August 2nd, 2013

Pickles Will See Pilgrims in Court

Militant PCS union fat cat Mark Serwotka is trying to legal Eric Pickles into submission over ending the automatic collection of union subs from civil servants’ salaries, the so-called check-off system.

With a straight face, Serwotka is spinning this as Pickles wasting taxpayers’ money. Despite the fact that the check-off reform aims to save taxpayers’ money. And the fact that it was PCS who served the DCLG. So Serwotka is blowing taxpayer cash twice over, then blaming Pickles for… blowing taxpayer cash. He was hardly going to back down was he…


71 Comments

  1. 1
    Mark Serwotka says:

    I do look like Holly Johnson out of Frankie Goes to Hollywood though, don’t I?

  2. 2
    Lady DingDong says:

    Picklesshould sit on the odious marxist toad.

  3. 3
    Darth Murdoch says:

    More anti union activity from the fat slob.
    I’m sure this board will support this, but you unemployable saddos don”t need the weekend the unions ought to give you anyway.

  4. 4
    A Taxpayer says:

    Why should I allow one red cent of my money to be used to pay for a communist apparatchik?

    Please tell me that.

  5. 5
    Ad Hominem says:

    Ahem, kettle, pan, black.

  6. 6
    Darth Murdoch says:

    Pure conjecture, you have no evidence for you ludicrous conspiracy based outburst. So there isn’t much point trying to give you a brief history of the unions.

  7. 7
    Pickled pink says:

    Is this the shortest thread on record?

  8. 8
    Darth Murdoch says:

    All things pickles uses regularly when making more food than required.

  9. 9
    Silly Ass from Ravenglass says:

    Wotsa DCLG please?

  10. 10
    A Taxpayer says:

    I could not give a Flying wotsit for the history of the unions.

    I just want to hear one good reason why any of my money that is stolen from me, should be used to subsidise this pricks salary.

    Or am I asking for too much?

  11. 11
    Simon B says:

    Exactly. These unions are evil, pure s c u m. They agitated for “weekends”, for the “8 hour day” and “paid holidays” among other things. It’s no co-incidence that Capitalism worked best (and profits were highest) in the Victorian era when these so-called workers’ rights did not exist.

    The UK needs its own Pinochet to sort out this unwashed rabble.

  12. 12
    Idon'tneednodoctor says:

    Serwotka is an arsewipe.

  13. 13
    Websters Political Dictionary says:

    A parasitical organ, which preys on its host. Unlike other parasitical organs this one does not stop until the host is dead.

  14. 14
    Simon B says:

    No, arsewipes are useful. Serwotka is a foreign Commie. Guido proudly said that he used to raise money to kill commies in the 1980s. I think he needs to start doing so again. I’d donate £100 to rid our Nation of this Marxist menace.

  15. 15
    Match.com says:

    Simon, did you see our last message re: a full refund?

  16. 16
    the poor bloody tax-payer says:

    but that is how the civil self-service thinks and acts

    that’s the problem

    ask them what motto to put on a sheet(sic) of bog-paper they would say -‘now please wash your hands’

  17. 17
    ATOS says:

    Pass

  18. 18
    Darth Murdoch says:

    Because without people like this, you are at the mercy of your employer. No rights nor freedoms. Its very simple.

  19. 19
    Diane Abbotapotumus says:

    He cannot help being Obese.

  20. 20
    Darth Murdoch says:

    Dear comrade, trolling is only successful when it is not clear that is the intention. Poor effort.

  21. 21
    A Taxpayer says:

    I am now over 50 and have not been in a union since I was forced to be in one before I was 20 (apprentice) nor have I worked in a place that has union representation for over 30 years.

    Can you explain why I have never been downtrodden perchance?

  22. 22
    but says:

    Just remind me how much Serwotka earns?

  23. 23
    Gold Plated Pensioner says:

    Other public sector Unions collect their subs by direct debit, so I really don’t see why the PCS are making such a big fuss.

  24. 24
    Anonymous Coward says:

    Simon B. Use Darth as your role model

  25. 25
    Bob Crow says:

    Duz ee liv ina Carncil Arse?

  26. 26
    Riggsy Brown says:

    In 2011 his total remuneration was listed as £126,258 which includes £27.860 pension contributions. Not bad for someone who pledged in 2000 that, if elected General Secretary, he’d only accept `the equivalent of an average civil servant’s wage’.

  27. 27
    Tom Tom says:

    My dosh is on Branston…

  28. 28
    Two Dogs of Empiricism says:

    When did the word legal become a verb?

