November 26th, 2012

Labour Panicking About Rotherham
HQ Diverting Resources North

Labour insiders are getting nervous about Rotherham after this weekend’s Labour council omnishambles. With Respect’s Yvonne Ridley now at 5/1, Labour HQ are diverting resources from Croydon and Middlesbrough, fearing a Bradford style upset. All Labour politicians, staff and volunteers are being told to head to Rotherham instead of the other two constituencies. Buses are being laid on. Guido understands that Harriet Harman was meant to go campaign for Steve Reed in Croydon today, but is instead heading north. Sounds like they’ve been watching too much Homeland…

With Ladbrokes offering exactly the same price for Respect’s Lee Jasper upsetting Labour’s Steve Reed in Croydon, someone is going to get it in the neck if the upset falls there. Reed, a Marmite candidate from the start, is losing local support fast.


110 Comments

  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    I have a feeling we may see an increased turnout for this one.

  2. 2
    Ed Miliband (Prime Minister designate) says:

    Conservative party Treasurer Lord Fink writes to members asking them to donate to the party http://polho.me/TpLbDO

  3. 3
    sproggingforbenefits says:

    Is this not Labour monkey territory?
    Labour MP, Council and PCC?
    Its the core of the client state

  4. 4
    UKIP Can Win in Rotherham says:

    I wish I could get up there myself to watch the ‘clusterfuck’ that is Labour have their arses handed to them.

  5. 5
    NE Frontiersman says:

    A strong, decisive move: Harman is just the person to reassure the public that Labour is serious about child protection.

  6. 6
    Matt says:

    Party sends campaigning politicians to town in by-election shocker!

  7. 7
    Call me Dave says:

    In conclusion,let me say just this,

    “The bottom line is this:

    The crack between two bum cheeks”

  8. 8
    JH4 says:

    I’m all up for Labour having their arse handed to them, but do we really want to see Lee Jasper as an MP?

    Apart from for the comedy value, obviously.

  9. 9
    dorothywilson says:

    If Harman is heading for Rotherham that’s sure to generate a big dip in Labour’s vote.

  10. 10
    Clint Oris says:

    What is her stance on FGM?

  11. 11
    Ed Milibandwagon says:

    .

  12. 12
    Jimmy says:

    But will the Looney vote be split between Yorkshire Jihad and Absolutelynotthebeeyenpee?

  13. 13
    Hank the Cat says:

    Steve Reed is described as being openly gay, so he ticks one box.

  14. 14
    Henry Brubaker says:

    Give him enough rope and he will lynch hang himself. Wth any luck.

  15. 15
    Jess says:

    i AGREE WITH DAVE CAMERON…UKIP ARE FRUITCAKES AND RACISTS

  16. 16
    DIY Drones says:

    Does this make Rotherham a ‘target rich environment’?

  17. 17
    Common Purpose Stasi says:

    Harriet knows that failure is not an option.

    Respect were our comrades until they became too powerful to control.

  18. 18
    Silent Bob's Press Secretary says:

     

  19. 19
    I don't nee d no doctor says:

    Harriet Harman, that should be the last nail in the coffin for labour in Rotherham. Does she needa lift?

  20. 20
    Common Purpose Stasi says:

    We agree with David too.

  21. 21
    Penfold says:

    lets hope they lose both Croydon and Rotherham.

    Rotherham is an omiclusterfuckedupshambles, and lets hope that lots of heads roll.

  22. 22
    JH4 says:

    You pick up Harriet, I’ll get Gordon and drop him off in a bigoted white working class area.

    Job done, with a vengeance.

  23. 23
    rothpol says:

    Reblogged this on Rotherham Politics and commented:
    Panic setting in!!!

  24. 24
    Penfold says:

    It would be interesting to see Grasper’s expense claims, he does have problems differentiating between his and others.

  25. 25
    JH4 says:

    In all the by elections UKIP have far better odds than the Conservatives.

    Are you listening yet Dave? Are you fuck.

  26. 26
    Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

    Why not? I’m an MP. Jahbulon.

  27. 27
    Dame Edith Evans says:

    To lose one by-election is a misfortune, to lose TWO looks like carelessness.

  28. 28
    Bob Fleming says:

    Rarely have I enjoyed politics in this country so much. All my natural instincts being proved correct. The truth about the EU, Common Purpose, left wing councils, incompetent mediocrities at all levels of public service, the BBC, mass immigration…it’s all coming home to roost

  29. 29
    CarryHole is a Huge Hunt says:

    It’s her stance on p43d0philia that needs looking into…

    Wasn’t she in PIE?

