December 10th, 2012

Gordon Brown Declares £300,000 in One Month
Miliband Facing Calls to Sack Prime Mentalist

SACK-HIM

It has been a month to be proud of our globe-trotting former Prime Mentalist. Not only did he manage to make it a year since he last spoke in Parliament but he has also declared over £300,000 in December’s Register of Members’ Interests, all held by the Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown and not going into his own pocket, of course. While Kirkcaldy goes unrepresented those lucky enough to have Gordon grace them with his presence include the Chinese, Koreans, Americans and Ukrainians. The total £305,037 declaration for the last month is for sixteen hours’ work, or £19,064-an-hour. More than many of his constituents earn in a whole year.

gordonA letter has gone out from the Tories to Ed Miliband calling for the Labour leader to sack his former boss. Brown is jet-setting around the world, refusing to speak up for those he is paid £65,000-a-year of taxpayers’ money to represent, while earning vast sums of money that is being “held” by his company to “support (my) ongoing involvement in public life”. Surely it is time for that “public life” to be lived away from the House of Commons…


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    • 10
      Sack him NOW says:

      Given that he has a million pound flat just two minutes walk away from the HOP the twat has a cheek not to turn up for the work the taxpayer pays him to do.

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      • 17
        Kebab Time says:

        Who the fucks pays him for anything

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        • 21
          V1le Labour ruined my Country says:

          And all MP’s have a massive pensions advantage compared to working people. When will MP’s greed ever end?

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          • Dance with my Wild Boars says:

            And they say Labour are the party of jelousy? Ey Tories? Talent gets talent wages, you thick dull right-wing numpties!

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          • Vote UKIP says:

            If talent gets talents wages then that also applies to bankers. Or are you just a typical hypocritical left-wing twat?

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          • Labour are not nice says:

            Talant and Brown being linked together in one sentence, never been seen before. Just shows how blinkered some labour apologists can be… the balloon destroyed what little good bliar was trying to do for the sake of personal promotion… i.e. greed. So just more of the same from the balloon.

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        • 96

          “I am getting on with the job (of getting filthy rich so I can be intensely relaxed like Tony and Peter)”

          Labour’s values are there for all to see in .

          The grass roots Labour Party need to get rid of these tainted sociopath scum like Miliband, Balls, Cooper and Harman as they do not represent the working poor.

          An electable opposition is needed to counter Tory arrogance and the acolytes of B£iar, Brown, Campbell, Mandleson, Whelan and McBride are not the answer.

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        • 99
          Vicar of Bray says:

          He’ll never catch up with Teflon Tony – now approaching £60 million.

          Who DID he sell our gold to – at rock-bottom prices?

          Don’t these Socialists make you want to weep!

          Shove him in the House of Lords – out of the way.

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          • Anonymous says:

            Goldman Sachs bought the gold as a favour :-)

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          • Cynical-old-bag says:

            No – don’t shove him into the HoL. We’ll be paying for him until he dies .

            Incidentally, are we still paying for Teflon Tony’s security? Now that really is a scandal.

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      • 42
        Parasite says:

        And we pay for his flat to be cleaned. Just like we paid for it’s Kitchen refit and his sky subsccription.

        http://www1.sky.com/news/browncleaningcontract.pdf

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        • 50
          Sack him NOW says:

          I stand corrected google maps says it takes 7 minutes to walk from 42 great Smith street to the Houses of Parliament.

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        • 56
          Some Twat up North says:

          From Godons Cleaners Contract

          Discipline:
          Termination:
          A pension scheme is not run for the employee.
          The following reasons might lead to disciplinary measures:
          (1) Causing a disruptive influence in the household;
          (2) Job incompetence;
          Unsatisfactory standard of dress or appearance \
          Conduct during or outside working hours which is
          prejudicial to the interest or reputation of the employers;
          Unreliability in time keeping or attendance;
          Failure to comply with instructions or procedures;
          Breach of confidentiality clause.
          In the event of the need to take disciplinary action, the
          procedure will be: first – oral warning; secondly – written
          warning; thirdly – dismissal.
          Reasons for summary dismissal include the following:
          (1) Theft (2) Drunkenness
          (3) Illegal drug taking (4) Serious misconduct

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          • Some Twat up North says:

            Which ones of these is he not guilty of?

