January 31st, 2014

Anne McIntosh Deselected

No wonder it took them 4 hours to count 500 votes and announce it two hours late: somewhat disliked Tory MP Anne McIntosh has been deselected in Thirsk and Malton. She is making it clear she will stand against the Tory candidate in 2015. Now for the Yeo result on Monday…


  1. 1
    Keeping her snout in the trough says:

    “She will reapply for the seat”

    Stupid cow.


    • 7
      *yawns* says:

      Who said politics was boring?


    • 82
      EUHATER says:

      If she splits the tory vote UKIP will coast home .


      • 99
        Tesco is shite says:

        It will serve Thicko Dave right if she DOES split the Tory vote. She’s my MP and a damn fine, hardworking one.


        • 115
          Jabba Le Chat says:

          Must of upset someone big time?


          • Who IS Harry's dad? says:

            Probably find that Tory HQ have some trophy bod to put in her “safe” seat.
            Conniving 2ats


          • Anonymous says:

            There must be more to it, does anybody know what ?


          • Anonymous says:

            I had the misfortune to have a meeting with her at one of her surgeries.
            She was rude and did not appear to be interested in what I had to say.
            As a former management consultant with a number of years working for the NHS I had some suggestions to make savings of approximately £5 million – she promised to email me back. This was 6 months ago and I am still awaiting her reply.!!
            I am sure lots of other people must have had similar experiences – that is why she is on her way out.


          • thostids says:

            She is a Dissenter and prone to ignoring the Whips. The apparent replacement is an ex-Eaton, Deputy District Judge called Legard. Or that’s what the Harrogate paper reported. Unless Mrs MacIntosh splits the vote, it is a massively safe Seat.
            It is arguable that the Cameroons are fighting a rearguard action to preserve as many of their ilk as can be at the forthcoming slaughter by moving them to safe seats. Bad idea but a cracking way of alienating voters in safe seats!


        • 141
          I fucking hate politicians says:

          How can you see that Tesco is shyte but not realise what an utter fucking Hunt this woman is?


        • 152
          Marty DiBirgi says:

          Not going to help with this goal of 33% female Tories, is it, since the replacement seems to be male!!


    • 85
      Roger Dewhurst says:

      The stupid thing was deselecting her, one of the few conservative MPs in the north. I suppose one of Dimwit Dave’s mates will be parachuted in to lose the seat.


    • 106
      ed balls says:

      Stitch up for one of Camerons bumchums. She will likely split the vote. Serve the smooth bastard right.


  2. 2
    Basil Brash says:

    Time for McIntosh to get her coat!


  3. 3
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    Looks like retrial in the offing…


    • 16

      Well at least we can talk freely about it again for now.

      One cannot help wondering whether it is another case of a stratum of jury mongdom or whether it is in fact rather more finely balanced than that. In doing this, one has to pay heed to the likely area that the jury is drawn from and the curious state of political balance, more a reflection of quantities than qualities, in the country at large.

      What a shame we can’t shift a load of the inner city mongs in the UK to France and see how they do in a socialist shithole. Pigalle, Gare du Nord, Gare de l’Est etc. could do with some more bad hats, I have no doubt.


      • 24
        JH3492384923056 says:

        These cases with juries that clearly have a tenuous grip on the underpinnings of this island’s basic cultural presumptions do rather lay to waste the idea that you can import huge rumps of very, very backward cultures and have no negative effects.


        • 35

          I have no argument with what you say except to register the woeful addition that a huge proportion of our indigenous stock is actually no better.

          Living as I do in two European countries, I have been struck over the last decade about how many of the young people speak English. They are invariably helpful and can often address more complex and abstract situations in a tongue other than their own. My expectation now is that if I speak to someone, they will be able to respond in English. (I do try myself to speak the other languages myself, incidentally.)

          How many of our young people can speak another language to that degree of proficiency if it is not their language of birth or familial origin?


