February 24th, 2014

Warsi Wars: Questions for ‘Senior’ Minister of State and Chum
“It’s a Tale of Dodgy and Dodgier”

Once again there is a growing list of questions for Sayeeda Warsi over one of her friends. The bitter former Tory Chairman has been keeping schtum after eyebrows were raised when her ally got a lucrative contract from Department of Local Governement that was not publicly put out to tender. The Curzon Institute’s sole director is Afzal Amin and was awarded £120,000 last year, despite him being the Tory candidate in Dudley. It was covered by Warsi’s patch as Minister for Faith and Communities.

As Guido revealed in the Sun yesterday, mysteriously, no minutes were kept of three meetings Amin attended at the DCLG before the contract was awarded last summer so we have no idea how or why the decision was made to award his company the cash.

“It’s a tale of dodgy and dodgier,” whispers one Tory source, weary of yet another scandal involving the bungling Baroness, “but no doubt this one will be scrubbed from her upcoming diaries.” Amin has since endeared himself to the party leadership by accusing the Tories of not doing enough for ethnic minorities, in a very public attack that insiders say has Warsi’s fingerprints all over it.

All of this leaves Guido wondering:

  • What were the criteria for awarding the Curzon Institute the contract?
  • What experience did the company have providing government services?
  • How many times did Warsi meet Mr Amin privately before meetings at DCLG?
  • How many staff does the Curzon Institute employ to implement this government contract, and who are they?
  • By how much is Tory candidate Mr Amin renumerated Curzon Institute?

If anyone can find the ‘Senior’ Minister of State, perhaps they might like to have a word…


  1. 1
    Lord Bumwatch says:

    Good questions indeed!


    • 6
      Conservative HQ says:

      Thanks Guido.


    • 8
      Is there a good Tory MP left? says:

      It just needs one brave Conservative MP to disobey Dave’s orders and ask Dave about piegate at PMQs.


      • 25
        Jack Ketch says:

        There is a regular conspiracy of silence on matters that may personally affect MPs of all parties. No MPs cried out for the pursuit of guilty MPs over the expenses scandal; no MPs protested at the derisory sentences handed out to the few offenders who were nailed; MPs of all colours trot out plaudits and support for their colleagues who resign for getting up to tricks, like Laws or Deputy Speaker Evans still on trial. It is only the random independent or maverick who has the courage to “have a go”. This tends to confirm the whole idea that the three main parties are identical warts on the same arse.


        • 29
          They are a sick bunch says:

          Sickening to see them openly applaud Evans because he was facing serial R@pe charges.


        • 39
          Denis MacShameless says:

          You call 6 weeks derisory!!!


        • 142
          Dawn Parry says:

          Indeed. And that’s why come the GE in 2015, there’ll be many more ordinary people like me standing for Parliament, as Independent candidates. Tribal politics helps nobody other than the MPs and their Parties…..identical warts – a superb analogy!


    • 12
      rick says:

      Who in England cares anymore? There’s enough taxpayer cash for everyone.
      Telegraph headline:
      “Ukraine: Britain offers cash to Kiev as the world waits on Putin”


    • 14
      Small fry, compared to this. says:


      • 18
        Scallywag says:



        Isn’t that what Bliar used to espouse?


      • 74
        Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

        Ukraine will soon have its own space program courtesy of the British taxpayer :-)


      • 75
        M­a­­­­q­bo­­ul says:

        And build more naff Presidential Palaces? The money won’t go anywhere except into the pockets of their politicians. They (with their mafia chums) have got an iron grip on the economy and any money spent there will go to a few select contractors.


      • 144
        (That's enough Eds, Ed!) says:

        Roll on 2015! We’ll show them whose fucking money it REALLY is!


    • 17
      Grimsdale says:

      She is a Tory and ethnic so why are you two gunning for her, is it going to be an internal bitch fight within the Tory Party or what, tell me, who is the minister for Local Government, what has he got to say on the matter?


