January 23rd, 2014

READ: The Letter Clegg Was Sent Last Year About Hancock

ITV News have reproduced the disturbing Hancock texts. Just as Guido did in 2010, but the LibDems are pretending Clegg missed that. That excuse does not hold water though.

The LibDems said yesterday that they had not seen the report about Mike Hancock, yet they were explicitly told about the evidence – including texts messages – that implicated the sleazy MP and Councillor in scandal. The evidence was always there and Hancock’s pervy ways have been well documented by this website. The LibDems, even when contacted, have had their head in the sand.This dossier containing all of the text messages that Hancock sent to a vulnerable constituent was presumably put at the bottom of a pile somewhere in LibDem HQ. Hancock even went on the stand and admitted fondling a teenage girl and still managed to keep the whip.The spy saga was just the tip of the sleaze-berg.

In Febuary 2013, Guido wrote “Read the Full Hancock Dossier Ignored By Nick“, and in June of last year Labour MP Thomas Docherty wrote to the Deputy Prime Minister directly, calling for Hancock to be suspended as a councillor:

Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP
Leader of the Liberal Democrats
House of Commons
Westminster
LONDON
SW1A 0AA

19 June 2013

Mike Hancock MP

Mike Hancock MP has reportedly resigned from the Parliamentary Liberal Democrat Party rather than have the whip withdrawn, this means that he now sits as an Independent MP.

As you are aware he also represents the Fratton Ward of Portsmouth Council in which he has the remunerated position as an Executive Cabinet Member, which according to the Council website pays at least an additional £7,140 a year on top of his councilor allowances. According to his website and a press release issued today, Mr Hancock continues to describe himself as a Liberal Democrat MP. Furthermore as The News, Portsmouth, reported, he is continuing his tenure as the Council’s Executive Member for Economic Regeneration. This is a position that he holds only because the Lib Dem controlling group allow him to do so. As the Lib Dem Council Leader, Cllr Vernon-Jackson has said: ‘his role in the council does not change in any way – he remains as a member of the cabinet’.

I am sure that you agree with me that this position is untenable, inconsistent and neither liberal nor democratic. Furthermore it will seem to the public that the third Parliamentary party, the Liberal Democrats are giving the appearance of action being taken yet in practical terms allowing him to be both in the party and outside of the party simultaneously. Is this how a serious party in Government conducts itself and what are the public supposed to think?

As you will be aware, the Labour Group Leader of Portsmouth Council, Cllr John Ferrett wrote to you in May calling for Mr Hancock to be suspended from the Cabinet and yet Mr Hancock continues to hold this important position in a Lib Dem administration.

Will you now instruct the local council group to remove their support from him and take action by suspending him from the Cabinet?

I would be grateful for your early response.

Yours sincerely,

Thomas Docherty MP
Dunfermline and West Fife

He received no reply, and it took six further months for the LibDems to be forced into action. Yet another cover up…


77 Comments

  1. 1

    The Lib Dems have always known about this. The Council Leader, Gerald Vernon-Jackson is a big figure at national level – he’s Rennard’s former right-hand man. The idea that Clegg or other national figures didn’t know all about Hancock is nonsense.

  2. 2
    Anonymous says:

    Cover up gives way to cock up.

  3. 3
    That's the way to do it. says:

    Drunken United fan calls 999 and demands to speak to Fergie after cup defeat.

    Letters take to long and stamps cost a fortune.

  4. 4
    Grand Lodge - Portsmouth says:

    Don’t worry Handy…we’ll sort this all out. We have poeple in very high places

    Jahbulon

  5. 5
    Mitch says:

    To be fair, this isn’t really anything to do with a Scottish Labour M.P.

  6. 6
    I dislike socialists intensely says:

    Never,never trust a Libdem.

  7. 7
    FrankFisher says:

    LibLabCon and their media stooges are ALL pretending they knew nothing about this. Why would they collude?

    Almost as if there’s something deeper, darker and wider going on, isn’t it?

  8. 8
    cep says:

    ‘Thank you, as long as it’s not a wet one…’.

    Eeewwww…!

  9. 9
    I dislike socialists intensely says:

    I think that he was just trying to be helpful.

  10. 10
    Anonymous says:

    Wasn’t exactly Hancock’s place to ask for a “quick suck” or a “wank” either, or to ask to “road test” the woman after a hysterectomy.

  11. 11
    Paddy's power says:

    What are the current odds on Calamity stepping down as party leader and deputy PM? Will Tim Farron or Danny Alexander take his place?

