September 2nd, 2014

SPEAKER WATCH: Bercow Kneels Before the House

Leonard Cohen on his bankruptcy tour sang whole concerts on one knee, hand extended to the audience. He really needed the money.

So it was with John Bercow yesterday evening. He knelt. He extended his palm to the Commons. “I am in the hands of and ready to be guided by the House.” He really needed the support.

How well he plays that great organ of democracy!

“My responsibility is to hear and heed them,” he said of its members.

They just didn’t have the heart to give the kneeling supplicant a jolly good beating.

That will happen – and it is still more likely to happen than not – today, the day after and next week.

It is still more likely than not he will lose the Speakership.

Jesse Norman asked gently whether he was going to withdraw the letter of appointment. He was told, “It isn’t for me to withdraw a letter but for the panel.”

Is it? Is it for the Panel? Wasn’t the Panel’s function to advise the Speaker? Whose name was on the letter of recommendation – the Panel’s or the Speaker’s?

He misled the House on another point.

Rob Wilson asked whether any legal action was outstanding in the appointment. Good question. Direct. Has an answer that is capable of being falsified. The Speaker gave a false answer. It was, “No.” David Natzler has, by three people’s report, started an action through an Employment Tribunal.

That noodle Nigel Evans asked the wrong question. Would the Speaker keep Carol Mills informed of what was going on?

The question is – how many millions will Ms Mills demand in compensation when Bercow abandons her?

She should ask for five in the hope of getting two.

Saxton Bampfylde would surely advise her that’s what she deserves.


  1. 1

    As long as he could achieve a partial vacuum, although he should get a few tips on that from his missus first.


  2. 2
    Owen Jones is a cunt says:

    Gorbals Mick and Berkúnt. Two appalling speakers in a row. And there are no decent candidates. Just hire Brian Blessed.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. 3
    Fabians are evil says:

    This creep and his wife have done what I thought would be impossible – they are even worse than Martin and his wife!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. 4
    Calamity Clegg, Chief Cockroach says:

    LibDems kneel before terrorists.


  5. 5
    Spoon Faced Dave says:

    Watch how I kneel to ISIS or Assad or whoever my paymasters tell me.


  6. 6
    Who are you kidding? says:

    There isn’t a hope in Hell the brass necked little actor will leave his job. That would require a modicum of honour and decency.
    Now, on to other things…..


  7. 8
    Alex Salmonella says:

    It’s the curse of Gordon Brown wot done it.


    • 11
      nell says:

      LOL! Well I was feeling a bit sad about the scottish referendum as I thought the No vote was pulling well into the lead now it seems there is hope for the yes vote after all.


      • 18
        Mad, Bad & Dangerous Gordon McRuin ( Member in absentia ) says:

        I will save Snotland as I saved the World.


      • 29
        Ellie-Mae (9) says:

        I’m all for independence, I just feel sorry for them when king Salmond gets to power.


        • 50
          nell says:

          Yes but that’s not our problem and we’ll be better off without all those scott ish labour mp’s


          • Ellie-Mae (9) says:

            Yes we seem to have some small problems of our own to deal with


          • Vlad the Loudhailer says:

            The Queen (HM) meets Alex Salmond (AS).

            AS say to HM “When Scotland becomes independent it will be a kingdom and I will be its King”.

            HM “No that wont do as I am monarch”. AS “Well after independence it will become a Principality and I will be its Prince”.

            HM “No Mr Salmond after independence it will just be a country”.


          • Anonymous says:

            It was the Scots that let Muslims in to ruin England, blame them.


      • 192
        Cpl Hicks says:


        Go Gordon go!

        No seriously, go and take the rest of the jocks with you.


        • 218
          UK Fred says:

          If the sweaties vote for independence, think of the English job opportunities. How many brickies will be needed to rebuild Hadrian’s Wall?

          As one Scottish resident put it to me, “Salmond’s promising sweeties fur the weans and Tennents Super and Backfast Tonic Wine fur the alkies. The rest of us better get train tickets south quick.”


    • 26
      Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill Al Eco-loons says:

      It looks like the Scots are not content with being cowering wee timorous beasties forever under the English jackboot.

      The YES camp have two trump cards to play which the NO camp have no defence or strategy to challenge.

      1. Only the YES camp can promise no more Tory rule from London, for which a majority of Scots didn’t vote. i.e. (no more Thatcher,Major or Cameron governments).

      2. Whoever wins the next election is going to have to make the most savage cuts in government spending in history, at least 50% over 5 years. Only by voting YES to independence can Scotland avoid those cuts by virtue of having all the oil & whiskey revenue to themselves.
      In fact the Scots can see government spending increase to the level of Norway.

      Dalek Darling and the NO camp have nothing to offer but fear and loathing, they want Scots to betray everything William Wallace and Robert the Bruce fought for.

      So Vote YES vote Freeeedom!


      • 30
        nell says:

        Oh I so agree and a YES vote will get rid of all those labour mp’s in westminster – labour will never be able win another election in England! So message to the Scots please, please vote YES!!


      • 37
        Socialism is theft says:

        Get your own fcking country and get your own fcking currency and pay your own fcking debts. And when you have run out of money as all socialist governments always do then don’t come begging back to England again.


        • 58
          Dee Lusional says:



        • 74
          Chavey says:

          We’ll have Nova-Venezuela living on our doorstep within 10 years.


          • The two Muppets says:

            I just hope that the UK will drive a hard bargain and give
            the Scots nothing if they vote to go it alone ,especially if they
            renege on their debts . The USA have already said that they
            would accommodate our Nuclear submarines from day one
            until we could relocate them to a UK base .
            I personally would prefer that we all stay together but if Scotland
            wants to play hardball ,so be it .