  2. 2
    Under Orders says:

    Have you been ordered to Blog against Warsi Geedo? You are always attacking her.


    • 10
      well says:

      She has serious questions to answer.


    • 21
      Grimsdale says:

      Of course he has but she has been on Geedoes radar for a very long time.


    • 120
      David Cameron Is A Cunt says:

      Warsi has no place in Cabinet, Government or the Tory party. She has been wildly over promoted solely by virtue of her ethnicity and gender and in return has brought nothing but shame upon herself and ignominy upon both her community and the Conservative party.


  3. 3
    Enoch Powell takes on Robin Day and Wins says:


    • 20
      Twampersand mk II says:

      One of the last decent chaps to be in Parliament. Someone with genuine intelligence, talent and accomplishments in life. Someone who had truly served his country, in war time no less. Someone who told the truth as he saw it, issued no apologies for it, even though it cost him his career and his name has now become a byword for bigot. A very great shame his warnings were not heeded.

      Could any british person old enough to remember the country before the seventies honestly say, with hand on heart, that we live in a better country now than then?

      I know I can’t, and it saddens me no end. By far the worst aspect of the modern ‘improvements’ is the fact that it is irreversible.

      Plus we get to be led by inherently corrupt dross like this fat Warsi woman.

      PS The word ‘community’ now has such negative conotations for me that I usually swith off whenever I hear it. It simply means mobs of demanding foreigners.


      • 28
        Scallywag says:

        Isn’t it funny that our most brilliant, resolute and honest politicians of yester-year were either rubbished, smeared or even worse slandered by the MSM, even back then.

        Who was behind the drawing up of most of the race legislation at that time. Who had the most to benefit from the invidious equality agenda that surrounded the introduction of the race relations act.

        Could it have been a minority group MORE able in society compared to the rest?


        • 117
          Grimsdale says:

          Old Enoch had been sounding off for quite a few years before 1967, the one thing it did create, was the character of Alf Garnet a 1960’s working class bloke sounding off about his prejudices, seeing his job in the docks being threatened.


          • It was the political BBC again says:

            The BBC created Alf Garnet as their way of attacking Powell. It did back fire on the BBC though as Alf was actually right.


      • 38
        John Bellingham says:

        Agree. Whenever they talk about the “Gay Community”, I imagine a little row of bijou mews cottages in Chelsea with lots of pot plants outside and chintz curtains at the windows. Julian and Sandy skipping off to work at Bona Enterprises each morning and neighbourhood participation in “Ring-a-ring-a Rosie”.


      • 44
        Gerbil7 says:

        Hear hear!


      • 51
        Grimsdale says:

        You have me wondering, what you could buy with a tanner in 1965 costs over a pound now, walk down the street most people spoke English, at least in my neck of the woods, jobs were starting disappear but were still available, houses were affordable to working people a bit of a struggle but they could do it if they had £20 a week income, from memory the contraception pill was about to hit the big time, HIV wasn’t even heard of, though from memory a sailor from Liverpool died of incurable TB and a few years later it was that the incurable TB in his body happened because he had AIDS.


        • 69
          Fly on the wall says:

          Those were the days, my friend; we thought they’d never end….

          Clever folk those Beatles. Had it all worked out what was going to happen.


        • 80
          Stitched up says:

          Most house-holds also managed on just one income.

          Funny that it now takes two.


        • 92
          Harman and Dromey-PIE lovers says:

          Anyone under 50 with an interest in how things were should watch old films from the 60s and 70s eg Carry Ons, On the Buses, Ealing comedies set in the UK. They may be overly cosy or rubbishy films but they fairly accurately portray a safe, mainly decent and orderly society that has since been destroyed by the left.


          • Pak E Bashir says:

            It all looked so hideously white.


          • Two differnet countries says:

            Go to a library and look at any local history books. Look at the Victorian and Edwardian photos.

