October 13th, 2012

Saturday Seven Up


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    smoggie says:

    Jolly good stats.

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    Pawn Sandwich says:

    Looks like the TV licence payers could be paying compensation victims of Jimmy Savaloy.

    • 6
      Golly says:

      My money is staying in my pockets pal .

      If these lawyers are so smart I trust they have injunctions in place to prevent the distribution of his estate pending the outcome of litigation .

      • 71
        Pawn Sandwich says:

        If BBC lawyers did that it would in itself be an admission of their liability to what went on on their premises.
        Victims lawyers could and probably have already done that (that is if his estate has not already been wound up).

      • 86
        Aydodge E. Scheisster QC says:

        Good luck trying to get all the money in his charitable trusts, unless there was some fraud involved in the setting-up of them. He probably was getting a relative pittance from them as an income whilst he was alive, probably to forestall anyone trying to sue him on some spurious ground or another (par for the course with a bizarro celebrity like him). Wouldn’t have bothered Sir Jimmy anyway, as he was undoubtedly a schnorer par excellence who probably never whipped out his wallet except when he absolutely had to do so (though you can be sure that was the only thing he didn’t whip out). The claim of his “daughter” has to be dealt with, though. After that, whatever’s left may not be worth the hassle of suing or defending, and one anticipates that, unlike Elvis or Michael Jackson, Sir Jimmy will not continue to earn money in perpetuity in a sufficient amount capable of paying claims as they arise, and the old legal maxim of “Here’s a bob, now shut your gob” will be employed.

    • 50
      Fog says:

      Why don’t they sue his estate, why do we have to pay?

      • 69
        Dick the Prick says:

        The NHS have already received compo claims though. Fuck me, yeah yeah emotional damage, tampered with etc etc but what about the compo? Heaven forfend that they go to the rozzers, yer know, 20 years ago?

      • 72
        Really? says:

        Because the BBC turned a blind eye, covered up and were his and others enablers and as such culpable too?

      • 74
        Pawn Sandwich says:

        Any household that watches television and has a TV licence will contribute.

        • 191
          Anonymous says:

          a full circle. society find child sexual abuse shocking. when auntie Beeb and mummy NHS feel helpless about it, then we only have ourselves to blame?

    • 108
      Anonymous says:

      Why else would the groupies be moaning at having got what they wanted?

      • 422
        at the school gates says:

        Are you in the, ” She looked so sexy in her Peppa Pig jammies m’lud , she was asking for it.” I think maybe you are.

    • 154
      Lord Stansted says:

      The solution is easy. I do not have a TV – have not watched it for 25+ years and I have missed absolutely nothing. It would onlly take perhaps 25-30% of the population to do the same and the BBC would sink.

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    List of UK Scandals with national implications 1892-2012

    Date of discovery – (Date/s of misconduct) – Political party implicated

    Liberator Building Society scandal 1892 LIB
    Marconi scandal 1910 LIB
    Artillery Shell Crisis scandal 1915 LIB
    Lloyd George Honours scandal 1922 LIB
    Zinoviev Letter scandal 1924 LAB
    John Belcher scandal 1949 (1947) LAB
    John Vassal scandal 1962 CON
    Profumo Affair scandal 1963 CON
    John Poulson/T Dan Smith scandal 1974 (1972) CON/LAB
    Lavender List Honours Scandal 1976 LAB
    Robert Maxwell Pension scandal 1992 LAB
    Pension Misselling scandal 2007 (1988-1994) CON
    The Pensions Stealth Tax scandal 1997 LAB
    Government Promise Pensions 100% Safe scandal 1997 LAB
    F1 Exemption from Tobacco Sponsorship Ban scandal 1997 LAB
    Equitable Life scandal 2000 LAB
    Hinduja Brothers scandal 2001 LAB
    Good Day to Bury Bad News scandal 2001 LAB
    Downing Street Memo scandal 2002 LAB
    David Kelly Suicide scandal 2003 LAB
    Iraq War Justification scandal 2003 LAB
    Granting of Visas scandal 2004 LAB
    Tessa Jowell Financial Scandal 2006 LAB
    Cash for Honours scandal 2007 (2006) LAB
    Al-Yamamah Arms Investigation Pulled scandal 2006 LAB
    BBC Blue Peter Competition Fake Winner scandal 2007 BBC
    Banking Collapse scandal 2007 (1997) LAB
    Cash for Influence scandal 2009 LAB
    MP’s Expenses 2009 LAB/CON/LIB
    Cash for Influence scandal 2010 LAB/CON
    Phone Tapping scandal 2011 (1999) LAB
    Libor Rigging scandal 2012 (2007) LAB
    Lax Anti-Money Laundering Controls scandal 2012 (2004) LAB/CON
    Hillsborough Disaster scandal 2012 (1989) POLICE
    Jimmy Savile scandal 2012 (1959-2005) BBC/POLICE

    It is clear which party has significantly produced the most number of serious scandals.

    • 122
      Nevermind the benefit of hindsight, what about now ! says:

      You forgot the Rochdale,and related ongoing child abuse scandals

      • 142

        Mad Frankie Haddock Son of Cod aside, Rochdale is another cesspit of socialist failings of which you identify a most serious one.

        The main point is that it points in the same direction as the original facts so clearly demonstrate.

    • 145
      Jimmy says:

      Yes that list does make you nostalgic for the scandal-free Major years. Muppet.

    • 231
      Funambulist says:

      How about the furore over the ‘Death of a Princess’ (1980) TV film which depicted the execution by stoning of a Saudi princess (an actual event) and nearly caused the Saudis to break off diplomatic relations, cancel large contracts etc:


      Needless to say the programme was made by ATV and not the BBC who would never have had the inclination, let alone the balls.

      • 235
        Funambulist says:

        The above post should have appeared below SC’s list of national scandals!

      • 260
        Container no1, Jeddah Port ops, compound says:

        The Brits who were out in the back of beyond, had the delight of “lost mail”, when that Princes kicked off, truck loads of Brit mail rumored to have been burnt in the desert in reprisal,when mail did arrive it was delayed for a month or more, but let’s not worry about people having direct contact with peed off people, let’s get our story out after all it could make money, like our troops they’re not here so who gives a crap if they get harmed.

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      Expat Geordie says:

      Welcome back Cat.

      • 332

        Thanks EG. I have actually been using the following two monikers and should acknowledge a post by jgm2 which inspired them:

        The News of the World was closed down – Now it’s the turn of the BBC

        Shortened to:

        News of the World closed down – Now the BBC’s turn

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    News of the World closed down - Now the BBC's turn says:


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      Lіst оf UK Scаndаls wіth nаtіоnаl іmplіcаtіоns 1892-2012

      Dаtе оf dіscоvеry – (Dаtе/s оf mіscоnduct) – Pоlіtіcаl pаrty іmplіcаtеd

      Lіbеrаtоr Buіldіng Sоcіеty scаndаl 1892 LIB
      Mаrcоnі scаndаl 1910 LIB
      Artіllеry Shеll Crіsіs scаndаl 1915 LIB
      Llоyd Gеоrgе Hоnоurs scаndаl 1922 LIB
      Zіnоvіеv Lеttеr scаndаl 1924 LAB
      Jоhn Bеlchеr scаndаl 1949 (1947) LAB
      Jоhn Vаssаl scаndаl 1962 CON
      Prоfumо Affаіr scаndаl 1963 CON
      Jоhn Pоulsоn/T Dаn Smіth scаndаl 1974 (1972) CON/LAB
      Lаvеndеr Lіst Hоnоurs scаndаl 1976 LAB
      Rоbеrt Mаxwеll Pеnsіоn scаndаl 1992 LAB
      Pеnsіоn Mіssеllіng scаndаl 2007 (1988-1994) CON
      Thе Pеnsіоns Stеаlth Tаx scаndаl 1997 LAB
      Gоvеrnmеnt Prоmіsе Pеnsіоns 100% Sаfе scаndаl 1997 LAB
      F1 Exеmptіоn frоm Tоbаccо Spоnsоrshіp Bаn scаndаl 1997 LAB
      Equіtаblе Lіfе scаndаl 2000 LAB
      Hіndujа Brоthеrs scаndаl 2001 LAB
      Gооd Dаy tо Bury Bаd Nеws scаndаl 2001 LAB
      Dоwnіng Strееt Mеmо scаndаl 2002 LAB
      Dаvіd Kеlly Suіcіdе scаndаl 2003 LAB
      Irаq Wаr Justіfіcаtіоn scаndаl 2003 LAB
      Grаntіng оf Vіsаs scаndаl 2004 LAB
      Tеssа Jоwеll Fіnаncіаl scаndаl 2006 LAB
      Cаsh fоr Hоnоurs scаndаl 2007 (2006) LAB
      Al-Yаmаmаh Arms Invеstіgаtіоn Pullеd scаndаl 2006 LAB
      BBC Bluе Pеtеr Cоmpеtіtіоn Fаkе Wіnnеr scаndаl 2007 BBC
      Bаnkіng Cоllаpsе scаndаl 2007 (1997) LAB
      Cаsh fоr Influеncе scаndаl 2009 LAB
      MP’s Expеnsеs 2009 LAB/CON/LIB
      Cаsh fоr Influеncе scаndаl 2010 LAB/CON
      Phоnе Tаppіng scаndаl 2011 (1999) LAB
      Lіbоr Rіggіng scаndаl 2012 (2007) LAB
      Lаx Antі-Mоnеy Lаundеrіng Cоntrоls scаndаl 2012 (2004) LAB/CON
      Hіllsbоrоugh Dіsаstеr scаndаl 2012 (1989) POLICE
      Jіmmy Sаvіlе scаndаl 2012 (1959-2005) BBC/POLICE

