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.


  1. 1
    annette curton says:

    Am I surprised?.

    • 2
      Kebab Watch says:

      So am I.

    • 6
      From oop North says:

      Wot’s Kir?

      • 9
        wun ov blairs edukatid masess says:

        annuver naym fur ae dawg

      • 10
        The least sensible answer in the history of mankind says:

        It’s what evil dastardly Space Aliens shout when, thinking victory is theirs, they are outmaneuvered by the USS Enterprise as it rises out of its hiding place in a nebulae, firing all its photon torpedoes.

        “No! It cannot be! Damn you, Kir..” *boom*

      • 12
        annette curton says:

        Kir Hardy, it’s a cock tale.

        • 28
          Handycock ( Teen Fondler) says:

          I would go to the conference but am not doing as my Mrs won’t let me, she thinks I will be off shagging, which is a relief in a way, as I will not have to go to any meetings as an MP and expose the fact that I am an ignorant twat who does not know what he is talking about. Boaz.

      • 14
        Tony says:

        The LibDems are a collective of Wankers

      • 17
        Your Friendly Neighbourhood Poseur-Busting Service. says:

        “Plonk and black,” which doesn’t quite have the same ring to it in English. Everything sounds posher when you call it something French.

    • 8
      annette curton says:

      What’s the buffet?,
      Galapagos Island Turtle soup
      Entrée of Madagascar Lemur
      Roasted Meerkat on a bed of white truffle.

  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.

    • 22
      Forkbender says:

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

  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.

    • 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”

  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?

  5. 7
    robbie says:

    Nothing wrong with being economical with the Krug surely ?

  6. 11
    Some Twat up North says:

    Lib Dems shopping in Brighton

  7. 13
    MisesFAHayek says:

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

  8. 15
    Some Twat up North says:

    Whilst we’re at it …

  9. 20
    Meanwhile says:

    Don’tchya mean Up Bottoms ?

  10. 24
    keredybretsa says:

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

  11. 25
    LibDem Liar says:

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

  12. 26
    PC clitoris says:

    Hope someone pisses in the bottles before they pour it out

  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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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”

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