            The disconnect between our past and our engineered present/future is truly shocking.


          • Anonymous says:

            I don’t think you need go back as far as Edwardian times. If you watch any documentary from the 1950’s to the 1960’s about London you see an entirely different makeup from today. Our noses have been well and truly rubbed in diversity. I for one feel truly enriched by the experience.


          • (That's enough Eds, Ed!) says:

            Even the old “Avengers” TV series, some “Monty Python” episodes or Hitchcock’s “Frenzy” all made before London became totally fucked by enrichers and property “developers”!


        • 116
          Oldgeezer says:

          Aaah …. 4 pints for a quid, fags 27.1/2p for 20, Olivia Newton John topping the charts, Jimmy fiddling, bell bottoms and Spanish waists and the skies of East Anglia filled with the roar of low flying USAF F4 Phantoms, the air moist with a fine mist of unburnt avgas and TV that finished at 11.35.

          We may have been scared shiteless of nuclear annihilation, limited to furnishings and fabrics that only came in brown or beige and we needed a printed mag for Onanism until VHS took hold, but by Glod they were good days


          • Grimsdale says:

            “We may have been scared shiteless of nuclear annihilation” you maybe right but in the 50’s they were even suggesting that the weather was affected by the rusians doing atomic bomb tests, strange, they never used to mention our lot or the US.


          • altruism in industry says:

            you were diddled, 1964 1/2 mild was 9 1/2 p which is what ? 5 pence


  4. 4
    C List says:

    Try Aberdeen.


    • 68
      Grimsdale says:

      Oh yes, the YES and NO, will they won’t they, Camms is beginning to panic over oil and Salmond is blustering away. If Scotland goes independant, does it mean all those Scotch mps in all parties are denied their English seats as they will be deemed to be non EU nationals? My, things could get very interesting.


      • 131
        John Bellingham says:

        Britain appears to be the only country where non-nationals can both stand for Parliament and vote in all elections. The UK allows Commonwealth and Irish citizens such rights. If Scotland goes its own way, will they be allowed into the Commonwealth?


  5. 5
    Anonymous says:

    She was only ever in cabinet to boost Dave’s women/ethnic minority quota and is a fool. This is what happens when you promote people for their gender/race rather than their talent.


    • 11
      Diane Abbott says:

      Don’t be so silly!


    • 13
      a woman says:

      Quotas are insulting and patronising.


    • 16
      JJ4 says:

      Notice that these quotas only REALLY apply to public bodies and public institutions…i.e. only state organisations such as the civil service, NHS, Royal Mail (as was) etc. This is done, I suggest, to nobble those public bodies/services thus rendering them unworkable/inefficient and thus making them ripe for privatisation. No such rules apply to private companies and such quotas.

      Maybe the same is being done to the HoP, with the EU ready to take over after complete parliamentary disarray/failure?


      • 27
        Don't give them ideas says:

        They’ll get round to that, soon enough.

        Run a nice little family garage, or newsagent? Here’s Mo. He’s your new manager.


        • 93
          One way diversity says:

          But Asian run firms would be exempt of course.

          No Johns or Jims would be joining Bradford taxi companies any time soon.


    • 105
      Harbottle says:

      Unfortunately politicians have to do this stuff by the media idiots-witness the fuss at the recent PMQs when Labour packed its benches with women (inc a PIE supporter and some resembling USSR women shot putters).


    • 125
      Baroness Udders says:

      Anyone know the way to Maidstone?


  6. 7
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    Can I see all the paperwork please?


  7. 9
    tomkcook says:

    Add another question to the list for me, please: What was the contract for?


  8. 15

    Political Correctness goes down the toilet!


  9. 19
    Shooty* says:

    This whole nontroversy is showing a callous disregard to her cultural sensitivities. For shame!


  10. 23
    Anonymous says:

    This form of corruption has got to be stamped out!

