April 11th, 2014

Tony Grew Misses the Scoop of His Career

Last night’s Channel 4 News investigation found that young men working in parliament were more likely to be sexually harassed than women, and specifically that there were a group of gay MPs who preyed upon men in Westminster. Back in January Guido publicly tipped off one journalist to the story on Twitter, he didn’t want to investigate, instead PoliticsHome’s Tony Grew said the allegations were untrue:

Today the story is on the front pages of two newspapers, has been heavily followed up by the rest and is dominating the airwaves on 24 hour news channels and radio, yet gets only a fleeting mention on PoliticsHome. They should have a word with their Lobby correspondent about his news values…


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    Nigel Evans says:

    The PM has asked me to investigate this, but he is positive there are no gay MPs.

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    Fire Up The Quattro says:

    It is nothing but a public funded social club.

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    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

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    finbar says:

    you’re either behind guido or in front of him

    fnarr fnarr

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    Vote UKIP says:

    Cameron didn’t just make the wrong call of the expenses fiddler. He’s built up a record as long as his arm for bungling decisions.

    The most arrogant tenant of Downing Street for many a decade squeezed growth out of the economy with austerity tax rises and spending cuts.

    His expensive drive to privatise the NHS will cost lives.

    And Britain would be fighting a bloody war in Syria if Labour’s Ed Miliband and Tory rebels hadn’t halted the wannabe warlord.

    Miller is a symbol of deeper problem: Cameron might think he was born to rule but he’s a terrible ruler.

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    MrNedward says:

    It is not very PC to suggest that homos are capable of sexual predatory behaviour too. That is supposed to be an exclusively white, straight male crime. Apparently it is now a sign of homophobia to suggest that the poofs can be guilty of sexual harasment too.

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    carlo gambino says:

    Maria Miller has exposed David Cameron as a weak leader of no conviction


    Yeah great scoop, toilets, because up til now everyone thought wavy davy was a strong leader with total conviction.

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    Owen Jones says:

    Nigel Farage is on the @bbcone Tonight at 9pm.. Have I Got News for You, Series 47, Episode 2 http://bbc.in/1efC8CJ

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    jgm2 says:

    This from the totally non-partisan Mirror.

    What have they to say about ‘Decisive Ned’ the natural leader?

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    jgm2 says:

    Sounds like it’s little more than a publicly funded San Francisco bath house.

    Get wrecked on drugs and booze and then fuck whatever you can lay your (gay) hands on.

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    Rickytshirt says:

    Very telling that he’d rather accuse AW of being a homophobe than contemplate investigating the story.

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    Right Full Rudder says:

    How the fuck is it a fantasy? The establishment, not just parliament, is riddled with men who never saw a male arse they didn’t like. Are they all there by coincidence?

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    they don't like it up 'em says:

    Maguire thought Clegg beat Farage in the debates.

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    Turdus says:

    So Mr Osborne’s placeman (Javid) joins in the shafting of Mr Cameron. I predicteth a leadership challenge after the European elections.

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    Anonymous says:
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    Kentucky News says:

    Two local toothless hillbillies were today cleared of sexually assaulting a fat man on a canoe holiday and making him squeal like a pig before sodomising him. The jury dismissed the charges based on lack of corroborating evidence. Friends of the hillbillies say the district attorney has questions to answer for pursuing the case and accuse the authorities of hillbillyphobia.

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    I says:

    Cameron’s cabinet is down to three women now and the inner cabinet has no women at all.

    Women are no allowed in the old boys Bullingdon room

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    Anonymous says:

    Well, if it’s in the papers it MUST be true.

    Perhaps AW should start to name some names?

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    Reg Whelk says:

    The funniest part of QT last night was seeing Savid Javid sink lower and lower into his seat as Dimbleby quizzed him about his “no housing bubble in London” blunder.

    The man should resign immediately, but I understand he has Cameron’s “warm support”

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    Right Full Bladder says:

    Fucking degenerates. If they’re not lying and stealing, they’re trying to stick it some young bloke’s arse.

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    Enrique Masturbani says:

    I made new drink inspired by oscar pistorius and peaches geldof.

    It’s a peach schnapps that’s leaves you legless.

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    Ockham's Razor says:

    My arse feels sore just reading about it.

