July 22nd, 2013

Rise of the EMOs

After the rise of the Special Advisors – known throughout Whitehall as SpAds – Westminster is preparing for an influx of “Extended Ministerial Office Staff”. Thanks to reforms proposed by Frankie Maude, to ministers’ offices, lots more political roles will be created: beware of young EMOS. Black eyeliner and piercings will be optional.


  1. 1
    Andy Burnham says:

    Are you trying to be funny?

  2. 2
    What's in a name says:

    By Andy Rudd Mirror
    Royal baby news: Live updates as Kate Middleton is admitted to hospital in early stages of labour

    Who is Kate Middleton. Is she married?

    • 5
      Bottom Feeder says:

      She seems to have kissed a prince.

      • 28
        Novelty Products, Djakarta Ltd says:

        … as deliberately arranged by her mum. Her aunt runs some organisation known as Common Purpose.

        Conspiracy theorist – moi???!!

    • 26
      MT says:

      Royal Baby? If you think childbirth is bad, try Labour for 13 years.

  3. 3
    Call me Dave says:

    I wish my lawn was emo so it would cut itself.

    • 14
      Old Blind Pugh says:

      These EMOs (sounds a bit like a washing powder) seem another way to get more jobbies for the boys and PPE grads, get them doing a proper job for ten years or so before actually doing politics.

  4. 4
    Living in 97.333% white Merseyside says:

    Does this mean the bars in The Commons will become more like Newcastle’s Bigg Market on a Saturday night than ever?

  5. 6
    Wills says:

    The baby’s b1ack

  6. 8
    brightspark says:

    A crappy old tv show called ‘Supermarket Sweep’ just flashed into my noggin: my overall impression is that certain Tories are getting as much stuff flogged off before the buzzer (or should that be police sirens…?) sounds.

  7. 9
    Resident of ninety-seven point three percent white merseyside says:

    Does this mean the HOC at chucking out time will resemble a Brit stag night do in Riga or Prague?

  8. 10
    Sit Petra says:

  9. 11
    Ah! Monika says:

    Golden Handshakes !! FFS

    Call ‘em as they are. Taxpayer Handshakes.

  10. 12
    Ah!, I give up until 2015 says:

    So is the LibCon going to pay for these people or are they going to make the uncivil servants redundant or are they just going to do what they usually do dip into the taxpayers pocket to pay , why do we need Spads or uncivil servants, why do we allow this crap to go on, the politicians can come up with is to make the internet so called child friendly surely that’s the parent problem, is that all the control the politicians have now, can’t make a real decision as that is now done by the EU, fkin Fred Carno’s army has more brains than those evil politicians.

  11. 15
    Rt. Hon Dave Gimmick MP says:

    For all you fans of the Guido modbot, good news! We will be introducing one for the whole country which will completely eliminate porn by next year. We apologise in advance to the people of SHunthorpe for any inconvenience they may encounter.

  12. 16
    Old Blind Pugh says:

    You did not mention 8illy, the full names of PS or HC, some comment regarding NCorp and their ex employees other wise I am lost

  13. 17
    Kay Hurley Burley says:

    Still going strong. I’ll be on overtime soon!

  14. 20
    Anything that boils the piss of a left wing republican is good in my book says:

    God bless William and Kate

  15. 22
    Parliament's School Song says:

    NOT TO DO.

    • 24
      Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Ecoloons says:

      Don’t knock it. I’d rather have the useless fuckers doing nothing that passing more loony laws.

      If only we could encourage them to stay on holiday permanently, then the country will run much better.

    • 30
      D. Grate-Unwashed says:

      HI HO HI HO

  16. 23
    Dave is a liar and hates the UK says:

    Do you think if we all chipped in, we could get Dave, Ed and Nick an early Xmas present ?
    Heli fishing in Russia….

  17. 25
    Anonymous says:

    Have to admire parasites and leeches, despite being utterly vile creatures they sure do have friends in high places.

  18. 27
    Bill Quango MP-x says:

    A young chap with a strange black and white face emailed to ask for a position on my staff.

    Says his name is Richmond and he worked for Reynholm Industries in I.T.

    Any ideas anyone?

  19. 33

    How much an hour and do they take grandads whth a walking stick

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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”

orkneylad says:

What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?

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