February 14th, 2014

Another LibDem Donor Nicked

Scoop from the FT this morning: arms dealer and LibDem donor Sudhir Choudhrie has been arrested by cops from the Serious Fraud Office over allegations he was involved in alleged bribery by Rolls-Royce in the Far East. Along with bent trader Michael Brown that makes two of the LibDems’ largest donors implicated in major financial scandals. LibDem sex scandals were becoming ten a penny so nice to see them returning to old fashioned funny money. Don’t bet on them giving any of it back…


103 Comments

  1. 1
    dai wondering says:

    why do they call him Isiah?

  2. 2
    Nick Clegg says:

    Sorry but I’m first.

  3. 3
    The Eagle Brothers says:

    Fist!

  4. 4
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    My belated congratulations to the “Captain”,a wonderful show.

    Captain Chaplington-Smythe (Monster Raving Loony): 200

  5. 5
    . says:

    gordon brown = capitalist

  6. 6
    Anonymous says:

    I know,I know,Calamity didn’t know about this because no one told him.Innocent lamb.

  7. 7
    P l e b says:

    General Election Now.

  8. 8
    John Smith says:

    **applause**

  9. 9
    Nick Clegg says:

    I was aware in a general, legally-evasive sense.

  10. 10
    Nigel Farage says:

    Looks like a swivel-eyed loon to me.

  11. 11
    lojolondon says:

    What is worse, unlike UKIP who took money from a legitimate British taxpayer and were told to pay it back, the LimpDims are never ordered to pay back any money, no matter how dodgy the contribution – eg. Brown was not a UK taxpayer, they should never have accepted his money.

  12. 12
    Anonymous says:

    Everything a man could want,moustache,muscles.

  13. 13
    LibUKIPConLab says:

    “Arms dealer and Lib Dem donor”

  14. 14
    John Smith says:

    Or a Bond villain.

  15. 15
    Excalibur, back from down under says:

    Beeboids majoring on Breakfast with variety of trans and bi alternatives now allowed on Facebook, oh, and rain is coming.

    F@ck all about UKIP historic achievement deep in Labour donkey rosette territory.

    Twats.

    Sky better and balanced.

    Cloggy…..get your coat.

  16. 16
    Anonymous says:

    Another groundhog day.

  17. 17
    jgm2 says:

    While Labour have only a 4% poll lead?

    Good idea.

    Kinnock had a 20% lead at this point.

  18. 18
    Anonymous says:

    i really like the look of him!

  19. 19
    Nick Clegg says:

    I do hope we have plausible deniability. If so it will be a fucking first.

  20. 20
    Jeremiah says:

    Where is that lord who was made a lord and did not live in this country, you know the one, very big donor to the Cons and their one time leading light? Just asking, none of the parties are exactly as clean as snow more like the colour of driven slush, dig deep enough into any of them and you get dirty linen.

  21. 21
    Vince says:

    The mummy returns

  22. 22
    Dave Wasted his chance of a lifetime says:

    So Dave the first Tory PM in a generation. He could have reformed the Lords, re-drawn the electoral boundaries, introduced the right to recall a crooked MP, scrapped postal votes for the fit and able, re-built the country’s electricity security and dredged the rivers to stop flooding.

    Instead he put all his efforts into homosexual marriage and white wind temples to the Green God of CO2.

  23. 23
    The wasted years says:

    And as for Austerity, we owe even more than when Dave started. Eric Pickles says we are a very wealthy country and Dave says money is no object.

  24. 24
    Same as the MSM says:

    I came here hoping to see the breakdown of postal votes v breadown of real votes.

    Massa Murdoch not interested in that, Greed?

  25. 25
    Officer Dibble says:

    Why don’t they take a random sample of 1000 of those postal votes in Wythenshawe, go back and interview the individuals who voted, check signatures etc.

    You could easily dress it up as a “competition” to prompte postal voting – eg. “a lucky 10% of postal voters could receive a prize”.

