November 2nd, 2012

Privileged MacShane Evidence Now Available to the Police
New Police Complaint Made

A source close to the Standards and Privileges Committee pointed out to Guido that the police could not use the evidence gathered by the Committee during their investigation because it was subject to parliamentary privilege. Now that it has been published however it is no longer privileged and can be used by the forces of the law.

Guido has spoken to m’learned counsel and they have confirmed this is the case. He has therefore just put in a new complaint to the Met:

This ain’t over…


216 Comments

  1. 1
    Utterly shameless. No apology, no contrition. What a cunt says:

    Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!

    MacShane is a fucking crooked c-unt. Chickens, home, roost.

  2. 2
    Steve Miliband says:

    The man with a garage that is worth more than the house it’s attached to

  3. 3
    skidmiester says:

    Reblogged this on Hidden British News.

  4. 4
    The Black Cap says:

    Too right Guido. Clearly the “punishment” dispensed thus far does not match the crime.

  5. 5
    13eastie says:

    Time for the crosshairs. Good work.

  6. 6
    Watcher o' Midgets says:

    Excellent. Hopefully the Police and CPS will act quickly.

  7. 7
    pissed off voter says:

    Excellent. 1 down …

  8. 8
    Utterly shameless. No apology, no contrition. What a cunt says:

    http://twitter.com/iamhardy/status/264357156625723392

  9. 9
    cmdocker says:

    i urge *you*

  10. 10
    Utterly shameless. No apology, no contrition. What a cunt says:

    http://twitter.com/awalmsley11/status/264356625173868544

  11. 11
    Fatso watson watch says:

    Phew got away it again mutters watson

  12. 12
    Nick says:

    Oh Yes !!

  13. 13
    Utterly shameless. No apology, no contrition. What a cunt says:

    You’d think with all the money he’s stolen, he could get his foul yellow teeth sorted.

  14. 14
    Glyn H says:

    Perhaps he will sound a little less patronising henceforth. McNulty was the same, he’s gone. Now how about Vaz, and Yeo, and that Manchester creep who hates Isreal.

  15. 15
    this septic pile says:

    this illustrates why fraud isn’t dealt with properly in the community as a whole

    the police say they haven’t the resources allocated

    for which read the Justice Dept says it isn’t a priority

    the JD knows that if it was a priority the police would be
    all over the corrupting body politic

  16. 16
    Jimmy says:

    “Guido has spoken to m’learned counsel and they have confirmed this is the case.”

    Really?

  17. 17
    Anon Voter says:

    Guido Please copy this letter to Ed Millieband for him to publicly endorse

    without delay the contents !!

  18. 18
    Margaret Moran says:

    Is he feeling stressed and unwell?

  19. 19
    Fatso watson watch says:

    Vaz next please

  20. 20
    Europe is watching says:

    Well done Guido.

    Best not to take woodland walks and avoid pointy brollies for a while though.

  21. 21
    English Heretic says:

    Good work Guido, hopefully the Met will get of ther arses on this one and not get sidetracked too much having to nick half the BBC and their ex ‘stars’.

    If McShane ever gets in the HoC again after this suspension it would be a travesty of justice..

  22. 22
    Anonymous says:

    Seeing that slimey C.U.N.T do some time would make my year, what about that lib dem shit ?…………..

  23. 23
    Jimmy the Dhimmi says:

    Oh dear. Someone’s pulled his chain.

  24. 24
    K.VAZOLINE says:

    Racist !

  25. 25
    Knacker of The Yard. says:

    and a few hndred to go.

  26. 26
    Chief of Police says:

    We will never get the letter as we have flogged Scotland Yard to Anne Summers so it will be ‘mislaid’

    Any future correspondence should be sent to …

    Freemason’s Hall
    60 Great Queen Street
    London
    WC2B 5AZ
    United Kingdom

  27. 27
    Universal Hiss says:

    Well done Guido.

    I thought my disgust couldn’t get any more disgusted but was proved wrong by this odious man.

  28. 28
    MacShame's future now is in reality TV says:

    Next stop: I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

    HIGNFY will no doubt invite him to be a guest host, so he can profit from his crimes.

  29. 29
    Jimmy two sheds says:

    Apologist

  30. 30
    Beast says:

    Strip him of his pension , snap all of his teeth with pliers,castrate him and stuff his scrotum into his mouth , kill all of his family before his eyes , flay him, alive then roll him a heap of salt, break him on a wheel then set the tower of london ravens upon him
    Call me medieval but that would be justice

  31. 31
    The Voice of Sense says:

    An official award for Guido from a grateful nation of taxpayers and a lengthy prison sentence for MacShane.

