July 1st, 2014

Ex-May SpAd Cunningham Joins Centre For Social Justice

Ousted Theresa May SpAd Fiona Cunningham has joined the Centre for Social Justice – the think tank set up by IDS:

“The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) is delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Cunningham. Fiona is joining the CSJ’s senior team as Associate Director for Modern Slavery.  Fiona worked at the Home Office as a Special Adviser to the Home Secretary, Theresa May, for over four years. During her time at the Home Office, she was heavily involved in police reform, immigration reform and bringing forward a Modern Slavery Bill, the first of its kind in Europe.”

When Cunningham was forced out post-terror row, Labour’s Frank Field told the Commons that Cunningham was an ‘immediate hero’ for her work on getting the the Modern Slavery Bill on the Home Office agenda. A cynic would say it’s a useful resting post for a SpAd whose work with their boss is not yet done…



  1. 1
    Sarah Millington says:

    Public sector – get sacked one day & get a new non job the next.



    • 2
      Joss Ayinglike says:

      Don’t forget to pick up your redundancy cheque and your ‘golden hello’ cheque from HR.


      • 43
        Enforce the Law says:

        A non-job for a non-entity.

        Slavery is an issue for the police, in this country. In other countries, it’s a matter for their police.


        • 65
          Fred the pensioner says:

          …and police reform…??

          What police reform? Has anybody noticed anything different or more efficient or improved over the past 4 years or so?


          • ed milliband peoples representitive of somewhere up north i have to visit every now and again says:

            yes,they’ve stopped answering call outs


          • I know a number of officers. Their pay and conditions have been compromised beyond reason by Govt in the last 4 years. As a result, the officers I know, who are all reaching the end of their 30 years’ service and might otherwise have stayed on in civilianised roles thereafter are all, to a man/woman, leaving to go elsewhere and do other things. In future, if you get in-person attendance by police at all, it will be a 21-year-old, whose best efforts will still leave you wishing you hadn’t called police. All these people have dedicated their lives partly to the prospect of getting physically assaulted – so that you don’t have to be. I know child protection officers, whose accounts of atrocities on children are so harrowing that, were I to repeat them, you would *never* forgive me for putting those images and those childrens’ halting attempts at recounting their own nightmarish lives into your head, such that you had to then move through the world, carrying that same mental baggage. It is a testament to the quality of policing in this country that people like you can exist in the state of ignorance that you do.


    • 3
      Mark says:

      She’s trouble that one. Mark my words.


      • 8
        Bill Quango MP says:

        Bit Minging too.
        Bit ugly.

        Not labour wimmin’ fuggly, no way!
        More .. Libby Democrap I was touched in a lift by a fat man, Puggly.


    • 15
      Who gives a fuck ! says:

      One day this woman will get a job in the real world.


    • 28
      The two Muppets says:

      Fiona Cunningham is an excellent choice for Associate Director at the CSJ .
      She was a great asset at the Home Office ,a very able and talented lady .
      No, I am not related to her .


    • 33
      dai slaving mightily says:

      so is she an associate slave or a time-served slave?

      zero hour sub minimum wage non-contract?


    • 37
      dai soothsaying says:

      beware the AIDES of MAY


    • 48
      Handbags & Gladrags says:

      Theresa does look as though she could handle herself in a tricky situation.


    • 59
      A Police Spokesman says:

      We think it’s best to get our holidays in before the schools break up. After all, it saves the tax payer money.



    • 91
      Anonymous says:

      You’re missing a trick here…

      Take early retirement on a final salary boosted gold plated pension due to ‘stress’ etc..

      Then get re-hired after a few weeks as a ‘consultant’ at £ Hundreds a day (naturally after having set oneself up as a company for tax benefits).


    • 94


      Does that title mean she will be responsible for initiating , developing and evolving modern slavery in all its forms including people trafficking /white slavery, drug mules, indentured housekeepers and forced unpaid captive labour ?

      Unusual job


  2. 4
    Stu says:

    Is she a clone of May’s?

    Very bizarre resemblance.


    • 23
      Dorkass says:

      She was Darling Buds’ dresser. And, as you observe, she made a very good mini-me of her. Watch what happens now.


  3. 5
    Braveheart says:

    I trust David Conman is planning to pick Theresa to be the rest of UK’s EU Commissioner, so she can get off our backs and screw something up in Brussels instead.


