February 26th, 2013

“Rennard’s Red Hot Babes”

rennard-logoA LibDem activist alleges that nine women have made claims against Lord Rennard, dating back to 2001. She says she personally told Jo Swinson, Norman Lamb and Ros Scott about the time Rennard propositioned her, and that Clegg “didn’t know how to deal with it and then didn’t deal with it well”.

“At one point someone referred to us as ‘Rennard’s red hot babes'”. On the emails between the Telegraph and Jonny Oates: “I am unsure as to how Nick never heard of that”. She’s not the only one…


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  1. 1
    Cleggover says:

    I’ve tupped 30 birds!

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  2. 2
    The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

    I think we’ve got a very clear message, a loud and clear message that Britain cannot let up in dealing with its debts, dealing with its problems, cannot let up in making sure that Britain can pay its way in the world.

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    • 11
      CarryHole is a stupendous Hunt says:

      and that’s why we propose punishing people for saving in order to give free money to people who’ve borrowed fecklessly..

      Farmland + shotgun shells should be your ONLY investment class.

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      • 19
        Persоn frоm Pоrlоck says:

        MP5 іs а usеful tооl аnd wеll nаmеd.

        Dіd yоu hаvе а gооd hоlіdаy? Skііng?

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  3. 3

    Nick FrittingDem doesn’t know which way to turn…

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  4. 4
    The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

    I’d like to remind all MP’s to pay their bar bills.

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    • 78
      Anonymous says:

      I’d like to remind you George to remove the taxpayer provided subsidy for mp’s dining & wining in their place of work;they make enough extra money via their fiddling the expenses & allowances.

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  5. 5
    Big Nick says:

    Let me make this crystal clear,I did not have relations with that lady…was that the correct answer?

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  6. 7
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Time to get out the crosshairs.

    Clegg is caught in the cover-up, his spin and denials are getting out of control. He’s on the run!

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  7. 10
    STuN says:

    My word, what a fabulous week to be Chris Huhne!
    hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahah… I think you get my drift.

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    • 74
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Hope he’s being monitored like those ordinary plebs who are not placed on remand while awaiting sentencing?

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  8. 12
    Euromate says:

    She’s hardly going to get any sympathy from a Chalet Lad who shagged 30 plus women on the job.

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  10. 14
    Bessie Braddock says:

    I was elected far too long ago – and for the wrong party.

    Otherwise I’m sure I’d have been propositioned.

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  11. 15
    EU Watch says:

    Looks like there could be military coup / civil war imminent in Greece. (For real, not just stating the obvious)

    The Greek government have contracted Academ! (the rebranded Blackwater, a private merc firm, cross check !raq…) in to protect key government installations including the Parliament.

    Leon!das Chysanthopoul!s is the Greek diplomat who has revealed this.

    http://olympia.gr/2012/12/29/could-this-greek-tragedy-lead-to-civil-war/

    ‘The Greek government recently made an agreement with the successor company of Blackwater to hire mercenaries for the protection of Parliament. Parliament, however, in democracies needs no protection.’

    This has been confirmed on Greek Military news site defencenet gr
    Google:

    κατηγορούμενοι-ως-δολοφόνοι-στο-ιράκ-φρουροί-του-ελληνικού-κοινοβουλίου

    (site in Greek, but translates ok in chrome)

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    • 17
      Derekus Bentleyopolis says:

      Let em have it

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      • 31
        EU Watch says:

        On a deeper analytic level it further demonstrates that the EU has totally failed in Greece.

        The military are being supported at the same level directly by Brussels whilst the country has burned. This is why there has not been a coup already.

        One suspects that this is either going to end soon, or the generals are beginning to shift away from the EU policies themselves.

        Check the history of Greece: The military is the real power which determines who remains in government there. It is a complete perversion of democracy on all levels bringing in a foreign private mercenary firm to protect the Parliament.

        The !taly result is likely to speed things up.

        It would really stir the pot if it came out that similar moves were being made by the Span!sh and Portugu3se governments. ;-)

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      • 33
        Anonymous says:

        Bet it’s not reported on the BBC.
        Wouldn’t want to remind the masses that the EU is an unmitigated disaster.

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        • 58
          Bollocks Broadcasting Corporation says:

          We will be sending someone to tell viewers, “It’s all kicking off down here.”

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    • 84
      History Buff says:

      Will we see the panzers rolling south? Thoroughly stupid but well in line with the level of arrogance the self appointed masters of the universe over there seem to possess.

