July 11th, 2013

When Owen Jones Met Red Len

Of course Owen Jones is definitely not a union lobbyist. He’s far too busy writing his book to get involved in that unfortunate business any more. After all it was only a bit of “public policy work” that he used to do for the union-funded CLASS think tank anyway. Yet now he doesn’t have the time for all that. Who should Owen be spotted with in Portcullis House this afternoon? One Len McCluskey…


  1. 1
    Dumb and Dumber says:

    Is it a remake?


    • 5
      MPs' place of work says:

      Why are red owen and red Len allowed into Portcullis house? Do they have privileges that ordinary people do not? and isn’t Jones self appointed anyway?


      • 23
        G4S says:


        4 x ankle bracelets, size XXL, wearer = P.Stains, cost =£200k.


      • 28
        The Taxpaying Public says:

        Good question. They are more important than any other members of the public, so why the special red carpet treatment?


        • 45
          my taxes paid for this says:

          Portcullis House is for MP’s and their staff.
          Not fatcat union bosses and their gophers.


      • 54
        Howzat1932 says:

        I thought school had a further week to run in Jones playing Hooky teacher will spank perhaps the deputy speaker could stand in he must be at at loose end.


  2. 2
    Owen Jones says:

    This article is an absolutely disgusting insult to lower rate tax-payers who are being extorted by greedy landlords, and the author should apologise to the public and come clean about his earnings.


  3. 4
    The Muddle class Militant. says:

    Why don’t we all just crown Len as the next King of England & be done with it.


  4. 6
    Peeping Tom says:


  5. 8
    It's like a red flag to a bullshitter says:

    People are so unfair about the Labour Party.

    They have so many good ideas and policies to bring a brighter future to Britain yet just about everyone on this blog seems determined to judge them on the 13 years they were in a position to actually do something with them.


    • 12
      Yeah, right... says:

      Thats very funny.


    • 16
      Ed Millicock says:

      To: The Electorate

      Please give us one more chance you never know my princess



    • 24
      Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

      Ed’s blank sheet of paper now has two items on it:
      Magic Money tree?
      Unicorn Milking?


      • 25
        Ed Miliband says:

        And make Len a quilt out of duckling pubes


        • 28
          Lord Sir Domly Dom says:

          And get Len’s permission to slag off the unions and formulate a pretend spat with them.

          It reminds me of the old joke, “I am the boss in my house and I have my wife’s permission to say so.”

          Miliband has Len’s permission to attack his union, just so long as Ed does not go so far as to remove any of Len’s power to “influence” (dictate) labour selection processes or labour policies.


      • 34
        Old Blue Eyes says:

        You forgot “Dinners for donors in Downing Street”.


    • 39
      Did I forget anything ?? says:

      The only things I can remember that they managed to do was increase the surveillance society;reduce freedom of speech;increase immigration; bust the economy;fail to regulate the banks properly; use taxpayers money to bail out Scottish Banks;sold off our gold reserves at rock bottom prices oh and yes get us involved in several wars one of which was illegal and another with very vague objectives…was it to promote women’s rights,stop the heroin trade or make the streets of Britain safer ? Who knows cos’ sure as fuck they didn’t


      • 47
        err says:

        Don’t forget it was Labour who introduced university tuition fees.
        With one kid at uni and two about two go, I will never forget that.


  6. 10
    dutchy says:

    Is ‘Red Len’ a fellow traveller ?


  7. 14
    Owen Jones says:

    Len was really gentle. He used water based lube so had to reapply a few times.


  8. 15
    a little green man says:



  9. 27
    Anon says:

    Scum together then.


  10. 31
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Aha, he’s been flushed out now!


  11. 32

    Own will be meeting up with Len and all the other left wing nutters at the Durham Miners Gala on Saturday,the comrades spouting their usual Socialist shyte then getting pissed up and a good nosh at the County Hotel payed for by hard working Trdes Unionists who dont know where their money goes,time to make opting in to the political fund mandatory PDQ


  12. 33
    Owen Jones Mother says:

    Guido your obession with my Owen is very scary.

    You either fancy him or you are stalking him.

    Either way I don’t like it.


    • 49
      Magaluf Engerlander says:

      Mike Handlemycock says you do, but you just don’t want Owen to know because he’s still not into girls.


  13. 35
    A great night's entertainment for all the family! says:

    Want a Saturday night you won’t soon forget? Then get on down to the Dùrham Mìners Gàla this Saturday for a night of fun! Guests include:

    Cockney comic Bob Crow

    Red Len McCluskey

    The Mirror’s Kevin Maguire

    and Owen Jones.


  14. 36
    Tory voter says:

    I am quite sure that it was a complete coincidence and you are reading far too much into it.


    • 55
      Vote L/L/C for (as yet undeclared) expenses says:

      What that they were supposed to be visiting others, but happened to be talking to each other where they should not be meeting. Sounds like a slip-up to me, independent editors take care.


  15. 43
    Osset & District Emforced Patronage Officer says says:

    sit down ,shut up and eat it .


  16. 53
    Anonymous says:

    The Reds.


  17. 56
    Fraser says:

    Anyone think Guidos articles are getting a bit banal?

    What next? Ed Milliband meets union member?


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