November 23rd, 2012

Hope Against Hope
Telegraph Hack New Chairman of the Press Gallery

As MediaGuido reported last night, the Telegraph’s Chris Hope is the new chairman of the press gallery. He will take over from the Mail’s Tim Shipman in January. Jason Beattie of the Mirror stays as the honourable secretary, and Bloomberg’s Rob Hutton remains as honourable treasurer. All three positions were ‘elected’ unopposed. They are less democratic than the politburo…


  1. 1
    Nonentitywatch UK says:



    • 16
      Burn Hamley's Toys says:

      Bugger it, just over a month to go to Xmas, so why not an Xmas card for all already, I ask myself, for all here, ey? Here goes,


    • 24
      Rip Van Winkle says:



    • 37
      Our Nads says:



      • 44
        Xmas Baby Jesus Soap Box says:

        Maureen O’Hare,

        for just xmas mind you…


        • 46
          When Craggy Island eyes are smiling says:

          Maureen, mmm, time machine please,


          • Reality Physicist, with good time travelling results says:

            Time machine as here you idiots, can’t keep Sheldon Cooper off it the yank,

            SHELDON, keep your hands OFF my time machine will you,


          • Jesus the Physicist says:

            bwgger, wrong Sheldon Cooper vid, as you doo,

            But I agree with Dr. Cooper, geology isn’t a real science, it is just a hobby,


      • 48
        Taffie abouts like says:

        bwgger it, me ex mother in law, as my daughter is quarter Derry City from her, saying it loverly, as it should be. Quite a bang on the me taffy headhead by an oirish shillelagh she was….

        Any good? Calm down orange, so mee daughter is left foot and Pope, I was only trying to be diplomatic – she’s quarter english as well… mother…

        cheers Howard and Rhys, think you have saved me just by ‘ere.


  2. 2
    Tuscan Tony says:

    He appears to share a shirtmaker with Neo.


  3. 4
    Sir William W says:

    ‘Chairman of the Press Gallery’ sounds like “Chris, we need somebody to organise the office party” (…..and you don’t seem to be busy)


  4. 5
    restore the monasteries says:

    The hearts letter is read in the eyes.
    A long tongue is a sign of a short hand.

    Dont know the chap,so,put in a bit of George Herbert.


  5. 6
    Bluebottle says:

    I have seen that man before .

    He is not chairman of the Press Gallery .

    He is the man who came to read my electricity meter .

    His photograph was stuck to his belt with a piece of plastic .


  6. 7
    Just asking says:


    Are they all hackers as well?

    Do tell

    How many will be in jail soon?


  7. 8
    Lahndahn provincial reality says:

    ??? couldn’t give a provincial outer fuck! What a bunch of twats they all seemed to be, in their gay bars, I see, swigging my pint!


  8. 10
    Anonymous says:

    They may be honourable, but honorary, surely?


    • 12
      Home Counties last countryside Fox says:

      Gilbert, and George, on that closet London life, with those in that Carlton Club, even to these days. G & G are geniuses, ey misses fustrated, with your amerous ‘orses?

      DOWN BOY!



    • 20
      Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

      It’s more likely that they’re not honourable at all.


      • 28
        Upstiairs Bar, Paddington Station says:

        Honorable? My arse might have entered with honourableness with London faggots that bother Westminster.


  9. 11
    Moussa Koussa Mark 2 says:

    Uber Yawn !!!!!!!

    The Westminster Village has got to Borisido Boriswkes

    “WHO” is now the new Chairman of “WHAT” !!!!

    More importantly …NO ONE CARES


  10. 13
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Hope springs eternal?


  11. 14
    Incapable Vince says:


  12. 18
    I like this song says:


    • 22
      Bumptious talking says:

      ? talking about unsubtle my man, heard of hidden lines of words?


      • 30
        Fuck subtle says:

        Suck my dick and give my balls a lick.


