September 27th, 2012

Laws Landlord Lundie Loses Out For Love

David Laws’ landlord/lover Jamie Lundie, who gained notoriety following the revelations over his partner’s expenses in 2010, has made an intriguing job move this week. Lundie has left his post as Edelman’s public affairs MD to a less conspicuous position at the spinmeisters’ new reputation and risk advisory division. Why could that be?

According to PRWeek the Cabinet Office had raised concerns over a potential conflict of interest arising from Law’s promotion to the Department for Education, with a government spokesman confirming: “Immediately on appointment to ministerial office and at Laws’ instigation, Laws had a meeting with the Cabinet Office director of propriety and ethics to discuss the handling of his interests”. Lundie is denying his job change has anything to do with any conflict of interest. But then he is a spinner…


  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    Laws should have faced a judge and jury over his theft on public funds.

    More corruption from the Coalition !


    • 6
      Edelman and Co says:

      Law is innocent

      Murdoch and all his employees are innocent

      All our crooked clients are innocent

      That is why they pay us milllions to repeat the message

      If you do not agree, we will send in Carter Fuck or Shillings and Pence (though they need reputation advoice nowadays as well) !


  2. 2
    The only occasion I find myself agreeing with Ed Balls says:

    It’s all over for Cameron now after making a tit of himself on US television.


  3. 3
    Historian of our times says:

    Here we go again

    The criminal Murdoch organisation called in Edelman as spinmeister after being caught red handed

    Who features in the team spinning of Murdoch

    Little Mister Lundie

    Birds of a feather I suppose…


  4. 5
    Anonymous says:

    40 million available from a hetro father to turn his lesbo daughter hetro. it’s a sensation. a job for cherie blair?


  5. 8
    Moussa Koussa says:

    David Laws… That will that bloke who Call Me Dave insisted be reintroduced to the cabinet


  6. 10
    Tom Tomos says:

    “the Cabinet Office director of propriety and ethics ”
    Ha, ha! How very Nietzschean.


  7. 12
    Moussa Koussa says:

    Rule, Britannia Britannia, unruled by the Daves!
    Britons never, never, never shall be gays.


  8. 13
    Baron Hogwash says:

    England cricket team could do with some spinners – send Lundie to India. Law could use his bat…..


  9. 14
    gramma says:

    Even spinners realise that if you’re a round peg you do not always fit comfortably into square holes Guido.
    “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” [ misattributed to Charles Darwin]


  10. 15
    Jack says:


    Here is an interesting piece you would like on all this PR corruption of politics


  11. 23
    Lord Scalded Bollock says:

    And I thought that Jamie Lundie was moving to Media Guido for the craic.


  12. 24
    Herbert Lom RIP says:


  13. 25
    Mandy R ice Pudding says:

    Haven’t the bumboys suffered enough?


  14. 29
    Synic says:

    It’s all your fault Dave for bringing the kwe-er thief back into the Government.


  15. 30
    Yes please says:


  16. 32
    Archie, the Pub Bore says:

    Public Relations? Hardest job in the world that, innit? I was in PR for thirty years….worked with all the greats…..Tarquin Redbraces, Anorexia Snapcase, Jamie Lundie…..I was a fit yound man when I started…..hardest job in the world, mate.


  17. 36
    I love my planet. says:

    If you want an absolute laugh,
    tune in to Radio 2 Jeremy Vine yesterday (wednesday at 48:00 minutes) to listen to a caller who loves the planet more than you do.
    You have to listen.


  18. 37
    Percy Pink says:

    On the Edelman website:

    “Jamie’s role is as a corporate counselor and does not involve direct engagement with government.”

    Well not during office hours…..


  19. 38
    Thick as a Planck says:

    Daily Politics…BBC
    Let’s have a heated debate about Holocaust Mark II, Iran nukes and Shia V Sunni
    And just as it’s warming up
    ” Sorry we’ll have to leave it there because the British Public’s attention only lasts 5 minutes and we really need to discuss the subsidising of the Royal Ballet.”


  20. 40
    Some Twat up North says:

    Well Bugger Me


  21. 44
    Cambridge Graduate says:

    DISGRACE like crime does pay…

    Cheat the taxpayer and two years later you can win a Cabinet seat. He should have been prosecuted not promoted. How can we ever have confidence in a political class who talked loudly about integrity and principle yet see cheating as an occupational necessity.

    Put all politicians in a sack and drop them into the North Sea…


  22. 45
    Jonathan says:

    Is a spinner? Is a bummer more like!


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My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

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