December 16th, 2013

Red Princes: Kinnock’s Son Eyes Safe Wales Seat

Neil Kinnock’s son Stephen is married to Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the sizzling Danish PM in the selfie-sandwich between Obama and Dave. As Guido revealed in yesterday’s Sun column, young Kinnock has let it be known he would be interested in the Aberavon seat in Wales, where Hywel Francis plans to retire in 2015. The latest Red Prince to throw his name into the ring following Guido’s scoops on Euan Blair and Will Straw, and persistent rumours about Joe Dromey.

Winning that rock-solid Labour seat might make married life difficult for Stephen with his wife Helle back in Copenhagen. They are used to it – until last year he controversially lived in Davos, Switzerland, and saw his wife on fewer than 33 weekends so as to avoid high Danish taxes.


  1. 1
    Kinnock says:

    Vote Labour, get Corruption

  2. 2
    Panic wildly and run away says:

    Nepotism is alive and well and living in the Labour Party

  3. 3
    Questions for Labour says:

    What are tax-dodger Stephen Kinnock’s working class credentials? How many real jobs had he had in the real world?

    • 5
      Adolph Miliband says:

      Mr Kinnock has no known relationship to the means of production. A bit like my sons.

      • 45
        Cast Iron Taxes says:

        Cant really blame him. Working in Norway, I shared an office with a Dane. He was a tax exile (!yes).

        Norwegian tax at that time started at 54 pct plus 25 pct VAT plus unbelievable car tax and on and on – the marxist state.

        • 52
          retardEd Miliband says:

          That thoundth thuper!

          I will introduthe that thythtem here.

          Oh yeth.

        • 99
          Anonymous says:

          Yes, but there lies the problem. Kinnock pere e fils advocate higher taxation to fund ever more generous state spending.

          To then choose to live away from a state which operates such a system, to avoid the high taxes, might make him something of a hypocrite.

    • 92

      It is wrong for anyone to have an automatic right to a seat in Parliament solely on the record of his forebears

      [HC Deb 20 January 1999 vol 323 cc909-10]

    • 116
      Bollox BC says:

      You could ask that question to the majority of the Labour Front Bench.

  4. 9
    Alf Garnett says:

    Seems like a sure-fire way to make Labour unelectable. If the Labour Party is that of these cockroaches creeping from the walls, then it sure as hell doesn’t deserve office.

    Just about had enough with Kinnocks, Blairs, Hoons, Browns and the whole gamut of thieving expense-fiddling, pocket-filling Labour scum.

    • 41
      Labour remarkably relaxed about mass immigration says:

      Get real….in some Labour Constituencies(Wales and Scotland in particular) they still weigh the votes. As the saying goes…Yoy could put a red rosette on a donkey and it would still get elected. The amusing thing is of course that it’s the Labour so called “Working Class” Core Vote that loses out the most when they elect a Labour Government

    • 97
      (Not so)Dangerous Brian says:

      But the labour muppets WILL vote for all these greedy self serving t**ts.
      They must be as dim as 6 watt bulbs to keep falling for the same old shi*e.
      Benevolent dictatorship, you know it makes sense!

    • 136
      Jack Ketch says:

      If was good enough for Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il and Kim Jong Un, surely it is good enough for the Labour party. I rather like the bit about retiring the old guys by making them run around on an artillery range.

  5. 12
    Centre Parting says:

    I presume he dies his hair.

  6. 13
    NE Frontiersman says:

    ‘ Kinnock has let it be known he would be interested in the Aberavon seat in Wales…’.
    A desert after decades of Labour. Old Sarum with a red flag.
    Time for a new Reform Act: every candidate for Parliament must collect 1000 nominations door-to-door in person before standing, and must have been registered to vote in the constituency for five years.

    • 30
      One Man one Vote says:

      All constituencies to be of equal size. No more should 51,233 mainly pro-Labour voters from Aberavon be eligible for repreesentation while in the Isle of Wight, 110,924 voters are represented by only one MP. The system is gerrymandered. Why is one Welsh vote equal to two English votes? It is a fucking disgrace.

    • 32
      Bilda Berger says:

      … and must have survived underwater without breathing gear for 30 minutes. That should thin out the ranks of the parasites political class.

      • 100
        Anonymous says:

        Better make it an hour. Silly to take any risks.

      • 137
        NE Frontiersman says:

        The trouble is, Bilda, a disturbing number of them might pass this test, whether lizards, Undead or whatever. Your test might have negative consequences.

    • 134




  7. 14
    newsnighted says:

    lived in Davos?

    sure it wasn’t Denial ?

  8. 16
    Mandela Bolshevik Broadcasting Company says:

    But we will fully endorse them all 24/7, as you would expect us to do.

    • 42
      The most amusing claim ever says:

      Who do you think delivered a hung parliament in 2010(with a little help from an incompetent Tory Leader and Campaign of course)?

