September 27th, 2013

MacShane Trial Set For May Next Year

Good of Denis MacShane to turn up at the Old Bailey this morning, rather than, say, go on holiday like last time. Accused of submitting 19 bogus invoices worth £12,900, he will enter a plea on November 18. His trial in front of Mr Justice Sweeney, of Huhne fame, will provisionally take place on May 6 next year. Just in time for the local and European elections…


  1. 1
    Tachybaptus says:

    They can add an extra charge of riding without a helmet.

  2. 2
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    Many of us are weeping tears of laughter. MacShane must be happy knowing there are so many wishing him a long sentence.

  3. 3
    Lexander says:

    I will save the country time and money: Guilty, six months’ jug! And get yourself a proper motocycle.

  4. 4
    Maggie the dog says:

    You know he’ll get away with it , the slimy twat’s always do .

  5. 5
    Cliff Richards says:

    May next year, where has he gone for his holiday?

  6. 6

    He should know better than that, he might catch an STD

  7. 7
    Traitor Dave says:

    Listen to the sycophant sucking up to the people he thinks (fool) will vote for him in the future. From 4.00 he tells the audience M*sl*ms should be in top positions in our armed forces. The more i see and hear of this man, the more i despise him.

  8. 8
    When Chuka was at School says:

  9. 9
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Sleazy rider!

  10. 10
    Lib Dem Hater says:

    I think 3 or 4 expendable MPs have been prosecuted over parliamentary expenses. If there were 50 honest MPs we were lucky. Members of the Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet got away with it.

  11. 11
    Sally BerCow says:


  12. 12
    Fuck the LibLabCon says:

    They’re all traitors.

  13. 13
    tn02 says:

    I wonder when he’ll play the persecuted J*w card?

  14. 14
    Serox says:

    All these MP’s are shocking. It would never happen if they just listened to dubstep. When I worked with Suggs and the MP I played them both some Benga and they loved it.

  15. 15
    Tony "a shredder eat my expense claims" Blair says:

    So did I!

  16. 16
    Somebody Had To Do This Joke says:

    Matyjaszek had better hope Mr Justice “The” Sweeney eats breakfast the morning of sentencing.

  17. 17
    Pray for them says:

    ‘Eyes gouged out, bodies hanging from hooks, and fingers removed with pliers': Horrific claims of torture emerge as soldiers reveal gory Kenyan mall massacre details

    The religion of Piece by Piece.

  18. 18
    The rule of law is only for the little people says:

    I do hope the judge asks MacShane why he felt the need to change his name upon entering public life.

  19. 19
    Court of Public Opinion says:

    Guilty until proven Guilty.

  20. 20
    Casual Observer 3 says:

    The guy is a moron spinning a PR line which is wildly out of date.

    Wooftah weddings, windmills and Woolich will be his legacy, unless he comes up with another classic before he’s booted out.

    When was that filmed…

  21. 21
    Pray for them says:

    See #17

  22. 22
    sole man says:

    Just listening to SKY sh*t about global warming and the oceans absorbing carbon dioxide.
    Yet Phytoplankton in the seas absorb CO2 producing oxygen through photosynthesis, multiply and are a food source for fish, whales, dolphins, crabs, and everything else that lives in or off of the oceans.
    Why is this facet about the balance of the oceans and global climate change always ignored by those in the know?
    Fish tonight? It is after all a Friday!

  23. 23
    Hairy Biker says:

    As much fucking use as an ashtray on a motorcycle.

  24. 24
    Err says:

    That reminds me, we haven’t heard fro the Cod Father on here recently

  25. 25
    all greek to me says:

    Some people will do anything if the Pryce is right.

  26. 26
    Iain Dale says:

    I hope he has three weetabix and twäts McShame.

  27. 27
    I d on't n eed no d octor says:

    So Polly Toynbee is now an expert on climate change. DP show now.

  28. 28
    Ed Miliband says:

    Absolute tosh. I’m red through and through. They’ll sing ” The REd Flag ” while I’m Leader

  29. 29
    incognito says:

    Still posts. Unfortunately his new monicker escapes me.
    Ask Cat.

  30. 30
    Ed Miliband says:

    I said I would freeze energy and its started all on its own – Result.

  31. 31
    I d on't n eed no d octor says:

    Question for Ummuna – Why didn’t labour win the election in 2010?

  32. 32
    Joss Taskin says:

    Why is Re Ed’s dad buried yards away from his hero, Karl Marx, in Highgate Cemetery ? ?

  33. 33
    Trouble is says:

    That since women started having brazilians, crabs have been in decline.

  34. 34
    Paniagua v5 says:

    No politician can ‘catch’ an STD, not unless it’s funded by the taxpayer that is.

    So maybe a ‘happy finish’ massage while on a fact finding mission, or an in the gents glory hole while on the same mission but other than that highly unlikely.

  35. 35
    Iain"Hulk Hogan" Dale says:

    Austerity discredited – excellent piece from Martin Wolf on the damage Osborne has done

  36. 36
    ████ 'changed my tune ' Hoon says:

    Is McShameless still shagging me ex-wife ?