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          • Do as I say, not as I do. says:

            It’s a shame he does not apply the same standards to his own conduct.

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          • Stingey git says:

            £82.48 a week or £8.25 / hour before tax and insurance (they are using 4.33 to convert from a weekly wage to a monthly salary) to turn out at two London addresses three times a week, is hardly Labour’s living wage.

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      • 71
        Browns benefactors and facilitators identified says:

        Is that the same flat he bought at a cut price from the crook Robert Maxwell ?

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      • 75
        The Central Scrutinizer says:

        It’s worthwhile knowing that Gordon Brown got to buy the flat on the cheap via the liquidators (I think it was Arthur Andersens) to the Robert Maxwell’s estate. A stitch up deal for sure….

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      • 95
        Broadsword calling dannyboy says:

        I see what’s happening here. If his hourly rate is £19k and we “only” pay him £65k to represent the constituents of Kirkcaldy, he obviously thinks they only get him for 3 hours and 25 mins per year.

        Obvious really!!

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    • 60
      Porridge stirrer says:

      He’s a Pilgrim MP. Paid handsomely to not do the job.

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    • 64
      Handycock Immigrant Trafficker says:

      Gordon Brown is the sort of politician that gives all politicians a bad name. How are you Gordon? Me and my boys are still running the asylum seeker scam here in Portsmouth, you and Fred Goodwin set up, and still making millions out of it. Boaz.

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      • 67
        Alice Umbongo says:

        Thanks Handy. I work for an Agency as a cleaner and work inside Portsmouth City Council offices for them and get paid half minimum wage.

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        • 72
          On the other hand we have Gordon Browns cleaner says:

          That’s a shame my employer paid me handsomely out of the public purse.

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  2. 2
    T. P. Fuller says:

    Don’t be beastly to Gordon. He has issues.

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  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

    why do ppl not do the job.
    they are paid.

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  4. 4
    St. Tony Blair says:

    Makes Tony look like a saint

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  5. 5
    Ed Miliband says:

    £20k an hour is well worth it if it prevents him doing anything in politics

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  6. 6
    BBC Waste says:

    Frankly, the further away from the UK he is the better. I think he’s doing a public service.

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  7. 7
    David Millionband says:

    Is that all Gordie earns? I make more than that.

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    • 24
      Tay King-dePisse says:

      But at least you have the “Common” decency to show up every once in a blue moon for a vote, even if you have to do it furtively to avoid Baby Bruvva.

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      • 46
        David Millionband says:

        He’s so dim he doesn’t know I am there. Kid brothers, eh? They stab you in the back then ignore you.

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  8. 8
    CAX MLIFFORD says:

    Yewtree Him !

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  9. 9
    Albert Hall says:

    He needs shooting not sacking.

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  10. 11
    Not everything is a conspiracy says:

    In previous threads, some have speculated the death of the nurse was an establishment stitch-up. I’m trying to fathom how?

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    • 36
      Bollox says:

      In this day an age where failure in not just an option but fucking rewarded(See Guido’s post) people can’t get their head round what drove that nurse to do what she did.
      Hence it had to be a conspiracy.

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    • 80
      Abdul, Moussa and Dave says:

      Why has nobody yet told us how she died? Most suicide cases say he/she was found hanging from a bannister; had a slit wrist; had taken an overdose etc – and most leave an explanatory note for relatives and friends.

      So why the absence still of all of these things in this case?

      Just asking like….

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  11. 12
    Owen Jones says:

    Come the revolution, all the money will be ours anyway. Free turnips for everyone!