      It іs clеаr whіch pаrty hаs sіgnіfіcаntly prоducеd thе mоst numbеr оf sеrіоus scаndаls.

    • 156
      Lord Stansted says:

      It would seem that the NOW holds the high moral ground. Who would have thought it?

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    The way of the world:

    Police say that Politician’s position is untenable.

    Politician say that Policeman’s position is untenable.

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      UKIP.i.am.awake says:

      If Lord Prestwat could keep his job for walloping a pleb on camera in a fit of anger I don’t see why Mitchell should go just for call a policeman one. Or is it just expected of Labour Ministers they will act violently? If Cameron allows himself to be pushed around by the police (who lets face it have no great record when it comes to telling the truth) he should be the one going.

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      disenfranchised says:

      This week has confirmed my belief in the dishonesty of most human beings Cat. You mention the discrepancies between UK police and politicians each seeking their pound of flesh, or trying to avoid it.
      Then we have the Savile saga where at the moment we spectators have to distinguish between those making visible allegations, saying they were subjected to Jimmy S’ pork sword or roaming fingers, and those jumping bandwagons who see possible financial killings yet choose to remain undercover/ anonymous and stir the pot.
      Suddenly Beeb ‘ celebrity’ gets a conscience and touchy / feely declarations of ‘tied hands’ and heartbreak now do the rounds in an attempt to excuse their culpability or implicate others.
      Leaving the UK many many years ago, though probably the best decision I ever made still does not avoid the heartache of realising just how low the integrity of my country has descended to.

      • 19
        Patriot says:

        Imagine how heartbreaking it is for those of us who still live here

        • 27
          Bagsy I get the vaccine says:

          I’m rather hoping the H5N1 virus mutates this winter and wipes everyone out.

          • A person says:

            A reduction of the world’s population by, say, 50%, could be the saving of humanity. On the other hand, if it happens very suddenly, who knows what coulod result. It would also be very sad.

          • British population says:

            Thanks for that

          • Mother Nature says:

            I’m working on a few different strains. You stupid humans will select the best for me and fly it around the world within 24 hours. You’d better hope you various sky pixies have a few good miracles lined up.
            Give me a billion years and my plate tectonics will have wiped all evidence of your corrupt existence from the face of the earth.
            Next time around I think I’ll give insects and slime moulds supremacy, they can’t do a worse job.

          • Lord Mandelson says:

            Slime moulds? Did someone call?

          • Really? says:

            Population control, euthanasia, progroms, extermination fantasies, death camps, is there anything nausiatingly destructive and hateful the left will not wholeheartedly embrace?

        • 28
          disenfranchised says:

          The grass is not always greener. I do miss the rain.

          • Rat's arse says:

            Disenfranchised. this country may be in a right mess, but you & Cat should come back, if it’s only to see Autumn. It’s turning the trees into stunning works of art!

            As for everything else, you’d be wise to book a return ‘plane ticket.

          • @Rat’s

            I still love my country. The autumn is magnificent. I love the spring even more as everything comes to life and the first lambs appearing shows how life carries on regardless of our sordid human affairs.

            For each of 30 years, I made at least one trip to Scotland, often in May/June when it is at its best and the days are at their longest especially in the highlands and islands.

            The country of people into which I was born however has changed almost beyond recognition. I am happier now that I am the agent of my own change rather than have others do it for me.

          • Anonymous says:

            You may think hiding in Croatia keeps you safe and immune from punishment for your crimes.

            ho ho ho

          • …says Anonymong!

            Ha ha ha


      • 34
        Claims Я Us says:

        Have you been groped by Jimmy S avile? We can help you make a claim.

        • 41
          John Peel Got Me Pregnant says:

          Aliens Got Me Pissed

          • Foxy Lawsie Hague says:

            Three’s not really enough for our virtuous circle. Mandy’s a bit too tall to fit in. Who else wants to join our little club round?

        • 65
          Anonymous says:

          Fuck off pedo beeboid

        • 202
          Synic says:

          I hope you’ve got enough call centre staff lined up to book all the claims. It looks like Savile groped 5-a-day for 40 years from the number of fraudulent scroungers crawling out of the woodwork.
          The BBC are trying to implicate every hospital in the U.K. in an attempt to distract the gullible plebs from their own cess-pit.

      • 96


        Fully agree.

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    The EU says:

    I feel award-winningly peaceful today

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      UKIP.i.am.awake says:

      Next year the EU are going to get a prize for economic prudence.

    • 13
      Lou Scannon says:

      I look forward to seeing you dead and buried very soon – and may you know no peace.

      • 265
        Ol' Crummy says:

        Then again, they could always be “resurrected” and their heads displayed on a pike, as in my case; failing that, it may please you to do that to Jimmy Savile. A loathsome man was he and well-deserving, if anyone were. Too bad he cannot now be made to dance the Tyburn jig; ‘twould be entertainment of a sort almost too jolly for a Puritan to be having, but I fain would suffer myself to be tempted into such merriment– “cruel necessity,” as it were, hath a way of overbearing one’s inhibition.

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      Kill Camoron, Nuke Brussels. Job done. says:

      “The Norwegian Nobel Committee wishes to focus on what it sees as the EU’s most important result: the successful struggle for peace and reconciliation and for democracy and human rights”

      The EU: it’s so democratic, it has an unelected president.

      • 303
        Expat Geordie says:

        With decisions this mental to compare with, is it any wonder that Anders Brevik was found to be sane?

        • 365
          The EU is a replica of Soviet East Europe circa 1976 says:

          Next year Herman Van Rompuy, will be named father of all Europe and great helmsman of a united and grateful people.

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      Shoot Camoron, Nuke Brussels. Job done. says:

      “The Norwegian Nobel Committee wishes to focus on what it sees as the EU’s most important result: the successful struggle for peace and reconciliation and for democracy and human rights”

      The EU: it’s so democratic, it’s forced us to have an unelected president.

      • 79
        Really? says:

        And an unelected executive commission answerable to none.
        A ‘parliament’ where members can’t table legislation.
        A civil service corrupted beyond any meaningful description of such, and who work tirelessly to destroy democratically elected goverments ability to govern.
        A surveillence culture worthy of stasi East Germany and of course, thousands of ‘laws’ designed to make everyone guilty of some sort of crime or other.

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  8. 17
    Stefanny says:

    Guido — please advise what denomination notes you and Mrs. Fawkes would prefer for your share of the Helicopter money pre Christmas? Would £50′s be O.K.? They will blend nicely with all the forgeries already in circulation.

  9. 18
    Andrew Mitchell says:

    Is it Au revoir or simply goodbye ?

    • 21
      Civilisation says:

      Oh do please ride away on your bicycle, you insufferable politician.

    • 23
      Forget this nonsense -- sort the Deficit says:

      It’s either:




      Make your mind up and get it over with Dave, you pathetic weak ditherer.

      • 62
        Anonymous says:

        As someone said on here recently Baroness Scotland did something far more culpable and yet only got a fucking slap on the wrist. Come to think of it, why didn’t they just award her the Nobel Prize for underhand hypocrisy and take us even more down the rabbit hole of lefty lala land.