        • 34
          A23 layby, well known by Sussex Coppers says:

          name the place, off the A23, on the road to Brighton? If it is alright for you, it is alright for me, and I will serve. As long as you will be nasty to me though… Brighton song,


  13. 21
    Anonymous says:

    restore the monasteries says:
    November 23, 2012 at 11:06 am
    The hearts letter is read in the eyes.
    A long tongue is a sign of a short hand.

    Dont know the chap,so,put in a bit of George Herbert.


    the way to the soul is thru the eye, can we see? do our eyes decieve?
    the heart is where love this the roundabout for our not so silicon valley of love.

    the long tongue is the long arm of the law.
    savages chop hands when disturbed.
    the new supremo in egypt has the powers of hitler. he has put himself above the judiciary. ppl of britain wake up.
    smell the fresh air.
    nature is.
    give give give.
    it is.


    • 32
      Anonymous says:

      Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has been accused of making himself the “new pharaoh” and staging a “coup against legitimacy”, after granting himself sweeping new powers. Morsi has decreed that his decisions cannot be challenged by any separate authority, including the judiciary. He also ordered re-trials for those convicted of killing protestors.


  14. 23
    The Public says:

    What a load of pompous tosh.


  15. 25
    Diane Fatbott says:

    Does my bum look big in this?


    • 33
      Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

      Er let me guess. Difficult to decide without a picture. But, to be brutally honest, yes.


  16. 27
    not a machine reloaded says:

    mmm bit of games at Eu me thinks

    listened to Guy Vorshstat and his , small potatoes argument of cost to GDP but wasnt sure if he could splutter the words GDP less liabilities … perhaps it looks cheap if you forget about those ?

    I am not quite sure if Mr Draghi has just flushed a brace of pheasant out and the perhaps the Euro down the pan , Mr Draghi has lots of nobel intelligent and hopeful things to say , but my ears pricked when he got on about convergence , did he say that that via convergence the inter bank transaction costs could be dramitically reduced ?? so does that not translate into less GDP from financials ?? ergo economic union must be hard on banking reforms heels and this must have a different sort of tax structure than what we currently understand to compensate for the loss of transaction GDP ….

    I would re listen to Mr Draghi middle section on probelm analysis a bit more closely as it looks to me as he is looking at banking jurdistriction that is unable to reflect different banking realities in ecnomic zones/ countries (not that we hadnt thought of that) . It must also be obvious that banking investment with 50/50 type govt backed arrangements isnt going to happen for some time , unless EU is shifting money into eurozone areas by slight of hand …..


    • 31
      Write me six hundred words on... says:

      knew it would happen sooner or later, someone has to post a fecking essay.

      Comment it is called, arse breath?


      • 39
        not a machine reloaded says:

        forgive me , I must have missed the command for free and brief comment , please direct me to your , piss poor sign that says you musnt have any ability to explain things to anyone else but you …


        • 43
          Anonymous says:

          got it in one.
          there someone bigger than the other party,
          the 3 rd part is the social good.

          so tell us.
          we need to know.

          we all need to reload,
          more like reboot though.
          when the boot is on the foot….

          the other is the society,
          a nation is a notion.

          our left foot is our foot but the right one goes towards social good.
          else be in a world of tax this, tax that.
          all a bit much.
          so far the right foot has gone elite.


        • 49
          Mr Fish and Chips says:

          No probs, write two thousand lines “I must not comment fluff and flannel on Guido Fawkes”.

          I expect it on my desk in the morning, or if not, you know what you WILL get, oh yes!.


    • 35
      A Passing Vet says:

      I should get that seen to, if I were you.


  17. 29
    Steve Miliband says:

    Busy week for me, choosing tracks of my years with Ken Bruce


  18. 40
    Call me Dave says:

    Now where is the piece of paper Nick gave me with what I have to agree to.


  19. 41
    Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

    It would be really interesting if the Press Gallery offered the use of rifles at 50p a go but otherwise zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz


  20. 45
    albacore says:

    Press gallery? Where reporters survey the House?
    They must get a hefty allowance to de-louse
    Neat bleach and a blow-torch should just about suffice
    After mixing with those Parliamentary lice


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