  26. 26
    dai cisively says:

    ..and if we saw his accounts we’d know why

  27. 27
    John Smith says:

    You may find this useful:

    https://www.google.co.uk/

    However, keep it to yourself *taps nose*

  28. 28
    What on Earth are we doing? says:

    I can’t see what all the fuss over Rolls Royce is about. At least it was creating British jobs for British workers, unlike Dave’s foreign aid to the Indian Space program and the African Spice girls.

    Give me a good old fashioned British jobs boosting bribe any say over scattering money like confetti over African dictators dressed up as foreign aid.

  29. 29
    The Runes says:

    All Tory MPs are homosexuals.

  30. 30
    Jeremiah says:

    The Cons in 3rd place in Wythenshawe and Sale East, backed by the Master, poor old Dave must be quaking in his shoes now, how long to the EU elections, 3 months is it, I might vote UKIP this time it will not make much difference really as I live in a one party state. I have yet to work out how I can vote for someone who I don’t know anything about especially when they are strangers to the area, same goes for voting in company meetings, most votes are cast by the big investors anyway, same in the small pension I get, how can I vote for someone I know nothing about apart from a paragraph or two in the voting bumph?

  31. 31
    Postal Votes says:

  32. 32
    Tom Catesby says:

    Yes, what a refreshing change, good old fashioned financial scandal.

  33. 33
    Eric Pickles says:

    My car sailed through its MOT today.

    The garage was flooded.

  34. 34
    C.O.Jones says:

    Something needs to be done about it! High postal voting always benefits Labour.

    I mean its not really the party where most of their voters are on business trips abroad or holidaying in the Seychelles is it?

    May I suggest fraud?

  35. 35
    SadChou says:

    My eyes speaketh the TRUTH

  36. 36
    Blofeld says:

    ‘A Bond villain’. Wheres the pussy?

  37. 37
    Bill Quango MP/5 says:

    He only lost because Murdoch gave him a lightbulb head.
    Right up to that moment he had a strong lead.

    It was nothing to do with him being a hopeless , Commie, windbag. It was Murdoch..
    {and an eternal lefty myth was born}

  38. 38
    Cloggy says:

    Shan’t, w’not, up yours

  39. 39
    Ric Holden CCHQ says:

    Nothing like a bit of good news to start the day……..watch this space!

  40. 40
    Dr No says:

    Nick wasn’t available.

  41. 41
    Guido says:

    And what’s wrong with a boss-eyed western oriental gentleman?

  42. 42
    Sir William Wayde says:

    If you want to do business in the Far East, without family connections, you have to bribe people.

  43. 43
    Sir William Wayde says:

    You could do some research? On this newfangled Interweb thingy?

  44. 44
    M­a­­­­q­bo­­ul says:

    Which is worse?

  45. 45
    Col Stok says:

    Which eye is the false one?

  46. 46
    Eric Pickles says:

    Giving foreign aid to Africa will help the people on the Somerset levels. I am sure they will all welcome that.

  47. 47
    Jeremiah says:

    Now if he was a Con donor, would Geedes be jumping up and down pointing the finger, I don’t think so, we would get what a terrible thing he is exposed to the glare or the media.

  48. 48
    M­a­­­­q­bo­­ul says:

    That’s not true. It depends on the client and the client is not always local.

  49. 49
    C.O.Jones says:

    There is a very easy way to test whether fraud is involved and it is 100% foolproof.

    If all the postal votes reflect the choices of the walk in ballot box vote then there can be no arguing.

    If however the postal votes favour a specific party then democracy has been tampered with and is therefore meaningless.

  50. 50
    Wait - what! says:

    The Lib-dems can only dream of such a poor result.

  51. 51
    Well I never, but they did says:

    They did well in an area that a red rosette on a lampost would win, 38%? voted so 62% couldn’t get off their ar5es to go out and vote, tells you something is very wrong will this country, still they have their MP until next year, no doubt who will make sure he gets a good spot at the trough and the rest can carry getting their bennies.

  52. 52
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    I note Osborne and his hairdresser still favour the Caligula look over Little Lord Fauntleroy. Understandable, but unwise.

  53. 53
    If you don't like it, then don't play says:

    Correct.

  54. 54
    John Smith says:

    The Jap’s one?

