November 6th, 2012

Reed Refuses to Run Properly for Fear of Losing

Labour’s newly selected by-election candidate for Croydon North is clearly not very confident about his victory chances. Lambeth Council Leader Steve Reed has announced that he will not resign his position unless he wins the nearby seat. The hard-working people of Lambeth will be paying for Reed to campaign for the Labour Party rather than representing them.

Then again, anyone who has ever come across Steve and his work will know that campaigning for Labour rather than representing the people has always been his mantra – not least with his poster campaign against government cuts that was paid for at the expense of other local services. Facile largire de alieno…


  1. 1
    Cressida's Dick says:

    Heaven forbid cutting your salary/pension eh Steve?


  2. 2
    Kebab(Guest Moderator) says:

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  3. 3
    Donna and her Kebab says:



  4. 4
    Kebab,The Lefty Tosser says:

    I remember my first day leaving a comment on “Order Order”.I was like, “What the fuck is this shit?


  5. 5
    Jeremy Stocks says:

    Dunno why Giddo keeps coming up with new subjects for his blog, we’re all pretty much glued to the peedo thingy.


  6. 8
    Silent Bob says:


  7. 9
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Tucked below Row over Dorries and new ITV programme.

    “MacShane ‘not above criminal law’.”


  8. 10
    Kebab,The Lefty Tosser says:

    Right wing political blogger,Guido Fawkes – one of the most obnoxious political bloggers in history says Obama will win. Romney supporters can start to celebrate!


  9. 11
    Connaisseur says:

    Is this the same Reed leader of Lambeth Council where


    Salters Hill and after

    “Jonathan Greatorex became famous for his legal action against Lambeth Council following the “Salters Hill Scandal”[1] where he exposed a £750,000 parking scam within the London Borough of Lambeth. The case against Lambeth ended up with Greatorex recovering costs in the County Court, following the Parking Adjudicator’s ruling that Lambeth had acted “Wholly Unreasonably”[2] in pursuing the case.”

    It also seems that this council was employing illegals…

    And he wants to be an MP

    We know what to expect…


    • 62
      Manton says:

      Apologies for commenting on the actual topic that Guido posted, but people may recall that Boris Johnson campaigned for the London Mayorship while he was still a Conservative MP. He didn’t resign as an MP until he was actually Mayor.


  10. 14
    Grollace says:

    The Luftwaffer had the right idea about Lambeth. It kept them from destroying our airfields.


  11. 16
    Dave's out on a Limb says:


    • 19
      Pragmatist says:

      I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again I would vote Labour if they brought us out the EUSSR. There is no point in having a Conservative Government if the grey Monolith calls the shots.


      • 23
        A Tory says:

        Totally agree. This is the most important thing for Britain. Anything else pales into insignificance.


        • 27
          Archer Karcher says:

          It’s all interlocked, as it was designed to be via the destruction of independent nations and replacing them with co-dependent states.

          However the first step to liberty is rejecting the anti-democratic EU and finding our way in the world again. The rest will naturally follow.


      • 25
        Nuke Berlin says:

        Trouble is, as we know from Labour’s broken promise of a referendum on the EU constitution, “Labour Party General Election Manifesto Promise” is just a long-winded way of writing “lies”.


      • 30
        Raving Loon says:

        Lab/Con/Lib will NEVER give us an in/out referrendum. They will promise one, offer a vote on changing our relationship slightly, but NEVER the opportunity to actually leave the EU.


      • 34
        Gonk II says:

        I would hesitate for a moment, my hand holding the chewed pencil hovering, shaking, above the ballot paper. But then I would vote for them too.
        Nothing more important.


      • 35
        M says:

        Nobody still believes that MPs would want out of the EU .
        The gravy train that never stops !


    • 20

      Wait for me ! Thith ith my bandwagon !!!


  12. 22
    Name & Shame the Nonces says:

    Steve Messham Twitter: I will get name out trust me @smessham Entire country cant be arrested so do what you have to do


    • 26
      Engineer says:

      Why prejudice a possible trial?


      • 39
        Anonymous says:

        You are a true believer in the Judicial system.

        As with the EU, we all know it does not work to protect the innocent.


        • 57
          To Be Fair says:

          To be fair its only if you view our Judicial system from the viewpoint of victims of crime that it is a disapointment, viewed from the interests of m’learnerd friends and future careers in Politics then its a rip roaring success.


        • 61
          Engineer says:

          Suspect to Judge, “The media and interwebs have been splashing my identity and turning juries against me, yer honour. There’s no chance of a fair trial.”

          Judge to suspect, “You’re right. You’re free to go, but don’t do it again.”

          If the persons suspected of vile acts really did take part in said vile acts, they need to be brought to book for them. Their victims deserve nothing less. Anything that gives them a sniff of a get-out clause needs to be gaurded against – and that includes people possibly prejudicing trials. If there people in high places trying to cover up, don’t give them any ammunition.