  29. 29
    Xavier Onassis says:

    Serwotka is a grade one trotskyist wanker. And a poor excuse for a human being as well.

  30. 30

    Come on eric your a Bradford lad

  31. 31
    Anon says:

    Pickles is a freakin’ hero.

    Keep going Eric!

  32. 32
    Watcher says:

    Same sort of period when ‘appeal against’ became ‘appeal’ and lazy Americanisms gained ground in the birthplace of the English language.

  33. 33
    Sall E B A'Cow says:

    Come on Eric, give the Welsh twat what for. He and his Commie mates should be sent to see Uncle Putin, he knows what to do with his ilk.

  34. 34
    Whiffler says:

    Guido

    Not a fan of Serwotka, but he tried to take his junior salary, but law precluded this.

    Direct payment from salary is neglible cost, and has happened for many decades.

    I applaud your campaign against Pilgrims – not a conceptual, but personal, problem.

    I note you’ve not made this a political levy issue – perhaps you are learning. Next – anyone who has reservation about Israeli gov’t behaviour doesn’t have to be a Nazi. Perhaps I should say I’m not a LibDem, nor are any of my friends. Sadly, my dad might be.

  35. 35
    TrooBrit says:

    Serwotka

    sounds a bit immigranty

  36. 36
    Vlad the Loudhailer says:

    Well done Eric keep going get rid of Check Off across the whole of the public sector

  37. 37
    Displaced Brummie says:

    A friend of mine -a civil servant of some seniority- was so impressed by the performance of Mark Serwotka when he addressed a meeting of union members that she immediately resigned her membership.

  38. 38
    Displaced Brummie says:

    I am a member of a trade union, Daft Mudchucker and I will take this opportunity to invite you to fuck right off, without passing go and without collecting your £200.

  39. 39
    Displaced Brummie says:

    He doesn’t earn anything as he doesn’t work, just sponges off his members.

  40. 40
    Lazy American says:

    Yer darn tootin Sunbeam.

  41. 41
    Penny Pusher says:

    .. and thus awarded herself a substantial annual tax free pay rise. Good for her!

    (I did likewise about 3 years ago).

  42. 42
    Holly says:

    When are Labour going to scream blue murder over this ‘union tax’ being taken directly from salaries?
    When is Osborne going to STOP this unfair abomination?

    When are Labour going to back the government to put this money back in the pockets of hard working, low paid taxpayers?

    And IF by some twist of fate & idiot boy dumps the current front bench, will he at least stop the £3 paid to Labour,( even though most union members don’t vote Labour) before the end of the year?

    As for Marky boy…Sent Sheerman to do his dirty work when Labour closed offices up here in Yorkshire.
    Told us it was the fault of the ‘evil Labour government’, under the watchful eye of Bozo (the world saver)…..
    Shame the twat never thought about saving a bit of taxpayers money eh?

  43. 43

    Another court case, with nice little earners, for our learned friends.

  44. 44
    Anon says:

    Unions are just Fascist organisations run by Fascists for the benefit of Fascists.

  45. 45
    Anonymous says:

    Fail to see the issue. Union memberships are voluntary. All Pickles will achieve is more forms and more bureaucracy.

  46. 46
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    Take this lollipop sized light-sabre away. Get me a proper weapon. The sort of weapon a Glasgow Timelord would use. Something big. Really caber sized, heavy calibre big. Potent and ugly and angular with motherf**er engraved in Gothic blood letters down the mulit-barreled rocket firing end.

    And get me a proper hot babe, sidekick with legs that can-can and tits that would send even Gordon straight. And do it now you wardrobe Narnias.

    Or I might become annoyed.

  47. 47
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    I’m not using this! This won’t open the fabric of time and disrupt the portal of Simeria and Davos all the other made up words and time travelly bollox I need to spout. This won’t even open the f**ing door. It won’t even open a F**ing tin of Heinz 57 beans.

  48. 48
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    Or whatever it was. Remember that shit? ‘Predistribution’ that was another one. Dreamed up by the pre-wanker generation, god help us!

  49. 49
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    It hasn’t even got an actual slotted tip. It has no pointy bit. its pointless. Like the dweeb Miliband brother….I accept that isn’t a precise simile. They are both dweebs..Tweedweeb-Dumb and Tweedweeb-Dumber. They should be on this show, the robotic oddball faced monsters. Ed could be some organism that sucks the life out of a room..

  50. 50
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    ‘Predistribution’ that was another mega happy face time-thinktank-focus group so far up our own arses we can read each Guardians through our own nostrils jerk off ideas.. ‘Predistribution’!! Dreamed up by the pre-wanker generation, so help us!