  55. 55
    Who is this nobhead? says:

    Just you wait, Mike. Just you wait..

  56. 56
    ss says:

    Libdim arms dealer bit of a spanner in the work there?
    Thought left wanted all arms dealing done away with?

  57. 57
    Why doesn't Dave ban postal votes except for the infirm and armed forces? says:

    Postal Votes make election campaigning worthless. If last weekend the Labour candidate had been outed as Jimmy Savile’s mentor and a London tube bomber, he would still have won.

  58. 58
    Tim Yeo says:

    Harro?

  59. 59
    OH, he's totally independent says:

    “Much of his early career was as a BBC News journalist.”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Smithson_(politics)

  60. 60
    Jeremiah says:

    That is totally incorrect, what should say there are a number of homosexuals in the Cons, there are some allegedly homosexuals in the Cons who are married for convenience shall we say, and there are some who in their heart of hearts are not quite sure what they are, the rest are straight and go to sessions with Miss Whiplash or whoever it is now. In short they a cross section of the public where it is said 20% are homosexual and 20% dead straight and the rest in to a greater or lesser extent between the two extremes. One of the greatest Generals in the ancient world was either way, which way, his name, Alexander the Great and he still stands head and shoulders above most of the politicos today.

  61. 61
    Abdul says:

    I think the fact that they all have a Karachi postmark should prove it.

  62. 62
    C.O.Jones says:

    If UKIP can keep up the momentum then the trend is seriously bad news for all the established p̶i̶l̶f̶e̶r̶e̶r̶s̶ parties.

    Let the trend be your friend.

  63. 63
    C.O.Jones says:

    So it’s a bit like buying Facebook likes then?

  64. 64
    Kinnochio says:

    Awwwwwwwwww-riiiiiiiiiiight!

  65. 65
    The Fabians says:

    The polls before an election are always more reliable than the poll itself.

    We believe that in future elections should not be held, as they give dubious results. Instead the government will be determined by what IPSOS MORI tells us they expect the result to be based on a sample of 1000 people phoned early on a Sunday morning.

  66. 66
    rick says:

    Why are plod interested? When the Saudis had their collar felt by the Serious Fraud Squad regarding corruption over a British Aerospace arms deal, their pal Blair used his ‘executive’ power to have the investigation shut down.

  67. 67
    The Heroes of Telemarketing says:

    No, Eton actually.

  68. 68
    FFS says:

    I have come to the conclusion that well over 50% of our MPs are J e w i s h, gay, foreign, have foreign parents or are crooks.

    I’m quite sure they are representative of the UK public as a whole, in the sense they believe in all manner of bull-crap, are corrupt and greedy, lazy and feckless.

  69. 69
    FFS says:

    Smithson another left-wing commentator can’t bring himself to say anything positive about a right-wing party, like perhaps mentioning that UKIP were up 14%.

  70. 70
    Von Rumpoy killed our giraffe. says:

    The Monster Raving Liberal Party still get 1, 200 votes.
    Who are these misfits ??

  71. 71
    FFS says:

    Whoa whoa whoa. I don’t bribe people EVER.

    I suspect that my local reps might do however…..

    ….best not to look under that particular rock though.

  72. 72
    Nick Clegg says:

    To all those who didn’t vote in the Wythenshawe and Sale East By-Elections (71.76%) well done. I’m sure that Prime MinisterDavid Cameron is very proud of you.

  73. 73
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    Only if that arms dealing funds or benefits the right.

    Check out Venezuela for further details.

  74. 74
    FFS says:

    Ah yes, dodgy 3rd world foreign arms dealers in fact. Bribing British politicians. What a lovely country this is. Everything to be proud of.

    Gone down the shitter totally hasn’t it? Beyond redemption if you ask me.

  75. 75
    Jeremiah says:

    Agreed with eligible voters not going to vote, I have posted ad nauseam on this blog about it, you can understand it when you live in a one party area as I do, a very large Liebore majority a little like Wythenshawe and Sale, the only way way is proportional representation and I think Dave Boy will regret not bringing that in. All parliamentary constituencies should be marginal ones, a vain wish, then probably we would get more action and the MPs might actually work for their constituents. Just think, no more jobbies for life constituencies as per Yeo, no parachuting complete strangers into areas because they are favoured by party headquarters, it will keep the little darlings on their toes or they will be out.