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  12. 14
    Sue Doughty says:

    Tax paid?

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  13. 15
    Tony Bliar resplendant in his white robes says:

    Way to go you old fart.

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  14. 16
    Steve Miliband says:

    Are they stark raving fucking mad? Paying to listen to Gordon Brown? The worst PM ever by a country mile. What could they possibly learn from him?

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  15. 17
    Edward Ballons says:

    You’re only being mean to him because he has a stammer!

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  16. 20
    Bhenchode is Hindu slang for sisterfucker says:

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  17. 22
    Some Twat up North says:

    Hey Guido, isn’t it about time someone leafleted his constituents telling them what he’s doing.

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  18. 23
    Pitchfork. says:

    DUCKING FISGUSTING

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  19. 25
    Kun Tea Bollox says:

    If he keeps doing that open-mouthed pausing malarkey every 5 words then his money for actually SPEAKING is substantially more than twenty grand.

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  20. 27
    Hank the Cat says:

    I think that the labour party ought to get rid of Ed millifool and get Silvio berlusconi, he is not doing anything at the moment and would enhance the credibilty of the party

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    He who no longer posts says:

    Bunga! Bunga!

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    Berlusconii oo  oo
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    is back in the thrust…

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  23. 34
    Richard Branson's Virgin Supermarine Spitfire says:

    We can make money while Tories just sit on their fat arses and bitch.

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  24. 35
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    “Oh, the Big Ben bell was ringing
    In the old Westminster Town
    T’was ‘Get stuffed!’ that it was singing
    For our Little Gordie Brown…”

    We can dream, can’t we?

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  25. 38
    Hugh Janus says:

    The Son of Brown telling his old man to sling his hook? Fat chance. You are forgetting the MPs’ maxim – “We are all in this (trough) together.”

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  26. 41
    Preacher says:

    Brown should be fired. From a cannon. Into the heart of the sun. Why anyone would pay that much to hear from a man who more or less wrecked this country staggers me. Even if it were just 50p an hour he was getting I’d be amazed, so the figure is almost irrelevant.

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  27. 43
    bergen says:

    Far from being annoyed, I suspect EdM is delighted that he never turns up in Parliament and very much hopes to keep it that way.

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  28. 44
    Some Twat up North says:

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  29. 47
    Jimmy says:

    “A letter has gone out from the Tories to Ed Miliband calling for the Labour leader to sack his former boss.”

    The tories’ grasp of the British Constitution never fails to astonish.

    “not going into his own pocket”

    That’s the bit that’s upsetting them

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  30. 48
    Some Twat up North says:

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    its bleak in sunderland says:

    It amazes me that week after week story after story that some people on this blog are surprised as to just how corrupt the HOC is,most of them are at it the higher they go the more pronounced the trough.Brown is the most useless PM since Chamberlain and if people r daft enough to pay him such amounts so be it,however the taxpayer shouldnt be picking the tab for this useless cnut,

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    • 53
      bergen says:

      Chamberlain was a better PM than Brown. The worst ever is usually said to have been Lord North but it is hard to believe that even he was worse than the Great Fife Feartie.

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      • 58
        HenryV says:

        Chamberlain gets a rough deal from history. He was decent, honest, and modest. How many of today’s MPs today have any of those qualities?

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      • 97
        Your Friendly Neighbourhood Historical Factoids Service says:

        He was a much better Chancellor of the Exchequer for damned sure, although wouldn’t anyone be, right? Britain’s economy in the 1930’s was more robust than the US’s, despite the fact that the US had all the Keynesian programmes which were supposed to boost their economy. Brown had a better economy to start with, and proceeded to make a soup sandwich out of it, whereas Chamberlain had chickenshit and turned it into chicken salad.

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  32. 51
    Maesglas says:

    And to think that there was all this public outcry when Nadine Dorres was away for 2 weeks with I’m a Celebrity? The Labour party should be truly ashamed of Brown’s conduct.

