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?

  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. 3
    Dumb and Dumber says:

    Which one are you?

  4. 4
    The Muddle class Militant. says:

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

  5. 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?

  6. 6
    Peeping Tom says:

  7. 7
    Rotherham Child Services says:

    I trust the photographer is CRB registered and not a UKIP supporter

  8. 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.

  9. 9
    Anonymous says:

    spot the white one

  10. 10
    dutchy says:

    Is ‘Red Len’ a fellow traveller ?

  11. 11
    Hang The Bostards says:

    Isn’t it illegal to post pictures of kids on the internet without the consent of their parents

  12. 12
    Yeah, right... says:

    Thats very funny.

  13. 13
    JT says:

    Is Watson the inverse choc ice?

  14. 14
    Owen Jones says:

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

  15. 15
  16. 16
    Ed Millicock says:

    To: The Electorate

    Please give us one more chance you never know my princess


  17. 17
    Colour Sergeant Bourne says:

    The sentries report Zulus to the south west. Thousands of them.

  18. 18
    Keir Starmer says:

    Are Watsons parents still alive?

  19. 19
    Off duty policeman says:

    Was TWatson vetted on not being on the sex offenders register before being allowed to enter that school?

  20. 20
    The KBKNKP says:

    But it’s a whiter future that we want!

  21. 21
    Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

  22. 22
    The Equalities police says:

    Remember to include images of children from different ethnic communities in your communications whenever possible, and to use positive images of disabled children. This will ensure that your photographs are inclusive of the whole community and comply with the Disability Discrimination legislation.


  23. 23
    G4S says:


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

  24. 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. 25
    Ed Miliband says:

    And make Len a quilt out of duckling pubes

  26. 26
    Watson falls foul of the consent police says:

    You must get consent from the parent, guardian or carer of a child or young person up to the age of 18 (this is called `parental consent’).


  27. 27
    Anon says:

    Scum together then.

  28. 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?

  29. 29
    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.

  30. 30
    White Flighter says:

    Thank Christ I got out

  31. 31
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Aha, he’s been flushed out now!

  32. 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

  33. 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.

  34. 34
    Old Blue Eyes says:

    You forgot “Dinners for donors in Downing Street”.

  35. 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.

  36. 36
    Tory voter says:

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

  37. 37
    Officer Commanding says:

    Give them a volley of .577/450 Martini-Henry.

  38. 38
    East India Company Wallah says:

    Maybe different coloured chicks with dix

  39. 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

  40. 40
    David Bailey says:

    It’s a negative.

  41. 41
    Back1woodsman says:

    Yes I’m stuck in the middle with you,
    And I’m wondering what it is I should do,
    It’s so hard to keep this smile from my face,
    Losing control, yeah, I’m all over the place,
    Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right,
    Here I am, stuck in the middle with you.

    Stealers Wheel

  42. 42
    White Flight says:

    Is West Brom in Africa?

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

    sit down ,shut up and eat it .

  44. 44
    Anonymous says:

    No pictures of children should be posted on the internet without consent.

  45. 45
    my taxes paid for this says:

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

  46. 46
    and says:

    Can Maguire still find his way up north?

  47. 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.

  48. 48
    Bein anti Owen Jones is racist says:

    future leader of the Labour Party

  49. 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.

  50. 50
    Well says:

    He can’ be any worse than the current one.

  51. 51
    Owen Jones says:

    The Labour Party needs to offer a REAL ALTERNATIVE to this wicked Tory-led austerity. Mick Philpott didn’t even claim welfare!

  52. 52
    Anonymous says:


  53. 53
    Anonymous says:

    The Reds.

  54. 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.

  55. 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.

  56. 56
    Fraser says:

    Anyone think Guidos articles are getting a bit banal?

    What next? Ed Milliband meets union member?

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