  76. 76
    Jeremiah says:

    Sir Bill there isn’t enough time in the year to do that

  77. 77
    Von Rumpoy killed our giraffe. says:

    Because that’s what he says to the young boy bending over in front of him.
    Isiah ( try it with a posh voice )

  78. 78
    Soaked Beaver says says:

    They’re like Lib Dems – but sane

  79. 79
    Anonymous says:

    If this is Proportional representation of the Lib Dems, then maybe it would be better to put razor wire around their spring conference, put a dog run and an armed guard to keep them in.

  80. 80
    Same as the MSM says:

    No. I tried Google — one of the firtst things I thought of!

    Got Labour list and the guardian (neither of which give the postal breakdown) an my own post above.

    I know the 11k figure, you twit, I was wondering how many of those were labour. Still no news on that

  81. 81
    Third world (or fourth) says:

    Labour majority 8960 Postal votes 10141

  82. 82
    Bell-Curve says:

    “20% are homosexual and 20% dead straight and the rest in to a greater or lesser extent between the two extremes”

    I think you’ve been watching too much telly

  83. 83
    Libertie(s) says:

    Lib Dems – Political rent boys?

  84. 84
    Anonymous says:

    More like, Cast Iron get your coat…

  85. 85
    CARBON FOOTPRINT says:

    The age old tactic of the sodomist lobby, take a respected figure from history ,claim him as one of their own with not the slightest evidence, then use his reputation to justify their filthy desire to masturbate in each others arseholes.

  86. 86
    Handycock Immigrant Trafficker says:

    My boys in Portsmouth won’t be arrested for making political donations to us Nick as I have made sure they are all members of the Lodge. Keep sending the asylum seekers down to us and I will provide the planning permissions for my boys to house them. Boaz.

  87. 87
    NE Frontiersman says:

    Always? Wasn’t the LD’s post-Huhne majority in Eastleigh won by sackfuls of postal votes?
    Here in Waltham Forest we’ve gone beyond such inefficiencies. We simply write in extra votes for Labour at the count.

  88. 88
    Kev the Kuffir says:

    LibDims benefiting from the profit (sic).

  89. 89
    Anonymous says:

    The right???
    It’s as left as it comes but you know that of course but must be deeply ashamed being a leftist yourself

  90. 90
    I feel fubarred etc.. says:

    Some nice ideas #22, but you forget to mention that little ball and chain round his ankles (neck?) known as the treacherous wrecking Libdems. Now if he had had his clear majority…

    …. but I suspect that bumsex would still have appeared unannounced on the menu somewhere.

  91. 91
    I feel fubarred etc.. says:

    No no no! This has fuck all to do with RR; it is all about Libdems receiving dodgy cash contributions from dodgy individuals.

  92. 92
    I feel fubarred etc.. says:

    See #92 up there ^^^

  93. 93
    I feel fubarred etc.. says:

    …. in hard-core Labour voting areas.

  94. 94
    I feel fubarred etc.. says:

    If things continue to deteriorate as they are, we are all going to be looking for arms donors!

  95. 95
    I feel fubarred etc.. says:

    … correct – and two of them lead 2 of our main political parties. This HAS GOT to stop!

  96. 96
    Expat business consultant says:

    When travelling reps used to ask me that question, I always told them to go and ask at the bank as to whom they should speak and how much it might cost them. None of my business you see….

  97. 97
    I feel fubarred etc .. says:

    Fully agree.

  98. 98
    Old Bribery Hand says:

    Always safer to leave it to your local agent – up to him how much of ‘his’ commission to disburse.

  99. 99
    Lord and Lady Establishment-Stooge of Brussels says:

    500% gain in UKIP share of the vote.

  100. 100
    Bell End says:

    I agree.

  101. 101
    Bell End says:

    Is that what they do?

  102. 102
    od4u4me says:

    Excellent question.

  103. 103
    od4u4me says:

    Good question?


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