November 26th, 2012

Sarah’s CV

It seems that Gordon Brown’s wife Sarah has joined the board of the Harrods. Presumably her long years of experience dealing with a paranoid conspiracy theorist made her the perfect candidate for the job…

UPDATE: It would seem Al Fayed sold Harrods to Qatar Holdings. Still laughing at the picture though…


  1. 1
    UKIP Can Win in Rotherham says:

    UKIP is facing one the biggest opportunities in our history. You will all have seen the massive coverage of the Rotherham ‘fostering’ story over the past two days.

    We’ve been phoning voters in Rotherham all weekend. This is not a scientific survey, but look what people told us:

    Voting Labour…………………………36%
    Voting Conservative…………………0% (1 person)
    Voting UKIP……………………………25%
    Would consider voting UKIP……..26%

    Get in!


  2. 2
    Kebab Time says:

    Bare in Mind Al Fayad has a statue of Micheal Jackson outside Fulham Football ground….


  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

    Didn’t Fayed sell Harrods?


    • 10
      Anonymous says:

      Didn’t the Dubai “royal family” or someone buy him out?


    • 46
      Arse bandit of Old England! says:

      Being in bed with Al Fayed is probably more morally acceptable than being between the sheets with most Arab ruling familes… Why does Ms Brown need to be director of Harrods, doesn’t seem right somehow?


  4. 4
    UKIP Can Win in Rotherham says:

    Didn’t the phony Pharaoh flog it to another bunch?


  5. 5
    Al-Fayed's Conspiracy Theorist says:

    didn’t he sell it in 2010 to some Qataris?


  6. 7
    Mornington Crescent says:

    I thought the Fuggin Phoney Pharoah had sold out and it’s now owned by the Qataris.

    Still, Horrids will never be the same since it was British owned. What would Miss Barnes say…


  7. 9
    Ms Wanda Legover says:

    So HE`S the one who bought up those gold reserves, Brown sold off at a knock down price.


  8. 11
    Anonymous says:

    Mohammed Al Fayed has sold and no longer runs Harrods. Don’t you read the papers?


  9. 13
    Do Nowt DAVE The Downing street Doormouse says:

    Well they do have a lot in common !

    He had a son called Dodi and she married a Dodo


  10. 15
    jwood999 says:

    My very traditional mother called it Horrids when the Cairo barrow-boy took over


  11. 18
    Anonymous says:

    Al Fayad sold Harrod’s a few years ago. Have you been using the BIJ for your stories?


  12. 20
    Moussa Koussa Mark 2 says:

    The politics of envy

    Shouldnt you get back to obsessing about The Fruitcakes


  13. 21
    Steve Miliband says:

    She can use Gordon’s tax payer funded London apartment – not like it’s ever used.


  14. 22
    Do Nowt DAVE The Downing street Doormouse says:

    Question !
    What will Dennis McShameless hand out to his family this Christmas , now that the free lap top supply has dried up ?

    Answers on a postcard to Dennis c/o The Shed
    15 Socialist Street


  15. 23
    Don't call her contractual husband a bully says:


  16. 24
    Moussa Koussa Mark 2 says:

    errrrr Fayad errrr doeant own Harrods.


  17. 25
    Sarah ( a beard is for life not just for charity) says:

    My Hero My Dodo !


  18. 26
    Moussa Koussa Mark 2 says:

    I see Borisido Boriswkes hasnt mentioned Boris recently.


    6 day jolly to India, paid by our taxes

    Wants more indian students to come to London

    shhhhhhh dont tell UKIP ….LOL


  19. 27
    YorkshireLad says:

    Is it April 1st?


  20. 29
    JH4 says:

    I’m sure she has enormous amounts of experience to suit her for the role.

    This is not just another case of nepotism and influence peddling, oh no.


  21. 30
    Steve Miliband says:

    You wait ages for a post, then six come at once.


  22. 34
    Sarah ( a beard is for life not just for charity) says:

    I’m only doing it for my staff discount !

    Gordon’s had his eye on a big slap up hamper for months !