  30. 30
    Wee Willie says:

    Fortunately, no-one cares what you think !

  31. 31
    CarryHole is a Huge Hunt says:

    The pleasure of being correct must be offset somewhat by knowing what happens next…

  32. 32
    Backwoodsman says:

    Aren’t you confusing her with Enver Hodge, I thought she was the dopey liebor bint with form on covering up child abuse ?

  33. 33
    Wee Willie says:

    Your view is of interest to no-one but yourself

  34. 34
    smoggie says:

    Does the Respect Party have any real muslims among its prospective MPs or are they all plastics?

  35. 35
    CP DRONE #5534 says:

    Greetings master

    I am awaiting instruction on how to act outside my authority and help further our cause at the expense of the quality of life of those we claim to be ‘protecting’.

    I have surrounded myself with fellow travellers as instructed.

    Awaiting your approval.

    Yours,

    #5534

  36. 36
    JH4 says:

    Has Silent Bob endorsed that message?

  37. 37
    Anonymous says:

    Running scared

  38. 38
    A Colonel Wearing Dark Glasses says:

    You called?

  39. 39
    Got a new crayon says:

    But it has been noted incase it can be used against you in the future

  40. 40
    Bob Fleming says:

    Lol, good point

  41. 41
    ANON says:

    Fecking cowards i hope they get their middle class arses kicked.

  42. 42
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    If UKIP are fruitcakes and racists, what does that make Liebore?

  43. 43
    Anonymous says:

  44. 44
    cynic says:

    I am amazed that they believe that having the niece of a Countess turn up in Rotherham will help Labour. Right on bruvvers

  45. 45
    Got a new crayon says:

    A tick in his box – that’s why he’s so popular with the boys

  46. 46
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Today’s Rotherham Council Statement on Fostering – masterpiece of saying nowt about owt -despite claiming they are being transparent.

    http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/news/article/802/statement_from_rmbc-fostering_case

  47. 47
    Penfold says:

    That was Islington Council.

    Harman and Hewitt were at the National Council for Civil Liberties/Liberty in the 70’s

  48. 48
    yeah, right... says:

    But if Harriet Harperson is the answer, what on earth is the question?

  49. 49
    UKIP.i.am.still says:

    The looney vote will be split between Respec and Liebor.

  50. 50
    m3topaz says:

    Harriet knows a bit about looking after children, with her selective grammar and grant-maintained school selection experience. I’m sure that is readily extensible to Rotherham and she’ll fit in superbly for the Labour campaign.

  51. 51
    Where are Tony Blair's Expenses says:

    LibDems to lose their deposit again.

    All the major parties are so far away from the views of their core supporters and are so arrogant they have no idea what is going on.

    At the next election the protest vote will decide who rules us

    * UKIP will get 10-14% of the vote in Tory seats
    * Respect in inner cities with large Asian Populations 15-20% of the vote
    * Tories to lose 5-7 seats to independents along the HS2 route.
    * Libdems to be wiped off the political map; back to 5-6 seats.

    The general public whether left or right leaning have just had enough of the hypocrites.

  52. 52
    Julia Middleton CEO Common Purpose says:

    Harriet Harman is one of my favourite useful idiots

  53. 53
    Bill says:

    rotherham the council that lets asian men abuse white girls and turns a blind eye to this abuse for years, but if a couple who have been fostering for years show non labour political leanings children are taken off them.

    You could not make it up, tryingto set up an enquiry will only make it worse rather than kick it into the long grass until after the election.

    meanwhile if a asian couple had a few white children taken off them in a tory borough the guardian would have endless articles about it.

  54. 54
    Backwoodsman says:

    Based on Jack ‘all female shortlist’ drommey, a fairly unsatisfactory gender-free nothingness !

  55. 55
    I dont believe Vaz is squeaky clean says:

    If Harperson is being sent then I think it is worth a five pound bet that Libor are going to lose.

  56. 56
    Nonce watch international says:

    Should be as easy as PIE for Hattie to pick up some votes from the child loving community in Rotherham.

  57. 57
    Julia Middleton CEO Common Purpose says:

    I am very please with all the brain washing I had do there.

  58. 58
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    You pick up Little Dynamite,
    I’m gonna pick up Little Gun.
    And together we’re gonna go out tonight
    and make that highway run.

