December 5th, 2012

£2 Billion for Davey’s Gravy Train Aid

daveyTwo weeks ago George Osborne caved in to the LibDems on green subsidies, today there is another victory for Ed Davey on so-called ‘climate aid’. £2 billion of taxpayers’ money will be sent abroad to pay for, among other things, wind farms in Uganda. Good thing there will be lots of positive news for hard-pressed families in the Chancellor’s autumn statement to soften the blow. Or not. Another perfectly coordinated Coalition policy announcement…


87 Comments

  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    More Osbrown economics !

  2. 2
    Number 7 says:

    Could anyone be worse than Hune?

    YES.

  3. 3
    Polly Toynbee says:

    Growth is down by a trillion percent! I’ve checked my figures and it’s clear this government have found a Final Solution for the entire nation! It’s just like Smythson as run by SamCam! This government is worse than Hitler!!

    Gorgeous weather here in Tuscany.

  4. 4
    Thought Leadership says:

    Well said

  5. 5
    Sally Bercow says:

    I totes congrats Wills & Katie on baby news. *patriotic* Me and John wish them all best. *excited* If she wants tips on raising kids, she shud tweet me. *cheeky* Serious tho, I luv Wills & Katie. *smiley face* I’m going 2 celebrate. *opens legs bends over dustbin in alley*

  6. 6
    Moussa Koussa Mark 3 says:

    Are we actually seeing Guido slowly repositioning himself .

    Negative Cockalition thread today, following on from his unenthusiastic Boris EU thread yesterday

    Finally seen the light have you Guido….LOL Or are you in panic mode as Dave and Co are about to chase down tax avoiders such as yourself and Iain Daley Poos

  7. 7
    Harriet Harman says:

    Toot toot!

  8. 8
    Margaret Hodge says:

    I’m rotten to the Stemcor.

  9. 9
    Sandra in Accounts says:

    As our taxes rise.

    As our Government borrows more from our grandchildren.

    As our pensioners freeze to death.

    Cameron out.

    Vote UKIP.

  10. 10
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    Greece is perceived to have the most corrupt public sector of all 27 EU countries, a new global survey reveals.

    UK come in a poor 17th. on World tables.

  11. 11
    R.U.Shaw says:

    Yes, they clearly have ALL the answers.

  12. 12
    Call me Dave says:

    You know it is the right thing to do. When these countries have no one left because they are all here then we can save all the foreign aid which will boost the economy by billions.
    Anyway back to the important things, namely gay marriage, and working on my EU speech.

    Pip pip

  13. 13
    The Old Codger says:

    What are these guys on! Are they barking mad!

  14. 14
    WVS says:

    Utterly sick and tired of these idiots borrowing from future taxpayers to give it away – AND TAXING ME OUT OF HOUSE HOUSE AND HOME!

    Close DFID, repeal the corrupt and horrendous Climate Change Act, tell the EU to swivel for their £50 million a day and CUT TAXES TO CREATE REAL GROWTH – ITS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE YOU FEFFING NUPTIE LIBERAL HOONS!

  15. 15
    Old Holborn says:

    Time for a Taxpayer strike. I’ve had enough of this bollocks. Join me

    http://bastardoldholborn.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/a-message-to-osborne.html

  16. 16
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    Follow the money. Who is building the Windmills?

  17. 17
    Cameron says:

    Gay marriage, climate change and women Bishops are the most pressing priorities for this Government.

  18. 18
    Margaret Moran says:

    I’m to ill to reply

  19. 19
    Steve Miliband says:

    Didn’t Ed Milibland sign the UK up to billions of climate change targets when he was climate change secretary for 5 minutes?

  20. 20
    Cretins says:

    How come modern politicians are such cretins?

    Brown, Balls, Cameron, Osborne, Clegg, Miliband, Cable, Blair…. the lot of them. They are a bunch of pigging cretins.

    If between them they had made zero policy changes over the last 20 years the country would be in far better shape. CRETINS!!!

  21. 21
    Kebab Time says:

    “As our pensioners freeze to death.”

    Where are their families?

    UKIP have not thought about this libertarian tag at all have they, they use the money from pulling out the EU like labour use the bankers tax.

  22. 22
    George Osborne says:

    I really am out of my depth. The Lib Dems are running rings around me.

  23. 23
    Moussa Koussa Mark 3 says:

    Im in Qatar, at UK tax payers expense

  24. 24
    Sophie says:

    VOTE UKIP.

  25. 25
    Fatty Pang says:

    Fancy a spot of lunch at BBC to chat about Chiantishire living, beating poverty trap and finding ways of living on £150k pa which doesnt go far these days. Oysters and a nice Pinot G will cheer you up after being viciously attacked in that wretched Guido blog

  26. 26
    Ex-Tory says:

    Vote for them? I just joined them.