    • 96

      ….knowing her penchant for liberalising everything from immigrants to passport applications she will probably start in the Grande Place allowing l’Enfant qui Pisse to also encompass l’Enfant qui Merde.


  4. 6
    George Moonbat says:

    The “free market thinktanks” and their secret funders are a threat to democracy.


    We know that to understand politics and the peddling of influence we must follow the money. So it’s remarkable that the question of who funds the thinktanks has so seldom been asked.


    • 111
      Anonymous says:

      How about following the money to find out who’s funding your greenie friends and their endless list of overlapping organisations, George? Because they are the real “threat to democracy”.


  5. 7
    Monsieur Harrison says:


  6. 10
    The CBI says:

    Join the Euro. It will be good for us…erm…I mean…for you..for you!


  7. 11
    bloomers says:

    No meat on her. They would reject her for the cooking pot in Bongo Bongo Land.


  8. 12
    Casual Observer 2 says:

    Who pays for the Centre for Social justice quango.

    Didn’t that fucking tosser Dave say he was going to axe these dustbins for failed politicos?


    • 27
      A Pedant says:

      A very curious usage of the phrasal verb “to set up”, as it is doubtful whether IDS could set up a box of lego.


  9. 13
    Contents says:

    Why are they wearing labels?


    • 19
      Go Wank says:

      What else would you expect…only designer clothes are appropriate for those that “work” in the top jobs in the public sector.


      • 40
        Hans Christian Andersen says:

        In fact, the clothes themselves are somewhat superfluous.


        Then again, in this case …..


  10. 14
    Anonymous says:

    “a Modern Slavery Bill, the first of its kind in Europe.”
    Hereafter known as the Zero Hours Contract. Formerly functioning under the term Serfdom.


    • 25
      A Tory who hates Cameron says:

      No, you get paid when you work on zero hours contracts. I think modern slavery is when Dave forces you to work for his multimillionaire chums for £0 per hour or face having unemployment benefit stopped/starvation/homelessness.

      No British person should be treated like that.


      • 36
        Benny Fitz-Clements says:

        Zero hours contracts, casual labour, part-time jobs – YEEEUUUUKKK !!!

        Sponge off the Taxpayers, that’s what they’re there for.


        • 84
          Dangerous Brian says:

          Stephen Fry, Alan Yentob et al would certainly agree, why sign on when you can play the faux intellectual luvvie card and mump off the tax payer via the good old BBC.


    • 69
      M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

      Also, nobody is forced to work “zero hour contracts”. In fact, they suit many people who do not wish to work full time. Students, single mums, retired folk for example.

      Anyone who calls this slavery is a fucking idiot.


  11. 16
    She's a Zealot and Zealots are dangerous says:


  12. 17
    Questions of our time says:

    So Rolf Harris is about to face a custodial sentence for groping young females yet Lord Rennard still walks free!

    Strange old world.


  13. 18
    Sir Walter Tyrrell says:

    Ms Cunningham looks as though they didn’t properly explain the significance of the same-sex marriage ceremony to her in advance.


    • 30
      She's as charmless as they come says:

      May looks like an extra from Planet of the Apes (1968). I can’t be to sure whether she’s a non-speaking human or one of the apes, though.


  14. 24
    Fiona Cunnilingous says:


    • 45
      dai tongue in cheek says:

      is this lip service fiona?


      • 98

        Yes indeed modern slavery will take a giant leap forward following this appointment .

        (Can you fault it as an opening gambit conversation killer at a party .
        ” So what do you do ?”

        ” I m into modern slavery ” )

        Come to think if it though there s certain people at certain dinner parties who would kill for such a response ….


    • 83
      You fat bastard says:

      Who ate all the pies?


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  16. 29
    Alex Salmonella says:


    • 51
      Huge Grunt says:


      • 71
        Fred the pensioner says:

        Would you have preferred that they waited 40 years to print that note about you and the brown lady in the back of the car? Divine interception was needed back then.


      • 78
        inside out says:

        They should blame our libel lawyers and slebs PR’s .At least by hacking voice mails journalists new the truth,trouble is its against the law.Hugh Grant was arrested for his actions with Ms Divine Brown he was committing a crime.


