March 5th, 2014

Unite Cut Labour Donations by £1.5 Million


  1. 1
    Anonymous says:

    Высокий суд Австралии принял решение об аннулировании однополых браков и признал недавно вступивший в действие закон о легализации однополых браков противоречащим федеральному законодательству, сообщает телекомпания ABC.

    В документе поясняется, что принятый в Канберре закон о легализации однополых браков идёт вразрез с федеральным законом 1961 года, определяющим брак как союз между мужчиной и женщиной.

    По мнению суда, решение о легализации однополых браков находится в компетенции парламента страны. Австралийский парламент рассматривал соответствующий законопроект в 2012 году и не принял его.

    Напомним, что закон, легализующий однополые браки, на австралийской столичной территории был принят 22 октября 2013 года и вступил в силу 7 декабря 2013 года.

    Австралийская столичная территория стала первым регионом Австралии, легализовавшим подобные браки. Как ранее сообщалось, в столице Австралии с момента вступления закона в силу состоялось 27 бракосочетаний однополых пар, теперь все они будут аннулированы. Действующий премьер-министр Тони Эббот, избранный в этом году, обещал всячески противодействовать заключению однополых браков.

    В настоящий момент однополые браки разрешены в 15 странах мира, в том числе в Нидерландах, Франции, странах Скандинавии, Бразилии и Новой Зеландии. В США, Мексике и Великобритании браки между лицами одного пола разрешены на региональном уровне. Накануне Верховный суд Индии также признал гей-браки вне закона

  2. 2
    Red Len McCluskey says:

    You’ll need to Free The Paedos if you want any more shillings from me.

  3. 3
    Glyn H says:

    Is that one of the former Prime Mentalist’s Budget speeches?

  4. 4
    Itchy Scrote says:

    I agree, comrade.

  5. 5
    Commuter says:

    It’s Nigel Farage on a train.

  6. 6
    Ed Millionaireband says:

    Y’know, uh, I don’t want to get into soundbites here,
    but I can feel the hand of a bailiff on my shoulder

  7. 7
    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! says:

    Would YOU have an E-spot implant? Scientists build orgasm machine that delivers a climax at the push of a button (Mail)

    Well she can buy her own batteries!!

  8. 8
    BBC says:

    It’s OK Ed, we’ve cut Channel 3 so we can give you some cashback.

  9. 9
    Podiceps says:

    Can a government annul a legally contracted marriage, gay or not, retroactively?

  10. 10
    War Criminal says:

    Tony B.liar has pledged to address Labour’s deficit from his warmongering profits. Scumbags!

  11. 11
    Google Translate says:

    Мой воздушной подушке полно угрей

  12. 12
    Ah! great says:

    I’ll marry myself

  13. 13
    From Russia With Love says:

    Дэвид Кэмерон является педофилом.

  14. 14
    Ambrose Pilchard Evans says:

    Bring back Tony Blair!

  15. 15
    Gooey Blob says:

    That still won’t make Ed electable. Unpopular as the coalition is, people look at Labour’s leader and a shiver runs down their spines. Frankly, Kinnock was a better prospect.

  16. 16
    David Cameron says:

    Can someone please tell me if the following is suitable for the office ?

  17. 17
    Dan "utter twat" Hodges says:

    No it’s me pointing of that if we had more woman MPs then Putin could not invade the Ukraine. Also we need more immigrants; that way Putin will be scared of us. Everyone who disagrees with me is out of touch. And I have never been on public transport where people were speaking other languages around me and I have never laughed at a joke about national stereotypes. Ever.

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    Penfold says:

    No doubt money will be funneled direct to acquiescent MP’s, so that the right policy is promoted……….
    Poor ole Ed, he just can’t do the right thing, furcked if he does and furcked if he doesn’t.

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    jgm2 says:

    It’ll be a tough one. Do they accept Blair’s ill-gotten gains (the price of which, no doubt, will be safe seats for any of his kids that want them) or do they go bankrupt.

    I’d be astonished if Blair would offer them a cent after they conspired to remove him in a coup.

    And Brown won’t give them a cent because he’s as mean as he looks when it’s his own money.

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    jgm2 says:

    UNITE cutting donations will be presented by UNITE as ‘punishment’ for Labour not acting in a more Marxist friendly way but it is just as likely that UNITE needs all the money it can get to pay its bosses enough wages and make sufficient pension contributions to these worker’s heroes.

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    This is Nigel on a train says:

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    War Criminal says:

    That will be £1.5m Tony? No! The last I looked Labour were in debt to tune of over £23m. To cover Labour Debts and election costs, £25m may just do it!

    I am surprised the BBC are not ditching Children in Need charity for Labour in Need!

  23. 23
    C.O.Jones says:

    £1.5M is expensive for a parachute for the bairn.