        • 142
          Steve P says:

          Briscoe’s rump is nicely proportioned. Not really a “bootie” at all.

          I would guess that the split arose over whether what she did was really serious enough to justify the prison sentence she will probably get if convicted.

          Seems to me a clear “not worth trying again”

          “” How many of our young people can speak another language to that degree of proficiency if it is not their language of birth or familial origin? “”

          There is now a de facto world language. Most of us speak it fluently so have reduced need for foreign tongues.


      • 62
        Casual Observer 6 says:

        Am not sure of the reasons why the jury were not able to reach a decision – in particular whether it was as retarded as what happened in the Pryce trial. They may have felt with all the lurid revelations that this trial was more about the private affairs of the Huhnes, and not the possible criminal actions of Br!scoe.

        Might be best not to speak too freely though as that may compromise the retrial – whenever that may be.


        • 67

          My remarks were directed more at the jury, now discharged, than at the defendant.

          Agree with the reported evidence being lurid and rather sensationalist. But the case is seen as being a lot about character so that sort of thing will happen.

          Also agree that care still needs to be exercised but discussion of now revealed evidence will be taking place up and down the land.

          Not party to the trial, Mr Huhne’s already tarnished reputation has taken a further hit which will almost certainly bring offers of work from the State Broadcaster which is held hostage by neo-Marxists and the like.


          • Casual Observer 6 says:

            The UK state broadcaster ? The Baby Banging Corporation ? They’re done – no longer relevant.

            One thing to consider with the lurid details that came out, excellent salacious details for a government controlled press, is that these only came out because the questions were asked of the defendant in court.

            Why was there such a questioning if not to paint Br!scoe as an innocent caught up in the web of sin which was the Huhne family.

            With Br!scoe’s knowledge of Pryce’s intmiate medical conditions, that would rather make the case for conspiracy much stronger.

            Some good details – and BW may have the run down on this – was a unanimous verdict required in this case ? If the final count was only a difference of two that could cast this inability to reach a decision in a whole different light.


        • 70
          Blowing Whistles says:

          There is also a hidden agenda – to quietly remove juries from our courts – and the shysters AND their friends ain’t gonna get that EVER.


          • Casual Observer 6 says:

            One mong jury – shit happens.

            Two mong juries on related cases in same court suggests there is a concerted effort to nobble, or that Southwark Crown court should be taken off of the circuit as it clearly cannot source reliable juries.


          • I got A* Inglish in me Aye levels says:

            R u incinerating that us inhabbytunts of brickston are fick or summat?


      • 76
        schrodingers bollox says:

        Once again SC is talking shite, the case IS STILL Sub Judice as she is still facing charges . It has bugger all to do with whether there has been a court date set or not.


        • 78

          Tell us all about sub judice then.

          Tell us which jurisdiction it falls under.

          Tell us that it applies contra mundum.

          Tell us how that would be enforced.

          I would be most interested in hearing your expert views and, as always, would be delighted to learn from you should you have something to offer us.

          Clearly everyone must act responsibly for what they say or post. But we do not live in a police state – yet. If you get your way, no doubt we would.


          • Casual Observer 6 says:

            I agree with your points there.

            One thing that concerns me about this particular case is if her ex-colleagues are looking for any technicality to get her off.

            That would be standard practice with this type of defendant.


          • I got A* Inglish in me Aye levels says:

            u castin nasturshums on our integritty mate?


  4. 4
    Jmf says:

    So as not to make sure she will not rock the boat that weakling Call me Dave will send her to the Lords.


  5. 5
    Sunderland is a Labour ghetto thats why its shyte. says:

    I know a Tory member in Malton and he cannot stand McIntosh and she is extremely unpopular with both members and constituents alike,she thought she was safe,a lot of these Tory MPs think they have a job for life.The folk in her Association are unlike most Tory Assns,very outspoken and not afraid of CCCO.Even tributes fro Lansleu and Bercow in the HOC couldnt save her,Yeo then Gray just to remind those in the Shire seats that they are vulnerable.The fact that she say she will stand against the Tory candidate tells you all you need to know she will lose her deposit.


