December 13th, 2013

One Rule for Them…

…And one rule for the hard-working hard hat-wearing people at the Tetley tea factory in Eaglescliffe today.

Clearly health and safety rules don’t apply to the PM.

H/T @andybeer2

UPDATE:


165 Comments

  1. 1
    (Not so)Dangerous Brian says:

    Or even Olly the Owl!

    • 10
      Fascion Statement? says:

      I see it’s Dave’s turn to wear the purple tie today. Head boy pulled rank on Clegg junior and Milipuppet?

      • 19
        Blak Jack is in trouble methinks says:

        Think this explanation about Dromey’s “Pikey” tweet is total rubbish:

        1. Why on earth would auto-correct even know about, never mind choose, an offensive racist word?
        2. “Pikey” is nothing like “Postie” and isn’t auto-correct actually more likely to know about and choose for example “Postman” or “Postbox”?
        3. The two explanations given so far actually contradict each other, so somebody is up to something.

        • 23
          Socialists are worthless retarded subhuman filth says:

          I don’t find “pikey” offensive.

          However, I find people who find the word ‘pikey’ offensive offensive.

          • Blak Jack is in trouble methinks says:

            Yeah, but you don’t write the auto-correct software.

            There’s no way auto-correct would choose an offensive word. Just imagine if it used “f’uck” or “b’ollocks” on a kids phone? This explanation is total nonsense.

        • 34
          The definite article says:

          The issue is not about calling someone “pikey’ if that is his name and he answers to it. The issue is calling someone ‘the Pikey’ as that implies he is being refereed to as a noun or office holder and not as a person.

        • 48
          Lord Stansted says:

          All of a sudden, I feel very old. I have no idea what a pikey is or what it means. I have never heard or read the word. I hear it’s “offensive”, but I am unaware who is likely to be offended. I can only conclude therefore that there must be millions of people “out there”, who know of the word and are likely to be offended, but have never told me or any of my friends. What the fuck has happened to this country?

      • 64
        Nigel Farage doppelganger says:

        I didn’t give him permission to wear a UKIP tie, bloody cheek

        • 111
          Anonymous says:

          The Tories have a major problem and that is that no one believes anything they say that involves the EU. Lets just look at the evidence against believing them.
          We had the “Cast Iron Guarantee” on a Lisbon Referendum, which failed to materialise.
          We had the Promise to cut the EU budget which ended up not happening and we wound up not only paying more but have been recently asked for yet another massive contribution that has gone through on the nod. We are about to be forced to give convicts the vote, which we were told, would only happen over Cameron’s dead body. Now we are being told that benefits will not be allowed for Romanians + Bulgarians for at least a year. This too is more Cameron posturing in fear of possible civil unrest and the ever-growing threat from UKIP.
          The Internet has and is calling the Tories bluff on a daily basis thus undermining decades of political bluster and misinformation by the politically manipulated media.
          There is no way back.

      • 101
        What I mean't to say.... says:

        Cameron just looks like such an utter fcuking cnut doesn’t he ?

      • 110
        Anonymous says:

        I think there must be many sitting MPs who realise that the so-called “Safe Seat” is no longer a positive. The whole political landscape is under scrutiny by the electorate and an air of dissatisfaction or in some cases disgust abounds. The unparalleled rise of defections to UKIP has caused the government to make all kinds of sweeping statements and unfullfillable promises in the vain hope that the UKIP surge can be halted. However the fact that Cameron’s latest ploy regarding halting benefits for Romanian/Bulgarian immigrants is announced only weeks before the influx arrives proves beyond any doubt that public outcry is calling the shots and not strategic planning. The Government appear to be floundering and I foresee many MPs resigning rather than face the public humiliation of electoral defeat.
        The writing is well and truly on the electoral wall, interesting times methinks
        You will NEVER get a referendum from Camero
        Now before the EU elections take place we will see a massive influx of immigrants from Romania and Bulgaria. We must also recognize the fact that the EU elections are run on proportional representation and not FPTP. Coupled with that is the indisputable fact that a huge swathe of the electorate do not believe anything Cameron says. We had the Cast Iron Vow then we had the three-line whip against a referendum. Then he told both Mr Bone and the HOC that we would not get a referendum and now a further promise but only if he gets a majority. Well the public are not stupid and many Tory MPs realize that their days are numbered hence the overtures to UKIP who they have spent years insulting Cameron has blown it big time. Ask yourself this would you lend this man money if he promised to pay it back after the election?