  59. 59
    Backwoodsman says:

    Bill, Bill, think of the ‘community cohesion’. Fuck the little ones.

  60. 60
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    Right, and Kristallnacht was nothing to do with anti-semitism.

  61. 61
    Anonymous says:

    “Mo” Mohammed Ansar the go to face of British islam was on Radio 5 live this morning. Throwing the race card around as usual. Far left fruit loop Nicky Campbell can’t get enough of him for some reason? No surprise that Campbell would have have “Mo” on his show to decide who is fit to foster.

    Here’s “Mo” :

  62. 62
    Where are Tony Blair's Expenses says:

    And privately educated who put her husband onto an all female candidate list for a safe seat.

  63. 63
    Anonymous says:

    More of “Mo” the 9/11 truther. No wonder the BBC and Nicky love him! Hahaha.

    We have no conclusive proof of who committed 9/11, why the towers were ‘pulled’, why airplanes were modified, why steel melted at 800 degrees not 2,300 or the relevance of ‘Operation Northwoods’.

    http://moansar.blogspot.de/search/label/9%2F11

  64. 64
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    Ms Middleton, did you go to a private school, inherit wealth that’s been in your pampered family for generations, send your kids to private schools, avoid tax, etc?

  65. 65
    The Ghost of Matey-Jaszek says:

    I understand that the whole keeboodle is being run from someone’s garden shed, replete with several computers and a pile of yet-to-be completed invoices.

  66. 66
    Jack says:

    Hattie has no principles, being a mere straw in the wind.

  67. 67
    Alistair Alki says:

    Neither fookin cow was fookin civil to me.

  68. 68
    Narscissus says:

    I did hear an echo.

  69. 69
    My face curdles milk says:

    Ugly is as ugly does, right Harriet?

  70. 70
    A UKIP Supporter says:

    1. Being anti EU is not the same as anti European, the EU is removing the democratic rights of the European people.

    2. Wanting controlled immigration is not racist, it’s just sensible.

  71. 71
    XXXxx says:

    What I would really like to know, if the job of mp was so arduous and badly paid (their words not mine, a tory mp was reported as saying that they were paid less than basic min wage(was he any good at maths)), why do they scratch each others eyes out to get into parliament

  72. 72
    Jerf says:

    All this bodes well for my “Bring Back The Stocks” campaign. We’ll have these looney fuckers pilloried before too long.

  73. 73

    Hattie Harperson hates Fathers for Justice. Has she gone up there to support the lefts war on the family?

  74. 74
    I mean this most sincerely says:

    Hopefully, her sat-nav will send her south of Brighton.

  75. 75
    XXXxx says:

    You mean a bit like Dave sort of all over the place

  76. 76
    XXXxx says:

    The answer to everything 42

  77. 77
    XXXxx says:

    With a name like Handycock you would have joined the Handymen rather than the Freemasons

  78. 78
    XXXxx says:

    With the Tories panic is setting in with the rise of UKIP especially in certain marginals, even some seats what or not marginal, we are living in interesting times.

  79. 79
    XXXxx says:

    The reason for that is that UKIP is taking members fronm Liebore and the Tories, they are the rising protest party

  80. 80
    Anonymous says:

    Joyce Thacker – Common Purpose member
    Sharon Shoesmith – Common Purpose member
    Sarah Champion – Common Purpose member

    Sarah Champion is the nationally imposed Labour candidate for rotherham. The Local constituency choice of candidate Mahroof Hussain is NOT a Common Purpose member.Are we seeing the connection yet people?

  81. 81
    XXXxx says:

    They will be told what to believe or else

  82. 82
    simon r says:

    ‘you have a gun with one bullet…’

  83. 83
    Mahroof Hussein says:

    Joyce Thacker – Common Purpose member
    Sharon Shoesmith – Common Purpose member
    Sarah Champion – Common Purpose member

    Sarah Champion is the nationally imposed Labour candidate for rotherham. The Local constituency choice of candidate Mahroof Hussain is NOT a Common Purpose member.Are we seeing the connection yet people?

  84. 84
    yeah, right... says:

    Well at least he can be trusted with public funds. Oh, hang on…..

  85. 85
    Anonymous says:

    the result will be well within the margin of corruption

  86. 86
    Harmans fingers in the PIE says:

    And worked to legalise p****philia.

  87. 87
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside (with a view towards 99% white N. Wales) says:

    Harriet doesn’t look that bad when one compares her with the woman next to George. She even makes him look gorgeous.