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    PK says:

    exactly, no great surprise.

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    Spot the difference says:

    A college student with no criminal record was jailed for six months on Thursday for stealing a £3.50 case of bottled water
    Nicolas Robinson, 23, of Borough, south-east London, carried out the “opportunistic” theft at a Lidl supermarket in Brixton as he walked home from his girlfriend’s house.

    Culture secutary steels thousands from the tax payer and gets let off and a leaving payment and is still in her job as MP for Basingstoke.

    And the Prime Minister doesn’t think she ,s done any thing wrong.

    you couldn’t right this stuff could you.

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    Turdus says:

    That’s the 21st century Tory Party for you.

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    Anonymous says:
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    Gropegate says:

    A predatory gay MP mafia operating in the HoC…who’d have thunk it?

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    Gillian Duffy says:

    Where are all these offers you can’t refuse flocking from?

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    This goes all the way to the top says:

    ‘I’ve been wanting to try on my mother’s clothes for a while': What Prince Charles told tranny Grayson Perry


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    Cicero says:

    Yes indeed, I can see one very big teeet in that picture alone.

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    Honky Tonk says:

    That Tony Grew looks like a party boy!

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    A Lobby Correspondent says:

    Yap yap yap! Lick lick! Snuffle snuffle! Whine whine!

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    The most amusing claim ever says:

    You may well have a point but the difference is that Miller did not break any rules at the time of the claim prior to 2009 and also did not commit any criminal offence. However anyone daft enough to engage in such acts of theft in the Capital after the 2012 London Riots is inevitably a looking at a custodial sentence. It’s the two legal maxims “pour encourager les Autres” in relation to the “poor” and the other is “Let ‘em eat cake” when it comes to politicians

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    Michael Gove says:

    Wow. I mean. Wow. But…why? >>

    Former anti-payday loan campaign director takes new job…at Wonga: http://politicalscrapbook.net/2014/04/delroy-coraldini-stepchange-takes-job-at-wonga/

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    The most amusing claim ever says:

    So did most of the media…that is until the results of the polls. In fact Norman Smith on BBC called both polls wrongly for Clegg and the look of amazed bafflement when the public supported Farage was something to behold

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    They give me a sore arse thinking about it says:

    Lets hope the “witnesses” in the Evans trial get their rewards, a parliamentary job for supporting the party.
    Bent basturds.

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    jimbo says:

    This side of the story will be pushed gently aside by the mainstream media. They’ve no interest in exposing predatory gays.

    The shrill, shrieking harridan Cathy Newman only ever take sup this issue to push her extreme feminist ideas and obsession with imposing quotas into every aspect of life. She doesn’t actually care about the issue when it doesn’t serve her feminist fantasy.

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    Red Ed says:

    They already have a job in parliament don’t they?.
    What they will have been promised is accelerated promotion.

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    Dan "foaming at the mouth" Hodges says:

    Clegg won both just the public gave the wrong result.

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    Winston says:

    Guido, if you want to know more about the ‘gay mafia’ in politics, you should get in touch with Brian Coleman. He knows a lot and would be happy to talk.

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    jgm2 says:

    Sounds like it’s little more than a publicly funded San Francisco bath house.

    Get wrecked on drugs and booze and then fuck whatever you can lay your hands on.

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    krakka toe says:

    “shrill shrieking harridan” is the most accurate description I’ve yet seen of Nemman. How is it people like her are so well connected that she gets a job at the Telegraph, basically writing the same article every few days whingeing about the number of women is some profession. Or demanding the working class people pay taxes for her to have a free nanny.

    The left are good at this – their activists are willing to spend a career pretending to be a journalist, just amazing that a once-proud paper like the telegraph lets her use its good name pushing her mad ideas.

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    was it something I said? says:

    Sounds like it’s little more than a publicly funded San Francisco bath house.

    Get wrecked on drugs and booze and then fuck whatever you can lay your hands on.

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    Nigel Evans says:

    Who’s up for a celebratory bumming later??? All welcome, men under 22 especially.