  13. 28
    remember Lisbon says:

    You cannot trust Labour. They will take us in to the Euro, and will adopt whole heartedly the suppress dissent laws incorporated in the treaty of Lisbon.


    • 32
      Kumberland says:

      You cannot trust Labour as they will eat all the buffet


    • 40
      Archer Karcher says:

      I’ve got news for you. You can’t trust any of the big three parties.

      They have all lied consistently for decades about their true intentions and objectives, hoping that the sheep would slumber through, without realising what was being done.

      Trouble for them is, the sheep are waking up and don’t like one bit of it.


      • 47
        Anonymous says:

        Even if the sheep were fully aware, it would not change.

        Imagine a hungry lion chasing 3 people through the grass lands. First imagine them as highly trained athletes, then imagine them as drug addicts with severe medical issues. The outcome is the same, the fastest gets to live. This is how politics work. We all know that the EU is corrupt, the MP are corrupt and the rest of the institutions are there to protect them. It is only necessary to show that everyone is equal bad.

        They can be murders, and thugs and the situation will not change.


      • 48
        Brown out and pay me damages says:

        Labour really take the biscuit.


        • 52
          Biscuiteer says:

          Surely you mean Cantucci – or some similar luxury Iti confection – for our Italianate £ieBore Sosocialist Intellectuals?


  14. 29
    Trahison des Clercs says:

    Re the D notice that Bliar ‘slapped’ on that Report, might it not be possible for someone, with knowledge – terminallly ill and with no family, to get the details to the Lizard in the Embassy of Ecuador? Because if it gets on Wikisqueax, there’s no going back. Plus which, said dying person will be unpunishable. Nothing could afear him/her.


  15. 31
    Brown out and pay me damages and he can take parasite with him says:

    Labour. Hypocritical useless parasites. Jog on!


  16. 41
    Ron says:

    is the National Crime Agency the police by another name or a quango made up of former policemen or a club for friends of the Home Secretary?

    They have been asked to investigate the investigation of the investigation by Frau May of the Bundesliga.

    Of course the NCA could be the new, delivered without asking the people, police force of this country – private through and through and totally unaccountable to the electorate

    Democracy —— GONE


  17. 42
    Not answerable to the socialists parasites in Edinburgh. says:

    Labour have damages to pay me.


  18. 43
    Kebab Time says:

    ” The hard-working people of Lambeth will be paying for Reed to campaign for the Labour Party rather than representing them.”

    While the resident of Nadines constituency will be paying for her while she is half way round the world taking part in a reality tv show.



  19. 44
    Fucking shit book collection says:

    Parasites. All of them!


  20. 45
    Name & Shame the Nonces says:

    Porn p**dophile snared by binman


  21. 46
    George Gideon Oliver Osborne says:

    Oy Vey.

    UK ‘faces depression until 2014′


  22. 49
    Tin Can Cam, rattling in the gutter, says:

    It’s UKIP the Tory boys have to fear.

    As I’m no Tory, it doesn’t bother me.


    • 51
      The Land of the Politically Correct and Mendacious says:

      Roll on 2014 UKIP are going to beat the Tories in the European Elections…Dave is offering too little too late on Europe…voters aren’t stupid they can see through his “cunning plan” and realise it’s total bullshit from the Bullshitter-in-Chief


  23. 54
    Name & Shame the Nonces says:

    Jimmy Savile questioned over Yorkshire Ripper murders


  24. 55
    Kebab Sockpuppet says:

    Just in: Everyone in UK now a P*edo. Turn yourselves in quietly please.


  25. 56
    Kevin T says:

    And since that poster is in English, there’s little chance of anyone in Croydon being able to read it. Maybe some of the translators who work in the benefits office.


  26. 60
    Earl of Croydon says:

    In Croydon we are having new paths laid.


  27. 63
    Jimmy says:

    “campaigning for Labour rather than representing the people”

    The two are, of course, precisely the same thing.


    • 64
      JH says:

      Labour represents those dependent on The State, aka money extorted from taxpayers.

      This covers a wide gamut from BBC Director Generals right down to the Karen Matthews of this world.

      It must be gutting that you don’t get an automatic landslide every four years despite that client vote and embedded taxpayer funded left-wing propaganda engine.

      I hope posting here helps.


      • 65
        Jimmy says:

        Shouldn’t that be Directors General?


        • 68
          JH says:

          It should be ‘Head Clerk’.

          Silly titles abound for public sector no-marks these days. You know you are in trouble when they start calling the Town Clerk a ‘Chief Executive’, with pay and perks to match such a lofty title, but minus the real-world commercial pressures of course.


  28. 67
    Anonymous says:

    So many sad, cynical people. Go watch a good film.


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