    • 59
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Mitchell – does have the defence of – “I refer you all [Plod] to the Hillsborough Tragedy and cover up and the conduct of your esteemed colleagues” [I.e. Fuck off copper and sort the 5hit out in your own federations ranks before you get all huffy].

      • 81
        Really? says:

        Cleaning out ACPO would be the best place to start. All the shit drizzles down from the top.

        • 87
          Dick the Prick says:

          What? The private company ACPO who shat themselves over police commissioners because operational independence to kill and kick the shit out of citizens would be compromised? Sir, I am shocked.

        • 112
          Blowing Whistles says:

          Rabk hypocrisy – over at the Scum today. In their early pages they hammer into Mitchell and of their expose – but a couple of pages later they write about Hillsborough.

          The Mainstream National Press are hoisted by their own hypocritical petard -They want Mitchell out over a minor spat, yet while they’re calling [being seen to be calling note.] for heads to roll over Hillsborough.

          Meanwhile the ‘Public interest’ is what they’re all trying to avoid.

          BTW – Several of the coppers involved in the Hillsborough [See Indy] cover up – have already been told that no matter what they will not be going to prison.

          The 4 pillars of the state – are cornered into throwing dirt at each other to ‘mislead the public’. And of course the Grand Masterly ‘get out’ always seems to be to blame the public in the end. e.g. Pension thefts – it was you the public who were at fault for not putting in enough funds in the beginning! [That was peddled by the likes of Alex Brummer in the D Mail some years ago] …

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    Aunty Matter says:

    The BBC are flailing around trying to move the spotlight away from themselves. Looks like Hillsborough is the target.

    However, what was bum boy Bunham allowed to spout away on the BBC this morning when he and HIS Government did nothing over Hillsborough? In fact Jack Straw tried to kill off any investigation.

    Anyone want to take a bet that the people to lead the BBC’s investigations will be ex beeboids or Guardian hacks?

    • 24
      Cardinal Fiddler says:

      Savile should have molested boys instead, then the BBC could have hidden behind the PC barricades with us.

      • 58
        Moohammed the Paedo Prophet says:

        Or he could have converted to Isl*m, and declared kiddy-fiddling to be “in his culture”.

      • 80
        Aunty Matter says:

        I think you will find that the ‘gay’ angle of abuse at the BBC is yet to come out.

        • 84
          The BBC are cunts says:

          So, you’re saying we’re institutionally semi-Marxist, massively overpaid, kiddy-fiddling, gay, tax dodgers then ?

          • Dick the Prick says:

            And drugs, and casting couches for barely legal teens etc. Just a cesspit of tax funded debauchery. It’s like Passolini’s 100 days of Sodom writ large since the 1920′s.

          • Mary Whitehouse's revenge says:

            ’tis sweet.

    • 37

      Labour have yet to explain why they investigated yet did nothing. It was completely in their own interests to show what went on under a Tory government. Yet they did nothing at all. Incompetence or cover up? And a cover up of what?

      Why was that ?
      Andy Burnham must know. If he doesn’t, as you say, he could always ask Jack Straw. Or Tony Blair.

      • 49
        Anonymous says:

        They’re all sworn to secrecy, Bill. Privy Counsellors and all that. They all know where the bodies are buried, but ‘the establishment’ won’t let them tell.

        • 66
          UKIP.i.am.awake says:

          They are all in it together. The ‘establishment’ of police, government, NHS, BBC and EU. Who but the EU could get away with such an abysmal accounting record? Maybe next year the EU will the Nobel Prize for Accountancy. Who would bet against it if there was one?

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    MARK OATEN turd muncher extraordinare says:

    Let the flood gates open even wider !


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    Would you like to see some puppies ? says:

    After this it was only a matter of time before the shit hit the fan !


    • 43
      Gordon says:

      Jim Fixed it for me !

    • 107
      Fish says:

      Look like that could be next week’s caption comp.

    • 308
      Expat Geordie says:

      As I said on another thread yesterday, everyone was photographed with Savile, including the Yorkshire Ripper, so to have a go at Mrs Thatcher over this is completely wrong headed. I suggested yesterday that there would probably be photos of Savile with Brown, Blair, Mother Teresa and Princess Diana.One down, three to go.

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    Pleb says:

    No one seems to have mentioned the culpability of Gravel’s family. The ones who removed his gravestone last week. There’s no way they didn’t know what was going on.

  14. 57
    Dave "Butch" Cameron says:

    Yet again I lend my support to Andrew Mitchell.

    Nest time he can jolly well buy one of his own,the tight fisted git.

  15. 73
    Jimmy Sa-Vile says:

    “Does my Thumb look big in this ?”

  16. 83
    Tom Watson says:

    While stroking the thigh of a 14 year old schoolgirl Jimmy Savile whispers in her ear “I bet you have a tight c**t with no hair?”

    “Yes”… she replied…. “my mum says she should never have married him”

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    P.Mandevilson, the Eminence Greasy says:
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    Labour are off their Ed says:

    If the Police are allowed to dictate who should be sacked from a Government position, it will lead us further into a Police state. They are meddling far too much in Government business (aided & abetted by the Labour Party, and the Unions).
    I wouldn’t trust the police to tell me the right time of day.

    • 103
      Durr... says:

      Neither would I, but Marshall should still bugger off, pronto.

    • 105
      Ding aling round one says:

      Reckon the plod union has finally got it’s head out of it’s ar*e and realised plod has been cut up and sold by the politicians and can now see their cushy numbers drying up, nothing like getting kicked in the ba**s to make you wake up and see your a useless lot of expensive overheads.

    • 111
      Aunty Matter says:

      The police are useless c u n t z. I wouldn’t piss on any of them for fun. They long ago gave up the idea of protecting the community from crime.

      The police like crime, they like criminals. Without criminals the police would have no reason to exist and those 50K a year salaries and 30K pensions wouldn’t exist

      • 128
        A ranting muzzie burning a British flag says:

        I like the police, because they protect me from the British public, whom I despise very much indeed. In fact, if the British public so much as criticise me, the police very kindly beat them over the head and drag them off to prison.

    • 114
      The liblabcons should always be nice to the police says:

      They need them to help smash and destroy the workers so the nation can be looted by the rich. That’s what the police are for.

      • 161
        UKIP.i.am.awake says:

        Who but the rich have created the loot for governments to steal? Who but the rich and hard-working create wealth-creating jobs? The socialist delusion that somehow jobs grow in another part of the orchard to the money trees has always fascinated me.

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    • 113
      Dick the Prick says:

      Not Russ Abbot? NOOOOOoooooooo!

    • 136
      Lou Costello says:

      Sorta like Bud Abbott– can’t understand what he says, though in Bud’s case it’s ‘coz he’s always spouting BS. But Bud Abbott has been known to try to pull a trick or two in his day himself– watch as he tries to hoodwink me, even though I know what the trick is already– kinda like the way the BBC is trying to trick everybody with that “Jimmy Savile a perv? We’re shocked– SHOCKED!” wheeze:

      • 149
        Red Ken Lyingscum says:

        The audience shipped in from the client state of Tower Hamlets ?

      • 269
        Who's on first says:

        Don’t give the BBC ideas.

        After the BBC lies and spin machine gets into gear, morons will be writing in to Points of View praising the BBC for their speedy action in exposing Savile.

  20. 115
    Blowing Whistles says:

    The Indy Pg 5 are shining a light at Peter Rippon – as the ‘invisible man’ who spiked the Newsnight report …. [Smug looking picture of him in the Indy]

    Silence as they say begets ….. [oh and cover ups]

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    Kebab Time says:
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    Great British Public says:


  23. 127
    Calamity Clegg says:

  24. 129
    British people says:

    We are not worthy

  25. 132
    Pleb says:

    All this talk of suing. Doesn’t there have to be indisputable proof?
    And what about the Statute of Limitations?

  26. 135
    # says:

    All this talk of suing. Doesn’t there have to be indisputable proof?
    And what about the Statute of Limitations?

    • 141
      Chlöe Sal Gerbeeba says:

      The BBC won’t care – after all, it’s really our money, not theirs.

    • 159
      Trahison des Clercs says:

      In a civil case, ‘indisputible proof ‘ is not the criterion. Balance of Probability rules. ‘Beyond reasonable doubt’ applies to Criminal Cases. and very few of these – mostly minor offences have a time limit.