      • 143
        A Total Wanker says:

        ESA
        If you have been stupid to work for as long as possible and pay your taxes and N.I. and also be stupid enough to put a little money aside each month for your old age, you really are a Pratt, because if there comes a time when you need help from the state,due to ill health they will say no, you cant work but you have some money in the bank, it doesn’t matter that you have paid in for decades you get nothing.
        A good analogy would be winning the lottery going to the office to collect the money and find that they have looked at your finances and say you have got enough money so we aren’t going to pay out.
        It seems that paying in counts for nothing, but if you are a scumbag with multiple kids from multiple , unknown fathers you are fawned upon and provided with all your needs (alcohol, fags etc.) .
        It’s a great system no wonder the country is on its backside.

      • 147

        IV E lost THE USE OF MY HELMET

        HOW WILL I EXPLAIN TO SAM ?

    • 33
      Chimpspotter general says:

      Did he go there to get t-bagged?

    • 108
      Anonymous says:

      This is all smoke and mirrors as you well know it because after the 1st of November 2014 we don`t stand a cat in hell`s chance of getting out of the EU
      When, Britons betrayed will become EU slaves
      Parliament’s Traitors shall not be forgot!

      On the 1st November 2014 the right of Parliament to legislate over us in 43 areas, the important ones, will be removed and be made subject to approval, by majority vote of the lying undemocratic and unelected bastards fronting the EU.
      They call it QMV, Quality Majority Voting, which translates in English to: You’ll do what we tell you, or else.
      Heath – Thatcher – Major – Blair – Brown, are all, by allowing this, acting in High Treason, but as every important Government post is now held by an EU Common Purpose trained thug, waiting to take over from elected local government officials from 1st November 2014, there seems to be little we can do about it.
      Below, are the 43 areas of ‘competence’, areas we British have been declared incompetent to decide for ourselves.

      Make a note of the last one because it says we cannot leave the EU unless the other members allow it.

      On 1st November 2014 the following areas of competence will switch from requiring unanimous approval of all member states to qualified majority voting only:
      (43) Initiatives of the High Representative for Foreign Affairs – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Administrative co-operation – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Asylum – Nice: QMV; Lisbon: QMV
      Border controls – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Citizens’ initiative regulations – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Civil protection – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Committee of the Regions – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Common defence policy – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Crime prevention incentives – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Criminal judicial co-operation – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Criminal law – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Culture – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Diplomatic & Consular protection – Nice: Unanimity Lisbon: QMV
      Economic & Social Committee – Nice: QMV Lisbon: QMV
      Emergency international aid – Nice: Unanimity Lisbon: QMV
      Energy – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      EU budget – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Eurojust – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      European Central Bank – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      European Court of Justice – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Europol – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Eurozone external representation – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Foreign Affairs High Representative election – Lisbon: QMV
      Freedom of movement for workers – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Freedom to establish a business – Nice: Unanimity Lisbon QMV
      Freedom, security, justice, co-operation & evaluation – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Funding the Common Foreign & Security Policy – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      General economic interest services – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Humanitarian aid – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Immigration – Nice: QMV; Lisbon: QMV
      Intellectual property – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Organisation of the Council of the EU – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Police co-operation – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      President of the European Council election – Lisbon: QMV
      Response to natural disasters & terrorism – Lisbon: QMV
      Rules concerning the Armaments Agency – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Self-employment access rights – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Social Security Unanimity – Nice: QMV; Lisbon: QMV
      Space – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Sport – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Structural & Cohension Funds – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Tourism – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Transport – Nice: Unanimity; Lisbon: QMV
      Withdrawal of a member state – Lisbon: QMV

      Therefore, all Cameron has to do is keep stalling over a referendum, which if he were to call one, would enable any of us to arrest him for High Treason.

