July 29th, 2013

Emma Reynolds Lobbyist Merry-Go-Round

Labour Shadow Europe Minister Emma Reynolds doesn’t tend to shout from the rooftops about her previous career. Reynolds gave up her job spinning for lobbyists Cogitamus when she won her seat, just as her old firm were lobbying on behalf of the Campaign for Better Transport. As Guido reported in yesterday’s Sun column, the campaign focussed on lobbying for:

“co-operatives and mutuals to play a pivotal role in providing transport services.”

Guido is sure it was pure coincidence when Reynolds then stood up in Parliament and asked:

“will the Government consider changing it in their review to allow mutuals and co-operatives to bid for future franchises?”

Almost word-for-word identical…


50 Comments

  1. 1
    Ignoramus says:

    What sort of cock calls their company “Cogitamus”?

  2. 2
    Anonymous says:

    Head?

  3. 3
    HotMale says:

    You have a clean inbox,

  4. 4
    Newsfox says:

    Yup she’s in the pay of those who want to make public transport affordable and run by those passionate about their communities….nightmare!

  5. 5
    Ignoramusbuster says:

    cogitamus = we think

    cogito = I think

  6. 6
    HotMale says:

    ….except for a head and a cock.

  7. 7
    Guido Fawkes says:

    Owen Jones tells reporters: Who am I to judge gay people?

  8. 8
    F.Sinatra says:

    Do be Do be Doo

  9. 9
    HotMale says:

    Mentula foetet

  10. 10
    Ippikin says:

    Being another Labour nonentity, she probably didn’t think anyone would notice.

  11. 11
    The Duke of Plaza Toro says:

    There are only so many words to go round, some of them are bound to come out in the same order.

  12. 12
    So There!! says:

  13. 13
    Owen Jones says:

    How about this then,David Cameron ?

    Len McCluskey ‏@Unite4Len 2h
    Unite has pledged to pay the cost of employment tribunal fees for its members contesting unfair dismissal.

    http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unfairdismissalclaimantstopayforfirsttimeinbiggestshakeupsince1960s/

  14. 14
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    And I’ll bet Cogitamus made a mighty sum.

    Just remember not to put Descartes before the horse, though.

  15. 15
    a three year old says:

    That would be quite a good poster for UKIP a bit like the WWII propoganda, some frightening figure standing in Europe casting an ominous shadow over the UK

  16. 16
    loud hailer says:

    I’d have assumed that a union would automatically do this for it’s members anyway.

  17. 17
    Fettler says:

    Give enough MPs typewriters…

  18. 18
    a three year old says:

    probably the shadow should be some demonic clawing hand

  19. 19
    Happiness is knowing you are Welsh says:

    There is definitely something of the dark about this person.

    I suspect that a criminal offence hads been committed and Guido will not be slow when it comes to seeing justice done.

    Have we got a date for trial against that Perry person yet?

  20. 20
    Hypocrite Alert! says:

    She could make all transport affordable and cut the very real cost burden, by advocating a reduction of tax on fuel, from it’s obscene 80% level.

    Will she ‘care’ enough to do that? You can bet your life she wouldn’t

  21. 21
    Anonymous says:

    Europe = foreign

  22. 22
    Lord Mandleson of Boyes hardware store says:

    My job as shadows minister was quite important being that is where Tony Blair liked to conduct business,in the shadows

  23. 23
    Gaddaffi's chauffeur says:

    The woman is clearly a nasty bit of work.

    I have always avoided women who wear red frocks and necklaces.

    They always seem to want something.

  24. 24
    Could it get any easier? says:

    How about appointing no win-no fee solicitors?

  25. 25
    lost in clacton says:

    Is Francois Hollande having sex with this woman?

    Nothing surprises me anymore about what Socialists get up to.

    My tom cat has better morals and taste.

  26. 26
    Get it right says:

    EU = Shit.

  27. 27
    Crazy woman says:

    Never trust a women whose eyebrows and hairline are too far apart.

  28. 28
    Russia is European says:

    Quite. The British Islands are no more European than Antarctica is.

  29. 29
    Strolling Bones says:

    “Almost word-for-word identical” = 3 out of 19 words the same (but in a different order”.

  30. 30
    Daily Fail says:

    “The Co-op declares war on ‘harmful’ lads’ mags: Supermarket insist on ‘modesty covers’ for its shelves.”
    On other pages “Not sleeping alone! Helen Flanagan wears lacy lingerie as she cuddles up to her teddy bear in bed”
    “Too hot to handle! TOWIE’s Lauren Pope shows off her sizzling shape as she cools off with a dip in the sea”

  31. 31
    Chav Scum says:

    Innit = I don’t think

  32. 32
    Truth in Advertising says:

    The Co-op.

    Outrageous prices, targetting the poor.

  33. 33
    Carboard Ed says:

  34. 34
    This Century says:

    What’s a typewriter?

  35. 35
    Universal Hiss says:

    I see the liar George Smith is telling lies again……

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jul/28/proud-welfare-reforms-fair-benefits

    In The Guardian of all places. What a car crash.He does have the universal credit of being one of the most despised men in the UK though.

  36. 36
    Mehdi Hasan says:

    Is side-boob allowed?

  37. 37
    old fashioned idea of what MP's should actually be doing says:

    She’s in the pay of those who have their own agenda.
    Rather than looking after the constituents that elected her.

  38. 38
    Anonymous says:

    EU leaders=a joke.

  39. 39
    S.B.S. says:

    Someone should buy that woman a hair brush for her Christmas / Birthday always a mess.

  40. 40
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Aha, more Labour cronyism flushed out for all to see.

    I’d never heard of this MP before but from now on Emma Reynolds rhymes with sleaze. Shame on her!

  41. 41
    The savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    and coitus interruptus means i was disturbed whilst on the job.

  42. 42
    The savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    giving or receiving ?

  43. 43
    The savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    oh i don’t know… we have or used to have a british research station in antarctica some years ago …. unless it’s been iced over by now .

  44. 44
    The savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    never trust a woman whose trousers have patently had row with her ankles.

  45. 45
    1 + 1 = 4 says:

    back in the day, CfBT stood for the Centre for British Teachers. Based in Reading I think.

  46. 46

    Another plagiarism?

  47. 47
    lexander says:

    Another one to add to the corrupt list come the election – that’s about 125 now.

  48. 48
    Del Boy says:

    This Emma Reynolds type is just what you dont want in a Parliamentary democracy.

    She comes over all sweet and coy at Election times but then she changes.

    I don’t like her and do not trust her.

  49. 49
    Spel-it-rite says:

    Who is he not to judge them?

  50. 50
    Anonymous says:

    Can we recall her now under the new legislation?


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