      • 201
        Blowing Whistles says:

        A good example of the ‘criminal’ element being the case against Huhne.

        He and ‘others’ can moan and bitch until the cows come home – but the “Act” was committed … at the time in question end of. However there are follow on consequences of criminality for the ‘others’.

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    SURPRISE! SURPRISE! It's Cilla here. says:

    Hundreds, if not thousands of victims all witnessed by hundreds, if not thousands of witnesses all saw Jimmy Saville molesting anything he could lay his hands on.
    Even psychopathalogical axe killers in a secure electrified fortress.

    Now they sue for compensation.

    Surprise surprise.

    • 139
      The Yorkshire Ripper (nut job extraordinaire) says:

      He touched me inappropriately and I had no screwdriver in my hand to correct him.

      I demand compensation from the BBC licence payer.

    • 212
      Anonymous says:

      millions of victims and millions of witnesses surely, its being going on for forty years.
      the government needs to set up an emergency compensation fund with unlimited resources and dozens of specialist new courts to hear all the cases. the police should all be on overtime too, and Esterical Ransom promoted to the Cabinet to oversee the whole lot. this needs urgen action and a Prime Ministerial address to the nation on the subject.

      • 255
        Blowing Whistles says:

        Take a look at Margaret Hodge – “rewarded for her failure” with being made up as Minister for Children! Islington / Haringey Baby P (Don’t forget Eddie no Balls tried to cover that one up too).

        Sting / ex Police lyrics ” … Oppenheimers deadly toy …”

        • 315
          Expat Geordie says:

          Wasn’t she trying to get the Labour Party to support the PIE (Paedophile Information Exchange) back in the 70′s?

          (To our younger viewers, PIE was actually a paedophile network, exposed by the latte lamented News of the World.)

        • 317
          Expat Geordie says:

          Wasn’t she trying to get the Labour Party to support the Páédóphíle Infórmatíón Exchángé) back in the 70′s?

          (To our yoúnger viewers, P*I*E was actually a páédóphilé network, expóséd by the late láménted Néws of the Wórld.)

          • I Remember You Hoo says:

            Yep, her and Harman where right in the forefront of that particular disgusting escapade. Luckily, neither went on to high office…….oh wait…..

          • Blowing Whistles says:

            And don’t forget Harman’s Sister solicitor Sarah – who “did not” get the “Youre off to prison treacle treatment” for contempt of court – when she named a child in a Family Court case matter.

  28. 155

    If the taxpayer had paid out even more money to help the banks then their shareholders would have done much better.

    Lord Turner (paraphrased)

    • 164
      UKIP.i.am.awake says:

      I wonder how much the public will have to pay to bail-out the BBC after all the claims for compensation.

    • 166
      An over-taxed-payer says:

      Wasn’t aware I had any shareholders.

    • 203
      Blowing Whistles says:

      If Barclays, Lloyds Group, RBS and Goldman Sachs between them can write off £87 million ‘just like that!!’ [Mouchel] and each of their legals can secure their huge advisory ‘fees’ – hey let’s write off all these false debts …. that’d kick the IMF and ECB oh and the Federal reserve into touch for good; along with their string-pulling friends / fiends.

      Shock! horror! probe! – even Ozzie Mouth Platell is on the backfoot now …

  29. 158
    Pudsey Bear says:

    You ain’t seen nothing. Yet.

    The BBC puts a whole new slant on Children in need.

  30. 174
    Anonymous says:

    can somebody tell me exactly what tory ministers, our emplyees, are for:-


    and mind you grammatical sustinance!

    • 175
      annette curton says:

      I’ll keep it clean, he is in a coma.

    • 180
      Owen Paterson says:

      I agree with Ken Clarke that sentences should be kept short.

      • 205
        Blowing Whistles says:

        Here is an example of a short sentence:

        Ken Clarke is a fork-tongued, two-faced, cigar-munching twat.

        • 253
          Blowing Whistles says:

          Here is another example:

          After being imprisoned for 59 days the ‘Convicted prisoner’ was brought back to be sentenced – with a possibility of 7 years max. He was sentenced to 30 days.

          Hello is there anybody out there who would like to work that one out? clue ‘backtracking fuckers’.

      • 289
        Blowing Whistles says:

        What was Conor Burns privvy to while he was your PPS in NI?

    • 188
      Well it's a thought says:

      Something a bit different, a minister telling the uncivil service what to do, maybe some of camoron’s mates do have balls.

    • 200
      Engineer says:

      Sounds good to me. Civil Servants should be made to buy themselves a copy of ‘Fowler’s Modern English Usage’ and read it thoroughly.

      Clarity of written communications used to be expected of all civil servants. It should be again.

      • 228
        The Tosser in No 10 says:

        People say I share much with Grocer Heath, – namely, – I can’t communicate and no-one has any idea what I stand up for – except the EUSSR!

    • 210
      Your Friendly Neighbourhood Silly Grammar Rules Service says:

      Remember, a preposition is a type of word you should never end a sentence with. Remember to never split an infinitive.
      Remember, dangling a participle, a sentence may make no sense.
      And most of all, remember what George Orwell said about writing, Break any of these rules sooner than say anything outright barbarous (in Politics And The English Language, referring to guidelines he proposed for clear concise writing).

      • 232
        George Orwell, sitting on a stobe, feet dangling in freezing water, says:

        It’s bloody cold – this water! Where’s old Benjy B. when you need him?

    • 322
      Expat Geordie says:

      It’s in the Mirror, so probably a lie.

      However, if true then what’s the problem?

      Or is the Civil Service now getting to the stage where the requirement to read and write in English is no longer enforced? (A bit like the Royal Mail a few years ago.)

      • 357
        Letter writer says:

        It is no longer enforced.

        However, a greater problem, as I have found to my cost, is that lucid, perfectly written, spelled and grammatically correct letters are not fully or properly understood by the semi-literate recipients.

        • 442
          Expat Geordie says:

          The problem is, I suspect, that civil servants now write in “Management Bullshit” as opposed to proper English. I have this problem in the private sector, especially since I work in a regulated industry.

          Because I don’t speak MBS I believe that it has a) reduced my promotion prospects, b) led to my previousboss taking “disciplinary action” against me due to “inappropriate” behaviour, and c) causes my new boss (following my recent promotion) both joy and extreme stress when I say to his superiors “Can I have that in English, please?”

  31. 177
    ToonBob... says:

    Any tributes coming in for Sir Stuart Bell ?

  32. 193
    C says:

    The bandwagon of molestees is getting severely overloaded. Many with no proof, photographs, witnesses etc., just on the scrounge for compensation, ultimately paid by the taxpayer. Greedy lying bxstards.
    Savile was a bad bxgger, but it is unlikely he touched up anything other than a small proportion of them.

    • 197
      The British public says:

      We’ve all been buggered by Socialists. Where do we claim ?

      • 199
        Sir Merv (soon to be Lord Threadneedle) says:

        Your £1 trillion banknote will be dropped by helicopter before Christmas. Stefanny and I are busy forging them now.

    • 290
      Anonymous says:

      “…..but it is unlikely he touched up anything other than a small proportion of them.”

      Yeah, so what do you reckon then genius, one a year on average? Fucking twat.

      • 482
        Anonymous says:

        You are yet another gullible twat who believes all the PC bxllxcks that is being put about.

  33. 195
    nellnewman says:

    Surely there should be something there about the sinister Uncle Beeb and his complicity in child abuse?

    • 209
      The BBC are cunts says:

      Please refer to us as ‘Auntie’. It helps hide a multitude of sins.

    • 211
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Esther can run while plenty of others try to ‘prop’ her up – but she should not be allowed to hide. Crocodile tears in THIS DAY AND AGE are not enough to face off the wrath of the Public and in “The Public interest”.

      All the Savile stuff is now in the Public Domain and MUST at law be dealt with and resolved openly and transparently as they are ‘Public Controversies’. My mate Archie Bold says so.

    • 215
      Morning Cloud says:

      So what’s this about him providing weekend Cabin boys for Ted Heath?

      • 229
        annette curton says:

      • 234
        Seaman - at your pleasure Sir! says:

        Where do you want me?

      • 251
        Blowing Whistles says:

        Down in the Woods near Salisbury plenty of people know what Teddy Boy was up to. Regulars at the White Haart pub and other pubs in the area have many a story to tell.

        The Scum have printed a list of the 14 Police farces involved in the Savile issue umm, indeed – Some police farces are NOTICEABLE by their ommission/silence. e.g. Hampshire & Dorset.

