~~~,  ,       IM::NZ        
        ~8N:     $ND,      :NM8IN:                       ,  MZ~M$,              
         ,$NN+=,:8NMMO     :MN8ZM,                       =787 8M~              
           :INNMMNNDMND:    $NN7M:                .+$NNMM$7+, N8               
                     :MN+     :MNDMMNNMM$~   :ODMNM8: INDZ88DN~                
                      =NMI     ,+MN     ON=$NNMN+,ZI  7MMO7=                 
                      :NN       :OMM    OD$NI?N, ?Z  $I,                
                        7MMMNMNNNMNMNM8ZOM, D~+M ,+M7MM                 
                       7NNND8~      =87, =M?ZN~7DDO,                      
                         ,N$   ,=I78DMNMO,INMNMM$~,                         
                          $NND8OZ?~   +ZMM8O,                            
                           O+    7ODDMN8::                             
                           ,MDNMMN8I= ,                                   
                            MNI                                
                                                                     
    

    Like

    • 4
      Size does matter says:

                ▄█▀█▀█▄
              ▄█▀  █  ▀█▄
             ▄█▀       ▀█▄
             █           █
             █           █
             ▀█▄▄  █   ▄█▀
               █  ▄▀▄  █
               █ ▀   ▀ █
               █       █
               █       █
               █        █
               █       █
               █       █
         ▄█▀▀█▄█       █▄█▀█▄
       ▄█▀▀    ▀            ▀▀█
      █▀                      ▀█
      █                        █
      █           ▄█▄          █
      ▀█         █▀ ▀█        █▀
       ▀█▄      █▀   ▀█     ▄█▀
         ▀█▄▄▄█▀      ▀█▄▄▄█▀

      Like

      • 9
        Gordon says:

           ▄ ▀▀█▄█       █▄█▀█▄
         ▄█▀▀    ▀   
         █           █
               ▀█▄▄   
         ▀█     ▄█▀

          █       █
        █▀        
        █▀        

        ‘Helicopter’ by G.Brown, age 61 and a half

            

        Like

  2. 2
    Kebab Time says:

    Is Labour Lord Ried still a director at G4S ?

    Like

  3. 3
    Bella Italia says:

    So what? There is no story here

    Like

  4. 5
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Do as we say, not as we do.

    Do you smell that, son. That’s hypocrisy. There’s nothing like the smell of hypocrisy in the morning.

    Like

  5. 6
    Freddie Fraudster says:

    http://uk.video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A2KLqIpgglhQC0oA3Tt2BQx.;_ylu=X3oDMTBrc3VyamVwBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQD?p=youtube+beatles+piggies&vid=144EC089C43C6A3A02CA144EC089C43C6A3A02CA&l=2%3A07&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts3.mm.bing.net%2Fvideos%2Fthumbnail.aspx%3Fq%3D4816243901333518%26id%3D5d48f56d04b6648e5f02ac330d56ac47%26bid%3DygI6ajzEicBOFA%26bn%3DLargeThumb%26url%3Dhttp%253a%252f%252fwww.youtube.com%252fwatch%253fv%253dsXdKlpBOvs0&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DsXdKlpBOvs0&tit=The+Beatles+-+Piggies&c=0&sigr=11atc8jnf&

    Like

  6. 7
    Freddie Fraudster says:

    Like

  7. 8
    Another leaked Romney video says:

    Like

  8. 10
    annette curton says:

    G4S got me press-ganged into ‘volunteering’ for £6.50 an hour.

    Like

  9. 11
    Kebab Time says:

    I have told you before that you do not irritate me by getting in before me so I do not know why you bother. Even with my deleted first from earlier today, I am closer to the magic 1000 – only 2 more to go.

    Like

  10. 12
    Dixon of Dock Green says:

    Evening all!G4S Providing security at Labour Conference, fresh from their sucess at the Olympic Games. Do you think they’ll remember to turn up?

    Like

  11. 13
    FlipC says:

    Wait – so providing security at a private conference now counts as a policing contract? Inviting a representative of a company that provides policing solutions to a conference on how the role of commissioners will affect policing solutions is a bad move?

    Like


Seen Elsewhere

Thornberry a Snob | Sun
Thornberry Has Turned Fire on Labour | Guardian
Thornberry’s Contempt for Working Class | Telegraph
Thornberry Shows Why Labour are Losing to UKIP | Alex Wickham
Thornberry Accused of Outrageous Snobbery | Mail
What Did Thornberry Mean By This Tweet? | Telegraph
Thornberry Finishes Labour in Rochester | City AM
Endless Hypocrisy of Russell Brand | Speccie
Few Tory to Labour Switches Since 2010 | Red Box
Did Venezuelan Spooks Break Into London Blogger’s Flat? | Infodio
Labour More Hostile to Any Coalition | Staggers


Find out more about PLMR AD-MS


Dominic Cummings blasts Sir Jeremy:

“Heywood is more important than anyone in the cabinet, apart from Cameron and Osborne, and arguably more important than Osborne. He sits right next to the prime minister. He has him completely by the balls and Cameron does not do anything without Heywood’s permission.”



Left on Left says:

The lefties are attacking because the panellist is a millionaire and lives in a London home worth upwards of two million. Someone had best tell them he’s called Ed Miliband.


Tip off Guido
Web Guido's Archives

Subscribe me to:






RSS




AddThis Feed Button
Archive


Labels
Guido Reads
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,576 other followers