  32. 32
    English Heretic says:

    I, Nigel Keith Anthony Standish Vaz, am Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Commitee, a member of the Privy Council and I am above reproach.

    There is no truth in any of the vile slurs or complete inventions that you can find written about me on my Wikipedia page.

  33. 33
    Deep Stoat says:

    A regular slot on This Week maybe as I hear there may be a vacancy coming up

  34. 34
    Gonk II says:

    “There seems to be something wrong with our bloody politicians today”

  35. 35
    60 million in the UK says:

    And so say all of us.

  36. 36
    Junior Asprin says:

    SOCIALISM IN ACTION

    DENNIS MACSHANE

  37. 37
    Jeremy Clarkson says:

    Steady on, a bit much !

  38. 38
    Jimmy says:

    Not at all. As far as I’m concerned any politician who behaves like this is in the wrong party. He is dead to me. I absolutely agree that he deserves to be prosecuted (not to mention an eternity roasting in the fires of hell). This does not alter the fact that as far as I am aware, parliamentary privilege does not melt away simply because evidence has been published.

  39. 39
    Jimmy says:

    I suspect Guido has been avoiding long walks for some time anyway.

  40. 40
    Quiet Bat Person says:

    Good move Guido. Action as well as words. Bravo.

  41. 41
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Or, for that matter, “tired and emotional”?

  42. 42
    UAF & SWP says:

    Comrade Jimmy is correct.

    Conrade Denis has anti-fascist credits to his name & therefore is not subject to the Law.

  43. 43
    nellnewman says:

    Oh Very Well Done Guido!

    Let’s just hope that that CPS chap can stir himself from his comfy chair to do some proper work for a change.

  44. 44
    Anonymous says:

    Even worse than that he uses the word parliament in his letter. Three of the letters in this word can be rearranged to spell “ape”. Is Guido a racist?

    There are also sufficient letters to spell “hebe” and “yid” – McShanes’s fight to overcome anti-semitism must be allowed to continue.

  45. 45
    gramma says:

    Unfortunately Guido, further dissection of the parliamentary report reveals McShane already laying the foundations of ‘ depression, despair, medically unbalanced due to family bereavment ‘ etc etc in his earlier defence concerning earlier police investigation.
    Most would love to see him hung, drawn and quartered now that withheld parliament papers had been released, but it would appear [I am afraid ] that in a future UK court proceeding the ‘Margaret Moran’ excuse will take precedence.

  46. 46
    D. McShame says:

    Hmm, a month in a category D prison is starting to look an attractive alternative.

  47. 47
    Sandra in Accounts says:

    Justice must be done.

    Saying sorry & handing back the money (without interest I might add) is not enough.

    We need to see the law is equally applied to all.

  48. 48
    nellnewman says:

    Is it right that chrishuhne’s ex wife has settled on this man for her partner?

    If so there is something disastrously flawed in her choice of men!

  49. 49
    Fog on the Tyne says:

    This just gets better and better!

  50. 50
    Starred says:

    Why would anybody think this man looks dodgy?

  51. 51
    Paul Connew says:

    Fat Piers knew?

  52. 52
    Sid and Doris Bonkers says:

    We like the sound of the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics

  53. 53
    Anon says:

    Will this defence apply to all crooked ZanuLieLabor MP’s

    or can anyone use this tissue of lies…………

  54. 54
    Fatso watson watch says:

    I hear the BBC are giggling away about their latest smokescreen, Newsnight

  55. 55
    Citizen 'Jacqui' Smith says:

    So far, no mention of this on Radio 2.
    Hopefully R4 will stay in line.

    That tosser Murdoch is all over it. Man’s a disgrace and needs his broadcasting licence revoking for daring to report anything bad about labour.

  56. 56
    George Gobaway ( ex Libor MP ) says:

    I thoroughly recommend ‘Big Brother’ as the route to rehabilitation. I am now officially a muzizie ‘National Traitor Treasure.

  57. 57
    Fatso watson watch says:

    Jacqui can I borrow your copy of Debbie Does Dallas worn my copy out

  58. 58
    RED ED MILLIONAIREBAND says:

    Denis MacShameless is NOT toast !!!

  59. 59
    jrand says:

    He’ll be following Bathplug Smith around Soho dressed in a leather coat for a BBC sequel – before joining their payroll of disgraced Liebore commentators.

  60. 60
    CCHQ says:

    The Rolling Stones shop on Carnaby Street is coming together http://instagr.am/p/Rh4MQOCz2E/

  61. 61

    my dear lady, the law is applied equally.

