June 24th, 2013

New Downing Street SpAd Smashes Chumocracy

Those who claim you have to be friends with the Prime Minister for twenty years to get a job in Downing Street should note the arrival of  former Cathy Ashton spokesman Daniel Korski. Dave’s new Special Advisor focussing on “the global race” has smashed the chumocracy. He was only best man to Downing Street Chief of Staff Ed Llewellyn.


  1. 1
    TPA says:

    another public school moron?

  2. 2
    I am a Hamburger says:

    is the “global race” humans or is it something to do with the Olympics ?

  3. 3
    A brilliant Leader who does a fantastic job says:

    Got to keep the boys in jobs.

    Please keep paying your taxes everyone.

    Remember we are all in this together.

    Don’t worry about those Brazilians. When it comes to the World Cup the Junta will make sure none of them are allowed within a five mile radius of any match.

  4. 4
    Andrew Pierce says:

    Police arrest a 54-year-old man in Surrey over the murders of three members of the same family and a French cyclist near Annecy. ( Not Sky News )

  5. 5
    A packet of salt 'n vinegar crisps please says:

    Once a council house………. always a council house

    Once a person of……………. always a person of

  6. 6
    From Iain Dale's blog says:

    A political acquaintance of mine was wandering home the other night, minding his own business when he encountered a chap with a full Freddie Mercury moustache and a gold, tiger emblazoned jacket. He used the frankly legendary line: “Excuse me, I think you’re quite fit. Can I suck your cock?” Somehow my friend’s incredibly British response of “I’m actually okay… but thank you…” didn’t seem to quite cut it… Amazing the disguises some MPs will use nowadays…

  7. 7
    V1le Labour trashed my Country says:

    I’m feeling really overjoyed when paying my extortionate taxes for welfare spongers, parasites and MP expenses.

  8. 8

    What Guido chooses not to say is that the reason he will fit in so well is that he is a particularly rabid Europhile.

  9. 9
    JadedJean says:

    Yet another 4-by-2 rises to prominence in the world of politics.

    When you look at the frequency of these people in politics, the media, in finance/banking and the judiciary; it really is at odds with what it should be when considering the null hypothesis.

    Oh, and he’s ticked the PPE box as well.

  10. 10

    Wonder when Guido is going to tell us who the cocksucker is

  11. 11
    Point of Information says:

    Was the gentleman from !raq or connected with arms industry ?

  12. 12
    M102 says:

    Did he have a baseball cap and sunglasses?

  13. 13
    New No 10 spokesman says:

    Here I am Guido

  14. 14
    Vote L/L/C for (as yet undeclared) expenses says:

    As I don’t remember Cathy Ashton he’s obviously done a good job, he’s also extremely Dapper. A sure thing that he’s another one of “them” who enjoys romantic soirees in Rome paid for by the EU. More gravy anyone?

  15. 15
    Howzat1932 says:

    Ashton’s term coming to its end so all her hangers on decamp looking for new sinecures on the public tit.

  16. 16
    Solidarnosc says:

    He’s the one that got away

  17. 17
    Point of Information says:

    Not to dis your point, but the Cathy Ashton spokesman gave that game away :-)

  18. 18
    Cooking critic says:

    Is he another cook as well?

  19. 19
    Other things not mentioned says:

    Son of polish J immigrants: ie. Ed Miliband has just entered #10 as a SpAD

    There should be a restriction on these Eastern European’s being given access to high office in UK. They do not act in the countries interest and are a national security risk.

  20. 20
    Joke number 5 says:

    Once a king, always a king,
    But once a night’s a charm.

  21. 21
    Egon Ronay says:

    He’s Dave answer to Nigella

  22. 22
    Observer says:

    + 1000

    And if you look at Ed’s kitchen cabinet

    It’s beginning to look like a real cabal…

  23. 23
    EU adviser says:

    Cathy Ashton’s foreign is so, so credible..

    In fact, does she have one?

    Has Dave appointed this man to finally sink his Titanic?

    Or to feather his nest in his next career?

