August 2nd, 2013

Harman’s Son Grasses Mean Media to His Mummy

Joe Dromey, a red prince of the Labour aristocracy, stands accused of using his mother’s position as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport to try to threaten a national newspaper. Crowing about a minor clarification that he had won on the back of reporting the Mail to the PCC, Harriet Harman’s son Joe insisted that the complaint was solely his and he “used the PCC, as anyone else can”. He later confessed that he had CC’d his mother in an email to the newspaper. Given her sensitive role around the implementation of the Leveson recommendations and the setting up of a new media regulator, Guido will let you draw your own conclusions on whether this was in anyway appropriate conduct for any politician’s child, let alone one that told comrades that he aspires to be an MP himself one day. Running to mummy is one thing, running to mummy the shadow media regulator is quite another…

Dromey Jr is claiming that he did not have his mother’s permission to CC her in his email to the newspaper, though he is asking us to take him at his word on that one. Once again we have politicians, albeit in this case a wannabe one, throwing their weight around in an attempt to bully the media. Joe is right when he says anyone can go to the PCC, only a red prince however can use his mother’s prominence in public life as a stick to try and beat away scrutiny. If Harriet Harman didn’t give permission for her son to use her name in his complaint, what action did she take when she saw that she had been CC’d in the email? 


119 Comments

  1. 1
    Maqboul says:

    Grow up son.

  2. 2
    Point of Information 2 says:

    So all the toys came out the pram ?

  3. 3
    Owen Jones says:

    AUSTRALIA HAVE DECLARED

  4. 4
    Maqboul says:

    Classic inflammatory tactic to intimidate the receiver: cc the boss.

  5. 5
    Cardinal Richelieu's mole says:

    But after this, surely anyone can cc Harriet on their PCC complaints? Labour – helping the many.

  6. 6
    Baroness Jack Dromey of Unite - Winner of the all female candidate selection says:

    I told him to man-up like me!

  7. 7
    Simon B says:

    See? Commies everywhere. Thank GOD for Guido and Neo-Guido. These people should be put in camps, or better yet, stripped of their British citizenship and deported. If they like Communism so much, they should be sent to North Korea.

  8. 8
    Maqboul says:

    Of course they can but it will be ignored or junked unless you seek permission first.

  9. 9
    Maqboul says:

    Funny as fuck. Who writes your material?

  10. 10
    Batteries all women shortlists + hubby and now baby HAtes says:

    I and utterly sick of the dromey s Harmans and their ilk. They are just fucking odious scum

  11. 11
    Sticky wicket says:

    War? On whom ?

  12. 12
    but says:

    Poor kid’s probably easily confused.
    After all, his daddy did win an all-women shortlist.

  13. 13
    Simon B says:

    FINALLY THE GOVERNMENT SEES SENSE! I told you we needed camps for some people and, look. Residential training camps for disabled people: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/225491/residential-training-provision-independent-report.pdf

    About time those worshy s c u m were tackled!

  14. 14
    Michael McIntyre says:

    Modesty forbids….

  15. 15
    Joe Dromey or is it Joe Harman-Dromey or is it Joe Dromey-Harman or am I just a tosser says:

    Mummy, mummy they are picking on me. Tell them off mummy.

  16. 16
    Lady Margaret Beaufort says:

    Always remember the heredity principle. Your father was a brother to the King Maker and your mother is a Lady. That is what God intended.

  17. 17
    Actually says:

    Labour List?

  18. 18
    john77 says:

    Blimey! What sort of a Mummy’s boy needs permission to CC her on an email?

  19. 19
    Lady Margaret Beaufort says:

  20. 20
    PaedoFinder General says:

    The sort of boy who’s daddy got elected from an all-wimmin shortlist, I suppose.

    He must be very confused, poor chap.

  21. 21
    PaedoFinder General says:

    WHOSE Daddy dammit!

  22. 22
    Jimmy says:

    You need permission to cc people? What about to email them? If so so can you request it by email or do you have to write?