    The full force of it applies to you and the exemption from prosecution part applies to us.
    What could be fairer?

  62. 62
    Richard Chimney says:

    Fuck off !

  63. 63
    Denial McShame says:

    This is anti-semitism! I will not stand down.

  64. 64
    Do Garudina spellcheckers post here? says:

    I hate Isreal (and all other misspellings).
    Israel, however…

  65. 65
    Anonymous says:

    ‘Senior political figure’ may be outed as a paedophile in Newsnight investigation tonight

    Met Police tells MailOnline they have not been handed any information on the man, who is still alive

    Editor of the London-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Iain Overton, reveals the scoop in tweet

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2226833/BREAKING-NEWS-Senior-political-figure-outed-paedophile-Newsnight-investigation-tonight.html#ixzz2B4b4npdm
    Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

  66. 66
    Beebs spokesperson says:

    Yes but wait until what we are currently working on, comes to air, that will be

    a complete pea souper which will make tonights report seem very tame.

    BTW The DG has seen tonights item which he has fully approved

    BUT he did’nt ask any questions at all …

  67. 67
    Jimmy says:

    Incorrect. Labour MPs who steal are susended at expelled. ConDem MPs who steal are sent to the naughty step for a few months before returning to government.

  68. 68
    Nick says:

    The case for the defence:

    In a letter to the committee on 26 October, he wrote: “How did this foolish and wrong behaviour come about? I was as Mr Lyon generously recognises under great pressure in this period. I had lost a daughter in a sky-diving accident in Australia, gone through a wrenching divorce and held the hand of my first daughter’s mother, Carol Barnes, as she lay dying from a stroke for a week in 2008.

  69. 69
    Rat's arse says:

    I kept asking Guido when he was going to finish off McShame. Nice one Guido & THANK YOU.

    I know I’m being greedy, but can you do something about T.Watson now?

    Again, good on yer!

  70. 70
    Calamity Clegg says:

    Which one ? There are so many.

  71. 71

    Christmas is coming, the fleecer’s are getting fat
    Please put a twenty in the old man’s second flat
    If you haven’t got a twenty, a tenner will do
    If you haven’t got a tenner,
    Then F* you, we’ll take it out of spensies

  72. 72
    gramma says:

    Had to love the final sentence in the committee’s conclusions

    “58. We have considered our recommendation as to penalty carefully and at length. It could be argued that the offence required expulsion from the House because of the repeated use of invoices generated by Mr MacShane himself, invoices which did not give a true account of the activities which had been claimed for, which gave a wholly misleading impression of the status, and indeed existence, of the EPI, and because of Mr MacShane’s responsibility
    for ensuring that those invoices were signed with a “nom de plume” purporting to come from a General Manager who did not in fact exist. In the event of being expelled, the Member would be free to stand in any subsequent by-election .”

  73. 73
    blub says:

    Yes, I’m a celebrity get me out of here live from Broadmoor, special guest Denis MacManky.

  74. 74
    Lord Stansted says:

    link need repairing

  75. 75
    Jim Devine says:

    “The real mischief of Mr MacShane’s actions was that the method he adopted of submitting false invoices, as the Commissioner said, bypassed the checks and controls the House had instituted in a way which enabled Mr MacShane to spend public money as he thought fit.”

    Er, does that mean in effect that he stole the monies and should be prosecuted for fraud?

  76. 76
    Selohesra says:

    I expect he will urge for a judicial enquiry to tell him what to do

  77. 77
    The Libor party says:

    We are looking for a piece of dog shit to which we will attach a red rose and the words, ‘Libor Candidate’. Anyone got some handy ?

  78. 78
    dunstall says:

    Hes got no shame and hes desperate because leaving the HOC means an end to his hedonistic lifestyle at the taxpayers expense

  79. 79
    Riggsy Brown says:

    Good call Guido. Anyone familiar with MacShame’s chequered political history will not be in the least surprised that he’s finally been caught out. He’s an egotistic, serial-opportunist, chancer. My guess is that this is just the first few pigeons in a whole flock about to come home to roost. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving douche bag.

  80. 80
    Lord Stansted says:

    +1

  81. 81
    Aunty Matter says:

    Radio 5 were ‘gutted’ about Dennis

    “We use him a lot here” bleated the vile female beeboid.

    Well I guess a sleazy thieving lefty twat would go down well at the BBC.

  82. 82
    blub says:

    that’s ok, medically unbalanced -> Broadmoor for a nice rest.