  6. 6
    Psychologist says:

    It seems to be dogceatcdog in the Tory Party now

    Like their European policy, invented by Dave leading from behind

    One day in the EU, the next we want out

    At least John Major had a policy


  7. 9
    wiggia says:

    Ah yes the MEP for Essex North and Suffolk South 89-99, then MP for Vale of York 97-2010, who refused to stand down from her MEP job, thus spent two years troughing at both.
    After all Yorkshire, Essex, Brussels, Strasbourg are so convenient to each other.


  8. 10
    Lord Stansted says:

    Chalie thinks “climate change deniers” are headless chickens. I would have thought it was his lot who were running about all over the place.



    • 14
      McAdder says:

      Does he still talk to trees?


    • 15
      Persona non grata says:

      And this moron will be on the throne soon. The beginning of the end for the Saxe Coburgs.


      • 22
        Chazza says:

        Well they said they were going to replace the old boiler at Buck House.


      • 51
        Point of Order, Mr Speaker says:

        Do try and keep up….They ceased to be styled Saxe-Coburg-Gotha on 17 July 1917 by Royal Proclamation and they became Windsor or more correctly of the House and Family of Windsor

        “On 9 April 1952, Queen Elizabeth officially declared “that I and My children shall be styled and known as the House and Family of Windsor, and that my descendants who marry and their descendants, shall bear the name of Windsor.”[ On 8 February 1960, the Queen confirmed that she and her children would continue to be known as the House and Family of Windsor, while those of her descendants not entitled to the title of Prince or Princess and the style of Royal Highness would bear that of Mountbatten-Windsor”


    • 34
      Táxpáyér says:

      How many o’levels have you got Charlie?

      How many degrees in computing, maths, physics, chem, stats etc have we got on this site?

      The number one rent-seeker in the entire country should hide in shame.


    • 72
      Blowing Whistles says:

      And how much dosh does he stand to make around the back from CC – hello got a conflict of interest there charlie boy who’s been seen on the net sucking up at a Brussels propagnada fest or two doin the promo stuff for the myth believers.

      It about the damned money that he’s being bribed with.


    • 130
      Anonymous says:

      Your comment would have carried more weight if you could spell.


    • 134
      Anonymous says:

      A garage full of Aston’s, chauffer driven Bentley, private train and untill he crashed it in Scotland his own full size jet.


  9. 13
    I`m emigrating to Florida in April Ha Ha Ha says:

    Anne McIntosh`s opposition to gay marriage went down a treat with the unmarried middle aged gentlemen who run her constituency and indeed most local tory parties these days.


  10. 18
    Anonymous says:

    I’m sure we’ll all miss her thumb juggling behind Dave at question time.


  11. 19
    Gazza says:

    The woman always seems to be sat in the row behind the front bench in the Commons continually sending and receiving text messages – and that’s, well, about all she ever does.


  12. 20
    Prince Rupert says:

    I’ve met this lady, in 1996, when she was younger and better put together. She was at one time an MEP and an MP. She came to a business lunch with local SME types, I had a small business with 35 staff at the time. She was torn apart, politely as we are polite in Suffolk, mainly about the EU, the amount of regulation, the lack of pro business legislation, tax etc. Sad to see, she had no answer and just kept smiling. She seemed very pleasant, or fragrant in a Mrs Archer way, but not strong, not impressive or decisive. She is also not a spring chicken and I suspect is a very sight in Yorkshire. I have met Yeo also, and he does not live in his constituency and has shown very little interest since getting his job on the energy committee. There is a very big issue locally about wind turbines in the Stour Valley, straw fired and waste burning power stations and all sorts of green nonsense, and Tim has been busy with his business interests in green matters and shown no interest in the local feelings. What both these characters have in common is that they are past it, old, distracted, uninterested in local issues and really should find something else to do. Political parties need energy, and local people interested in what their constituencies want. One local MP, Gummer, works very hard locally and as a result is still popular despite Ipswich being a blue collar town. So this is not the Tories falling apart, just people being sensible and some MPs being wholly out of touch. Yeo is 70 for god’s sake, move over mate.