    Coalition out.

  27. 27
    Calamity Clegg says:

    Keep spending Taxpayers money, Ed. You know it makes sense !!!

  28. 28
    Ex-Tory says:

    Saving £50 million a day a problem to you?

    Arselicking Cameroons like you are disgusting.

  29. 29
    James Bong says:

    Ed Davey is a fucking twat

  30. 30
    Sophie says:

    Do you actually ever read what you write, or is that not in your skill set?

    Vote UKIP.

  31. 31
    Thought Leadership says:

    Bloody hell, a thought out post from Mr 1000 firsts.

    Just off to make myself a marzipan hat.

  32. 32
    nambawan pikinini bilong Misis kwin says:

    Even troughers must eat

  33. 33
    Well it's a thought says:

    2015, is not too far away, by that time these lunatics will have given the rest of the world our taxes and will expect the rest of the the enriched world to sent our money back to enrich us, mmm don’t we do the with the EUSSR.

  34. 34
    Hank the Cat says:

    Here Lies David Cameron RIP
    Leader of the conservative party and PM
    Who lost an election due to farting South American cattle
    and Ugandan wind farms

  35. 35
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    By tonight there will be another 500 to find homes and jobs and benefits and schools and hospital beds for. Same again tomorrow and the day after etc

    http://news.migrationwatch.org.uk/

  36. 36
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    Plus the illegals.

  37. 37
    Hank the Cat says:

    You really are thick

  38. 38
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    Amin.

  39. 39
    Me? Done. says:

    Thats it.

    I have kept quiet hoping that the Conservatives had some sort of grand plan to turn the economy around -but it seems they are just the fop haired upper class public school boy liberal twats everyone says they are.

    I am done. A new Ukip member this afternoon.

  40. 40
    Gerry McCann registered child minder says:

    The chinks must wake up every morning with slanted eyes and a rictus grin wanking themselves sillywhilst looking like a demented chimp when they read about such things*

    Ok they do that anyway without reading the papers or blogs ,however, you know what I mean

  41. 41
    Pile is up and Set Fire to It says:

    Don’t worry, the cretin’s policy is being paid for by scrapping the army’s fleet of Apache helicopters.

  42. 42
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    Agree! Except there is no fucking f at the beginning of effing. In my day the ladies of the WVF could spell.

  43. 43
    Waiting for Gordno says:

    I’m staying in Scotland. Hand over your money. We’ll spend it.

    Problem solved. Prudence rules.

  44. 44
    Spank Sinatra says:

    I despair.

  45. 45
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    What choice have they got. Only allowed one copulation.

  46. 46
    Nom Dom Nom 2 says:

    And me.

  47. 47
    Guardian front page says:

    BREAKING NEWS
    Pregnant woman throws up.

  48. 48
    Nom Dom Nom 2 says:

    And to think before the GE I thought the Lib Dumbs were a farce to be reckoned with.

    Looks like I was right.

  49. 49
    They're All F*****g Bonkers says:

    “…….but Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, hailed the cash as “fantastic news”……”

  50. 50
    Nom Dom Nom 2 says:

    What has got into her?

  51. 51
    MajorFrustration says:

    £2b sent abroad for Jags and Mercs and villas in Switzerland

  52. 52
    Spank Sinatra says:

    Go on, give us a clue at the very least?

  53. 53
    Gerry McCann registered child minder says:

    They dont even have floppy hair
    Camermong grows his long at the front so as to have a comb back
    A reverse Bobby Charlton
    The Chancellor of towel folding dyes his also despite being a slap head
    Never trust a man (or indeed a woman) who has facial hair, nor any man who pays too much attention to his appearance
    Wrong uns!

  54. 54
    Anonymous says:

    This sort of stuff just makes my fucking piss boil!

  55. 55
    Socialism is generalized National Socialism says:

    China ?

  56. 56
    Maximus says:

    Maybe Ugandan windmills is really Ugandan discussions for Limp Dumb idiots, because when you think Uganda you see sunshine and solar panels, not force 9 gales and moronic bird-mincing crucifixes.

    My guess is that these Ugandan windmills will become second-tier status symbols for the tin-pot African nomenklatura, as really only the President gets to have a private jet paid for by British workers taking loans from the banksters, and the pecking order must be maintained. All so that tw@ts like Davey can look generous in their bathroom mirror, while screwing both the British public and the African people through the unalloyed racism that is the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. What better than to have the chavs pay for a few Uncle Toms to round things off nicely. Yes, life really should imitate art more, don’t you think?