  83. 83
  84. 84
    Gold medallist in the triple flip event says:

    Really?

    Blinky

  85. 85
    P.Mandevilson, the Eminence Greasy says:

    And then shipped off to Europe to get filthy rich, re-appointed & given a Peerage.

  86. 86
    Get it right, Jimmy says:

    You’re right – that’s appalling. At least the Labour Party allows its miscreants to head off to Europe for a few years, so they can earn a handsome sum as a Eurocrat before returning to government.

  87. 87
    George Gideon Oliver Osborne says:

    Louise

  88. 88
    Fatso watson watch says:

    No doubt the BBC are planning let Mcshame co-host with that twat bacon

  89. 89
    Beast says:

    OK We can ditch the salt , it may interfere with the ravens appetites

  90. 90
    The BBC are cunts says:

    We’re all in it together.

  91. 91
    JH2 says:

    He is dead to me.

    Why, is he in the Judean People’s Front?

  92. 92
    Beast says:

    How to cleanse Parliament

  93. 93
    Plato says:

    Plus you were a thieving c’unt…

  94. 94
    Blowing Whistles says:

    What’s Charlie Falconer up to these days? Didn’t he slap the wrist [Allowed him to resign on max pension] of Judge Selwood [Portsmouth Crown Court] over paedo viewing? It’s all in the public domain – svae just a little bit forgotten.

  95. 95
    gramma says:

    With any trial probably occurring in 2013, Labour usually disposes of it’s “rats” by kicking them up into the Lords.
    It will come as no shock to see Dennis and Keith Vaz holding hands together as unsurprising additions to Ed’s recommendations for the New Years Honours list

  96. 96
    Saffron says:

    Well done Guido,hope this is actioned by the police/cps forthwith.

  97. 97
    Ed Millibland says:

    We are just to big to fail

  98. 98
    Rat's arse says:

    I’ve had real tragedies in my family life, but it’s never occured to me to swindle, cheat & rob the public.

    As for that Margaret Mo.r.on, she needs locking up & the key throwing away, but she’ll get off with it.

  99. 99
    Sue Doughty says:

    Thank you, Guido. If you hadn’t reported him I would

  100. 100
    Jimmy says:

    I expect this sort of behaviour from tories.

  101. 101
    Anonymous says:

    Privilege will certainly apply to the Committee’s report and I expect to the report of the Commissioner to the Committee — neither of those documents could be adduced as evidence in any court outside Parliament without breaching article IX of the Bill of Rights.

    I suspect this also applies to evidence expressly submitted to the Committee as part of its inquiry, and potentially to evidence gathered by the Commissioner.

    Did Counsel do that work for you pro bono, Guido?

  102. 102
    Jimmy says:

    Not remotely comparable. McShane is a thief.

  103. 103
    Jimmy says:

    I’m guessing Blaney.

  104. 104
    13eastie says:

    NO END TO THE HUBRIS, CYNICISM AND SELF-DELUSION

    Statement on his own website

    Statement from Denis MacShane
    This is all I am saying and I will not be adding anything or doing interviews
    Denis

    “I am shocked and saddened that the BNP has won its 3 year campaign to destroy my political career as a Labour MP despite a full police investigation which decided not to proceed after investigations and interviews. I am glad the Committee notes that there is no question of personal gain. Clearly I deeply regret that the way I chose to be reimbursed for costs related to my work in Europe and in combating anti-semitism, including being the Prime Minister’s personal envoy, has been judged so harshly. I remain committed to work for progressive values, for Britain playing a full part in Europe, and for combating anti-semitism even though I can no longer undertake this work as a Labour MP. I am consulting family and friends as I consider my position and study the full implications of the report. I am obviously desperately sorry for any embarrassment I have caused my beloved Labour Party and its leader Ed Miliband whom I greatly admire.”

  105. 105
    Ed (fatty) and Ed (mongy) says:

    We do too.

  106. 106
    8illy 8owden, the world's greatest umplre says:

    Guido:

    “The public interest is best served by holding elected members of parliament who make the law to the highest standards.”

    Would be more grammatically-correct as:

    ‘The public interest is best served by holding to the highest standards elected members of parliament who make the law .’

    or

    ‘The public interest is best served by elected members of parliament who make the law being held to the highest standards .’

    6/10.

  107. 107
    Dani Alexandur says:

    Don’t get in a plane with Nigel, or a drinking contest with Willy Ague, or become Prescotts shagretary, or go badger spotting in a layby……

  108. 108
    Rick the Roman says:

    Vicious, but fair.