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  33. 59
    F5 says:

    Thats refreshing

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  34. 61
    Anonymous says:

    The excrement that is Gordon Brown.

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  35. 63
    bodhiboi says:

    Do really have anything to s Ayers about the actual article except I’m not surprised!
    Just disappionted that the author chose to refer to the x pm as a ‘mentalist’… As someone who works in mental health that term is really offensive to people who suffer mental distress. It’s a shame ppl think it’s still ok to use, it would be nice if people thought it was as unacceptable to use mental illness as a way if mocking someone as much as say sexuality or race.

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  36. 65
    Vazoline says:

    In my intensive charm offensive today to persuade honourable members and the British public at large to see what a great man I am, I fully support Gordon Brown and will be granting another interview to the BBC on this issue to add to the two I have already give on other matters.

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  37. 69
    Vote Early & Vote Often in Bolton says:

    McDoom fucked GB big time and people pay to listen to him???? WTF. The trougher should do the decent thing and piss of back to Jockland. How people can slag off Dorries when this worthless sack of shite carries on shafting us is beyond my ken. She may not be to everyone’s taste but compare her record to McDoom. At least she can remember where the Commons actually is.

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    • 73
      Your overly simplistic view of the world is endearing but you have to think things through a little says:

      Sure you can repatriate Brown back to Scotland but what do you do with the 73% of the last Labour government who were English ?

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    • 74
      And another thing says:

      Also were you to repatriate other Scots such as Brillo, Murray,Nelson, Ferguson etc you would have no right of centre representation on the telly since the English seem to all be fully paid up guardianistas with then exception of Starkey and that idiot McKenzie !

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  38. 76
    Mando Lynne says:

    I bet he is well pissed when he see’s Tony’s income bet that was not mentioned in the Granita meeting. Let us not forget TB’s property portfolio as well.
    While I am at it pride of the nation Sally Ars@hole has done it again a total disgrace and Z list celebrity
    Embarrassed Tory but then she never did have any class and want’s to be a Labour candidate. Has Millif~ckingband offered her a safe seat, I bet not unless he has really flipped.
    Mando Lynne

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  39. 77
    Anonymous says:

    What beats me is why anyone should pay to listen to Brown or seek his advice (applies equally to Blair for that matter).

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  40. 86
    Anonymous says:

    has he paid all his taxes?

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  41. 87
    Anonymous says:

    I hope he suffers a long, slow, painful death, much like the country he ruined.

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  42. 89
    Is that a one eyed cat walking backwards? No it's Gordon says:

    There are lots of rumours surrounding Gordon, just google “Gordon Brown D Notice”.

    One of the rumours suggests he has a very strong “liking” for the young. If this was true (and it is only an allegation after all) an indicator of people with this -phile is they always seek jobs which allow them to practice these tendencies.

    What is Gordon’s latest post ? Could it be “UN Special Envoy for schoolchildren” ?

    A wet dream of a job ?

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  43. 90
    Marmite Soldier says:

    Interesting quote by the PM re Nadine from BBC news:-
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20665668

    In his first comment on the Mid-Bedfordshire MP’s TV appearance, Mr Cameron said: “I believe MPs should either be in their constituencies fighting for their constituents or at Westminster standing up for their area.”

    Did somebody forget to tell Gordon?

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  44. 91
    The Last Quango in Paris says:

    In what other job ould you not turn up for work and give details of making money elsewhere to your employers?

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  45. 92
    fitzfitz says:

    … no doubt the plucky Speaker will deal with Brown in a robust but fair manner …

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  46. 98
    dimwitted says:

    Sorry to be so dim but can someone tell me why people pay Gordo so much for speaking or whatever? Is it a payback for past favours, or what? Nobody seems to ask the question: what do people get in exchange for their cash? With Tone it’s clearly access to Airmiles Andy type people, but Gordo. Are people looking for an intro to Rowan Williams? The price seems a bit steep.

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