        • 263
          Anonymous says:

          A blackmailed PM. Now that would come in useful if your agenda was to push Britain into the EEC, or into middle eastern wars.

          • Blowing Whistles says:

            Indeed and the recent Fox/Werrity debacle – had similar trademarks all over it.

            Get them into a compromising position then by said entrapment blackmail em. Simples – mind you the general public ain’t got a clue – they’re glued to car crash Cowells TV 5hite.

      • 401
        Seaman Staines says:

        You don’t say :). I knew Ted was a dab hand with his organ …

  34. 204
    Anonymous says:

    I blame Julie Kirkbride for all this.

  35. 207
    Anonymous says:

    The Police Federation is a trade union not a professional body.

    • 214
      I'm all right Jack says:

      Same as the Royal College of Nurses, ACPO and the BMA

    • 216
      Sounds like a Union to me. says:

      About Us

      The Police Federation of England and Wales is a staff association for all police constables, sergeants and inspectors (including chief inspectors). It was created by the Police Act 1919, passed a year after a crippling strike by the unrecognised National Union of Police and Prison Officers (NUPPO).


      • 237
        Rat's arse says:

        The Police are too busy doing Labour’s dirty work for them to do any proper police work. If you are an effnic, they will bend over backwards to help, but you can sod off if you’re not.

        When has the Police force decided who can be a Minister? I always thought that was the Prime Minister’s job. Silly me!

        • 261
          Julia Gillard says:

          I find your moniker extremely offensive

          • Woodworm says:

            So you may, dear, but I bet he doesn’t give one.

            PS: The folk of Wales are glad you disappeared off to the other side of the world.

  36. 213
    Ows about that then? says:

    I see the BBC PR and legal teams are hard at work trying to move the Savile story on to the NHS and Children’s homes.

    I hope people don’t fall for it but when you are the state broadcaster you are able to control what most of the state thinks and believes.

    They made Savile famous, they turned the Savile brand into a Children’s fix and charity brand, they promoted and endorsed the brand even though they KNEW it had a major flaw.

    • 257
      nellnewman says:

      Ah the sinister Uncle Beeb.I doubt it will ever recover it’s fraudulent cosy title of Auntie now!

      It has as they say been found out!

    • 272
      A BBC spokes liar says:

      Jimmy who? We’re never employed anyone by that name here.

    • 282
      CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

      Absolutely right. It’s very sinister that the BBC made him host of a very popular children’s TV show. So he would have access to children during the course of filming but also outside of the BBC as well, because of his profile as a children’s entertainer.

    • 314
      Aunty Matter says:

      The only time the BBC have made the Savile story the TOP story is when talking about his role with the NHS and care homes.

  37. 217
    P & O shames the BBC says:

    Can’t see why the Captain doesn’t want to be named, he is the only person I’ve read about so far who actually believed the child, disbelieved Savlle and had him locked up. It’s something he should be proud about.

    It wouldn’t be hard to find out who was skippering Canberra on the July 1978 cruise anyway.



  38. 222
    Don't want share the same air as meddling, meddling Edinburgh arsewipes says:

    The BBC should be closed down. They abuse their power to violate and control vulnerable people for profit. Disgraceful!

  39. 227
    Tom Watson says:

    Esther Rantzen says she “Did not know about Jimmy Saviles inappropriate behaviour toward under-age children”

    She was a bit suspicious however, when he rang Childline to order “a couple of 14 year olds”

  40. 233
    Benny Fitz-Clements says:

    WTF !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • 236
      Alochol? says:

      That’s OK then – as long as we can still get booze

    • 259
      nellnewman says:

      Good – going in the right direction.

      • 324
        Expat Geordie says:

        My late, Labour supporting and trade unionist Grandfather said that the busiest week at his local workingmens club was the week that the “Winter Fuel Allowance” was paid. He actually agreed with me when I said that it should be scrapped and replaced with a payment made directly to the energy company of your choice on your behalf by the government.

    • 368
      Gordon Brown says:

      Sounds like an excuse for another layer of absurdly expensive bureaucracy that achieves fuck all. Whoever dreamt that up, I’m proud of you.

  41. 241
    David Cameron says:

    I met Jimmy Savile once, i must say i thought he was the best ventriloquist i’d ever met. He stuck his finger up my arse and told me not to say anything.

  42. 242
    The Libor party says:

    Andrew Mitchell must go for impugning a person’s integrity

  43. 244
    Unfortunate BBC turn of phrase says:

    “Savile’s role at Broadmoor probed”

    • 248
      annette curton says:

      Maybe it’s not that it is unfortunate it’s just that the BBC have been unwittingly re-cycling Carry On script to the general public for the last 30 years.

  44. 245
    the furry fish says:

    that unlucky bloke who bought his car should ship it to Saudi and sell it there.

  45. 246
    Thatcher says:

    I invited Sir Jimmy to Chequers every christmas. Wibble.

    • 256
      Walter Mitty says:

      I’ve spent every Christmas there advising Prime Ministers since 1902.

    • 268
      The BBC are cunts says:

      If only we’d had the moral courage to tell you what Jimmy Sovile had been up to at the Beeb for DECADES.

      • 294
        The BBC (not long for this world) says:

        Paedophilia is OK when it’s conducted by one of our own employees.

  46. 252
    Emu says:

    Rod Hull groped me for 40 years!

  47. 264
    annette curton says:

    Nobel Peace prize:

  48. 266
    nellnewman says:

    “People praised him for his charity work but, with some people, charity can be a form of aggression. The message is, “I’m helping you, so love me.” And he made sure we all knew about it. Doing good by stealth was not his style”

    I thought this paragraph was very interesting (written by the gruadian about savile). It forcefully reminded me of gordon and sarah brown!!

    • 275
      Chariteee says:

      Sounds like the BBC, with their Children in Need bullshit rammed down our throats every year.

      The whole charade’s not really about the kids, it’s about good PR for the BBC.

      • 280
        nellnewman says:

        Yes but Sinister Uncle Beeb has now been exposed for the pimping organisation that it is . Children in Need needs to switch pdq to another channel – maybe ITV!

      • 408
        Gonk says:

        The whole charity movement (it shouldn’t be an industry) has been turned into a political arm of the left. The very nature of decent humanity ‘captured’ by a political movement.

  49. 267

    Jimmy had too many rings.

    • 287
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Hi SC – well done on your list – it must have occupied some time of yours.

      Anyway moving on – have you or anyone that you know of ever had a Data Protection Act / FOI Act request ‘batted back to you’ [Cover up included using all manner of 'we're the press we don't have to give you that info under clause x, y, and zzzzzzz!'] from the BBC – I had mine batted back from a Mr Cunningham a couple of years back a right little T’pot and lobotomised monkey he was?

      • 329

        I am grateful for that. I remember them all from the seventh one onwards so it was easier than it looks. I am acutely conscious of the way the pace of life has sped up in the last half century and measuring events by major scandals is valid because they really do happen more frequently now, even though in some ways they also become easier to detect with modern communications. It had been bugging me and so I did it in the hope that someone will pick it up and run with it. My role hopefully might therefore be regarded as a catalyst rather than a prime mover.

        My work was of course closely associated with the DPA and I took great pains to ensure we complied with it including restricting anyone, myself included, from holding casual copies of the database. The curious thing is that I cannot recall one single instance of either government checking or public enquiring before I effectively withdrew myself from the industry. The way a whole spate of data losses occurred in the 2000s showed that my approach was not generally followed by companies – but worse by government and local government.

        As regards FOI, I had already decided by the time of its introduction to sling my hook so I cannot claim to have had experience of it other than as a casual observer.

  50. 270
    Joss Taskin says:

    If hundreds or thousands of people sue the BBC for compensation for their Sovile cover-up, will we, the Taxpayers, have to foot the bill or will the money be provided by the puffed-up , overpaid ‘celebs’ like Paxo, Preston, Dimblebore et al ?

  51. 271
  52. 273
    Nick Clegg says:

    Just seen a Jimmy Savile track suit for sale online – you get an adult sized top but you have to squeeze into children’s bottoms …

    • 347
      P. Gualtieri, New Jersey, USA says:

      Hey finucchio, you watch it talking about Jimmy’s tracksuits! Yeah, OK, they were his trademark, but there’s plenty other people who wear them! And we ain’t preverts neither, capisce? Now go home and get yer freakin’ shine box! (Yeah, I know it’s someone else’s line, but hey, WTF, that gavone is dead now anyway, and I’m sure he won’t mind.)