    • 148

      OR EVEN OILY RAG

      ( clegg clog clegg clog )

    • 157
      All Wankers Together says:

      ESA
      If you have been stupid to work for as long as possible and pay your taxes and N.I. and also be stupid enough to put a little money aside each month for your old age, you really are a Pratt, because if there comes a time when you need help from the state,due to ill health they will say no, you cant work but you have some money in the bank, it doesn’t matter that you have paid in for decades you get nothing.
      A good analogy would be winning the lottery going to the office to collect the money and find that they have looked at your finances and say you have got enough money so we aren’t going to pay out.
      It seems that paying in counts for nothing, but if you are a scumbag with multiple kids from multiple , unknown fathers you are fawned upon and provided with all your needs (alcohol, fags etc.) .
      It’s a great system no wonder the country is on its backside.

  2. 2
    Wait - what! says:

    Who is Olly Murs?

  3. 3
    Friday PM Poster says:

    I see Watson’s having trouble with predictive text again.
    He meant to write ‘oily Vaz’ rather than ‘olly murs’.

  4. 4
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Tea bag mining is very dangerous work.

    • 8
      Did he really need to wear one? says:

      The bloke with the bald patch front of shot and the guy in green bottom right are clearly also conservatives..

      • 17
        Blue Peter Goldfish says:

        Or maybe they are just the ones that haven’t seen the latest structural report on the integrity of the roof.

    • 21
      Anonymous says:

      WTF do they need protective headgear working in a tea bag factory ?

      • 28
        Be prepared! says:

        In case a Scottish police helicopter lands on the roof.

      • 31
        Blue Peter Goldfish says:

        I always put a hard hat on before making a brew, and a Day-glo jacket.

        • 62
          Health and Safety Executive says:

          And so you should. Essentially, poltergeists might start throwing tea cups around, and they could hit you on the head. And if this coincided with a complete solar eclipse (or they turned out the lights, because poltergeists have been known to do that, you know) it would be really dark and if Ghostbusters burst in to catch the poltergeist you’d need to be wearing a hi-vis in so the Ghostbusters can see you clearly and ..

          Right, that’s my three day week finished. Off to Antigua for a diversity awareness course.

      • 59
        Labour shrill says:

        The “Tetley Tea Folk” in the TV adverts don’t wear hard hats.

        I think those adverts give the wrong impression of H&S to our children and should be banned.

      • 125
        FFS says:

        GM tea-trees can be very dangerous. Their ability to pick their own leaves is not without its drawbacks……

    • 153
      NE Frontiersman says:

      It’s an unusual pic; in a real working environment, the only person with the shiny hard hat is the visiting Suit. These have very obviously never been worn before.

  5. 6
    Rickytshirt says:

    Jack Dromey would love to have been here. Many’s the time I’ve heard of his incessant searching for a lovely teabagging.

    • 45
      Dessert Rat says:

      And Dad’s Army characters apparently; Don’t tell them your name Pikey!

    • 124
      Jack Ketch says:

      They have a lot of tealeafs* in Yorkshire. Tetley is owned by Tata Global Beverages of Calcutta.

      *Cockney spelling.

  6. 7
    John Tandy says:

    Nice purple tie.

  7. 9
    Cymro oddi ar y llinell says:

    It’s the little perorations.

  8. 11
    Des Aster says:

    To be fair, the old Etonian can’t resists the odd day of tea bagging with strangers

  9. 12
    No direction says:

    Olly who?
    Come to that David who?

  10. 13
    Anonymous says:

    Spot the blue helmet

  11. 14
    Dessert Rat says:

    Stop trying to keep the twat alive with PPE for fucks sake!

  12. 15
    Hard Hat Etiquette says:

    Blue Hats are For the Plebs.

    White Hats are for the Leaders.

  13. 16
    Twat says:

    Nothing in his fucking head to protect anyway

    • 24
      Anonymous says:

      No, i mean they give double firsts in PPE away with cornflakes dont they ? Cretin.

      • 35
        And he's been so succesful in business, too. says:

        He has the best degree his daddy could buy.

        • 109
          The Great British Public says:

          Irrespective of the degree his daddy bought
          him, the man has no excuse for being a lying little shit who everyone thinks is an utter cnut.

      • 37
        Little English People says:

        Can we name and shame the tutors of Cameron, Clegg & Militwat?

      • 97
        He's never worked in his life says:

        PPE? Poncing, pimping and extortion?

        Bet he’s got a PhD in that.