  23. 23
    How very dare they stop people to check their immigration status says:

    Meanwhile…LibDems, Guardian and BBC getting worked up over Home Office Street stops to locate illegal immigrants…don’t think the French would have these concerns or any other country in the EU for that matter…they would regard it as the police doing their job but the left have really fucked up this country

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10217808/Home-Office-immigration-crackdown-likened-to-Hunger-Games.html

  24. 24
    George Galloway says:

    David Ward issued a new worldwide travel alert today warning citizens of potential terror attacks in the Middle East and North Africa by al-Qaeda and its affiliates.
    “Current information suggests that al-Qaeda and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks both in the region and beyond, and that they may focus efforts to conduct attacks in the period between now and the end of August,” David Ward said. The attacks are seen as occurring in or emanating from the Arabian peninsula, according to the statement, and “may involve public transportation systems and other tourist infrastructure.”

  25. 25
    Michael McIntyre says:

    **BREAKING**

    Mugabe wins parliamentary majority.

    That’s Paddypower in deep doodah.

  26. 26
    The MP who earns 3 times the national average wage plus tax free expenses + pension + resettlement says:

  27. 27
    Wars of the Roses or was it Milk Tray ? says:

    I blame John of Gaunt and Katherine Swinford me self for all this Beaufort nonsense

  28. 28
    Popeye says:

    Typical self important socialist scum.
    Now let me see, this is the son of the bloke that got dressed up in his wife’s skirt to get on a woman only short list, isn’t it?

  29. 29
    Maqboul says:

    Did the price of stamps suddenly rise tenfold?

  30. 30
    WillReed says:

    Joe Dromey was at Warwick Uni when I was there. He had special privileges then too.

    http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Education+Matters%3A+Fury+as+MP's+son+'let+off'+over+drugs.-a0113045868

  31. 31
    Jimmy says:

    This stop and search for papers idea certainly seems to be a big hit with fake libertarians.

  32. 32
    Jimmy says:

    Yes, I imagine the Zimbabwean election was a huge chunk of their book.

  33. 33
    Anonymous says:

    Didn’t Ms Harman take out an injunction some time ago to protect her children from anyone reporting anything they did while children?I believe I read about before she was an MP. It may be interesting to ask young master Dromey if this is true and if he agreed with it. Also did he do anything ‘notable’ while a child?

  34. 34
    Match.com says:

    Simon, I think we have found someone suitable for you. Unfortunately I cannot send a picture as I cannot find one that is not NSFW.

  35. 35
    mayor of the eighth emirate says:

    And he wants to lead the Cons and become PM, never. May all the way. http://tinyurl.com/nu562v7

  36. 36
    Joe Dromey - The Lumberjack song says:

    “I want to be a girlie just like my old papa.”

  37. 37
    possibly says:

    A posh one who went to St Olave’s selective grammar school?

  38. 38
    Die axt von Leonard says:

    http://goo.gl/

    t2
    ha
    iu

  39. 39
    SingalongaDave says:

    I was in the army, I looked after the privates, you know,
    Proud and erect I was in Parade
    A magnificent picture I made.
    Through my galloping here, and my galloping there,
    This ridiculous habit I got,
    And I’m hanged if I don’t think I’m galloping now
    Whether up in the saddle or not!
    And the people they glare at me so,
    For it matters not where I may go, It’s –

    ♫ ♫ Bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bum! As if I was riding my chargé [d’affaire, that is]
    Bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bum! I’m chums with an Indian rajah ;)
    All the girls declare That I’m a gay old burgher.
    Hey! hey! clear the way! Here comes the galloping traitor! ♫ ♫

    I always was a ladies’ man, favoured for doing bum-sex;
    Well, I called upon one yesterday,
    Though I won’t give the lady away. [trust me !]
    She started to talk of my riding career,
    And was quite interested, you see,
    But’twas she I admired, so we talked about her,
    She was more interesting than me.
    And she said I’d been shooting a line,
    For as soon as we sat down to dine I went –

    ♫ ♫ Bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bum! As if I was riding my chargé [still sore, eh Bill ?]
    Bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bum! I’m chums with an Indian rajah ;)
    All the girls declare That I’m a gay old burgher.
    Hey! hey! clear the way! Here comes the galloping traitor! ♫ ♫