  53. 274
    Bollocks Broadcasting Corporation says:

    We must learn lessons from the Savile affair. The first lesson is how to construct a better cover-up.

    • 277
      Chris Cross Pattern says:

      If I can spare any time from my other half dozen jobs, I’ll set up an independent enquiry or two, with one of our specially selected chairs.

      That should shut you oiks up until your next episode of Strictly Eastenders.

  54. 276
    Esther Rantzid says:

    I knew nothing,I heard nothing and I saw nothing. I will spend a lot of time on your television screens telling you this.

  55. 278
    Jimmy in his concrete shell suit says:

    I take it my first anniversary memorial bash at the Beeb has been cancelled then.

  56. 279

    We now all know what a Bell end is.

  57. 283
    the furry fish says:

    for a comedy 1/2 hour Have IG Ot News For You did spend too long a time explaining that they had no idea.

  58. 286
    the furry fish says:

    it’s clumsy but it is half decent. If we did something like this it would look like carry on film

  59. 293
    #1 reasons says:

    ‘Scottish, lesbian comedienne’, probably my number one reason for switching the telly off.

  60. 297
    CCleaner says:

    doh, erased all the cookies again!

  61. 305
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    when i was at primary school in the 60′s there was a joke doing the rounds

    Jimmy Saville has a young girl in his car
    he pulls into a layby and kisses her
    he then unzips his pants and pulled out a 9″cock with a bell end the size of a cricket ball
    “Do you know what this is” ? he asks
    “Sure do” she says “Hello mum ! hello dad !”

    That is true !

    • 437
      the jimmy savile he's dead the little whores were asking for it anyway brigade says:

      Why didn’t you little fuckers tell the authorities then? You’ll be jumping on the compensation bandwagon next ffs.

      • 494
        Marion the cat says:

        100% with you on this. We only heard it as a joke, and given our ages at the time did you really expect us to take him to task when we didn’t know how. What about people nearer to the ‘joke’.

  62. 306
    Saffron says:

    Pattenise Ransid and others are tossers.
    The bullshit broadcasting outfit of overpaid undertaxed so called presenters and other jumped up Z listers need to be taken to task.
    This new head of the bullshit corporation in his grovelling meaningless apologies is trying to protect his ass.
    We will carry out investigations as regards jimminy,yes and dracula will investigate the blood band.
    Pee off you useless pile of shite,only the police will investigate this and come to conclusions as to what they will present to the CPS.
    This story has legs and will carry on despite the Bullshit Corporation.

  63. 310
    Mad Frankie Maude says:

    I’m all ready for Halloween. My Jimmy Savile costume turned up this morning … it’s a bit small though, looks like its for fucking kids!

  64. 316
    Plod says:

    Duff on crime, duff on the causes of crime; but we’ll ‘ave ya if you do 33mph in a 30 zone…

  65. 318
    Aunty Matter says:

    Clearly if the police have time on their hands to harass some dozy Tory MP, then I can only assume all crime has been solved and the streets are safe to walk.

  66. 319
    Herman van Rumboy says:

    Unmoeglich !!!!!!

    • 336
      not a machine reloaded says:

      Time to get Gloria Gayners “I will survive on” then …… clause 50 an all that thanks Gordo , Major and Heath , my only question is when do they copy Liam Byrnes notelett “ime sorry there is no money left”

      Has gordon won the Nobel prize for economics by any chance ??

      I await lord shotoaks twitter rsponse and his post script on how the euro will work by producing more debt .

      night night all

      • 369
        UKIP.i.am.awake says:

        I’d like to know how the EU will work without the annual £6 billion charity bail-out by the UK.

        • 397
          Where's ENGLAND's parliament?? says:

          £19.34billion. £53 million every day. Whilst Camoron slashes benefits paid to disabled ex-servicemen and shuts hospital wards “because there’s no money left”.

          Camoron = c**t.

  67. 325
    the furry fish says:

    what he said

  68. 328
    byeee says:

    Is today Bell-end?

  69. 333
    Aunty Matter says:

    Everywhere I look the incompetent police seem to be at the heart of these fuck ups.

    So why are fat idle plods wasting time diverting attention away from Hillsborough and Savile-gate by going after some mong Tory MP.

    And the cops wonder why the public detest them.

    • 340
      not a machine reloaded says:

      mmmm another layer of elected beurocracy should do the trick :) .Bit harsh Aunty matter as two women police constables were recently murderd . I am sure a great number of police officers take their jobs and duty quite seriously , although I might agree with you that things aint what they used to be , and they seem to have developed a different role under Labour . Having watched them this very day attend a bad road accident , its not all a never ending miss of the crimes .

      Still puzzled why labour didnt just sort it out in 97 . Best not mention the Labour 26 whilst jimmy is getting postumus justice not forgetting Blairs reign as peado finder general , where he clearly wasnt looking in his own patch very hard .

  70. 335

    We are all drinking too much. Headlines

    No one from here, shurely?

    • 339
      Tachybaptus says:

      Careful, Cat — they can find out if you’re alive or dead now. ‘Serge Haroche of France and American David Wineland opened the door to new experiments in quantum physics in the 1990s by showing how to observe individual atoms and particles of light called photons while preserving their quantum properties.’

      • 349

        Amazing! Thank you for that, Tachy. David Deutsch’s Fabric of Reality gets one stage closer.

        But I console myself with this:

        A Higgs boson walks into a church.
        We don’t allow Higgs bosons in here! shouts the priest.
        But without me, how can you have mass? asks the particle.

  71. 338
    Terry Fied says:

    Wonder what today will bring?

    • 342
      not a machine reloaded says:

      Clearly not that little coffee shop in Ludlow , with yer lump sum …..:) (if you were paying attention to the scipt of tonights rather high swear count , thick of it )

      • 371
        Ludlow coffee-shop owner. says:

        It’s over-rated. All those old buggers sitting around waiting for closing time and some cnt writing about a young wizard.

  72. 343
    I don't care what you pretend to think says:

  73. 355

    Når enden er god actually translates as When the end is good.

    But, if you prefer, you can read it as There is a God…


  74. 356
    blub says:

    Kennie’s Choice

    1) I put this man in charge of Broadmoor.


    2) I didn’t know people in the department i was supposed to be running put this man in charge of Broadmoor.


  75. 361
    Mad Frankie Maude says:

    “Was you ever touched up as a 14 year old? Was you ever forced to touch a penis and it wasn’t your falt? Well, you could be entitled to compensation. If so, reply to this message with the words ‘Jimmy Savile’. ”

    “It’s no win no fee and we really will fix it for you.”

  76. 362
    When I was a boy the poor were skinny says:


    Global warming stopped 16 years ago, reveals Met Office report that was quietly released… and here is the chart to prove it

    • 367
      Dave Camoron (one-term PM) says:

      Well that’s spiffingly good proof that my green taxes are working what what what! They might be ruinous to the economy and detrimental to employment, consigning thousands to the dole, but they save huskies, and raise money that I can give to India to put a man on the moon.

      Gosh, I’m clever.

      Toodle pip!

      • 444
        Boring wanker alert says:

        I think you’ll find you used those hilarious ‘toodle pip’ jokes last time you were supposed to be imitating Farage.
        Keep up!

  77. 363
    Louise Mensch says:

    I’ve just seen an American rock band sleeping…

    It must have been Zzzzzzz Top.

  78. 372
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    Tomorrow Daves sanctioned Badger cull will start , killing thousands of badgers to try and stop bovine flu in cattle
    Yet another expensive waste of money and creation of yet more non jobs
    the vaccine has been available for years , but we don’t use it as yet again the
    E fucking U bans the export of vaccinated meat
    Dave you dopey toff tit , when will you realise that the EU is a shower of shit

    • 375
      Dave Cameron says:

      I am still dithering about whether to offer the public a cast-iron guarantee promise of a vote on my red lines regarding treaty change to secure our (‘our’ meaning the elite, not the plebs) future within the EU. My red lines are thicker than Blair/Brown’s red lines and can only be erased by a big continental rubber.

      • 378
        Call me Dave says:

        When I talk about securing our future I mean the fabulously paid non-jobs in the EU which we take up when we have had enough of embezzling the British taxpayer.