    This type of corruption in public sector, whether at the local or national level is the real reason people are turned of politics (its not PMQ’s)! Until ordinary have a simple way to have issues like this reviewed in a non corrupt manor, with the corrupt public officials getting sanctions (like pay cuts, fines and jail) then this is not going to improve.


  11. 24

    Reblogged this on wheelsofpoliticalsteel and commented:
    Oops think they’ve managed to do it again! Dodgy dealings in politics well who could ever have guessed!


  12. 26
    Casual Observer 7 says:

    This is not helping a credible case that should be being developed on the right, that the diversity, multi-culti and race relations agenda has been one massive scam to cover up / enable fraud and criminality.

    A closer look at the police, some sections of public services, and immigration policy is where this notion sources.


    • 34
      Fink 'bout tit, yeah? says:

      The right are responsible for said multicultural shite. Up to their necks in it, just like Labour.


      • 60
        Casual Observer 7 says:

        The regular folk who consented to it uncritically are responsible for the mess developing.

        Those who corrupted the idea, mainly in the police and media, are perhaps criminally responsible, as may yet be the case for W’arsi.

        In hindsight, any policy or idea which precludes prosecution or criticism of people for irrational reasons (eg. their ethnicity, religion etc.) should be rejected outright.

        Those who put forward the ideas originally were either intellectually lazy, or perhaps acting with opposite intent.

        The left bear most responsibility for collectivist multi-culti. The right’s responsibility is that they were unable to find a credible and safe argument against it.

        That multi-culti enables covering up criminal activity and corruption of public institutions whilst providing a trojan cover for anti-white rac!sm, are very powerful and safe arguments against.


    • 141
      Blowing Whistles says:

      One classic ploy is of divide and rule over. keep as many of them diided among themselves – Hence
      north v south, male v female, black v white v asian v add your own, old v young, political tribes v deluding the masses [its a big division is the 3 tribes] etc etc…


  13. 32
    Questions of our time says:

    Does she still eat vegetarian chicken curry?


    • 84
      M­a­­­­q­bo­­ul says:

      If a chicken never eats meet or cheese in its lifetime then it can be considered a Vegetarian Chicken. (and most probably a very smug chicken who likes to boast about its vegetarianism on twitter).


  14. 33
    Lady Woozie the token Moozie says:

    I am following FCO standing orders since they were established by the criminals Straw and Blair

    No written records when discussions of bungs, crimes and general skullduggery are concerned

    Have you not noticed that even Chilcot has denounced lack of FCO minutes before the illegal Iraq war?

    Thay way we have denial as legal defence and, of course, that old mafia defence “I cannot remember”


    • 37
      Alastair Campbell, Tony Bliar, Bill Clinton, Margaret Hodge, et al, ad nauseum says:

      I have no clear recollection of those events.


    • 81
      I feel fubarred etc... says:

      The FCO was excluded completely from the No 10 sofa government. Their experts who knew all about the middle east were warning of the serious consequences of what Blair and his cabal were planning, but they were completely ignored as policy was taken over by the MoD. The rest, as they say, is history. The really shameful thing was that different information and instructions were being given to the Ambassador in Washington and the UK Rep at the UN, something previously totally unheard of.


  15. 35
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    It’s about time we had all women shortlists for the Trades Union leaders.

    Vile Trades Union dinosaurs like McCluskey,Crow and Serwotka should step down in favour of women elected on an all women shortlist.

    Or is it do as i say and not as i do for Labour’s paymasters!


  16. 36
    Leave the man alone says:

    Former BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis will face a retrial on outstanding sex offence charges, prosecutors say


  17. 40
    the bloody Mod Bot is still at it says:

    Meanwhile over in BBC-land, despite The Observer, Mirror, Guardian, Sky and the Sunday Times commenting on the Harman peedooo/file story…STILL THE BBC CENSORS THE NEWS.

    Their justification that it is because of legal reasons is completely hollow.