    I don’t tell ev’ryone, but still, I was married some time ago.
    I regret of the matter to speak –
    We were only together a week.
    I endeavoured, of course, to make Gwendideng happy,
    But one day, alas! and alack!
    That impulsive young creature ran home to her ‘pappy’,
    And told me she wouldn’t come back.
    When I said that I thought it was rough,
    She replied she’d had more than enough Of my –

    ♫ ♫ Bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bum! I’m busy redacting my charge-sheet
    Bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bonk-i-ty! bum! I’m chums with an Indian rajah ;)
    All the girls declare That I’m just drawn by the hair.
    Hey! hey! clear the way! Here comes the galloping traitor! ♫ ♫

  40. 40
    Anonymous says:

    Does being a child cover the time he was at Uni…

  41. 41
    Hitler was a Socialist says:

    Attempting to control the free press and freedom of expression certainly seems to be a big hit with Socialists.

  42. 42
    Riggsy Brown says:

    Harperson and Droney’s – yes DroNey – pathetic, hypocritical thirst for power and influence shames even that of the risible socially myopic Union barons they so revere. Joe’s just following in the family footsteps.

  43. 43
    Chucky O'Bama Harrison Ummuna says:

    Ah, Roses, the Beaufort House in Chelsea.

    A rather expensive champaign bar. No trash or wannabe’s in there.

  44. 44
    Right Full Rudder says:

    Remind me which party wanted to make us all carry fucking ID cards only a couple of years ago.

  45. 45
    So was Pol Pot says:

    Control them? why not just shoot them instead?

  46. 46
    Marcus Brig Bram Stoker says:

    Me, me. Plagerist

  47. 47
    Chukky Newsroom says:

    Meanwhile in other breaking news, in St Reatham it’s another hot day.

  48. 48
    Viscount Stansgate says:

    Labour Aristocracy? that`s nothing new.

  49. 49
    Penfold says:

    Speak quietly and carry a big stick….

    Or, if that fails use nepotism.

  50. 50
    Jimmy Savile Jr says:

    I once thought my dad’s name would open doors for me in children’s television. Sadly it has not quite worked out like that.

  51. 51
    Jimmy says:

    If we’d claimed to be libertarians that would be an excellent riposte.

  52. 52
    Stella Creasy says:

    There are more of us aristocrats about in the Labour Party than you might think. Did I mention that I am a woman?

  53. 53
    Jo says:

    Im not a mammie’s boy…I’m not, I’m not, I’m not.. Ohhhh maaaam I’ve poohed my pants!!!

  54. 54
    Bleeding Twat says:

    If a mother has a different surname to her son she is clearly a slut.

  55. 55
    retgwte says:

    Isnt Harriet Harman the one who was driving around for months with an out of date tax disc. And when it came to the authorities attention she was let off, as opposed to the automatic prosecution that any non MP gets?

  56. 56
    Spoilt Barsteward says:

    I will do as I like old bean.

  57. 57
    Observer says:

    Joe’s daddy’s a mummy, too, since he got in on an all-women Labour shortlist.

  58. 58
    Simon B says:

    Sorry, matey, but I’m married (and have two mistresses). I never had any problems getting a shag because I have money, nice clothes and the latest tech. Maybe if you were a successful entrepreneur like me, you would have women too.

  59. 59
    have you noticed how the Islamic for Allah looks like the Loch Ness monster ? says:

    problems like this come about when a person thinks that they can obtain personal advantage from their or their friends and aquaintances position in the hierarchy of government. Clearly this is an unhealthy state of affairs.
    For example if we could all agree on a set of rules and behavior then better if we are all chipped and all progress achieved by merit monitored by central computer brain

  60. 60
    have you noticed how the Islamic for Allah looks like the Loch Ness monster ? says:

    I hope all you media types are claiming your TV license against costs for tax purposes ? I know I did .

  61. 61
    John Bellingham says:

    She was only given 3 points and £350 fine for driving without due care. For some of the other crimes of this family, just check Wiki.