  79. 374
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    Hammond “I don’t want us playing at soldiers ”

    That is why i got rid of 60,000 full time paid troops and will replacethem with the T A


    • 382
      naother great idea...not says:

      we’re taking out support function like logistics….

      • 385
        FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

        Yeh ! I can really see Eddie Stobart waggons running the gauntlet to drop off cheap Chinese faulty ammunition on the front line LoL

  80. 376
    Andrew Mitchell says:

    I’m still standing.

    • 402
      Eric Joyce says:

      Not for long.

      • 426
        A Quick "Whip" Around says:

        Considering how much you consume, jocko, fairly soon you probably won’t be, either. Now tell us, how’s that affair with the underage girl going, Eric– is she legal now? And how do YOU feel about all this Jimmy Savile hubbub? (From the fellow-professional standpoint, I mean.)

  81. 377
    Rippov and Diddle says:

    We would like to act for the many millions of people who have been inappropriately touched by Jimmy Savile. This could be bigger than PPI.

  82. 379
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    Doesn’t seem like the “Sweaty Socks” want to vote for independence after all
    they can’t find anyone who wants to “Go it alone ” and give up the massive subsidies that the English tax payer’s pay them to carry on annoying the crap out of us
    Yet another way old fish face Salmond has found to waste shed loads of our money !

    • 387
      Where's ENGLAND's parliament?? says:

      I am sure that in the spirit of fairness, if the Scotchists vote against independence from England, the English will be given a referendum on whether we finally get independence from Scotchland.

      • 389
        Rob Roy says:

        I had thought English people aged 16 plus would be able to vote alongside us Scots for a simple vote to cut the Union or not .

      • 436
        Independence for England says:

        It would nver be agreed …the establishment infiltrtaed for centuries by Scots knows that 80% of the English would vote for independence from the Jocks..

        • 463
          Expat Geordie says:

          Growing up in the north east most people that I knew described themselves as “British” and believed in the Union. Moving to Dorset in 1995 I found that a lot of the locals described themselves as “English”, but some still used the word “British”.

          After 13 years of Scottish-led Labour mis-rule, I am now the only person I know down here who describes themselves as “British”. Virtually everyone wants Scotland to just bugger off and leave us alone, and to take their debt with them.

          As a believer in the Union, this makes me extremely sad.

          • Gonk says:

            Agree completely. Equally sad.
            In fact SC’s list of Labour catastrophes could have included
            Blair’s country destroying politically motivated Scottish Parliament Act
            and Welsh assembly devolution.

  83. 380
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    Police Commissioners ! do we need them ?
    are these yet more Non jobs ?, how much is it going to cost us ?

    Can i vote not to have one ?
    I despise politicians , councilors and all their other freeloading parasitical hangers on
    are they going to be just another hate figure ?

    • 392
      albacore says:

      We need them like we need gonorrhea
      Another money-burning idea
      From a Parliament that’s so total crap
      If it could it would give us all the clap

    • 396
      UKIP.i.am.awake says:

      The thing is that the more levels there are in government (and yes even in the private sector) the more room there is to pass the buck when something goes horribly wrong. We have seen it in operation countless times with social services (Baby P), the BBC (Savile), the police (Hillsborough, de Menezes, Duggan and Hazell), the NHS (Stafford Hospital, MRSA,etc), WMD in Iraq, the banking crisis, Libor, News International and no doubt in time with energy when the powers that be finally realise the stupidity of subsidising all these wind turbine companies.

      • 465
        Expat Geordie says:

        You are not allowed to criticise the NHS in our wonderfully free country. The fact that in the last 10 years the NHS has killed more members of my family than Kaiser Bill, Adolf Hitler and the IRA combined is just “An Inconvenient Truth”.

  84. 383
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    Jimmy Sa-vile went to the doctors
    The doctor said “Jimmy you’re going to have to stop masturbating ”
    Jimmy say’s Why ?
    Doctor say’s “Because your upsetting all the other patients “

  85. 384
    Boris Johnson says:

    Jimmy Savile’s family have had the gravestone removed along with the flowers as a mark of respect. It just leaves a small hole and no bush around it.

    Just what he would have wanted.

  86. 386
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    The police have just Found Jimmy Savilles diary
    they said it isn’t a current one “As all the entries are about ten years old”

  87. 388
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    Dear jim’ll fix it

    Can you fix it for the girl in my class to go on holiday with me ?

    Yours sincerly

    Jeremy Forrest age 30

  88. 393
    FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

    McDonalds have just brought out a new burger

    It’s an 84 year old lump of meat
    stuck between two 13 year old buns

    It’s called the Mc Fix it

  89. 395
    Yvonne from the Colliers Arms Clydach says:

    Kristina Lagarde is now saying of course the Greeks can have more time to clear their debts .

    What I want Mr Cameron to do for us is to stop messing about with Jimmy Savile because he is dead and agree the extension subject to /

    1. Freedom of movement for Greeks within the EU to be stayed


    2. Banks be forced to repay Euros transferred out of Greek Banks in the last two years back to where they came from .

    I should not have to waste my weekends telling the Prime Minister what to do but frankly I am beginning to think he has not got a clue .

    We are part of the EU whether he likes it or not and keeping his finger up where the sun does not shine is no way to represent out interests.

    • 398
      The Tit in No 10 says:

      NOT ONLY do I have matchless PR skills – I have unerring judgement in picking the Right People for the Right Job!

      As for the Greeks – and the Germans – let them fight it out! – I’m good at picking Winners too!

    • 400
      Where's ENGLAND's parliament?? says:

      “1. Freedom of movement for Greeks within the EU to be stayed”

      And the Spanish, and the Portuguese. Otherwise any attempts to create jobs in Britain is just going to hoover-up the unemployed from elsewhere in the EU, leaving the total British unemployment level the same.

      Even a cretin such as Camoron must – surely – be able to see this?

    • 439
      UKIP.i.am.awake says:

      Gershwin put it perfectly long before the EU came into existence.

      “Let’s call the whole thing off”.

  90. 404
    Err says:


  91. 411
    Hang the politicians says:

    And we’re vilifying Jimmy S@vile?

  92. 416

    To all trolls:

    Read how Maggie helped to pay the bill for your wretched existence and Rejoice!:


    • 421
      Anonymous says:

      A salient reminder of the dangers of putting bankers in charge of money.

      • 438
        Georges Clemenceau says:

        More or less of a piece with what I said about generals and war. (And I was being kind– the actual expression I was paraphrasing is that armies are “Lions led by asses.”) And I suppose the one you’re paraphrasing is “there’s only one letter’s difference between a ‘banker’ and a ‘wanker’, and sometimes not even that.”

        • 450
          Hang the politicians says:

          I agree with the analogy. Bankers/wankers – two sides of the same coin.

          My major beef is with politicians. They are totally out of control. Once we elect them they can do what the hell they like with no concept of ‘line management’ until we vote them out, by which time they’ve made their money and done their damage.

          And don’t get me started on the judges, or the unelected wombles running the biggest quango in the world (The Nobel Peace Prize winner known as the EU).

          • Revd. (£rd Fucking Way) Phoney B£iar, sanctimonious git and £iar, emoting and wiv stupid grin says:

            Hi !!!

            Have you noticed that my boy ‘Dave’ is copying my stupid grin? That’s a vote winner – and, let’s face it – all you oh-so-serious comment-ators – that’s what garners the votes. Policy don’t come into it! As I say to Cherry – it’s your persona what does the business.

            Can’t stop! – got to sign some papers before I fly out again!

          • Hang the politicians says:

            Don’t you mean ‘shred’ Tony, not ‘sign’.

      • 464
        Hang the politicians says:

        I used to watch the TV footage of the bankers on the trading floors shouting and screaming at each other with six phones to their ears and their computer screens lit up like Christmas screens, and I thought ‘they can’t possibly know what they’re doing’, and I was right.

      • 468
        UKIP.i.am.awake says:

        Almost as stupid as allowing the state to be in charge of looking after patients through the NHS. The big problem with banks is the ‘too big to fail’ situation. In 1997 how much competition was there? Quite a lot, including many recently privatised banks like Northern Rock, Halifax, Abbey National, Bradford and Bingley, Alliance and Leicester. So many smaller banks until they amalgated later and became much too big to fail. Halifax merged with the Bank of Scotland in 2001 and then merged with Lloyds after the banking crisis started.

