June 4th, 2013

Leveson Lover’s Large Bill Blows Brian’s Bluster

When the Leveson lovers story broke, Brian responded by telling Tory MP Rob Wilson that “Ms Patry Hoskins assisted in the largely mechanical exercise of collecting and organising the evidence”. Adding that  “absolutely no role” in work on the section of the report addressing the culture, practices and ethics of the press. Well today we learn she was paid £218,606 for this apparently limited role. It does not add up…


  1. 1
    Toby Young says:

    ‘Beneath contempt': Tory blames economic crisis on Owen Jones’s tweets.

  2. 2
    Lefty Judges are corrupt says:


  3. 3
    Anonymous says:


  4. 4
    A Clerk says:

    Nine work if you can get it

  5. 5
    Bazinga! says:

    Nikki Campell the queen of breakfast radio was rather coy this morning when challenged to tell us how much he earned.

    “It’s private” came the reply. Why? He’s a public sector worker paid by a compulsory tax. Nothing to hide surely?

    Anyway for anyone interested he’s on around 500,000 a year. Great value I think for such talent.

  6. 6
    Jealous says:

    Is this an office romance

  7. 7
    toxic taffy says:

    I’d give Owen a limited role on my cock.

  8. 8
    glam jobsworths r us says:

    Once you accept that Quangos, Enquiries etc are little more than money laundering machines to get our money into the hands of the chosen few it becomes quite obvious what is going on.

  9. 9
    Angry feminist says:

    She knows her place.
    Stay in bed a bit more ofter.

  10. 10
    Crusty the sock says:

    Plumber blames backed up washing machine filter on Owens sheets.

  11. 11
    M102 says:

    So Brian has been telling MP’s porkies. I want to make sure that fact is in the public domain.

  12. 12
    Tracy 'I should have gone to Specsavers' Temple says:

    An indifferent shag more like.

  13. 13
    UKIP Press Officer says:

    UKIP’s Farage in Brighton: Owen Jones,on his bike, spontaneously shouted phrases like “scum” and “racist” .

  14. 14
    Lord Stansted says:

    With those morals, Campell should be in Parliament.

  15. 15
    working lady says:

    worth £218,606 minus London rate for clerk for less than a years work. She’s a clever girl.

  16. 16
    Lets get her a gong says:

    Guido and friends and family (of Guido) must nominate her, write letters, offer references etc etc and secure a gong in Dave’s resignation letter awards.

  17. 17
    Crusty the sock says:

    At £150 an hour neither party could afford to sustain the affair and so withdrew before exchange of fluids.

  18. 18
    FofI request says:

    Don’t lawyers account (keep a record) for every 15 minutes of their time. Its all there. Freedom of Information request should reveal all.

    PS don’t relie upon the mail.

  19. 19
    A Saucy Gander says:

    So, Mr Cameron is a man to whose statements the yardstick of ‘the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth’ does not apply.

    Its a good job he doesn’t normally work as a judge, as a judge is someone from whom we’d have to be able to expect the ‘utmost good faith’ and the very highest standards of probity.

  20. 20
    Jimmy says:

    Oddly enough the press outrage over an affair between two of the leading players at Leveson seems to have died down a little lately.

  21. 21
    Jorge Orwell says:

    Licence fee is not compulsory, you only need to pay it if you have a TV / Watch live to air TV broadcasts.

    Don’t pay it, read a book instead, or watch TV programmes via the internet

  22. 22
    the lord cunningplan of smelling says:


    it was a hand job after all

  23. 23
    Owens Mum says:

    I blame spunk for Owens crusty socks.

  24. 24
    Doctor Cassidy says:

    Maybe he’s got a new form of Tourette’s syndrome…Liberal Tourette’s

  25. 25
    the lord macperson of farmunwellgate says:

    yes – she’ll pull through!

  26. 26
    lojolondon says:

    How can they even agree to pay someone £200k for a few months work?? No-one on the public pay checque should be paid more than the PM. End of story.