  12. 12
    Tim Farton, President of the Cockroach Party says:

    WE are the party of sleaze, shady electoral practices, postal voter irregularities and downright lies.

    Lend me your votes !!!

  13. 13
    ITV News says:

    Mike Hancock was declining to come out of the family home in Portsmouth this morning to respond to allegations that he sexually assaulted a vulnerable constituent.

    His adult son was not so reticent. He got into a fight with one of the waiting photographers, who was left with a bloodied nose.

    Mr Hancock Jr has just been taken away by police for questioning.

    http://www.itv.com/news/update/2014-01-23/mike-hancocks-son-in-fight-with-photographer-at-family-home/

  14. 14
    Liars says:

    Is Clegg related to former DG George Entwistle? Both claim not to have known about anything going on within their own organisations. Any minute now I expect Clegg to say he’s never heard of Mike Hancock.

  15. 15
    Mr Hancock says:

    Ok, I can confirm that right amount of time to dunk a Jacobs Fig Roll in a cup of very hot tea is exactly two seconds.

  16. 16
    Mitch says:

    I agree. This should have been handled properly by his local and/or national party, the standards board, or even the police.

    Most M.P.’s are really only seeking to cause trouble with letters like this.

  17. 17
    Oo-er says:

  18. 18
    Ed Dafty, LimpDim MP, Climate Change Chieftain says:

    STOP BANGING ON ABOUT HANDYCOCK AND GIMME YOUR MONEY.

  19. 19
    Incapable Vince, deputy Chief Cockroach says:

    I have never heard of Nick Clegg.

  20. 20
    UKIP says:

  21. 21
    UKIP says:

  22. 22
    Wacko Hancocko says:

    You’ve been hit by
    You’ve been struck by
    A smooth liberal

  23. 23
    Gatekeeper says:

    So have we. Low grade stuff I’ll admit but still an asset to be used. He’s been run at arms length for years useful to see how the Russians operate in the post-soviet world and always useful if we have to lean on him to do the right thing. The fact that he takes tax payer money and fiddles where he should not have no moral import for us.

  24. 24
    End of the gravy train says:
  25. 25
    Squeaker Bercow says:

    No cute pictures of squirrels this week, I’m afraid, but there’s a snap of Mr Hancock and a young lad sporting a Superman costume.

  26. 26
    C.O.Jones says:

    Maybe the Liberal Party is like the BBC and the catholic church who feel they can handle complaints of a sexual nature internally.

  27. 27
    TheNorthFace says:

    We have holdalls big enough.

  28. 28
    Bemused says:

    Given that Hancock is hardly the most solubrious of characters even if you take the latest allegations as hearsay, you do have to wonder what is to be gained by protecting him so.

    My theory is that LibLabCon really don’t want to risk a by-election in Portsmouth that could put a UKIP MP in Westminster before 2015. That would really put the cat amongst the pigeons and the TV channels would need to consider again if UKIP should get a slot in the televised debates.

  29. 29
    Tony Blair says:

    That’s why I put a 100 year secrecy order on the D u n b l a n e files

  30. 30
    Lord Rennard says:

    And the world still turns.

  31. 31

    Anyone know which road in Pompey this is?

  32. 32
    Fuck the LibLabCon says:

    Good shout!

  33. 33
    Nigel Farrage, waiting to do some damage says:

    No by-election yet, bastards.

  34. 34

    Found it. Rockingham Way, Portchester

  35. 35
    Wacko Hancocko says:

    The way I cop a feel
    It really turns me on

    I reach out my hand to you
    I give my love to all of you
    Though you don’t want me
    I’ll be there

    If they say why, why
    Tell em I’m a Liberal Democrat
    Why, why
    Does he touch her that way

    I wanna love you
    PYT
    Pretty young thing

  36. 36
    Fuck the LibLabCon says:

    No wonder Clegg fucked off to Davos!

  37. 37
    Nick Clegg Out Of Country Reply says:

    I am so very very very sorry but I am currently out of the Country on very important EU related matters. Those bananas won’t straighten themselves you know.

    Anyway I’ll get back to you just as soon as I can, which will probably be around the 12th of Never.

  38. 38
    HM The Queen says:

  39. 39
    Louise Mensch says:

    there is a letter floating around from the Lib Dems when they tried to bury this with the complainant, have you seen that Guido?

  40. 40
    Rennard the fucks says:

    Sexual predators disgust me.

  41. 41
    Demos says:

    It is pretty obvious that Nick Clegg is unsuited to hold any kind of executive power.

    Why is there no mechanism for members of the public to complain about individual members of the government who are simply unfit to govern?