  88. 88
    Tom tWATSON says:

    Anyone taking bets about how long this “investigation” into the Rotherham “Foster” scandal will take?

    I reckon any announcement won’t be made before Friday at the earliest!

    Any other guesses?

  89. 89
    Oh the irony.... says:

    So UKIP believe it’s outrageous if their members can’t foster but ‘unhealthy’ if gay couples adopt http://ow.ly/fzX4B

  90. 90
    Should be good for a laugh says:

    UKIP says it will respond to Croydon North candidate @WinstonMcK comments on gay adoption/marriage in 20 minutes

  91. 91
    its bleak in sunderland says:

    Or choc ices please!

  92. 92
    its bleak in sunderland says:

    The Liberals will do well to get 6 seats/

  93. 93
    Harbinger of Doom says:

    Tough shit, you southern metro wankers. Trains from London to Yorkshire severely disrupted owing to floods.

  94. 94
    Michael says:

    Friends like Harman, who needs enemies?

  95. 95
    Where are Tony Blair's Expenses says:

    Has Shoesmith had her payoff yet. Thanks to Ed Balls she will walk away with 6 figures.

    No matter how odious you think this woman is she was not given access to due process to defend herself which is a great pity because it would have all come out about exactly how bad the Children’s Dept was and that Baby was proboably not the only one.

    People like Thacker and Shoesmith would prefer children be abused or left to rot in care and exposed to pimps, drugs and grooming gangs as long as it met their political objectives

  96. 96
    The savant8.5 says:

    Sorry. Guido. But what exactly. Do you mean by a. Marmite candidate. ???

  97. 97
    NE Frontiersman says:

    At Sunday’s hustings,’..Labour’s candidate Sarah Champion said Mr MacShane’s actions were “shameful” and she wanted to be the one to “bring respect back into Rotherham” (BBC news)

    She might just achieve that, allowing for punctuation.

  98. 98
    MrBenn says:

    controlled immigration will be better for the British and the acceptance of immigrant communities already here and the immigrants who will later arrive. Surely it’s the open door policy that fosters racism.

  99. 99
    Laws of Physic still hold true don't they? says:

    Yes best to keep open mind then is it not . . . .

  100. 100
    Where Do we Go Now?? says:

    Anyone who thinks this is political is not looking at the real picture. . first UkIP then who is next is just a symptom not the problem See the agenda and do not be distracted by the political ‘punch and judy’ show some are trying to turn this into!!- – Is there a war on Parents? Where Do we Go Now

  101. 101
    Mr Nobody says:

    If she had been given due process it would have all come out about exactly how bad the Children’s Dept was and that Baby was proboably not the only one.

    Why do you think she wasn’t given due process? Do you really think they want all that spilling out? Plus this way she gets compensation.

  102. 102
    Julia Middleton says:

    Remember Shoesmith’s defence was that her department had been given a high mark by the inspector’s saying her department was doing a good job while this was going on unobserved that would have led people to question how good at inspecting the (CP infilitrated?) inspectorate were.

  103. 103
    Julia Middleton says:

    The three children who were placed with the couple because it was in their interests to be kept together have been split up because that is now in their interests.

  104. 104
    Nothing Left says:

    I found it very interesting,fascinating and full of meaning.Please,carry on.

  105. 105
    Tinnitus says:

    PARDON….

  106. 106
    p.cialfi says:

    :

    Patricia Cialfi

    TO:

    MilibandE@parliament.uk

    Message flagged
    Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 11:46

    http://rotherhampolitics.wordpress.com/2012/11/25/rotherham-by-election-even-more-labour-travails/

    Will you please issue a clear and unequivocal statement condemning Common Purpose ?

    Your reply, or lack of a reply, shall be distributed nationally.

  107. 107
    chris1943 says:

    Mahroof Hussein MBEis a graduate of Common Purpose sorry

  108. 108
    Athena says:

    I find myself in the interesting position of hoping that Lee Jasper wins an election. Why? only to see the unpleasant smirk wiped off the obnxoious Reed’s face. OTOH, if Reed is elected we may get a better leader of Lambeth Council……ooooh dilemma.

  109. 109
    Phil K says:

    Spoken like the self-serving politically correct hypocrites responsible for the Rotherham mess. Arrogance, arrogance, more arrogance with a mountain of double standards. What council do YOU “work” for then ?

  110. 110
    stygian says:

    please email and print here showing evidence that Sarah Champion is a member / graduate / associate / supporter of Common Purpose


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