  13. 21
    Socialism = Starvation says:

    Ex Euro-MP, ex Eurocrat, but she was chosen by the constituency in the first place, it seems. Why do these people seem to imagine that they have a right to a seat?



  14. 23
    Gordon Brown's shed says:

    Today .. I are mostly working on Amanda Knox’s appeal.


  15. 27
    Sally Barecow says:

    I was promised a safe seat.

    But Miliband hasn’t sorted one for me yet. Too busy with the Blair’s, Straw’s and Harman’s children to find me a job for life in some rancid old industrial wasteland that has become ‘culturally enriched’ and that I can pretend to love.


    • 31
      Ms Wanda Legover says:

      Has Joe “Harriet” Dromey actually been selected for a seat? I saw and listened to him for the first time, quite recently. He is absolutely ghastly and a real credit to his parents.


    • 38
      Kinnochio says:

      Don’t forget my boy, boyo!


      • 48
        King Dong says:

        Oh yeah, yer daughter-in-law’s government has just collapsed ‘cos the socialists don’t want to privatise the oil company DONG.

        Some more backhanders coming from that deal to swell the Kinnock Koffers, no doubt.


  16. 29
    Jeremey Paxmong says:

    100 years ago a big war broke out between the pointy helmets and the stiff uppers.

    Phwooor ..


  17. 32
    Liberals says:

    Haha – defeated your Euro exit bill.

    Now we can embrace the Turks and Ukrainians in 2019. Room for 40 million more.


  18. 37
    Big Brother's little sister says:

    What exactly has Miss MacIntosh done wrong?


    • 100
      Tesco is shite says:

      Good question. She’s apparently upset some horse-racing types in Malton, the ones who control the local party. I’m not sure what the accusations are.


    • 131
      Neil Rogers says:

      Iv dealt with Anne personaly. Arrogant childish and not a very nice person. No interest in local affairs unless she can get her mug shot in the paper or on TV. Jumps on the back of others good work. Where she spends her time god only knows. Months with no replys to mails and questions. She never thought this would happen. Neither did David who i mailed re this joke of an MP. Well its come home to roost big time. And im glad!


  19. 39
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    Real earnings fell fast at the onset of Labour’s Great Recession.


  20. 44
    Centre Parting says:

    ‘Rape data shows regional variation’ …..from the BBC News website.

    Do they mean numbers or positions?


  21. 57
    François Hollande says:

    Had a text from Ed Millionairebande.

    Dear Francois. The success of our 50% tax rate initiative is encouraging us to try 75%. How is that working out in your beautiful country?
    PS – Love to your good lady. Whoever that may be .

    That man is, how you say, a mong?


  22. 59
    Winston says:

    If she has said she will run against the Tory candidate in 2015, she must lose the whip now


  23. 64
    peas & gravy says:

    why has she been deselected?


    • 83
      Anonymous says:

      ‘cos she is a Hunt


      • 101
        Tesco is shite says:

        Fuck off, Anonymous, you irritating twat. What does an obsessive, mentally unbalanced southerner like you know about what’s happening in Yorkshire? Stick to what you know, which is sitting on your arse all day in front of a screen. Your pathetic, stupid post is the work of a retard, Sir.


  24. 68
    David Cameron says:

    Avec moi, le deluge.