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    Anonymous says:

    So we were all wondering why on earth MPs were in such an all fired rush to legalise gay marriage. Not really, it’s not like this hasn’t been the case for a long time. Gays sneaking around, they’re as bad as freemasons… what am I saying, at least freemasons just get you to lift your trouser leg… gays are far more intrusive… make sodomy illegal I say… all of these gays that are out won’t have anywhere to run then, bang them up in proson where they can all enjoy themselves together…

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    Maimed Codger says:

    In the eyes of the rest of the World…our Parliament must be a joke…

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    John Bellingham says:

    A bubble is something that grows and grows and then bursts. London House prices will rise for ever–the speed may change, but rise they will.

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    Maimed Codger says:

    Do we have a ” Bent Parliament ” or is ” Parliament Bent ” or worse still….. Both.

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    HenryV says:

    Is Have I Got Propoganda for You still on telly? By gum that warms the cockles of me heart so it does. To think Al Beeb delivers fresh shite to me every week for what just under £3? What a bargain.

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    John Bellingham says:

    Remember the good old days when pervert MPs and their friends in The Lords had to scour St. James’ park for an off-duty guardsman or visit the public toilets in Charing Cross or pop down to the Salvation Army hostel in Great Peter Street (all conveniently located for Westminster)? Back then they had to spend the price of a pint or a night’s lodgings out of their own pockets–now they get bright young, ready-washed Spads and put it on expenses.
    West End Central Police Station used to keep a “Black book” recording the activities of the Tinkerbelles and kiddy-fiddlers, which the Chief Commissioner of the day no doubt used to good effect. One wonders what records are kept today and what use they are put to.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    ‘Is’ not must be.

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    Ken Livingstone says:

    The Tory party is riddled with homosexuals!

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    Ken Livingstone says:

    One law for the Tory homosexualists!

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    The Old Codgers says:

    He’s ginger!

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    Stockholm Syndrome says:

    When so-called ‘journalists’ decline to investigate good stories in a work place they are ‘embedded in’ one can only assume it is because they are implicated themselves.

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    The Old Codgers says:

    And there seems to be rather a lot of them, I wonder if they are greater than the national percentage of 20%

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    All socialists are vermin says:

    He’s a shirt lifting deviant.

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    All socialists are vermin says:

    And your point is?

    Oh yes I see, lets get any mediocrity in just to ensure the quotas are equal.

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    carlo gambino says:

    Better if you do the price-per-day as per used by the ‘national treasure-rs’ – makes it sound even less.

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    carlo gambino says:

    Not funny.

    Not because it’s in bad taste.

    It’s just not funny.

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    expat who escaped says:

    .. and has been since about 1998 or thereabouts.

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    expat who escaped says:

    Hope her lawyer will appeal citing laws as the precedent.

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    expat who escaped says:

    At least Tom does not appear to be a muffdiver…

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    Tel E. Caster says:

    “The most arrogant tenant of Downing Street…”
    Blair and Brown… who they?

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    expat who escaped says:

    Female mediocrity seems to be all over Sky news today. We need quotas for boardroom mediocrity now – it’s only fair on the thick cvnts!

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    Peter Mandelson says:

    Thank goodness that kind of degeneracy doesn’t exist in our party.

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    Chris Bryant says:

    You tell ‘em sister!

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    Norman Normal says:

    There have been predatory groups of homosexuals in the Catholic Church for centuries. The Pope even apologised for it today.

    Why is it a such a problem to accept the possibility that such groups exist in other organisations?

    It’s not homophobic at all to suggest such a thing when there is a mountain of evidence that proves it has happened before.

    One reason I am in favour of gay marriage is it may reduce this behaviour if homosexuals are bound by some means to a stable relationship.

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    Really ? says:

    “Did not commit any criminal offence ” oh so claiming for twice the amount of mortgage that you were actually paying is not fraud then ? How so ?

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    Stop beating about the bush says:

    So is the gist of this that many SPADS are just young meat for MPs who effectively pay for their services out of the public purse ?

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    Norman Normal says:

    I saw that, someone was suggesting that ‘male values’ persist in boardrooms untill female membership reaches 33%.

    What’s ‘male values’? It was said as if all males have a sort of inbuilt evil philosophy that can only be curbed by women.

    Firstly isn’t that blatently sexist? What evidence is there of this? None at all given so I conclude it’s utter bollocks.

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    Tom Catesby. says:

    Are they holding hands?

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