      BBC have been continuous in their campaign for a Labour government since May 2010 and they’ll probably get their wish in 2015

      • 63
        I reckon says:

        What a pity BBC couldn’t offer more than 75 mins of interesting output on Christmas Day.

      • 66
        Mandela Bolshevik Broadcasting Company says:

        Thats 199% correct & its what we do 24/7…..its what people demand
        because we say so & we know what is best for this Province of
        the EUSSR as dictated by our glorious Kommiesars from there capital

      • 138
        NE Frontiersman says:

        ‘Who do you think delivered a hung parliament in 2010..?’

        I’d say that we did, rather ingeniously: Labour deserved to lose, Tories didn’t deserve to win, Lib Dems at the time seemed to have some signs of deserving a say in government.
        This is the kind of nuanced result that PR is supposed to deliver, and the British electorate achieved it with FPTP. A matter for pride. I think the electorate is smart enough to give UKIP a deciding swing vote next time, too.

        Hideous as it is, it was probably the least bad result. Of course the Lib Dems would have had much more power in opposition, with a potential veto over all Tory policies rather than an insupportable few, but it looked different at the time, and those limos are well comfy.

  9. 16
    Jacko says:

    Good to see nepotism alive and well in the Labour Party. Between the Labour aristocracy and the unions is there actually any room for genuine candidates to be elected?

  10. 21

    Full integration and the mixing of races , will ensure the EU lasts a thousand years

  11. 24
    Sir Dando Tweakeshafte says:

    Such a shame that nice Peter Mandelson never married…

  12. 27
    Kinnochino says:

    Where shall I live then. Aberavon? Copenhagen?

  13. 28
    Nonny Mouse says:

    More like a Pink Prince surely?

  14. 33
    C.O.Jones says:

    If its good enough for the Kim family in North Korea its good enough for the UK!

    • 74
      Dave wants Turkish immigrants too says:

      And it’s good enough for Castro’s brother in Cuba. A pattern that often develops with socialism.

  15. 34
    HRH Prince al-Moolah al-Kambel ben Nevis says:

    What a sensible arrangement. You kufrs are learning!

  16. 37
    Dom Estos says:

    Sticks & stones….etc, old man Kinnock has skin like a rhino, expect his progeny to have same…….. Up the workers !

    • 65
      Tax-dodger Stephen Kinnock has never had a real job says:

      The skin of the rhinoceros, the brain of a brontosaurus.

  17. 38
    Round the Bend says:

    Kinnockio pays all his taxes – oops I’m sure I have just seen his nose grow longer!

  18. 39
    Younger Welsh Wind Bag says:

    I am only able to spend less than 90 days per year in UK, so Non Dom
    but thats not a problem for me….

    • 49
      He used to be a MP didn't he ?? says:

      The honourable member for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath works tirelessly for his constituents and attending parliament is not a requirement of being elected to Westminster. Once who have been sworn in you need never attend again until re-elected

      • 71
        McMental completely off his trolley says:

        Here,here…..well stated…..

        Nurse please my medication !!

      • 140
        NE Frontiersman says:

        A genuine question: is Brown out of the country long enough to dodge large amounts of tax each year?

  19. 44
    Cymro oddi ar y llinell says:

    Korea? Good job Neil Kinnock is an only child!

  20. 46
    All socialists are hypocrites says:

    Such antics in the Tory party would get condemned by BBC and Guardian as nepotism but as its Labour it’s perfectly acceptable practice

  21. 47
    Carney Easing says:

    Is it ok to represent Aberavon while living in Davos ?.
    Tax the poor, not the Kinnocks.

    • 53
      MPs tell the electorate what they require of them says:

      Politics is not the concern of the “ordinary people”. There job is to elect us and then keep quiet for 5 years and then re-elect us until we feel the time is ripe to retire to the sinecure of a seat in the House of Lords and a few directorships, positions on advisory boards and charities

    • 112
      cynic says:

      Being an MP is not about representing a constituency. It’s just a guaranteed place at the trough.

    • 127
      Kinnochio Jnr. says:

      Well, of course, boyo. You don’t think I’d want to live in those stinking valleys with the poor classes of Wales, do you?

  22. 48
    Blodwen says:

    Blood sacking kinockio junior. Windbag mk ll. Another career politician ready to suck the state dry.

  23. 50
    Fly me to the moon says:

    You have just spoilt my Christmas.

  24. 54
    Immer Wieder says:

    Ever get the feeling democracy is a game played by the well-connected wealthy elite where everybody else loses?

    • 57
      David Cameron says:


    • 59
      Hilary Benn says:

      What on earth makes you think that old bean?

    • 80
      Nick Clegg says:

      Not at all. Anyone can get a plumb job at the European Commission if they are willing to work with scum. Of course, being the son of Nicholas Peter Clegg, CBE, chairman of United Trust Bank and a former trustee of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation (where Ken Clarke was an adviser), may help.