  42. 42
    Ah! ha says:

    DG’s office said they weren’t accepting calls of that nature. Witness tells the court she felt the door was being slammed in her face. #DLT
    ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11:48 AMTwitter
    Ian Woods
    @IanWoodsSky
    Former BBC employee tells #DLT trial of her attempt to report him to Director General after the Jimmy Savile publicity….

  43. 43
    Mr Potato Head says:

    Breaking News:

    Lib Dems to change their name to ‘Party for Excusing Revolting Vices’.

  44. 44
    Eric Blair (no relation) says:

    I think that we should rejoice at Tony’s bravery in eating out in restaurants.

    Obviously never read “Down and out in Paris and London”.

  45. 45
    The Public says:

    Where is a right of recall we were promised?

  46. 46
    Rennard the fucks says:

    Next to Fuckingham Way – know it well.

  47. 47
    M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

    Bollocks.

  48. 48
    Thomas Crapper says:

    Who gets to sit nearer the bog paper?

  49. 49
    The British Public says:

    No they won’t. Cameron, Clegg and Miliband will all be out on their ears well before then and our independent parliament will have abolished all of these ridiculous taxes.

  50. 50
    . says:

    In the real world, with normal people, you would go cock-up over conspiracy. Every time.

  51. 51
    melvin says:

    Mitch, you have missed the point that is wasn’t being handled properly by anyone!

  52. 52
    DLT says:

    disgraceful…

  53. 53
    bergen says:

    The number of pervs and oddballs amongst past and present Libdem parliamentarians is astonishing given that there are so few of them. I’m inclined to cut Clegg some slack : he seems normal in comparison with most of them and trying to lead them must be nigh-on impossible.

  54. 54
    Mitch says:

    No, I agree. But I’m saying that a Labour M.P. looking to cause trouble isn’t the way to deal with it, either.

  55. 55
    Nick Clegg says:

    It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again.

  56. 56
    . says:

    The LibDems have a rich tradition of sexual handling. Ask Jeremy Thorpe and Paddy Pantsdown.

  57. 57
    Sewage Expert says:

    We call the shit/fat/arsewipe balls in the sewers “LibDems”.

  58. 58
    (Rarely) Dangerous Brian says:

    We are also VERY green, in a slimy, snotty sort of sleazy way.
    Up the workers.

  59. 59
    Bill Quango MP says:

    He’s unfit to hold the lift.

  60. 60
    Clegg Von Cameroon says:

    its on for 2015 once we are re-elected

  61. 61
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Clegg only won the leader prize with a handful of votes.
    Otherwise it would have been jailbird Huhne

  62. 62
    UKIP or bust says:

    In the previous parliment loo paper duty was little millibands job.

  63. 63
    Rennard the fucks says:

    “Every time” – you’re talking my language.

  64. 64
    Beyond the grave says:

    Now then, now then, now then …

  65. 65
    . says:

    Absolutely. Where would we all be if a chap got into trouble over a silly misunderstanding in the Piccadilly Circus toilets?

  66. 66
    i don't n eed no doctor says:

    Why isn’t Keith Vaz in the above picture.

  67. 67
    Tory Squire says:

    Fratton Park Pompey Pompey

  68. 68
    Keith VazI will be along shortly lenses at the ready! says:

    MEMEMEMEMEMEMEM

  69. 69
    The DT says:

    “The woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Mike Hancock MP has said his alleged behaviour drove her to the brink of suicide.”

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/liberaldemocrats/10591822/Mike-Hancock-victim-says-she-contemplated-suicide-after-he-sexually-assaulted-her.html

  70. 70
    Mark O and Bob Boothby says:

    Can we share as well

  71. 71
    . says:

    Hopefully, a consumptive nose-clearance directly into the gazpacho and vodka shooter.

  72. 72
    Morgan's Organ says:

    IF INEFFICIENCY AND NEGLECT OF DUTY IS CLEGGS JUSTIFICATION FOR IGNORANCE AND INCOMPETANCE THEN THE LIBDEMS HAVE REACHED ROCK BOTTOM

  73. 73
    Send him to Thailand says:

    You dream, don’t talk, hands wonder and that’s all.

  74. 74
    Up the City says:

    Didn’t Thomas Docherty used to be something in football about 40 years ago?

  75. 75
    I dislike socialists intensely says:

    Farron would be even worse .He has not exactly been helpful to Clegg over this.

  76. 76
    Tricky Dicky says:

    Scum!

  77. 77
    Mark Baker says:

    What does Miriam say?


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