September 19th, 2012

VIP LibDems Live Conference Lobbyist High Life

The LibDem conference should by all accounts be an excuse for Clegg and co to distance themselves from their Tory counterparts, but it looks like they will be partying like the 1% next week. While Tories will remain under a strict champagne ban, Ashdown and Farron will be chugging kir, champagne and canapés thanks to spinmeisters Guide Consultancy. VIPs are being invited to drink with the grandees in an invite-only Brighton penthouse.

The lobbyists claim to have “stocked up on some great wine, not the usual conference fare” – presumably as a thank you to the LibDems for their abject failure to introduce lobbying reforms thus far, despite all the promises. Bottoms up.


28 Comments

  1. 1
    annette curton says:

    Am I surprised?.

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  2. 3
    Red Ed says:

    Can I come along? Doesn’t the EU pay you for the great marketing work you do?

    It’s right pov wine up here in Primrose Hill you know.

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    • 22
      Forkbender says:

      I thought that they would have imported Fairtrade Tej that would have them rolling on the floor and sore heads

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  3. 4
    Some Twat up North says:

    I wonder if David Laws will be doing a spot of boulevarding, sharing his Pink Pound?

    A rare old town for a gayer Brighton… So I’m told.

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    • 23
      Forkbender says:

      Didn’t it use to be a sort of playground for east end gangsters in the 1950’s, with a night club called “Thr Bucket of Blood”

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  4. 5
    Westmorland Lib Dem says:

    Tim Farron supping champagne in an invitee-only Brighton penthouse!

    What sir are you implying about my family man MP?

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  5. 7
    robbie says:

    Nothing wrong with being economical with the Krug surely ?

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  6. 11
    Some Twat up North says:

    Lib Dems shopping in Brighton

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  7. 13
    MisesFAHayek says:

    Why do Lib Dems Champagne, but Lord Strathclyde had to ban it at Tory conference? Bring back the Champs.

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  8. 15
    Some Twat up North says:

    Whilst we’re at it …

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  9. 20
    Meanwhile says:

    Don’tchya mean Up Bottoms ?

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  10. 24
    keredybretsa says:

    Over the lips and round the gums.
    Watch out bladder here it comes!

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  11. 25
    LibDem Liar says:

    Tuition fees…zero. Lobbying reforms…..zero. Honesty and integrity… zero.
    Hand round that champagne!!!

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  12. 26
    PC clitoris says:

    Hope someone pisses in the bottles before they pour it out

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  13. 27
    Cressida's Dick says:

    Bit like Guggenheim on the Titanic.

    ‘ We’re dressed in our best and are prepared to…..ah fuck it, let’s get pissed.’

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