      I very much doubt though that being related to Kira von Engelhardt, daughter of a Russian baron of German, Polish and Ukrainian origin and Ignaty Zakrevsky, an attorney-general of the Imperial Russian senate had anything to do with anything. Nor would having Hugh Anthony Clegg, editor of the British Medical Journal as a grandfather influence one’s chances in life. No, I reckon it is probably just down to luck that I was born in Chalfont St Giles and was educated at Westminster and Cambridge. Anyone can get an internship with Hitchens in New York, after all. Anyone can put a peg on their nose and work for Leon Brittan in his private office. You don’t have to be well connected.

    • 81
      Fuck the LibLabCon says:

      Democracy… have you been watching the BBC again?
      I think you’re confusing our Plutocratic Nepotistic Parliamentary Oligarchy for something else surely?

  25. 55
    Another thing says:

    Esa’s Cryosat sees Arctic sea-ice volume bounce back

    My word, this global warming is really kicking in.

  26. 60
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    Another c*nt dragging Labour to oblivion.

  27. 62
    bergen says:

    I think he would only win the nomination if it was quiet “fait accompli”. I suspect Guido has scuppered the chances of the taxdodging scumbag already.

  28. 69
    Neil Kinnock says:

    Well done boyo, taxes are for the little people.

  29. 75
    Kick the foreign city of London out of England says:

    He’s perfect to head an all female shortlist.

  30. 78
    Moley says:

    The end result of mixing nepotism and socialism can be seen in North Korea; it’s OK for sons but not quite so much fun for uncles.

  31. 90
    Danish Blair says:

    This mad cow is busy trying to turn Denmark to eu vaassalage by wrecking the nations immigration laws. She is well suited with a kinnock.

    She got into power despite having less support than the government and her party’s support has only collapsed since then

  32. 91

    Wales has turned into a marxist kleptocracy that would put some African piss holes to shame . Devolution has turned it into an untouchable fiefdom of graft and corruption as bad as anything in Scotland or N. Ireland. The answer is to elect an English parliament with fully devolved powers , something the traitors in Westminster and their puppet masters in Brussels fear more than anything , as it would be packed with UKIP members and real conservatives, who would not allow English taxpayers money being used to prop up the rest of the UK or tolerate any interference from the wretched EU commission.

  33. 93
    Jeffrey Bernard says:

    Peter O’Toole is dead. A shame. But long overdue.

    • 96
      Norman Barry says:

      So is Joan Fontaine. Thought she died years ago or was that Bette Davis?

      • 106
        Living in 98.221% white Merseyside says:

        Olivia will be delighted she’s out-lived her sister. They never liked each other and haven’t spoken since 1975.

        Great stars from the 1930′s still alive:-
        Luise Rainer
        Olivia de Havilland
        Shirley Temple
        Mickey Rooney

  34. 95
    Anonymous says:

    I was literally put off my dinner a while back at Galvin in Baker Street when I was given a table opposite the Welsh Windbag and Glenys. They were quaffing when I arrived and still going strong when I left. Never had a real job and both paid for by us.

  35. 101
    Xavier Onassis says:

    God forbid, two corrupt Kinnocks were enough.

  36. 119
    Anonymous says:

    There was a third party at the Kinnockfest in Galvin but fortunately I was not sufficently familiar with the Danish tax dodger and aspirant member for Aberavon to know if I was in fact in the presence of three Kinnocks. Fortunately because my evening was spoilt as it is.

  37. 122
    bartfartbastard says:

    Can a Danish resident become an MP?

    Anyway, he’d fit right in. His missus said he was resident so he could speculate on property, but he says he isn’t cos he doesn’t want to pay any Danish tax.

    A right old socialist and MP then.

  38. 123
    johnnygee says:

    God save us from clapped out politicians and their prodigy

  39. 128
    Penfold says:

    Stephen, so it has been alleged, has been taking comfort from the left hand in Swissy, so hasn’t missed his fag hag.

    So much for leftie egalitarianism, far more nepotistic than the Greeks………!

  40. 133
    Labour Voting Thickos says:

    Fuck off Taffy Kinnock!

  41. 141
    treetop91 says:

    He will be guaranted a nice,safe seat in Wales. Just like the north east, most welsh voters would vote for a monkey with a red rosette on its coat. The tricky bit is getting the nomination which can easily be bought with a bit of back room trading in the constituency party and Hattie popping out for a while to forget her need for an all wimmin shortlist.

  42. 142
    Citizen S says:

    I don’t know about your Wales (something to do with leeks I seem to recall?) and your Labour Party (isn’t that George W Bush’s party?), but could the Kinnock boy please ask his wife to restrain herself when attending funerals in South Africa? Her very public efforts to set up a threesome with Obama and Cameron might not bother him much in Davos (isn’t that some Greek island?), but it did cause some irritation down here where funerals are taken seriously.

  43. 143
    The Little People says:

    I thought it was a Labour Party policy to encourage working class, Joe-public candidates…? So much for the little people…

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