        • 112
          We all think says:

          Who would have thought
          sstudying PPE would make you into a lying insincere fake two faced shit…

    • 25
      Raise the tone campaign spokesman. says:

      Normal abusive comment with nothing to add to the debate. Somewhat common round here.

      • 32
        Dessert Rat says:

        What fucking debate

        • 129
          FFS says:

          The important debate of whether Cameron should wear a helmet to a teabagging.

          Do try and keep up Carruthers….

      • 39
        Little English People says:

        Bollocks.

      • 46
        David Camoron: never knowingly right says:

        Shortest book in history:
        “David Camoron’s Bumper Book of Political Achievements”

        1. Lead the Conservative Party.
        2. Destroy the Conservative Party.
        3. Sort of become PM, albeit a powerless ineffectual one.
        4. uhm..
        5. uh..
        6. Does doubling the national debt count as an achievement?

  14. 20
    Anonymous says:

    Somewhat grasping at straws methinks. Slow Friday afternoon before Christmas…

  15. 26
    Posted this earlier but the irony is too delicious for this bleeding heart moron to be burgled says:
  16. 27

    Nothing wrong with this. It’s a pain in the arse having to get togged up like an idiot just because you’re visiting a place. There’s a clue in the word: Guest.

    I hate having to defend Cameron because I dislike him intensely, but I’ve had to do it a few times recently. It feels weird.

    • 30
      Little English People says:

      It is your Christmas spirit shining through.

      It will pass & then you can get back to loathing the utter twat like the rest of us.

      Vote UKIP.

    • 50
      Mitch says:

      If the place is potentially dangerous then he needs the gear, same as anybody?

    • 55
      When Can We Start Hanging Them? says:

      Even ‘guests’ visiting an industrial plant have to conform the minimum health and safety protocols for the site. This normally means whatever minimum protective and high viz gear the masses have to wear so do you otherwise you don’t get shown around. To be honest the thought of Traitor Cameron being injured by a fall of tea bags would be worth it.

      • 83
        Bob the Builder says:

        He likes wearing it. It makes him feel important.

      • 132
        FFS says:

        Ah, remember the good old days when it used to be a matter of personal choice if you used protective headgear or not, as long as the employer provided it?

        Back in the days when we were treated like grown adults capable of making our own decisions……

      • 154
        NE Frontiersman says:

        Hospital Chief executives wear hard hats to plant a tree, when there’s a camera present. Veblen would have had a word for this kind of gesture. What the hell is going to fall on you in a tea bag factory?
        All hard hats usually do is make you two inches taller, so that you bang your head in places you never did before, prompting onlookers to congratulate themselves for making you wear the sodding thing, even though it falls forty feet whenever you look down off the scaffolding.

    • 117
      We all think says:

      Your suffering from temporary insanity. Stop voting Conservative and you’ll start feeling a lot better.

  17. 29
    Little English People says:

    The 500th anniversary of Machiavelli’s book The Prince is approaching.

    “Is it better to be loved or feared by your people?”

    In Cameron’s case he is universally loathed for his almost blancmange type state of existence.

    Has there ever been a worse Conservative leader than him?

    • 53
      Dimmy Dave is the worst Prime Minister ever ! says:

      Heath?

      • 63
        When Can We Start Hanging Them? says:

        Very close in many ways they are the same. Both are Europhiles to the point of willingly destroying their own country. Both are/were totally out of touch with ordinary people, neither could imagine another way of doing politics. The EU Eastern mass population transfer is the single greatest act of destruction that has been set upon us since end of the Cold War. That the Conservatives have in no real way reversed this disaster is a disgrace. The long term changes to the country will make the concept of England a distance memory.

        • 73
          Jack Dromey says:

          Muslim immigration is a greater disaster than Pikeys from Romania.

        • 134
          FFS says:

          Remember the war when our grandparents fought for this country? Apparently we won, and yet I still haven’t managed to find the bit of this country that we actually won.

          In fact it seems that the entire country is still in the hands of the feckers that have always owned the place.

      • 81
        Andrew Bonar Law says:

        Ha ha. No-one remembers me.

    • 58
      Ginger Baker says:

      Heath?

    • 85
      A collector says:

      I very much regret that I discovered that woodlice have been eating the silk cover of my Folio edition. The contents remain just as valid and useful as ever though.