  57. 57
    Historian says:

    In Soviet systems of government, it was always a good idea to keep an eye on the number 2 man.

  58. 58
    Gerry McCann registered child minder says:

    Well as they all look alike thats enough, casual sex Chinese style must be pretty dull

  59. 59
    Keith AB says:

    Whatever happened to Hunes court case?

  60. 60
    Gerry McCann registered child minder says:

    How on earth would a Chink know that they had an identical twin?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2242913/Woman-24-constantly-mistaken-discovers-really-did-doppelganger–identical-twin-knew-had.html

    1 billion twins from what I have seen

  61. 61
  62. 62
    EDF says:

    rah rah rah

  63. 63
    Francis Galton says:

    In my day we had other ideas on east Africa. Hopefully no one has noticed the war going on in eastern DR Congo…

  64. 64
    Daniel says:

    Because they’ve never done anything other than politics.

    They haven’t a clue what they’re doing.

  65. 65
    Blimey says:

    What you don’t seem to realise is that many of those Jags, Mercs, Beemers that are there now need replacement by the latest versions and the Swiss villas don’t maintain themselves you know?

  66. 66
    Liberal Zombie says:

    It is fantasy news. (Lib Dems CAN be funny)

  67. 67
    Geordieboy says:

    £12 million to Miriams book club. £2 billion for green energy Uganda for Ed’s popularity. For fucks sake beam me up Scotty.

  68. 68
    James says:

    Lets hope that Chris Heaton Harris was right when he said, on that Greenpeaace video that backfired, something like
    “Ed Davey does the strategic stuff, flies round the world talking bollocks, and John Hayes does the actual implementation”

  69. 69
  70. 70
    Jimmy says:

    If someone gets prosecuted for joining your strike you’ll still pay up for them like last time yes?

  71. 71
    The Woolworths fire of Turner Prizes says:

    Even Presclott was cheaper.

  72. 72
    Big Brother says:

    Compulsory DNA cataloging, and the right kind of search.

  73. 73
    Red Egg Millitit..... says:

    Innocent on a nod and a wink :)

  74. 74
    Anonymous says:

    It’s getting to the stage where unless you have documentary proof of UKIP membership by 2012 at the latest you will be liable to trial for treason when the revolution comes.

  75. 75
    Mornington Crescent says:

    It would probably work out cheaper to buy a few towns in Rumania and Bulgaria and pay people to stay there.

  76. 76
    Handycock Immigrant Trafficker says:

    Ed Davey is making a mistake investing in green energy in Uganda. What he needs to do is encourage the Ugandans to emigrate to Portsmouth. We will take as many as they can send and my boys will house them. Boaz.

  77. 77
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    Executing gays is the most pressing priority for the Ugandan Government. I had an e-mail this morning asking me to sign a petition but don’t think I will as quite frankly I don’t give a t*ss about happens in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  78. 78
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    On second thought I might sign it. If the bill is passed they will all be seeking asylum here.

  79. 79
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    Remember UKIP are politicians. In the unlikely event they formed a government do you expect for one moment they would keep their promises. And bet they would trough like mad.

  80. 80
    Tory insanity exposed says:

    As Uganda has developed a comprehensive and vicious anti Gay culture that is getting worse by the day they will be able to hang them from the windmill blades four at a time. Obviously the UK government is pretty hot on Gay equality in the UK and rights but not around the world obviously. Maybe all the Gay Ugandans can come to the UK to settle? Everyone else and the their dog are here, the more the merrier, until we get a taste of the Balkan civil war first hand of course. Welcome to the land of the insane, its a truly weird place.

  81. 81
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    It’s to do with the news that the whole nation is rejoicing about.

    At least that’s what the DM says.

  82. 82
    Living in 98 percent white Merseyside says:

    But don’t the Chinese ladies dress well. I watched a vid on Youtube about shoppers on the Nanking Road and they looked far more fashionable than those on Oxford St.

  83. 83
    Rufus Stone says:

    Just how windy is it in Uganda, and for how long?

  84. 84
    Clare Deloon says:

    The whole nation is rejoicing that Man City got knocked out of the cup, especially the other lots of Mancs.

  85. 85
    Anonymous says:

    Rooney, Rooney….

  86. 86
    IMHO says:

    Fucking clowns, solar panels would be more appropriation in Uganda.

  87. 87
    lojolondon says:

    Appalling – that we should be borrowing money on the one hand, and sending it away on the other hand – worse is that the recipient doesn’t even want wind turbines – if they need power, they need coal or gas, nothing else will do, as we know from our own bitter experiences!


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