  62. 62
    have you noticed how the Islamic for Allah looks like the Loch Ness monster ? says:

    I read somebody did it and I said to my accountant look there is a precedent and it (claim) was accepted by the revenue

  63. 63
    have you noticed how the Islamic for Allah looks like the Loch Ness monster ? says:

    I’ll stop after this.
    does anybody remember the guy worked at the post office and opened a bank account in the name of Inlandi Revenue so he stole cheques made out to inland revenue and added an i and paid them into his account. How can something like that happen ?

  64. 64
    Two Dogs of Empiricism says:

    His father is his mummy as well.

  65. 65
    CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

    Jimmy, are you offering to accommodate some of these poor illegals in your own gaff?

  66. 66
    Nworb Nodrog says:

    Should that not be Street Ham?

  67. 67
    bergen says:

    And banged on about comprehensive education whilst sending them miles to a decent school.

  68. 68
    Hitler was a Socialist says:

    Jimmy-hoist by his own petard.

  69. 69
    sure as eggs is eggs says:

    But all of this probably won’t stop Joe being elected as a Labour MP.

  70. 70
    Red Ed says:

    FFS

  71. 71
    Jackaline Dromey says:

    I’m the man of the house. I came first on an all-woman shortlist. How cool is that?

  72. 72
    Ed Balls says:

    I didnt think they were as good as that.

  73. 73
    Mr Harman says:

    Just another wanker then.

  74. 74
    The EDL says:

    Well done at last.

  75. 75
    A Stamp Buyer says:

    Why how much do you fiddle( or earn as you claim).

  76. 76
    Willie Vaugh says:

    Oh you are naughty.

  77. 77
    Frank Skinner says:

    Another tosserfor the trough.

  78. 78
    Lord Fondlebum says:

    No chance mummy and daddy will make sure he tops the all wimin list, wanker.

  79. 79
    Hibou says:

    … that’s not a man, that’s a PWICK !

  80. 80
    Hibou says:

    … MP expenses … ?

  81. 81
    Lynmouth Campbell says:

    Welsh cleric:

    Crown them ye martyrs of the few
    Ye ransomed of Bob Crow, ye ransomed of Bob Crow
    And crown them, crown them, crown them
    and crown them lords of all.

  82. 82
    who'd have thought it says:

    Didn’t realise Creasy was related to the aristocracy, went to a posh school and Cambridge.

  83. 83
    Hope Springs says:

    He’s upset that the Press and Internet keep reminding people about his Extremist Marxist mother’s defence of the Pedophile Information Exchange back in the day. How embarrassing for the chap.

    Who’s his father by the way ? Self insemination ? Or unknown IVF donor ?

    Has he a tattoo saying. “No sex wss involved in the creation of this androgynous nonsexual being”

    Come to think of it. Ignore the above wind up. He is after all a Victim of Marxism. As good people we should not mock the afflicted.

  84. 84
    Graham says:

    Dromey junior is a piss brained little shit just like his morinic parents.

  85. 85
    Hope Springs says:

    That John Gant is now in UKIP. Same chap ?

  86. 86
    Hope Springs says:

    why are you not running the county ?

  87. 87
    Prince Joseph Harman-Dromey-Harman says:

    I only CC’d Mummy because she has much bigger balls than Daddy!

    Once Euan, Will and I get parachuted into safe seats – where the cloth-capped idiots would vote for even a pig wearing a Welfare Party rosette – then Mummy and Daddy can safely be kicked upstairs to the Lords.

    They can retire on £300 a day while we young princes of privilege carry on the war against Thatcherism/Capitalism/any -ism that seeks to deny the Welfare Party its rightful place as the provider of all things bright and beautiful to the grateful drones that we need to keep enslaved for our own good.

    POWER TO THE PEOPLE!

  88. 88
    Mike Oxenfire says:

    So you’re a typical champagne socialist, then?

  89. 89
    Anonymous says:

    I think labour should tone down these inane comments, they are making themselves look stupid, oh wait—

  90. 90
    Anonymous says:

    I dont think her salary is dependant on how many stamps are sold, she is not a sub postmaster FFS.