  109. 109
    Universal Hiss says:

    News headlines BBC Radio 4 gave a platform for MacShane’s brief.

    Wasn’t that balanced of them?

    Spits.

  110. 110

    Nice work. I wonder if we can see charges laid by Christmas?

  111. 111
    Anonymous says:

    Not only has he fiddled his expences but he is a fucking Europhile, still I dont suppose he will go to jail that only happens to plebs. After all didn’t Cameron claim for his wisteria to be trimmed at tax payers expense on the grounds that it was “Within the rules”

  112. 112
    Oh no you're not says:

    Labour MP for Rotherham ?

    http://twitter.com/DenisMacShane/

  113. 113
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Hey, the coppers are coming by the evidence honestly, they didn’t beat it out of anybody or burgle their homes to get it– and if you can’t trust the Standards Committee as a grass, who CAN you trust? Of course there needs to be a criminal investigation and prosecution!

  114. 114
    Call me Roman says:

    Whipped until bloody, sewn in a bag with snake, chicken and a dog then thrown in the Thames.

  115. 115
    queen of dull says:

    dullest post yet from jimmykins

  116. 116
    Call me Roman says:

    What about the Great Hunhe, is going for the ‘Marge’ defence.

  117. 117
    Anonymous says:

    Well to be fair he has charged all the others

  118. 118
    teapot says:

    wait till you find out who our jimmy is

  119. 119
    the savant says:

    Polonium says :

    Or cups of coffee bought by relative strangers in five star London hotels

  120. 120
    Brass Neck says:

  121. 121
    God's Holy Trousers says:

    x2 good work Guido in piling on the pressure. This clown deserves some time in chokey.

  122. 122
    Nige says:

  123. 123
    Charges must follow says:

    The finding that the expense claims were ‘plainly intended to deceive” is as good a definition of Fraud as you can get. Criminal proceedings must be brought against this man, it is as good a case of fraud as it is possible to get. All the requisite factors are present.

  124. 124
    Charges must follow says:

    it cannot be held to be withing the rules however you interpret them if they were ‘plainly intended to deceive’ thats Fraud plain and simple.

  125. 125
    God's Holy Trousers says:

    Or the Malaysian way. Head tied up in a sack of pepper corns and everyone given a whacking stick.

  126. 126
    The Telegraph says:

    A senior poltical figure has threatened to sue the BBC after claims that one of its flagship news programmes planned to out him as a paedophile.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/jimmy-savile/9651321/Senior-political-figure-threatens-to-sue-BBC-over-paedophile-claims.html

  127. 127
    Michael Crick says:

  128. 128
    Michael Crick says:

  129. 129
    piss stain says:

    + a regular spot on skypaper review.

  130. 130
    Fuck 'em All says:

    Yep. They are getting caught.

  131. 131
    Merry Poppouts says:

    One and a half offences per month of suspension. Cheap at half the price.

  132. 132
    Merry Poppouts says:

    Jimbo, parliamentary privilege does not extend to criminal behaviour or stealing public funds.

  133. 133
    Another one of Those says:

    House in London, from which I receive rental income.

    http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmregmem/121022/macshane_denis.htm

    Woild that be the house in London that the taxpayer bought and furnished for you MacShane?

  134. 134
    Bwana de Botswana says:

    Or the traditional African way – tied up in a sack and thrown alive in the river to the crocs. No mess, no jail expenses and certainly no more bother to the wider public.

  135. 135
    Bean counter says:

    .. or at least some of them anyway. He is clearly not being paid piece rates.

  136. 136
    Bean counter says:

    She obviously has a thing about potential jailbirds!

  137. 137
    Bean counter says:

    … more like mincemeat perhaps?

  138. 138
    Oops says:

    Does she ever travel on the railway? Just checking….

  139. 139
    Voyeur says:

    Can you be a little more precise and explain just what you “use” him for? And is that before or after the show?

  140. 140
    Keef Vaz says:

    Bloody amateurs.

  141. 141
    A bought and paid for copper says:

    Careful son.

  142. 142
    Anonymous says:

    *Blaney*? Christ.

  143. 143
    Mornington Crescent says:

    That parasite Mark Stephens’ defence of MacShame on WATO has to be heard to be believed. 7m.50s. in:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nlbfm

  144. 144
    Anonymous says:

    *sighs* That’s not the point. Privilege does not mean immunity from prosecution.

  145. 145
    Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

    Only another 640-odd to go. There might be one or two (certainly no more than a handful) who are kosher.