  24. 24
    altruism in industry says:

    dumping richard bacon would be an improvement

  25. 25
    Vlad the Putin says:

    Необычные шевелюры Брюс?

  26. 26
    B.liar says:

    Under Tony Bliar’s leadership the debt was an eye watering £23m.

  27. 27
    Landslide to bury Torys and UKEP says:

    Proof that Unite aren’t the paymasters.

    Ed is building a grassroots movement from unions to the boardroom. Even his critics say he looks more like a PM every day.

    Get ready for the landslide.

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    East India Company Wallah says:

    The prime mentalist used the”scottish trade union movement” as his thesis in Uni,Falkirk saw almost 12000 jobs lost plus supporting industry jobs when Unite tried shoe-horning Twatsons choice into a safe seat.
    Should Soapy Eck win independence for scotland,who will run it,him or Unite?
    Bust in six weeks

  29. 29
    Harridan Harman says:

    Won’t someone think of the paedos?

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    Null hypothesis says:

    But the point of this is that none of them was legally contracted.

  31. 31
    who's kidding who says:

    Thought Liebour was already bought by the highest bidder, the unions, is this another way of doing a bit of lobbying by the banks or someone selling something in the Middle East, can’t see it being Bliars money, after all he was only a Lawyer and MP then PM, I presume he comes from a family of rich people,

  32. 32
    Dreaming of the new Liebour world says:

    Ha, Ha Ha, Ha, brilliant joke, got anymore.

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    jgm2 says:

    Superficially ‘yes’ but a salary of 66K plus expenses of at least double that ie total package of 200K PLUS pension contributions PLUS index-linked.

    You try buying an index-linked 200K annuity with 1.5 million. You’d have to be 85 years of age and an 80-a-day smoker.

  34. 34
    Mass Puking says:

    Dumping 99% of them would be even better!

  35. 35
    BBC Sofa Tart's says:

    We will go on strike

  36. 36
    Bliar's Taxis says:

    So B.liar is using his ill gotten, tax dodging gains in order to be a back seat driver of the Labour Party and giving the driver directions on where to go?

    Miliband condemned B.liar, Brown et al in his first Labour Party conference and promised every Labour arsehole and his arsewipe that Labour will never return to the bad old days of B.liarism. Didn’t he receive a standing ovation for it?

    B.liar and self interested Mandy “vote to stay in Europe and make me mega rich” are back.

    How will Ed Miliblunder square at his next conference?

  37. 37
    The British Public says:

    Pleeease go on strike. Just don’t take any more money from us while you do it.

  38. 38
    Mass Puking says:


  39. 39
    Ed Miliband's much nicer twin. says:

    Pay your fucking taxes B.liar. You war mongering leech!

  40. 40
    Anonymous says:

    Why can’t Broon contribute a bit………

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    Like says:

    Total Tory rule?

  42. 42
    Misanthrope says:

    I hate everyone.

  43. 43
    Jack Dromey says:

    Since the NCCL stories in the Mail, friends have asked me, “Jack, whatever happened to your beard?”

    I tell them, “What do you mean? Harriet is right here like always.”

    Strange people.

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    Hmmmmm says:

    From the unions to the boardroom? From people on merely £100k a year to closer to 7 figures then. A niche market perhaps but hey this is a democracy.

  45. 45
    Owen Jones,champagne quaffing and cigar smoking socialist says:

    Work has begun on the sequel to 12 Years A Slave.

    151 Years A Drug-Dealing Pimp.

  46. 46
    RomaBob.... working hard for you! says:

    We all love a neatly trimmed bush? :)

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    C.O.Jones says:

    Then there is always the opportunity of employing family to recycle some of the £140K/annum expenses – like so many of them do.

    Plus the benefit of slipping a slow witted relative into a quango (in the past they went into the church) – then it does look like a good deal after all.

  48. 48
    RomaBob.... working hard for you! says:

    I’m not feeling the love!

  49. 49
    Lord Reith says:

    Agreed-he is the twattiest twat in twatterdom

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    Trevors Tremendous Trivas says:

    Strange timing for such a comment as that adviser to Cameron who got nicked for having the Tweenie sniffing films on his computer has, apparently been set up in a Dr Kelly style takedown. Reports suggest he had actually discovered quite a lot of “staff” and “members” inside No10 have a substantial amount of peach fuzz porn stored on their rather large hard drives. And we are not just talking about Clegg’s school snaps either. Some real high up names are involved here, the plan is for that adviser to either have a sudden stress related “heart attack” or take one of the famous MI5 administered overdoses before the case gets to court.

  51. 51
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Hang on Nigel, we can’t have Cleggie calling you lazy.

  52. 52
    Tom Catesby. says:

    Is this a mortgage agreement for the Crimea?