  27. 27
    John Tandy says:

    Why am i not suprise ?

  28. 28
    Constant Brisket says:

    I concur wholeheartedly.

  29. 29
    Arse fuck for freedom says:

    Can male on male bumming be construed as an affair?

  30. 30
    Back@woodsman says:

    ” it does not add up”. When its tax payers money being pissed away, to kick whatever the little political difficulty du jour is into the long grass, it rarely does !

  31. 31
    Mechanical Engineer says:

    I wish I could find mechanical roles like that!

  32. 32
    Sir John Chilcot says:

    Trust me, £200K is peanuts.

  33. 33
    Clapper Watch says:

    Maybe she goes like the clappers!

  34. 34
  35. 35
    Jimmy says:

    I don’t know. Are you any good at it?

  36. 36
    Jimmy says:

    Is it true the Santorini contest was cancelled when it turned out two ex employees had won it?

  37. 37
    Legal software says:

    Every six minutes.

  38. 38
    Anonymous says:

    Guido, could you give us a well-defined enlargement please?

    (I meant the newspaper mock-up. It comes out all fuzzy when I try to blow it up, so I can’t tell what the rules of the game are.)

  39. 39
    Penfold says:

    Tsk, tsk, has Levenson said a porkie..?

    An investigation must be started and those guilty brought to book……

  40. 40
    Keep Our Press Free says:

    Just because press interest into the affair has died down, it doesn’t make the conflict of interest any less concerning.

  41. 41
    Anonymous says:

    We expect it from our Judges but unfortunately we often don’t get it.

  42. 42
    A worker says:

    Scandalous waste of public money.

  43. 43
    Peter Martin says:

    £200k still rather adds up to a lot round here.

    My missus and I have been asking the kids to do a bit of collecting and organising in their rooms, and were thinking more in terms of a trip to KFC as compo.

  44. 44
    mikis says:

    Thank God. Ms Hoskins had such a “limited role”. Whio knows what she would have charged had she been involved in some work!

  45. 45
    Savile Enquiry says:

    Peanuts- total amateurs

  46. 46
    Yeah, right... says:

    Can someone please refute this?

    500k per annum puts him in the same league as seriously quality broadcasters like Andy Gray.

  47. 47
    Jack Ketch says:

    So Leveson lied, or was economical with the truth as they say down his way. Perhaps there should be a Judicial enquiry–lots of Judes will be glad to get the fees.

  48. 48
    Anonymous says:

    I take it you are joking ?

  49. 49
    Anonymous says:

    The whole enquiry was a farce.

  50. 50
    Giuseppe Marinetti says:

    Good to see that anti semitism is alive and well.Or was it a typo. Judes…Judges…Juden.

  51. 51
    Robespierre says:

    Perhaps we should walk “Brian” to the guillotine? I’m keen, very keen.

  52. 52
    PC Dixon says:

    Words fail to describe the disgusting behaviour of these two. Not the sex which is obvious and up to them but the double standards, lies and dishonesty of the bloody lawyers who pocket such huge amounts in the process. Whole circus was to benefit the greedy lawyers and hypocritical lefties/libdems.

  53. 53
    neil scott says:

    Neil Scott of brambles farm was convicted on blood forensics evidence,yet in witness statements its forensics continuity plan was Flawed When G4S stated they took Two Samples from Neil at the police station,and only LOGGED ONE,neil said his blood was taken at the station,by G4S,now UK Cleveland Middlesbrough Police deny this,and the Prosecutions case for Continuity Denied it also saying the blood they received came from the crime schene to forensics without Entering that station at all, yet the arresting detective Did Write that he had the blood received by forensics,and that he did send it to forensics from Middlehaven station which blows away All forensics evidence and its listed now as it was then, as tapering and misconduct in the station,the blood was taken from neil 48 hours after the crime which is an impossibility for it to have been found in a Crime scene two days before which also adds 6 judges,16 witnesses to a now criminal intent to suppress and Falsify forensics evidence,listed on Neils website. http://Wp.me/p2euOV-4.

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