  25. 73
    EU Funded Pro-EU Troll says:

    Vote UKIP


  26. 74
    A Wounded Badger says:

    “Sorry we can’t help with the Floods, but we decided to send £600 million of English Tax payers money to Syria – hope you understand”

    British Government


    • 113
      Butch and Nick says:

      It was necessary to pay more than any other European country because we are not accepting many refugees, although we will now accept more refugees too.


  27. 77
    RomaBob.... Buy Beeg Issue! says:

    Go now?


  28. 84
    Roger Dewhurst says:

    One of the very few conservative MPs in the north. She must have something going for her. I wonder if she will be asked to stand for UKIP.


    • 103
      Jack Ketch says:

      They laughed at the UKIP man who said that there was a connection between Gay marriage and the weather. The Libs, Tories, Co-op and Labour lot are still rogering each other and it is still raining.
      Is there any connection between the Head of the Environment Agency being an HIV positive bottom-feeder and the failure of his “boys” to maintain Somerset’s blocked up channels?


  29. 97
    bartfartbastard says:

    That reminds me, I’ve been meaning to flush that floater down the bog for days now.


  30. 98
    Post hoc says:

    My sympathies are with the MP, who clearly doesn’t deserve this treatment.


  31. 104
    Useless says:

    Fuck her. Change them all.


  32. 107
    Thirsk born and bred says:

    Ann Macintosh is a lousy local MP and never turns up for anything and only sees people occasionally at her surgeries. She rarely does more with letters to her than pass them on to someone else

    A couple of years one disgruntled elector tipped a pint of beer over her, so frustrated was he with her general attitude

    We are now likely to get a UKIP MP for the area and good riddance to the present incumbent


  33. 121
    Anonymous says:

    Doesn’t she still live in a village near Saffron Walden in Essex? No wonder the good folk of Thirsk and Malton no longer want her.

    When she was an MEP in Essex a group of the local Conservatives followed her around holding demonstrations against the Maastricht Treaty and disrupting all her meetings because she was such a federalist Europhile.


  34. 123
    Neil Rogers says:

    Iv dealt with Anne personaly. Arrogant childish and not a very nice person. No interest in local affairs unless she can get her mug shot in the paper or on TV. Jumps on the back of others good work. Where she spends her time god only knows. Months with no replys to mails and questions. She never thought this would happen. Neither did David who i mailed re this joke of an MP. Well its come home to roost big time. And im glad!


  35. 133
    Anonymous says:

    This is what happens when the incumbent MP ignores the local party and only turns up when he or she expects the local activists to go out leafleting, phoning, telling and canvassing and donating money to get them reelected.

    I have had dealings with this vile woman and I am so happy her chickens have come home to roost. I hope she pisses off back to Essex from whence she came.


  36. 136
    Dave von Cameroon says:

    I am Normal…


  37. 138
    Keep the Faith says:

    Anyone with a long memory will recall the time when she was originally adopted as the candidate for Vale of York in the mid 1990s. Two women and one man were chosen from 130 original candidates who were put through a vigorous selection process. Even though some of us were not keen on her pro EU credentials – she proved a brilliant speaker when the final three all addressed the membership of the local Conservative Association. However….the rot quickly set in. It was a rock solid seat with a flourishing bunch of branches – all fund raising, all meeting their financial quotas, all good at organising the Conservative vote. All they required as a candidate who embraced their hard work. Before long people felt they were being taken for granted and there were many rumblings. That said people fought hard in 1997 and she had a massive majority. The fact that she has declared she will stand as an independent following her de-selection, tells you all you need to know. Anne McIntosh is interested in Anne McIntosh. Yes, she works hard in London – but a good MP works with their local association and doesn’t alienate them. She wanted a ballot of the membershiop. She got her answer.


  38. 146
    Anonymous says:

    “She is making it clear she will stand against the Tory candidate in 2015.”

    This woman is a TRAITOR. Kick her out of the Conservative party now


    • 147
      Anonymous says:

      In the early 1990s someone fly posted her village with posters stating she was guilty of treason for supporting the Maastricht Treaty.


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