    Take this lollipop sized mini light-sabre away. Get me a proper weapon. The sort of weapon a Glasgow Timelord would use. Something big. Really cabertossing sized, heavy calibre big. Potent and ugly and angular with motherf**er engraved in Gothic blood letters down the mulit-barreled rocket firing end.

    And get me a proper hot babe, sidekick with legs that can-can and tits that would send even Gordon straight. And do it now you BBC wardrobe Narnias.

  51. 51
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    It hasn’t even got an actual slotted tip. It has no pointy bit. Its f**ing pointless. Like that dweeb Miliband brother….I accept that isn’t a precise simile. They are both dweebs..Tweedweeb-Dumb and Tweedweeb-Dumber. They should be on this show, as robotic oddball faced monsters. Ed could be some organism that sucks the life out of a room..or a party.
    So who came up with this ‘Sonicaire… fu*cking… toothbrush device? Death by oral hygiene? That’s as scary as saying boo!

    I’ll bet it was the same long chinned, whispy goateed ‘progressive’ arts students turned Spads who came up with that ‘One Direction’ slogan. Or whatever it was. One donation? One donation to unite and you’re an MP. Remember that shit?

  52. 52
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    Hattie Harman’s bedside drawer. Something she keeps in a faux suede lilac pouch with a dozen batteries. *sniff-sniff* – Yeah …i thought so. Sniff that!..You know what that smell is..?..Brimstone!

  53. 53
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    BBC wardrobe- New Doctor’s first day.

    What’s this..Don’t tell me this a sonic screw-driver? This? It looks like something from

  54. 54
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    BBC wardrobe- New Doctor-WHO’s first day.

    What’s this..Don’t tell me this a sonic screw-driver? This? It looks like something from

  55. 55
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    BBC wardrobe- New Doctor’s first day.What’s this..Don’t tell me this is a It looks like something from

  56. 56
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    screw-driver?

  57. 57
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    scr/ewd/river

  58. 58
    Bill Quango MP - on holiday until september says:

    BBC wardrobe- New Doctor’s first day.

    What’s this..Don’t tell me this a sonic scre/wdri/ver? It looks like something from Hattie Harman’s bedside drawer. Something she keeps in a faux suede lilac pouch with a dozen batteries. *sniff-sniff* – Yeah …i thought so. Sniff that!..You know what that smell is..?..Brimstone!

    I’m not using this! This won’t open the fabric of time and disrupt the portal of Bryant or repel the bankers of Davos all the other made up words and time travelly bollox I need to spout. This won’t even open the f**ing door. It won’t even open a F**ing tin of Heinz 57 beans.

    It hasn’t even got an actual slotted tip. It has no pointy bit. Its f**ing pointless. Like that dweeb Miliband brother….I accept that isn’t a precise simile. They are both dweebs..Tweedweeb-Dumb and Tweedweeb-Dumber. They should be on this show, as robotic oddball faced monsters. Ed could be some organism that sucks the life out of a room..or a party.
    So who came up with this ‘Sonicaire… fu*cking… toothbrush device? Death by oral hygiene? That’s as scary as saying boo!

    I’ll bet it was the same long chinned, whispy goateed ‘progressive’ arts students turned Spads who came up with that ‘One Direction’ slogan. Or whatever it was. One donation? One donation to unite and you’re an MP. Remember that shit?

    Or I might become annoyed.

  59. 59
    Steve Jones says:

    You don’t contribute anything. The money comes from PCS members suscriptions.

  60. 60
    Steve Jones says:

    Total crap. They protect the employment rights of their members.

  61. 61
    Steve Jones says:

    How do you know? Have you wpied his arse?

  62. 62
    Steve Jones says:

    No he isnt. He is British born

  63. 63
    Steve Jones says:

    Takes a wanker to know a wanker!!

  64. 64
    Steve Jones says:

    Pickles will get pickled

  65. 65
    Steve Jones says:

    As far as i know people freely sign up to PCS so your comments are very stupid!

  66. 66
    Steve Jones says:

    You wished. It won’t happen.

  67. 67
    Steve Jones says:

    You stupid twat. You contribute nothing to his salary.

  68. 68
    Steve Jones says:

    These organisations fight for workers rights. You must be Tory scum!!

  69. 69
    Steve Jones says:

    He can go on a diet

  70. 70
    Steve Jones says:

    Look it up on the union accounts.

  71. 71
    Steve Jones says:

    And how do you know you twat!


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