    Time the BBC was bought to account – this BTW is the same BBC who hounded Mitchell night after night on Labour’s Newsnight, until he was forced to resign.

    And there are also questions for Miliband – not least how he can allow the hypocrite Harman remain on his shadow team. But this is one ‘cwithith’ that he doesn’t want to be seen near.



  18. 41
    Another Headshrinker says:

    You might want to ask why he was sent home early from his tour in Iraq in 2003! That will make uncomfortable questioning for him. I know why, but I’m not spilling the beans, go and investigate!


  19. 45
    Anonymous says:

    #ElectedByNoOne #ExpensesTrougherFood


    • 48
      Anonymous says:


      £11,548 in day subsistence (food and drink)



    • 50
      Narcissist Watch says:

      How did she take a picture of herself from that distance?


      • 57
        Chasing the Deer says:

        Mr Cameron will be chairing an historic meeting of The Cabinet in Aberdeen this morning only the second time in 90 years that such has been held in Scotland.

        The Prime Minister spokesman told reporters that after a hearty breakfast of Porridge and Haggis ‘n Neeps washed down with a drop of malt whisky the Prime Minister who dressed in a kilt of the Cameron Clan for the occasion was piped in by a lone piper.”if anyone thinks that this is just a PR Stunt, ” he went on “they should think again !”


        • 65
          Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

          The benefit scroungers down South are getting ever more desperate :-)

          The hundreds of billions of pounds of oil,gas & whisky revenue will go 12 times further in an independent Scotland.

          If the Scots don’t vote for independence they will be known the world over as “haggis eating surrender monkeys”, a bunch of pussy-whipped slaves forever under the English jackboot.



          • JH32446234235 says:

            So… a tacit admission that you basically understand that the entire country is a benefits dependent rump which you expect to pay for with a couple of profitable industries.



        • 66
          Scottish Mickey Mouse says:

          Och, thank ye ag’in for the David Cameron watch.


    • 87
      Lioness Arsi says:

      Note how I take up two seats, of course a coffee ring will be left to then adorn someone’s arse.


  20. 47
    Gerbil7 says:

    I see the BBC’s news blackout on the Daily Mail story continues.
    It’s the way they’re funded that makes them special.


    • 126
      Jimmy Sovile says:

      It’s because the BBC is a family station and wants to protect the children from all this unpleasantness.


  21. 52
    Who is behind these people? says:

    Curzon Institue provides “services to political parties” in the UK

    Sounds familiar

    Anothe bunch of fucking “lobbyists”

    And I think the Qatqris are behind it…

    Would fit…Qataris are backing and arming jihadis in Syria etc


  22. 55
    Graham says:

    Warsi is incompetent and useless , appointed for ethnicity and polotical correctness by an idiot Prime Minister.


  23. 56
    Ah! think says:

    These Parliamentary as1ans could do with an association to speak up on their behalf, similar to the B1ack Police Federation


    • 102
      Grimsdale says:

      They may even start their own political party “Asians are Us”, if every Asian voted for them they could be a sizeable minority political party, unfortunately they would fighting among themselves.


    • 109
      Pak E Bashir says:

      “The Black and Tans”?


  24. 58
    Time for this Government to resign says:


    • 70
      Casual Observer 7 says:

      Benefit types and bedroom tax victims note:

      Labour are not opposing the open check book.


      • 86


        I see you were burning the night oil last night! I sloped off early but I had one minor puzzle left over a throw-away remark you made on the Harcourt/Cato Street Conspirators stuff, here:



        • 119
          Casual Observer 7 says:

          It wasn’t really the Harcourt’s – but Edward Vernon-Harcourt, just Vernon at the time.


          The relationship is geographical, but also misleading in that Wiki piece which seems to have been lifted from here:


          Edward Vernon hosted a gathering of his fellow directors of the Ancient Concerts in his Grosvenor Square residence on 23rd Feb 1821.

          The Cato Street plotters were busted in the house next door on 23rd Feb 1820.