      • 106

        My hatred for Hugh Grant and his attempts to adopt the moral high ground on anything knows no bounds. He pipes up about the abuse of women by celebrities, when the saliva of a woman whose ongoing prostitute status he furthered has only recently dried on his cock? FOR SHAME, GRANT! NO-ONE WILL EVER FORGET!
        Her life probably included such gems as being beaten across the thighs with a wire coat-hanger by her pimp, while you were leafing through a script or debating the merits of another multi-million-dollar NY real-estate purchase.
        Don’t look out for films entitled “A prostitute’s life of misery and degradation, actually” or “Not even one wedding, but probably a disease-caught-from-a-punter-related funeral” starring Grant any time soon. What an unspeakable Hunt.


        • 112
          Anonymous says:

          We could solve the problem quite easily by ending the cult of celebrity and stopping paying these idiots stupid amounts of money for existing.

          I suspect they wouldn’t like that as they would have to work for a living which would be difficult as they have no discernible use.


    • 63
      Barbecue sauce says:


    • 105



  17. 34
    Will says:

    Radio 1 used to run a seaside special programme for 6 weeks during the summer moving to different towns. It was cancelled the reason given as due to cost / not as popular etc. gossip has it that it was due to the fact that too many young fans wanted to meet (!!) the disk jockeys and other inopproriate behaviour that it was only a matter of time before a story appeared in the news of the world or other red top.


  18. 39
    Nick Clegg says:

    Nigel Farage accuses Nigel Farage of ‘desperate smear campaign’ against Nigel Farage http://ow.ly/xYaBV


  19. 41
    Non jobs says:


  20. 42
    He abused me the 292 times I travelled the country to visit him. says:



  21. 46
    Dreary Steeples says:

    Theresa looks like the farmer’s wife coming from a hard days toil in the field.


  22. 47
    ned ludd says:

    Her and ugly cow May clearly have the same hairdresser. Yeuk.


  23. 49
    Bill Nighy says:


  24. 50
    Anonymous says:

    The European Court of Human Rights upholds France’s ban on wearing the Muslim full-face veil or niqab.

    Sowhen will it apply in Britain


  25. 54
    Mohammed says:

    The European Court of Human Rights has today ruled that outlawing the burqa in public space is legal. Allah u-Akbar


  26. 55
    albacore says:

    Modern slavery – how they do love to jest
    Parliament won’t brave any real acid test
    Like votes on the E U or immigration
    Slaves get no say on Britain’s occupation


  27. 56
    George Galloway says:

    The Second Intifada emblemized Israelis’ remarkable — I believe, unique — resilience in the face of terrorism. The construction of the security barrier, the deepening of Israel’s intelligence capabilities, the relentless activities of the security forces in frustrating innumerable kidnappings and other terror plots — all these underline Israel’s capacity to respond effectively to the threats we face.

    We need to maintain both that resilience and the pragmatism of our responses — to take actions that deter further attacks, to act in ways that marginalize the vicious extremists, and to avoid alienating those who do not wish us harm.


  28. 57
    Pie Sports Booze says:


  29. 60
    LOL! says:


  30. 61
    Focus Group twaddle says:

    so how is a modern slave different from an old fashioned slave?

    It is a load of bollocks.


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  32. 72
    Anonymous says:

    Spads-It’s all Cummings and goings at the moment.


  33. 73
    the mystic mould with the appearance of the face of Jesus says:

    isn’t the Associate Director for Modern Slavery.concerned with any married man?


  34. 74
    Pompes et Etouffards says:

    Aren’t they supposed to be AGAINST modern slavery?


  35. 76
    the mystic mould with the appearance of the face of Jesus says:

    I smell evil in the land, not evil from a rotting corpse of english sensibility but real odour of living bad flesh. Once it was possible to travel fifty miles in any direction and encounter friendliness in a unity of comprehension. This is an important thing, this unity of comprehension and friendliness, it is like a bonding chemical for making a strong structure.
    but on the other hand all these people that are coming here might be fucking genius musician, scientist and creator of artistic wonderment.


  36. 80
    Jimmy says:

    I thought Iain Dunning Kruger had already brought back slavery. What’s the new bill about?


  37. 81

    The Spads wield far too much power in Westminister. Something should be done.


  38. 86
    Broadmoor celebrity roll of honour says:

    1.James Saville
    4. TV presenter
    6.News hound
    10. and you know who.


  39. 87
    Trouble says:

    May is bewitched by this woman.

    She will be her downfall unless they go their own ways.


  40. 99
    Vomit all over her, Basil says says:

    That Fiona Cunning Ham looks hot, especially with the eyebrows. I wish she was my spad, or indeed my modern slave


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