  23. 35
    Greedo Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf Fawkes says:

    Great research from Greedo there. I imagine he was too busy earning money from the ‘dead tree press’ he seems to have stopped berating since the star came calling.


  24. 36
    Sham says:

    I thought Sarah is getting enough money as it is from her salary as Gordon’s wife. Has he cut her salary? Granted, her contractual duties have fallen in number since he got kicked out. Maybe she only gets paid for the occasional public appearance they make together about 2 or 3 times a year. Since he’s usually flying around the world neglecting his duties as MP, it means they don’t have to constantly put the sham on public display to the extent they did when he was the unelected prime minister. And since he can’t rely on making money from speeches forever like Blair can and will eventually have to live on just his pension, Sarah knows he won’t be able to keep paying her salary and so she has to find ways to fund her existence, like joining the Harrods board. The only problem this gives rise to is her twitter feed in which she nauseatingly mentions her charity work every day, seemingly oblivious to the fact that it’s grotesquely vulgar for someone to constantly talk about their charity work. How will she square that with joining Harrods?


  25. 37
    Anonymous says:

    there was a department store in chester some years ago called Brown Muff


  26. 38
    That's how she's doing it - painting it as a feminist move rather than as a money making one says:


  27. 40
    Vince Cable's rucksack says:

    Mr ‘Where’s My Passport’ Al Fayed no longer has anything to do with Harrods.


  28. 41
    yeah, right... says:

    Ever see Gordon and Mr Al Fayed in the same room?

    I fuggin’ save the fuggin’ world.

    It was the fuggin’ right fuggin’ thing to do.

    It was all Sue’s/Prince Philip’s fault (delete as appropriate)


  29. 42
    Anonymous says:

    Harrods is owned by Qatari’s.

    One Gordon Brown has been quite active in terms of the Qatar Foundation and maintains those links

    “Flights, accommodation and transport paid for me and my staff; value £6,645.44 for dinner and speech to World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), Doha. Address of Qatar Foundation: PO Box 5825, Doha, Qatar. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2012)

    I am not receiving any money from this engagement personally. It is being held by the Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown for the employment of staff to support my ongoing involvement in public life.”

    What a happy coincidence eh?


  30. 49
    Reality Strikes without a flying picket about says:

    A Cowdenbeath footie supporter goes on hols to that London with his misses. Both decide to do a bit of shopping to spend their vast little cash, so go to Harrods. Chroist knows what a couple of toight fisted scots would spend in Harrods, but anyway.

    They both come out of the store, and the Cowdenbeath footie supporter says, “Chroist, that is a miracle, we came out with you getting a fecking job lassie”.


    • 62
      Anonymous says:

      Free samples in the food hall can be very filling and for the price of a cup of tea one can get a week’s supply of sugar.


  31. 54
    Jimmy says:

    UPDATE: It would seem Al Fayed sold Harrods to Qatar Holdings.

    In other Guido news, Titanic hits iceberg.


  32. 57
    Slippyplick says:

    Perhaps the Qataris need someone to iron all those lovely white nightie thingies they all seem to wear wherever they go? They appointed her to the ironing board?


  33. 63
    its bleak in sunderland says:

    Bliar will be furious she will cut off tone and cheries discount


  34. 64
    Mohammed Al Fayed says:

    Fuggin’ hell!


Seen Elsewhere

Rise of Angela Merkel | New Yorker
May SpAd Removed From Candidates List | ConHome
Clodagh’s Law | Press Gazette
Whitehall Bosses Ban Christmas | Sun
Meanwhile, in Russia… | Media Guido
Christmas TV Tips | Laura Perrins
Labour Marginal Fright | Lord Ashcroft
Osborne’ Real Deficit Reduction Record | ConHome
Blameronism | Peter Oborne
Everyone Can Lose | Staggers
Splintering of the Left | Tim Montgomerie

Find out more about PLMR AD-MS

Labour insiders turn on Ed over Powell’s latest gaffe:

“When is he going to stop promoting useless people? He was warned about her.”

Tip off Guido
Web Guido's Archives

Subscribe me to:


AddThis Feed Button

Guido Reads

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,641 other followers