  37. 37
    Lol! says:

    Red Wedge – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Red Wedge was a collective of arseholes who attempted to engage young people with politics in general, and the policies of the Labour Party in particular, …

  38. 38
    Handycock says:

    Good to see the Law cracking down on dodgy Mps.

  39. 39
    Potty Toynbee says:

    I’m an expert in hand-wringing, patronising, self-serving twaddle.

  40. 40
    Smart Eco Loon says:

    Thanks to common fisheries policy, the predator fish in our waters are quite low, so the amount of CO2 absorbing plankton should be very high.

    The ocean absorption of CO2 has been measured as some are now slightly more acidic as a result. Not a problem as algae takes over in these conditions to remove CO2.

    Plants eat CO2 – higher levels are good for crop yields. (Better than GM)

    Cutting down rain forests is still a bad idea though as that removes a major CO2 sink.

  41. 41
    Trouble is says:

    No use asking Cat, he thinks he has lost track of me. Not his fault I use a different Monika (clue ) depending on the subject.

    Try to keep Little Boy Blue when posting double or triple entendres, but missed most of the time anyway.

  42. 42
    scum labour... says:

    absolutely ridiculous to have to wait until may next year to see him tried.

  43. 43
    Owen Jones says:

    I’d like to rub under their foreskins with a scotch bonnet chilli * evil grin*

  44. 44
    scum labour... says:

    presumably from MacShit

  45. 45
    Err says:

    ‘cos he’s dead?

  46. 46
    Judge Dread says:

    What do you mean they have no helmets? I can see at least 1 bell-end!

  47. 47
    Sir William Waid says:

    Because he’s dead?

  48. 48
    scum labour... says:

    ‘cos the plots are cheap ?

  49. 49
    Lee Rigby says:

    Just submit to Islam and all charges will be dropped to maintain community cohesion, whatever that is.

  50. 50
    Al Zawari says:

    And Pedo his his name

  51. 51
    97% of bill payers says:

    Coz you can’t tax it if we didn’t break it.

  52. 52
    97% of bill payers says:

    Wedgie Ben?

  53. 53
    Margaret Moran says:

    Just do what I did, Denis, and you’ll get off scott free!

  54. 54
    incognito says:

    Lice I tell You. It’s all lice. ;)

  55. 55
    Gideon says:

    The only thing she’s an expert on is villas in Tuscany and private school selection.

  56. 56
    Caption Competition says:

    I know we haven’t had the caption competition yet but I’d like to get mine in early.

    Is David Cameron saying to Ed Balls – ‘My willy is small because I’ve just got out of the sea?’

    Please send my prize to Bolsover MP C/O Broadmoor Hospital. Thanks

  57. 57
    Anon says:

    Does the court have a popcorn stand ?

  58. 58
    Ed Balls says:

    Dave is saying to Ed Balls: Has Osborne been folding your towels ?

  59. 59
    Classic Caption Contest says:

    Post Gove holding up the blank piece of paper in QT, and ask for some suggestions for Labour policy for Ed as Gove was last night.

  60. 60
    Iris R says:

    Me too

  61. 61
    Twatwatch says:

    Did he have a fight outside with the smugtastic Will Self?

  62. 62
    Jimmy says:

    So Camoron’s chickened out of a televised debate with Salmond, sending Alastair Darling instead. You couldn’t make this stuff up.

  63. 63
    Realist says:

    Can’t wait for the next installment at Bluewater.

  64. 64
    Classic Caption Contest says:

    According to eyewitness:

    Bear in mind that this source did express love for Richard Barnes following the Facebook Dick-Pic posting earlier this week…

  65. 65
    Somebody Had To Do This Joke says:

    Till Margaret Thatcher came along, and gave them all a wedgie?

  66. 66
  67. 67
    Anonymous says:

    Was that 95% probability, or 95% of all scientists.

    A little confused.

  68. 68
    Mince fight says:

    I reckon Gove would beat Self in a scrap

  69. 69
    Sunny Jim says:


  70. 70
    Good decision, Dvse says:

    Let the Jocks have their own internal debate. They’ll have no-one to glame then whatever way they vote.

  71. 71
    disenfranchised says:

    Dave fancies with one Scot versus another, Darling will have more clout.
    Afraid perhaps that his own presence will swing the out vote, [which would be received well by all, except for a certain few, on both sides of the border.

  72. 72
    Actually says:

    It’s best to keep the commie stench in one place?

  73. 73
    Popcorntastic says:

    I’m surprised Guido hasn’t uploaded this. Last night’s Question Time had a corker of a bust-up between Michael Gove and Will Self over the issue of terrorism.

    It begins with a thick leftie moaning about islamaphobia, to which UKIP’s Patrick O’Flynn has a brilliant riposte, followed by the fireworks between Gove and Self.

  74. 74
    Anonymous says:

    Where is this wonderful report? Anyone find a link to a real report and not extracts for the media.