          It was an odd observation for Aston to make, in a very misleading way as well. In context of myths etc. I thought it worth raising so someone else would pick up on it ;-)


  25. 61
    Jail DLT & throw away the key says:

    ⭐️Well at least I am not Harriet. It’s only money, folks and Gideon says we are going to throw plenty at the U Chain so let up a bit, eh.

    When the whole thing caves in under huge UK debt levels sometime ahead, we Enrichment will then gladly leave and return to our homelands duly improved by your largesse while you lot pick up the bill for both. A win win for the Enrichment.



    • 100
      Windypops says:

      If that happens it will be well worth the price. Pop along to the local travel agent and get your tickets early – usually cheaper that way.


    • 140
      Penfold says:

      Better brush up Exchange Control Regs, so it all stays here, blocked, inaccessible and subject to expropriation.


  26. 62
    Ah! think says:

    Baroness Warsi said her role with the Conservative Party was unpaid and that she worked on Fridays and Saturdays and during Parliamentary recess at her family’s bed firm, Ravensthorpe based Shire Beds.

    She won’t take this lying down.


  27. 64

    Could be Baommess Janukowitsch, sounds very dodgy Ukrainisch!


  28. 67
    Hows that then? says:

    CPS to retrial DLT for having a grope years ago(allegedly)

    BBC ignore Harman for supporting Child porn years ago (documented)


  29. 71
    Anonymous says:

    Let’s have


  30. 72
    Lioness Arsi says:

    I tick at least three of Dave’s boxes. Woman, northern and enrichment.

    Sp there.

    You can’t move me.


  31. 73
    Geostrategist says:

    Let’s have a real Tory in the FO


    India is also far more interesting than….


  32. 83
    Geostrategist says:

    Reference your Charles Crawford article

    It’s good to see Charles putting some water in his neocon wine for a change, rather than his usual primitive Cold War anti Russian shit

    Perhaps the necon warmongers and barbarian masters in Washington have told him to shut up…

    Even idiots can learn…


  33. 90

    Yet more stinking corruption among the Tories.

    Dave. Weren’t you going to clean all this sort of thing up?

    Comments on prime time telly please.


    • 96
      Dave the failed neocon says:

      I got mugged by the lobbyists

      Oh well

      The Cabinet Secretary tells me I can joint his bank when I leave

      At £5 million per year

      And resume my houseparties with Rebekah Andy Nigel and all the Chipping Norton Set (when they are released from jail of course, poor things)


  34. 91
    EU Observer says:

    5 out of 6 Tory manifesto authors went to Eton….

    No Wonder they never had a plot except to line theoir pockets with the usual suspects when they get kicked out…


  35. 95
    Wee Lee Bynn says:

    What does “renumerated” mean?


  36. 97
    Resentful Taxpaying Serf says:

    Second generation Parki immigrant — Senior Minister — a potent symbol of the LibLabCon ruination of the U.K.


  37. 104
    P l e b says:

    Isn’t it funny that you can’t accuse Dennis Skinner of any of these dodgy dealings. MPs can be selfless you know.


    • 112

      Yep. Dennis is a regular attendee at the HoC sittings. He also did real work as a miner.
      For all his left wing views, he is vastly better than all the PPE spad career politicians like that bastard Camoron.


  38. 107
    majorfrustration says:

    “not doing enough” well find anther country


  39. 128
    An awkward bastard says:

    What exactly are we getting for our money here ?

    What benefits have we all seen from this expenditure in the last month ?


  40. 136
    OwenJones' Mum says:

    It’s the multicultural society! Corruption is endemic in the Indian sub-continent, so we must accept them bringing their ways to this Country.


  41. 139
    Penfold says:

    One wonders if some of our ethnic minorities are more concerned with family and tribal ties and grabbing the loot and seizing any opportunity to gain influence, in the public sector, rather than doing a good job with some measure of ethics and morality.


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