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  12. 18
    Persоn frоm Pоrlоck says:

    Sаrаh Tеаthеr іs stіll wаіtіng tо bе prоpоsіtіоnеd.

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  13. 23
    Moby Dick says:

    Tainted Ikea Swedish meatballs is as liberal as I will go

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  14. 24
    Clegg is a dead man walking says:

    Pleeeeeeease, I hope this sees Nick Clegg’s downfall. We haven’t had a big political resignation in a while. Popcorn time.

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  15. 34
    Clegg is a dead man walking says:

    It doesn’t take Poirot to work out what happened. Rennard’s victims all came forward to the likes of Swinson et al. They initially said they would deal with it. It was taken to Clegg, Farron and others and they basically said no dice, Rennard’s a fixer, a fundraiser, this can’t go public. As more victims piled up, they decided to quietly move him off the stage “on health grounds”.

    And now it’s come back to haunt them.

    Clegg, Farron and Swinson should all be forced to resign and also resign their seats.

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  16. 39
    The Dutch Ambassador says:

    The Dutch Government protests in the strongest possible terms at people taking the piss out of one of our most loyal servants.

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  17. 40
    Big Nick says:

    I am now practicing my sad humble face…

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  18. 41
    stoleninnocence2012 says:

    Reblogged this on stoleninnocence2012's Blog.

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  19. 44

    Guido saying 9 women, BBC are saying 10 women involved.

    I suppose If Sarah Teather is one of them that could account for the confusion.

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  20. 52
    Will says:

    breaking news guido – constance brisco has been arrested !!!

    liberals and the law you could not make it up

    nick clegg week is going from bad to worse all he needs now is a liberal MP caught on clapham common with a underage rent boy !!! (i wonder how much william hill will give me odds on this one happening)

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  21. 61
    Pale Thorpe's Sausage says:

    I am turning in my grave that this is happening to the party I love.

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  22. 62
    Osama the Nazarene says:

    Jo Swinson knew but her hands were tied!

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  23. 63
    Engineer says:

    What’s up with these women? What happened to the well-known phrase, “Piss off, creep”, or even, “Well, thank you for the offer, but no thanks. I’ll leave now, if you don’t mind – or even if you do.”

    As far as I can tell, non of the allegations are of anything more serious than unwanted propositions or inappropriate groping. Both unacceptable, but hardly serious sexual assault or rape.

    Is there more to this than we’ve heard so far?

    (PS – Not standing up for Rennard, who can go hang for all I care. Just don’t understand why the women involved are behaving as if they’ve been gang-raped.)

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      Riggsy Brown says:

      + 1. All this `he put his hand on my knee’ & `he invited me back to his room for coffee’ doesn’t amount to much more than amateur hour chatting up. And certainly not propositioning or full-on hitting on someone. In my day you’d have to be caught on the job at work during office hours to even get a warning. But this the party of of Thorpe’, Oaten and Hughes so showing interest in the opposite `kind’ is to be discouraged.

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  24. 66
    The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

    The Osborne fact (1)

    IDS used to claim unemployment benefit.

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    • 81
      Blowing Whistles says:

      Wasn’t there something dodgy a few years ago about IDS’s qualifications with links to Italy?

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      • 83
        The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

        Yes, it was “inaccurate and misleading”

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        • 87
          Blowing Whistles says:

          Your response therefore leaves open the issue that there were true bits to it all.

          Ergo: You didn’t say totally inaccurate, totally refuted and completly misleading. Ambiguous is what your reply was.

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  25. 70
    Nigel S says:

    Rennard’s foxes surely?

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  26. 71
    MC Nick Clegg says:

    Tim Farton said I should prepare my next YouTube Clip
    It will be my personal rendition of “D Reamed : Things can only get bitter”
    I’m sure that’ll soothe the wronged wimmen.

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  27. 82
    Anonymous says:

    Given the pregnant silence from senior libdem ladies on this issue will they now be known as the silent service?

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  28. 88
    Not a feminst says:

    Is that it. An enitire interview about being asked by some bloke to have a drink in his hotel room????

    And the other allegations about two women being locked in his flat an offered a shag, which was refused and no further allegations of being held against their will made?

    IS THAT IT??

    Really?

    And this is headline news?

    Really?

    And these damaged women thought they could cope with the cut and thrust of being MPs??

    Really?

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