  75. 75
    Major Disaster says:

    Never mind that, what about the EU demanding MORE British taxpayers money;

    As for any chance of EC cloth-trimming for the bureaucrats, the turkey Cameron must now consider himself well and truly trussed up: European Union
    Budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski last night said. “We are going to need additional funds to meet our legal obligations”, and promptly demanded a £3.5 billion bailout from national governments…or it will “run out of cash within months”. The news breaks only six months after the EU was granted an extra £6.4 billion to keep it afloat. The extra cash will take the total EU budget to £126 billion – an 8.4% increase on the previous year, as opposed to the 13% cut heralded by Dodgy Dave last year.

    Bear in mind that this ‘organisation’ called the Commission has overspent its budgets every year since it came into existence, and no auditor anywhere in the world has been willing to sign off the accounts for nineteen years, so ‘irregular’ are some of the monies recorded therein.

  76. 76

    MIKE OXHARD is what I think you are looking for. Had to look it up though.

  77. 77
    Don't be afraid, the composter isn't going to kill you says:

    Major CO2 sink?

    Trees and plants release ALL the CO2 they absorb in life, when they die and decay.
    Got a composter at the end of your garden?
    It’s busily releasing CO2 into the atmosphere right now and will do until all the plants and grass etc, decay down into compost.

  78. 78
  79. 79
    Don't be afraid, the composter isn't going to kill you says:

    AGW is 100% horseshiteand every warmist prediction to date, such as the Arctic being ‘ice free’ by 2013, has gone down in flames, hopelessly wrong.

    That’s why largely, they have abandoned short term predictions and gone long, after all, hardly anyone alive today, will be alive in 100 years from now.

  80. 80
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Hey SC – why don’t you smear me any more – I used to enjoy knocking your block off.

  81. 81
    Don't be afraid, the composter isn't going to kill you says:

    The report is getting ‘sliced and diced’ as usual, on every sceptic website and by people ( including many, many scientists ) who know bullshit when they see it.

  82. 82
    Don't be afraid, the composter isn't going to kill you says:

    Martin Wolf?

    The very same Martin Wolf who supported Labour and is now a Bilderberger?

    Who is pals with Ed Balls and Timothy Geithner, that Martin Wolf?

    Next you’ll be saying someone as idiotic as Paul Krugman, imagines Wolf is a genius, oh wait…..

  83. 83
    Bob Fleming says:

    Why are lefties so blind to what Islam is all about? Maybe they can see where the world is going and they want to make sure they’re on the winning side?

  84. 84
    Commen Sense says:

    Cameron is a complete and utter cnut. A weak quisling and traitor.

    What is less uncertain is how long he would remain breathing if he gave this same speech in Kenya…. rather than Londonistan.

    History will judge Cameron badly, I only hope we get to judge him in his lifetime.

  85. 85
    Commen Sense says:

    On the disgusting Today programme this morning it was all about allegations that Britons were involved in the massacre.

    Hold on a minute, there have been several eyewitness accounts describing a white women throwing grenades, shooting victims and directing the atrocities….

    Why are the BBC deliberately mis reporting this…..

  86. 86

    No he won’t he’ll do at least two months!!!

  87. 87

    That was then what about NOW ?

  88. 88
    Kenny mcAskil traitor to scotland says:

    Salmond is wanting Cameron to debate him so he can use the Scotland dont vote Tory but thats who we get argument. Perhaps he should be considering the fact that the Scottish legal system is currently being dismantled by not Westminster but by the SNP executive on the orders of the EUSSR . Independence my arse , it will be further enslavement to the EU if Salmond gets his way.

  89. 89
    Comrade Carwyn, Leader of the Rotten Welsh Labour Party(I know, I ll buy an Airport) says:

    It is essential that Mr MacShane has a fair trial which is of course the right of every accused person.
    Lets get it done and then send the thieving t..t down for ten years.

  90. 90
    Snarf says:

    Its has also gone very quiet about that crook in Wandsworth Council lately. Whatever became of him and his stolen loot?

  91. 91
    Stan Butler says:

    Will give him plenty of time to develop some illness preventing a trial. Think Ernest Saunders.

  92. 92
    Rob says:


    The deficit is still massive. The State is still massive. There is no austerity.

  93. 93
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Ahh yes indeed – I am sure that Geedo could provide an instant link to that bloke who ‘he’ exposed – but it seems as though unless it’s a geedo expos eh – and there ‘s no ‘biggin himself up’ – it doesn’t matter / register.

    Down at Bournemouth – Beesley is found out in the labyrinth council web as a mason – and he is far more corrupted than handycock the mason of the libdem kind over at Portsmouth City Council- not I may add in respect of Handycocks sexual abuse nature – with Beesley; it’s just straight fraud to the best of my knowledge and paper trail.

    btw The Appointed Trustee in the above article Timothy Ball – works for Mazars – and of course the Mail On Sunday know lots about Mazars’ corruption as do the BBC – but hey what would I know eh?

  94. 94
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    The Left are never on the winning side. They are natural losers.

  95. 95
    (That's enough Eds, Ed!) says:

    Complete knob!

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