  18. 38
    Anonymous says:

    Perhaps his head is dense enough not to require a hat?

  19. 42
    Blue Tie Manufacturer says:

    What’s with all these bloody purple ties???

    • 138
      FFS says:

      Giving the game away there a bit aren’t they? I have often been in Tie-Rack but never looked at a bright purple tie and thought “ooh yes, that’s the one for me!”. And yet strangely politicians on both sides of the house are now wearing them?

      Clearly the purple tie binds the political elite in ways we have not yet understood, but it is symbolic of the “not a fag paper between them” realities of our mock democracy that they can’t even be seen having a different opinion on the colour of minor items of clothing.

  20. 43
    Anonymous says:

    blows the item..seeing those other hatless heads in the pic…must try harder..

  21. 47
    Nemesis says:

    Another captive audience who daren’t speak up or heckle Cameron in case it threatens their jobs. I’ve noticed how Cameron mostly speaks at such work places knowing he cannot be challenged. The cowaradly twat.

    • 69
      When Can We Start Hanging Them? says:

      All three party leaders do it. Morrison’s is a favorite with them for some reason. The usually set up is some warehouse picking bay packed with minimum wage drones that have been told to be there by HR, to be honest a couple of hours off picking orders is welcome. They’ll be some HR prepped questions if that is the format. Totally controlled and totally shite. If this is what they think ‘ordinary’ people think they they will get a shock the first day the Bennies stop!

  22. 49
    Co-Co says:

    Perhaps cameron should visit a clown factory.

  23. 51
    A Small Victory says:

    The Ting is. Nearly always, there is no need to wear a hard hat on these visits but inflexibility by the H&S Gestapo leaves no room for sensible choices. People are just too frit to make a decision, which would actually be in keeping with the spirit of H & S legislation anyway. Hence this picture stands out because common sense prevailed for once.

    • 57
      I am usually wrong but.. says:

      I think the companies that make hard hats slipped the HSE a few bob to force as many companies as possible to buy hard hats.

      • 94
        Small Business says:

        I am sure that’s the case. I get rung up every now and then by some firm of Health and Safety drones telling me they want to inspect the plug on my office kettle for a fee. I sometimes decide not to swear at them and put them through to my partner who is an electronic engineer so she can also share in the laugh.

      • 96
        cynic says:

        Will they stop bullets or falling helicopters? Is the tea so strong the imbibers need helmets to hold their heads together?

    • 120
      We all think says:

      The irony is, it’s EU law that requires the hat.

      But typical of Dave’s one rule for the poor, and another rule for the rich elite like him.

  24. 52
    Sally from down our Alley says:

    Why is Jack Dromey trending *innocent face*

  25. 54
    Herman Van Rompuy says:

    Ya! Nice to see the EU star logo on all those helmets!

  26. 56
    How rude was he? says:

    Cameron explaining the selfie incident.

  27. 60

    Geminid meteor shower begins: watch out for fireBalls
    - Graun

  28. 61
    OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT says:

    Only the woman on the right looks pleased to see the Head Tosser.

    All the rest of them have been told to stand behind the cnut for yet another of his contrived photo ops, and they are obviously totally bored by the whole thing.

    • 75
      When Can We Start Hanging Them? says:

      And the twat is still going around without a jacket in the believe it makes him look dynamic and accessible. The last politician to pull that off was Jack Kennedy since then it looks like what it is a PR ploy by a tosser.

  29. 65
    OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT says:

    FFS Nigel — who gave the fucker a UKIP coloured tie?

  30. 66
    Nigel Farage doppelganger says:

    i see the womans face in the bottom left hand corner tells us all we need to know

  31. 67
    Dave's not the only Naked Hatter says:
    • 71
      Doctor Mick says:

      That’s in the heart of the PRT – Peoples Republic of Teesside. It’s Dave who should be wearing the hard hat not the assembled comrades.

      • 84
        Actually says:

        The assembled comrades, as you put it, are probably as fed up as everyone else of the dole drones and public sector do-nothings they have to pay taxes to support.

        • 91
          Doctor Mick says:

          So that would explain why every man jack of them vote Labour.

          • Small Business says:

            Labour win because the Tories are so utterly dire at porganising themselves on the ground. I live in a Labour run area of London: we NEVER hear from the tories between elections.