  146. 146
    This is criminal fraud says:

    The expense claims are not subject to Parliamentary privillege. The fraudulant signatures are in the Public Domain. There is no obstacle to questioning McShane re these claims. If they cannot be justified he is toast.

  147. 147
    caadfael says:

    Another good reason to grow HEMP!!

  148. 148
    Ivor Biggun says:

    Census shows dramatic increase in the number of left handed gay gingers http://bit.ly/MwOtTo

  149. 149
    Leftie Tossers R us says:

    We have decided not to follow Denis around the streets calling him scum.

  150. 150
    Shredding Bin says:

    He’s got two wheely bins outside of his constituency office garage now.

    http://goo.gl/maps/VCFAm

  151. 151
    LOL says:

    I heard it. What a c’unt. Typical lefty.

  152. 152
    Kebab,The Lefty Tosser says:

    Amin was tortured and threatened with an electric drill by the Pakistan ISI, while regularly visited by MI5 agents http://bitly.com/ViTmEH

  153. 153
    New Jersey`s finest. says:

    Guido
    Dear Sir,
    Yours Sincerely
    Tut Tut says your English Schoolmaster.
    Should be
    Yours Faithfully

  154. 154
    To Be Fair says:

    To be fair, those who fear that our system of Justice may be undermined by criminals using the ‘Moran’ doctrine to avoid prosecution can rest easy as I understand it does not apply to the little people.

  155. 155
    Michael Fabricant says:

    Scotland Yard now reporting ‘unofficially’ that they are reinvestigating McShane case now previously ‘privileged’ evidence is now available

  156. 156
    Divine was a sacrificial lamb , we don't need another one. says:

    Yes it does but please do not labour under the illusion that this will result in him being prosecuted. As President Obama says, there are those who live by other rules.

  157. 157
    Divine was a sacrificial lamb , we don't need another one. says:

    They also felt it appropriate to mention that the bee en pee were behind all this.

  158. 158
    Anonymous says:

    Or how about simply ” this thieving c unt should be jailed “

  159. 159
    Colin Sandwich says:

    Splitter.

  160. 160
    Kebab Sockpuppet says:

    pic.twitter.com/xAz7X3lT

  161. 161
    I should add this doesn't apply to the little people says:

    Basically the “Stephens” doctrine can be summned up as follows. “Where there is evidence that crooked Politicians have on a previous occassion got off Scot free and escaped prosecution due to the failure and cowardly negligence of the CPS , then any subsequent breeching of the law by another Politician must as a consequence of fairness also result in non prosecution”. That in a nutshell is what he is arguing.

  162. 162
    A day he would rather forget methinks says:

    Ex-minister Denis MacShane quits parliament and faces police probe after admitting he faked 19 invoices to claim £12,900 in expenses

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2226845/MPs-expenses-scandal-Former-Europe-Minister-Denis-MacShane-quits-Parliament-Met-Police-poised-reopen-inquiry-19-fake-invoices-used-claim-12-900-expenses.html

  163. 163
    Bastards says:

    I’ve been told that tonight’s Newsnight will not name the “senior political figure” accused of being a paedophile.

  164. 164
    Airey Belvoir says:

    Denis will soon join the club of disgraced Labour politicians who keep cropping up on BBC current afffairs programmes for a fee, paid for by us suckers. I’m sick of seeing these troughers, notably Jaqui Smith opining on the telly when they should be cast into the outer darkness, media-wise.

  165. 165
    Jerry Paxman says:

    BREAKING: Newsnight to reveal man, somwhere, is perv. All details redacted. In other news, BBC still insists no pervert cover-up.

  166. 166
    ShurdyRover says:

    Fcking hang the cheating barsteward! Ot get that Pleb copper who let off the AD in Wales to shoot him! Twats the lot of them

  167. 167
    George Gideon Oliver Osborne says:

    All of this political tittle tattle 7 newsnight should not divert attention from the fact that the price of gold is tanking.

    GOLD 1,679.40 -36.10 -2.10%

  168. 168
    Twoddle watch says:

    Just heard some yooman rites lawyer blaming the B N P for Macshane’s downfall. MacShane is to blame for MacShane’s downfall, The B N P did not force him to steal computers or set up fraudulent companies.

  169. 169
    Handyccock no1 Trougher in Parliament says:

    I advised Denis to join the Brotherhood and he would them have been protected by the Grand Master, like what I am, but he didn’t take any notice, more’s the pity for him. Boaz.

  170. 170
    Grand Master, Grand Lodge, Queen Street. says:

    Jahbulon Handy.

  171. 171
    Trahison des Clercs says:

    Bill of Rights? Is that some EU Bollcks?