        And there were quite a few foreign acquisitions (such as RBS taking a huge chunk of ABN AMRO in 2007 and 10% of Bank of China in 2005) and foreign banks making UK acquisitions (like Santander) making the number of banks in the UK smaller but much bigger.

        Who was it but Labour who gave the green light for all these anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions that made the banking system so top heavy?

        • 473
          Hang the politicians says:

          I find it ironic that so many accuse Labour for failure to regulate, when the very ethos of this blog is laissez faire / unbridled capitalism / deregulation and the ensuing ‘job creation’.

          And the coalition has had 2½ years to regulate, and has done precisely nothing.

          • the buck stops nowhere says:

            Brown set up the three tier system of regulation where no one took the blame.

      • 497
        FREDDY STARR ate my SISTER says:

        Same outcome as putting politicians in charge of running our country

    • 430
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Unfortunately SC Nigel Lawson – still has some skeletons rattling in his own cupboard. He is and has been no saint himslef.

      • 434

        All of us are a mixture of good and bad. His balance was for the good, from what I witnessed. You are entitled to your opinion but, if you were to justify your statement with reasons you might convince others, myself included.

        • 454
          Hang the politicians says:

          He must have had some good in him to be on the wrong side of Thatcher…

          • Anonymous says:

            Yep, of course, Thatcher is to blame for Jimmy Savile’s behaviour, and BTW rescuing us from the title of the sick man of europe. Mind you the fuckers have got us in the end.

        • 487
          Blowing Whistles says:

          SC – I will Re: the Modus Operandii of this site – Keep my powder dry for the moment.

    • 446
      Brit says:

      Ah yes, the anniversary of White Wednesday when we escaped the ERM. Definitely worth a ‘rejoice!’

      • 457
        Hang the politicians says:

        Why ‘a rejoice’ when it was the wrong decision in the first place? And no one else could be blamed. Major and Lamont took us in and they were in office when the mechanism chucked us out.

        • 471
          UKIP.i.am.awake says:

          Indeed. Relief is a better word to describe it.

          • Hang the politicians says:

            Cleverly avoiding the names of the idiots involved…
            Now one’s a ‘Sir’ and one’s a fucking Lord.

            I give up.

  93. 419
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Anyone noticed how so many MP’s are desperate to keep out of making any comment on the Savile expose. Across the board the vast majority of todays MP’s are a bunch of nodding and winking lobbyised money-grubbing donkeys.

    • 443
      Hang the politicians says:

      They know so many unsavoury secrets such as rendition / torture / trafficking / perversion of the course of justice / cover-ups that they must be shitting themselves for when the next big brouhaha blows up.

      • 445
        Hang the politicians says:

        And the internet is slowly bringing the fuckers to heel.

        • 453
          I hate Parliament so much it hurts says:

          If only. Take David Laws, for example. Member of Parliament, liar and thief. Steals about £50,000 from us, for which he is ‘punished’ with 7 days’ paid leave. Where is he now? In prison where he belongs? Lying dead in a ditch? Hanging from a stairwell in an NCP carpark? No, he’s an MP, and still fairly high up, troughing-away merrily at our expense.

          So, yes, they get exposed, but it makes f*ck-all difference.

  94. 423

    I don’t believe that previous director-generals didn’t know about it.

    Tony Blackburn on Jimmy Savile’s behaviour.

    • 428
      Hang the politicians says:

      Is it because S@vile was seen as untouchable? On every level: The BBC. The places he operated. His family. The abused. The police?

      But the closest to him must have been the BBC DJs.

  95. 424
    Hang the politicians says:

    Bugger me it’s come back again

    • 456
      Whatever you do don't swallow says:

      That’s the BBC for you.

    • 489
      Hang the politicians says:

      I pasted a long list of paedo politicians from Enemies of the People, but it disappeared, then reappeared, nwt it’s gone again.

  96. 440
    Aunty Matter says:

    I see that there are claims that the TV show “The Thick of it” has an element of truth to it.

    No way, in real life the politicians are far more incompetent and sleazy than in the show as are the SPADS

  97. 441
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Was Jimmy Savile a Freemason? It would explain so much.

  98. 451
    Bert... says:

    Test message…

    • 485
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Is that you Lord Bert of BBC infamy – and of “Who the f… are you” infamy?

  99. 452
    • 467
      Dave Camoron (one-term PM) says:

      I’ve told my superiors in Brussels that no matter what happens, I will never ever pull Britain out of the EU.

      I kind of just blew Britain’s trump card there, haven’t I?

      Ho hum never mind, back to work you little plebs, I’ve got to give £19billion to the EU this year, haw haw haw haw haw haw haw!!

      Toodle pip!

  100. 466

    It seem strange that the Police Federation assumes the right to determine whether a Cabinet Minister should resign or not. And, no-one has the right to question the accuracy of a policeman`s personal notebook! And, we have a Prime Minister who does not know what Magna Carta is! And, ………………

    • 469
      Dave Camoron (one-term PM) says:

      Magna Carter is some sort of Walls’ ice cream, isn’t it? Jolly tasty, I bet!

  101. 472
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    After watching ‘Have I got news for you’ it has become clear the ones to blame for allowing Savile to get away with child abuse at the BBC for 40 years was not the BBC but the Daily Mail.

    • 480
      Father Jack says:


      I wouldn’t be so popular now if it hadn’t been for that bloke on HIGNFY.

  102. 474
    Whatever you do don't swallow says:

    So the buggers know what’s wrong – but will they fix it ?
    Government in the UK is corrupt at all levels, like a stinking fish rotting from the head down.

  103. 475
    Whatever you do don't swallow says:

    I’m sorry, I’ll try that again ….
    http://tinyurl.com/9vtnr2s (it’s about parking charges)
    So the buggers know what’s wrong – but will they fix it ?
    Government in the UK is corrupt, idiotic, inefficient and irresponsible at all levels, like a stinking fish rotting from the head down. But what the hell – it’s only our money they’re stealing.

  104. 481
    UKIP.i.am.awake says:

    Has anybody seen the latest poll for Scottish Independence?
    For 28%
    Against 53%
    Undecided 19%.

    What a waste of money this referendum is going to be, as was the AV referendum. Who will be paying for the Scots to have this vote?

    • 488
      Hang the politicians says:

      It is not a waste of money. It will be money well spent to give troutface a bloody nose.

  105. 490
    Hang the politicians says:

    Now the military top brass have been caught with their snouts in the trough.

  106. 491
    Hang the politicians says:

    “Michael Fallon Former Conservative Party Deputy Chairman September 2010 – 4 September 2012 Dragged into the Barclays Libor fixing scandal. Fallon “acknowledged that he worked for Libor Brokers Tullett Prebo and was fully conversant with the sector. But he failed to point out that, for the last year, his son Peter Fallon has been employed as an Investment Banker with Barclays. Fallon was keen to admit that he was a client of Barclay’s, but not so keen to admit that his son was employed there. During the expenses scandal, Mr Fallon wrongly claimed £8,300 for the mortgage repayments on his second home”

  107. 492
    Hang the politicians says:

    The Plashing Vole, a blogger, complained to the regulator last month that HowToCorp, started by Grant Shapps and his wife in 2000, was an internet marketing firm which had seen the Tory MP “posing as ‘Michael Green’ and/or ‘Sebastian Fox’ to flog … business guides, software and SEO scripts”.The writer also asked the authority to look into whether the “testimonials” from customers on the website were real: “After a bit of digging, he decided that the enthusiastic endorsements by happy customers of HowToCorp might be just as fictional as Grant’s alter egos.”The confidential reply from the ASA, which was posted online, said the regulator would be contacting the company to ask for evidence to back up the assertions.

  108. 493
    National Socialist says:

    I am very worried as to the whereabouts of Elsie Beattie, erstwhile blogger of this parish.

  109. 496
    Saffron says:

    Main story sa-Vile this guy it seems what absolutely beyond the pale.
    the police and other involved partners need to answer a lot of questions.
    The BBC are also in the fireling line big time,this guy entiwhistle is adrift according his interviews during which he came over as the usual Beeboid apologist.
    My last observation is that the BBC should be broken up as they no longer represent the views of this country.
    will cammoron go down this track,answer NO.

  110. 500
    The voice in my head says I'm mad, but he's always lied. says:

    Jimmy Savile volunteered in London zoo.
    Now we know why.

    All Radio Dj’s ‘hated’ Jimmy Savile and want to ‘distance themselves’ from him.

    Yeah yeah yeah.

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