          • FFS says:

            porganising themselves????!!!!!

            What the fuck kind of perversion is that now????

    • 122
      Harriet Harman says:

      Never mind the hard hat, where is his stab proof vest ?

  32. 74
    • 86
      Someone says:

      It would not surprise me if there have been threats. That is the sort of thing lefties resort to when their corrupt arrangements are threatened.

  33. 77
    IT worker says:

    Another Tata site, you would think Tata were the only business in the UK the way Cameron trots round their various sites and brands. No doubt payback for Cameron allowing Tata its real money spinner flooding the country with cheap IT workers from India on uncapped ICT work visas. Oh the joys of Mr Tata being on Camerons “business advisory committee” when no British IT leaders are! The wonders of the slave trading Indian outsourcers being hidden while Cameron is given photo op after photo op.

  34. 82
    Dave says:

    Madiba is laughing in heaven. I am forgiven.

  35. 89
    PG Chimps says:

    All his bankster friends are tea leaves

  36. 92
    Daedalus says:

    Cannot understand why they are all wearing safety helmets and hi-vis, they didn’t when I went there for a Job interview a while ago, it was just safety shoes.

  37. 95
    Witty Moniker says:

    Shouldn’t that be “hatwearing people” Guido? Hyphens are so 2012.

  38. 98
    Sign of the times says:

  39. 104
    ʍȫʊʂʂȁ ҞϴџṦṦậ says:

    “North Korea executes Kim Jong-un’s uncle as ‘traitor’”

    And you lot knock North Korea. They’d have a field day in Westminster.

  40. 106
    i don't n eed no doctor says:

    Is Iain Watson related to Tom Watson as Iain looks like a real porker.

  41. 107
    Displaced Brummie says:

    There’s at least one other person not wearing a safety hat.

  42. 116
    Delia Smith says:

    Lets be ‘avin’ yer !

  43. 127
    I reckon says:

    Anon contribution 106 above , if accurate, is exceptionally alarming.
    Extract:
    “On the 1st November 2014 the right of Parliament to legislate over us in 43 areas, the important ones, will be removed and be made subject to approval, by majority vote of the lying undemocratic and unelected bastards fronting the EU.” ……………….includes:-”Withdrawal of a member state – Lisbon: QMV”.
    So “we cannot leave the EU unless the other members allow it”

    Crikey !!!

    • 137
      SevenOfNine says:

      We are the EU you will be assimilated.

    • 155
      Hang the quilsing political class says:

      We can smash our way out.

      The whole EU is a house of cards. Once one country has had enough of them, others will follow.

      Any attempt to send in Euro cops/paramilitary thugs WILL be regarded as an act of war by the patriotic native citizens of any country they attempt it, I’ve no doubt.

      The peoples of the Eastern Europe managed to overthrow the might of the Warsaw Pact, we will manage to overthrow the EU.

  44. 131
    i don't n eed no doctor says:

    Guido is struggling with this story as there are many people not wearing a hard hat. If you’ve got nothing to say Guido, then it’s best to say nothing.

    • 142
      Harold Hadrada says:

      But if something were to fall on his head then it would be a real story and people would have to treat Guido as a real reporter.

  45. 144
    OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT DAVE OUT says:

    Every one of those blue hard hats looks brand new. Dished out this morning for the cnut’s photo op.

  46. 146
    Mrs Doyle! says:

    He visited the Tetley Tea Factory? Oh, bejeezus, a dream come true! Why didn’t he invite me?

  47. 150

    Ties orf and ‘ard ‘ats on innit! All his talk about dementia, he forgot his hat.

  48. 151
    MIKE OXHARD says:

    The hardhats are reserved for workers , as Dave has never done a days work in his life
    Why break the habit of a life time ?

    The woman on the left has got the measure of him !

  49. 156
    Trev says:

    Is this the best you can do – there is a blad headed man in the foregound and a man in a wooly hat just half off frame.

  50. 158
    HEARDITALLSEENITALLBEFORE says:

    Why is it deemed necessary to wear hard hats in a tea factory, are they expecting a hostile air strike ?

  51. 159
    Frankfurt School says:

    Did he give his speech in Polish?

  52. 165
    Anonymous says:

    Back benchers were sharing the same hope.


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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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