  172. 172
    Parliamentary Standards Commissioner says:

    Boaz Grand Master.

  173. 173
    Baronness Innit Uddin says:

    ‘ees my friend, innit

  174. 174
    The Association of Parliamentary Toughers says:

    We have Vazolineas for President for Life

  175. 175
    Bryant says:

    He’s a naughty boy and should have his pants taken down.

  176. 176
    Trahison des Clercs says:

    Radio 4raud

  177. 177
    Kebab,The Lefty Tosser says:

    Funny that one former Tory deputy chairman went to prison – Jeffrey Archer,Could another one end up there?

  178. 178
    CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

    Jimmy, you old Labour apologist! History has shown that the vast majority of expenses fiddlers have been socialist blowhards belonging to your beloved party. And before you start chanting “duck houses and moats”, those expense claims weren’t authorised or paid out. Tell me again, how many Labour polticians have been convicted of fraud?

    Your unsound ideological bias is showing and adversely affecting your thought reasoning processes.

  179. 179
    keredybretsa says:

    Carry on GF let’s hope MuckShame gets his collar felt!

  180. 180
    Kebab Time says:

    I’m about to be outed on newsnight later, quel dommage!

  181. 181
    Justafaceinthecrowd says:

    Excellent work Guido……never let up in the outing of these thieving scum

  182. 182
    Jimmy says:

    No one is suggesting he can’t be prosecuted and I agree he should be. Guido is claiming however that the Select Committee evidence can be used. This is nonsense.

  183. 183
    The average tax payer says:

    They’ll do nothing. They only prosectue and persecute the hard working ordinary taxpayer over some minor misdemeanour.

  184. 184
    Jimmy says:

    I’m simply pointing out that McShane has been deservedly given the boot whereas Laws has been brought back into government.

  185. 185
    The Squeezed Middle (38 inch waist) says:

    Grammatically, worse still is that letters starting “Dear Sir” should end “yours faithfully”1
    5/10

  186. 186
    Hang The Bastards says:

    GUIDO

    You deserve a knighthood for call these thieving lying bastards to account.

    Well done sir !

  187. 187
    Tut tut says:

    Should be

    Yours faithfully,

  188. 188
    The UK Population says:

    You will no doubt pleased to learn the B B C aka the decade’s long kid*die

    fid*dle*rs organisation & over funded by legal extortion….have relegated the

    ZanuLieLabor cro*ok MacShame to News item 7 on its W/S and with creative

    accounting reduced the sum to ” at least £7,500…..” Really gives you

    confidence in this left wing biased mani*pula*tion which is pumped out 24/7

    We the great unwashed who have fund it are according to The Chairman

    of B B C (dis)trust have every confidence in them…….

    Can the Court Jester tell the clown Fang Pang the real truth & nothing

    but the truth……

  189. 189
    Anonymous says:

    The beast of Bolsover is kosher. Any more?

  190. 190
    Loony Kebab says:

    See you all at The Ace Cafe on Sunday at 12 noon for the Screaming Lord Sutch Heritage Foundation Blue Plaque Unveiling, all welcome.

  191. 191
    Guido Fawkes says:

    Denis McShane MP, invoice of the people.

  192. 192
    Kebab time says:

    J*ws poised to toss Obama out of office On http://BizPacReview.com

  193. 193
    Anonymous says:

    Well , that’s goodbye, to that oily narcissistic, europhile prick! Good riddance!

  194. 194
    Anonymous says:

    Brilliant!

  195. 195
    M Oaten says:

    What a shitty thing to do

  196. 196
    Admiral Ackbar says:

    We need those Syrian rebels in the news just now, for executing those prisoners, to come over here and work their ‘magic’ on him and the rest of the crooked bunch!

    And remember…..”We have no choice General Calrissian! Our cruisers can’t repel firepower of that magnitude!”

  197. 197
    Anonymous says:

    Time to get a real job, Mcshame(sic)! I suggest lavatory cleaner. You know how to deal with shit, as you are one ocean going turd!

  198. 198
    Pista's R Soles says:

    While Newsnight ponders whether to run with top politician p**do story, The Sun bravely goes with ‘free Lego toys’

  199. 199
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Your days are also numbered Grand Master. Jah boo hoo and up yours and yer legions.

  200. 200
    Blowing Whistles says:

    The huhne ‘act’ of perverting the course of justice is time-locked. He did not have Ministerial privilege at the time. Bring on Jan 14th 2013.