  24. 24
    Burgers are bad for you says:

    That’s a great shame. The EU might somebody effective as her successor.

  25. 25
    Burgers are bad for you says:

    * find

  26. 26
    No Oil Painting says:

    All I can say is that Daniel deserves a break after working with Cath. It can’t have been easy

  27. 27
    The CPS says:

    Or Nigella’s answer to Saatchi ;-)

    Tins of beer joined with Gaffa tape: Mark of genius.

  28. 28
    Vote L/L/C for (as yet undeclared) expenses says:

    Load of twaddle UKIP stood a few ex-eastern UKIP candidates like miliband last local elections, it’s the EU’s size and ambitions which it hates, if we could have an EU at 1/20th of the budget and no more enlargement, try and actually deal with the backwardness of parts we already have then it would be ok. At the moment it is a byword for greed.

  29. 29
    Cromwell's trooper says:

    He used to write “well informed” pieces at Speccie Coffee House that were always met with well earned derision….clearly he is perfect for number ten

  30. 30
    Burgers are bad for you says:

    Korsi the Kat?

  31. 31
    Vote L/L/C for (as yet undeclared) expenses says:

    That’s not the point. It is nepotistic to appoint best men, old schoolmates and cousins.

  32. 32
    Point of Information says:

    Do you think Cathy has figured out who is who among the EU leaders yet ?

    And two salacious details:

    i) Who is fitter: Lagarde or Ashton ?
    ii) Would Ashton get an invite from Berlusconi to bunga bunga ?

  33. 33
    Howzat1932 says:

    As a matter of fact almost nobody knows Cathy Ashton she has managed to hide behind behind her cloak of mediocrity despite being the most highly paid civil servant in Europe. She has never stood for any form of election at all she was second choice for her job due to the usual disgusting horse trading that goes on in the eu. She got the because she ruffled the least number of feathers and could be guaranteed to make a mess of all she touched.Her looks could have played no part in any part in her appointments,but no worry about any hankey pancky.Watch this space for her next public appointment.

  34. 34
    WHAT THE FUCK? A National Day of Mourning? says:

  35. 35
    Frank says:

    To be Frank. The last thing we need are elected EUSSR Commissars. That will only legitimise the twats and make them demand even more powers. Would be far better to stop pretending that the EUSSR is a country and do away with all of them.

  36. 36
    Chuks is never one to miss an efnick vote. says:

    Hows about a national Mayflower day or a national Titanic day?

  37. 37
    Anonymous says:

    Your comment is awaiting moderation for posting a link to the Rusbridger/p@edo article.

  38. 38
    La Belle Francoise says:

    We already have one Black Monday – and we don’t need another!

  39. 39
    Haribo Halfwit says:

    Losing the Finance portfolio (which we used to have in a vice-like grip) was one of Brown’s sly timed-release ‘gifts’ to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

    Cathy Ashton’s appointment as Trade Commissioner of the EU and her elevation to the Lords as the Noble Baroness Ashton was the result.

    He cared neither for the City nor Scotland’s financial powerhouse in Edinburgh, it would seem.

  40. 40
    La Belle Francoise says:

    Do you refer to the famous Arbroath (smokies) Building Society?

  41. 41
    Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty 1915 says:

    Of course, we could have a Lusitania Day in commemoration of my cynical attempt to draw America into the Great War, too.

  42. 42
    John Tandy says:

    Jobs for the boys a feature of this Government !

  43. 43
    Anonymous says:

    Will it be a day of mourning?

  44. 44
    DWWolds says:

    Korksi is also an EU fanatic.

  45. 45
    Bluto says:

    What a truly stupid appointment. Why not give Mandelson a job in your ridiculous government Cameron, you Manchurian Candidate wet lefty?

  46. 46
    David Laws LibDems fiddler says:

    Like Dave he is a EU fanatic. So the chumocacy continues.

  47. 47
    LikewhatthefuckdoIknow says:

    I’ve heard that Korski is on a two year contract – could a sign…………….

  48. 48
    Gary Bloke says:

    There’s a provenance of which to boast, former aide to Baroness Ashton.

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