  91. 91
    Anonymous says:

    So Joey was allowed to stay in Halls after smoking cannabis whilst others were thrown out, nice.

  92. 92
    Anonymous says:

    Like antonio and Cherie.

  93. 93
    Jimmy says:

    No, I think you’ll find kitten heels is offering them accommodation. Try and keep up. Thankfully we’re not at the Ann Frank stage just yet.

  94. 94
    Jimmy says:

    Was that a typo?

  95. 95
    Maqboul says:

    That was my point – it had no impact on the customers.

  96. 96
    WORST TORY PARTY EVER says:

    Lying , cheating , postal fraud , forgery

    He’ll be a model politician !

  97. 97
    It takes a cunt to catch a cunt says:

    You’ve obviously got the X Factor.

    Fancy taking it up the shitter some time?

  98. 98
    It takes a cunt to catch a cunt says:

    Comprehensives are for the little people

  99. 99
    Hacking victim of law firms and big business says:

    It cant be too long before Tom Watson and the Grnuad spill the beans on this one can it ?

  100. 100
    It takes a cunt to catch a cunt says:

    Don’t knock it.

    Posh birds looking for a bit of rough can be very fruitful territory if you’re looking for a quick shag

  101. 101
    It takes a cunt to catch a cunt says:

    But not to the little people – obviously.

  102. 102
    Cornish Pilchard says:

    Oh give the poor lad a break. His great granny was a Countess so in a family of Marxists he has a lot of class hatred to live down

  103. 103
    Cornish Pilchard says:

    Look who in the media would pay ANY attention to Harriet anyway

  104. 104
    Eloc Yrrah says:

    Harry old fruit, you are wearing a nice RED tie or is it puce, haven’t you brushed your hair for that photo looks as if you have just got out of bed.

  105. 105

    Like anuvver potential dishonourable growing up innit?

  106. 106
    Oldrightie says:

    So Harriet the Harridan is still suckling the wee lad.

  107. 107
    Anonymous says:

    FFS cant you do better than that ? this isnt a C beebies site you know.

  108. 108
    Anonymous says:

    I think the point is that to cc the deputy leader of the Labour party on an e mail, knowing that it will be visible to other recipients, is intimidating.Didnt you get that ?

  109. 109
    Anonymous says:

    Kevin Rudd would make a bad umpire ? what ?

  110. 110
    Anonymous says:

    It cant be long before one of Tony`s kids is helicoptered in to a safe seat !

  111. 111
    Anonymous says:

    No idea. If there was an injunction it may have included an option to include the ‘child’ until finished full time education. Just thinking given Mr Dromey’s influence with the unions it may have been in the back ground that “we let Master Dromey off or we get a load of trouble with university unions.” Same thing with the press barons at the time of the supposed injunction. It was just after Grunwick and when the press were starting to think of more automation.

  112. 112
    Hibou says:

    … gives great tit .

  113. 113
    Spermalicious says:

    Harriet his mummy?
    Who fooked her?
    Give the guy a medal.

  114. 114
    Anonymous says:

    Well I live in magnificent splendour
    I am honoured wherever I go
    I sit in my ivory tower
    And pass judgement on all those below

    I criticise government actions
    Though nobody elected me
    I always want more and I cadge from the poor
    My organisations tax-free

    I criticised all bankers bonus
    Shout for more equal shares of the pot
    In reality we are far richer
    And what’s more were keeping the lot

    I preach that we are all equal
    And demand laws that heed what I say
    But I’m just a snob for your barred from top job
    If you’re female or worse still your gay

    Who am I? Have I got you Guessing?
    Well believe me I have no remorse
    For the habit I have of cross-dressing
    I am an Archbishop of course

  115. 115
    It takes a cunt to catch a cunt says:

    And a white stick

  116. 116
    Joe's mum says:

    Mummy’s got you an all-woman shortlist safe seat – on my lap.

  117. 117
    Lost in Clacton says:

    Has Leveson Part Two started yet?

  118. 118
    Waiting for Chilcott says:

    No.

  119. 119
    Parasite says:

    What ‘latest tech’ is that? A penis pump?


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