    And when the “Public Interest” – gets around to Bliar – he and his cohorts will be done for. And hasn’t Jack the Straw recently – got in his ‘depression’ [Moran] get out cluse excuse?

  201. 201
    Blowing Whistles says:

    How many potential Police Commissioners – are hiding their illegal activities / convictions from the public – aided and abetted by …well … handy’s boys?

  202. 202
    Prescott's chipolata says:

    Hear hear

  203. 203
    Blowing Whistles says:

    It does not have to be either ‘sincerely’ or ‘faithfully’ – the bliar and his cohorts all started using the ‘in good faith’ get out clause

    the sign off could as equally be … Up yours, signatory.

  204. 204
    Blowing Whistles says:

    There are games of legal duplicity going on about the individual in question. That Crick on CH4 says he spoke to the individual who has threatened to sue for libel is part of the game.

    But look at it – Crick and Krishnan GM were discussing the issue along with the rest of the journo/media circus – all of them in the full knowledge of who the individual is. They’re all havin a laugh at the public – in their ‘in the know circles’. And they have the gall to talk about and tell the public that they act in the public interest!!!!!

    JFHC

  205. 205
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Archer still has some skeletons in his cupboard otherwise why hasn’t he been stripped of his Lordship?

    Lester Piggot – was done for tax evasion – AND had his knighthood stripped – so what is it with Archer … perhaps it’s something to do with the ‘stablishment covering the Rses of its own guilty.

  206. 206
    Blowing Whistles says:

    The stench of corruption from the whole of Westminster is overwhelming. It’s not just one party – it’s all of them and from the top down.

  207. 207
    Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

    Thanks Grand Master. I am getting my own back on all those Royal Navy Officers in my constituency who ridicule me for being an uneducated ignoramus.

    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2012-10-25a.122280.h&s=%22Royal+Navy%22+section%3Awrans

    My dad was a stoker in the navy and hated them. Boaz.

  208. 208
    Anonymous says:

    I dip in and out of all this but FFS this man needs to be strung up.

  209. 209
    hansome jack says:

    His Opigram on yougov saysital:
    He is a skidmark on the underpants of the body politic

  210. 210
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Got anything to say about Charlotte Kienitz and her letters & replies to and from the grand lodge?

  211. 211

    It’s pretty shitty, arguing, as his tool for a friend did, that this will discourage other politicians from standing up to the BNP and other ‘far right’ groups. Sure, yeah, we all have to be careful not to abuse our positions of trust, in case someone who isn’t prepared to turn a blind eye finds out about it… Call me crazy, but should I do wrong, I don’t think I get a pass because the people who are on my case about it don’t like me very much. Tories would call that market forces in action, a tidy bit of self-regulation.

    Though there’s not much to choose from, we the public have a good idea of who the half decent pollys are, and we get particularly ticked off when they turn out to have feet of clay. McShane was always pretty slimey. Here’s a thought. If the expenses systen doesn’t work, fix it. Don’t duck out of the responsibility, like Edwina Curry on Hell’s Kitchen. Sooner or later, you’re going to get bollocked.

  212. 212
    Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

    I don’t know nothing about her. Boaz.

  213. 213
    Loopy Lou says:

    This is one trial I would like to sit through .

  214. 214
    Ben Tasaninebobnote says:

    Isn’t there a practical evidence problem for the prosecution? The evidence is not the Committee’s published report, but the original documents it’s based on. If the HoC Committee of S & P refuses to allow Plod to inspect the invoices, letters, emails etc, the prosecution case can’t proceed.
    So if Bercow puts his little foot down, MacShane may never go to jail.
    Was MacShane given this assurance when he resigned yesterday, I wonder.

  215. 215
    TrollhunterX says:

    It’s pretty shitty, arguing, as his tool for a friend did, that this will discourage other politicians from standing up to the BNP and other ‘far right’ groups. Sure, yeah, we all have to be careful not to abuse our positions of trust, in case someone who isn’t prepared to turn a blind eye finds out about it… Call me crazy, but should I do wrong, I don’t think I get a pass because the people who are on my case about it don’t like me very much. Tories would call that market forces in action, a tidy bit of self-regulation.

    Though there’s not much to choose from, we the public have a good idea of who the half decent pollys are, and we get particularly ticked off when they turn out to have feet of clay. McShane was always pretty slimey. Here’s a thought. If the expenses systen doesn’t work, fix it. Don’t duck out of the responsibility, like Edwina Curry on Hell’s Kitchen. Sooner or later, you’re going to get bollocked.

  216. 216
    TrollhunterX says:

    Sorry, that should be ‘tool *of* a friend’…


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