  53. 53
    Blowing Donkey Whistles says:

    Blairs ‘Friends’ have been funding the Rot that is the Labour Party – look just a little bit deeper than the union fronts and there you’ll find plenty of Shekels.

  54. 54
    Dan Hodges Mk 2 says:

    And anyone that disagrees with me is a racist.

  55. 55
    Crowin' Blob Crow. says:

    Spot on. This is how we are working in the future to make sure that the Labour Party is OUR party, with a token leader.

  56. 56
    Children in Need of Investment says:

    We ARE Labour as is our management and in other “charities” Do keep up.
    We learnt a lot from Comrade Stalin.

  57. 57
    Just Asking says:


  58. 58
    RBA and Northern Rock says:

    We can put quite a few £ millions aside for the Labour Party. It will go into our failure to restructure programme and be lost to everybody and then funnelled out.

  59. 59
    Wendy Wong says:

    ooh mista Toawny you hung like chinese water buffalo, me luvving you all dis time not Roopert he smell like pee and farts

  60. 60
    Soosanna Reed says:

    more cleavage, whiter teeth, well timed jiggles and arm touching is what’s required. Oh and a skirt that looks like it was sprayed on

  61. 61
    broderick crawford says:

    i think you are a hero nigel

    whatever other little dirty washing you nay have in your life history no one can take away from you your true british bulldog spirit in coming back to the lion s den of politics first after a near fatal plane crash and more recently from a major back operation abd now apparently from something stuck in your neck .

    all the while keeping ukip in the public conciousness singlehandedly

    it s people like you who won two world wars for blighty
    lkeep it up sir ..

  62. 62
    Auntie Duggan says:

    Smoke and mirrors,who will police the sign up,it will be just like Labour and the postal vote stitched up.

  63. 63
    Helpful says:

    Anyone know how the nominations for the elected EU President work?

  64. 64
    Like says:

    W.C Bush with a hair cut you mean?

  65. 65
    melvin says:

    He looks more like a PM every day? do you mean a Post Mortem or a Pre Menstrual?

  66. 66
    Old Codger says:

    I preferred Michael Foot’s donkey jacket.

  67. 67
    rick says:

    Agreed – and well said BC.

  68. 68
    Anonymous says:

    Nigel is going to wipe the floor with Cleggy.

  69. 69

    Tony can you give us the money. UKIP will use the money wisley.

  70. 70

    NHS can use your money wisely in stopping bed blocking

  71. 71
    Anonymous says:

    It’s not about Milliband winning, it’s about Cast Iron losing…

    No one is convinced by call me dave, he is a liar, a posh twat, an arrogant millionaire, a liberal, flakey, and pro EU and pro immigration. He and his posh mates aren’t affected by immigrants bringing down wages, no, in fact cheap immigrant labour allows his chums companies to make greater profits.

    It’s not that cast iron hates his country, it’s more that he really just doesn’t give a shit about this country, he is indifferent to it…. He’s more concerned with staying in power and trappings of influence, rather than being in power and serving his country.

    His indifference and lack of any real ideology other than the idea to stay, is
    deeply unattractive to voters. The unemployed hate his poshness, the working classes don’t understand him and have seen their wages drop and kids remain unemployed, the middle classes see straight through his vacuous lack of ideology whilst their kids lose out on jobs, taxes increase and wages drop. The upper classes see the destruction of our armed forces and the EU interfering in the countryside and preventing the UK dredging.

    Either way, Cast Iron is deeply unpopular, while Ed, although he is strange, he doesn’t invoke universal hatred across class boundaries and age groups in quite the way dave does.

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    Cast Iron dave says:

    5 years a PM, no more no less.

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    The Critic says:

    Tone has no intention of giving the party anything. Pure spin. He knows Milliband will not be allowed to accept it. He will look like the injured party; St Tony tried to help the party but they refused purely for reasons of dogma. It will not help theor cause, which is what I suspect is Tone’s plan.

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    nonbeliever says:

    From the DailyTelegraph James Kirkup Blog…

    Who says Labour’s new leadership rules are boring? Me, for one. Still, the Unite trade union doesn’t agree. It’s just cut its affilation fees to Labour by £1.5 million. Shocking stuff, eh? Surely proof that Ed Miliband’s reforms really are controversial. But what’s this, at the end of the Unite statement tonight?
    It is not in the interests of democracy itself for Labour – the only Party which
    can offer such an alternative – to contest the election without the
    resources required to make the contest a “fair fight” against the
    parties of global capital and the super-rich.

    Bearing in mind the tight timescales in which decisions may need to be
    made over this next period, it therefore authorises the General
    Secretary to respond to any requests for additional financial
    assistance, beyond the affiliation fee, which may be made by the
    Labour Party…
    Hmmm. Could it justbe that, despite the headlines, the union will still fork over the cash?


    So who’s kidding who then?

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