      • 41
        M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

        As imaginative with the numbers as Salmond. The biggest money spinner in UK which supports everywhere else is not NS oil but London. London representing about 15% in terms of population contributes 25% of GDP and tax revenues to the UK. About 3 times the entire output of Scotland.

        Perhaps Scotland think they’ll get a better subsidy off Brussels, but if anyone up there thinks they’ll be better off financially in their little socialist utopia they think Salmond will create for them then they are deluded or ignorant. MacVenezuela beckons.


        • 44
          The British media are cunts says:

          Thing is Salmond will get his currency union, he will also get a voice at Westminster still and on the Bank of England.

          If the Westminster politicians were so sure of no currency union, why did they not pass primary legislation banning it?


          • M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

            Don’t need to ban it, the Bank of England already controls the pound. It would need new legislation for it to happen. The Bank of Scotland can issue its pound notes as it does already but they won’t be legal tender in UK after independence.


          • Spartacus says:

            in truth they are not legal tender now, but are accepted


          • UK Fred says:

            Any country can use any other country’s currency if they want, but it does not mean that they have any control over it. If the Scots decide to use sterling, they can, but if there is unemployment in Scotland and inflation in England, so that the England wants to raise interest rates,then that is tough on the Scots. Look at the way the Deutschemark oops sorry,Euro has affected continental Europe.

            Salmond would need his own currency, like the proof that has been circulating for a while at
            if he wants to be able to control the Scottish economy.


        • 51
          Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill Al Eco-loons says:

          Scotland only has a population of 5 million compare to London’s 8 million.

          The oil,gas & whiskey revenue will make Scots as wealthy per capita as Norwegians.

          Scotland has been subsidising English benefit scroungers for 30 years.

          Enjoy those IMF cuts :-)


          • M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

            Sorry but Norway, like UK, has had NS oil since the late sixties. Now its running out and becoming increasingly expensive to recover. Scotland are about 35 years too late to start a sovereign wealth fund like Norway has done.


          • M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

            PS Scottish whisky is spelt thus, not as in Irish whiskey with an ‘e’.

            Liked by 1 person

        • 65

          But then, London drains the life out of the rest of the UK, sucking up all the talent and investment. The entire economy is run for the benefit of the London financial establishment, with massive subsidies in the form of bail-outs and quantitative easing. Policies in energy pricing, transport and immigration are skewed towards the capital, which the rest of the country is treated as a backyard for the stuff London doesn’t want, such as windfarms and nuclear power stations.


          • Witty Moniker says:

            OK then, independence for London and the SE – see how the northern subsidy monkeys get by without their golden-egg-laying goose.


          • M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

            It attracts far more foreign talent and investment than say Manchester would, that would otherwise go elsewhere overseas. You sound like someone who has swallowed Labour’s it was the banksters fault bullshit. To say the entire economy is run for the benefit of the London financial establishment is absolute bollocks given the huge outflows to the other parts of the UK not to mention the bottomless pit that is the welfare state.


          • Spinning Tony says:

            Witty Moniker; In the 1970’s I was trekking around the USA with a mate from London. At that time he used to get most upset when Americans when mentioning any piece of equipment (Phone, TV, mixer etc) used to say “Do you have them in the UK” He would normally reply by listing the things “We” invented but the US think they did.
            After a few beers I would normally point out that much of what he claimed as “We” invented was in fact the industrial Midlands/North and Scotland but Londoners think they did.
            The wealth of the UK was built on the industrial revolution and exploitation of the empire. The true cost of the bail out of the banks/financial institutions has more than surpassed the gain to the UK economy over the preceding 50 years. In the last 30 years greater London (12% of Nation) has eaten up a disproportionate sum in infrastructure cost (circa 4:1)…but naval gazing Londoners seldom look up and see that.


      • 161
        Is it me? says:

        Scottish progress – forward to the future and always looking at the past!


      • 219
        UK Fred says:

        The question is whether the Scots want to have a socialist government all the time more than they want to inflict a socialist government on the English. It’s like the old international football joke, the Scots aren’t racist: they’ll support any team playing England.


    • 88
      Witty Moniker says:

      Hah – let them wallow in their socialist utopia – their Venezuela of the North – and take their socialist MPs with them.


  8. 9
    nell says:

    with luck the HoC will bring the career of this biased failed sp e a ker and his trashy wife to an ignominious end.


  9. 12
    Owen Jones is a cunt says:

    Still no replacement for Butler-Sloshed and no sackings over Rotherham. Cameron’s doing a bang up job.


  10. 14
    Whoopee cushion says:

    His authority is comical


  11. 16
    Owen Jones is a cunt says:

    And how many girls will again suffer today at the hands of Pàki muzees? People think that just because the Rotherham scandal got attention there’s no problem any more. Far from it. There are still muzee perverts abusing children and still leftie social workers covering it up.

    And you can’t get a single leftie to comment on it. But a gun toting scumbag, Mark Duggan, gets what he deserves and the left go into hysteria. The plight of English girls isn’t politically correct for them to get upset over. But a nasty gun toting gangster gets all their attention. Fucking leftie scum.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 21
      Diane Fatbott says:


      That should shut you up.


      • 24
        Owen Jones is a cunt says:

        Diane, Duggan’s scumbag family said “no justice no peace”, not “no justice no pizza”. Stop harassing Papa John’s for free food.


    • 61
      Hypocrite Hunter says:

      So, is it today the Palestinians get evicted from another 3 sqkms of their own land by the ZioNAZIs?


      • 66
        Aaron Davidovitch says:

        Today and every day, courtesy of Hollywood and Wall Street


      • 81
        Aardvark says:

        What a sad, pathetic little racist.

        We should all pity him, even though he is so annoying.


      • 82
        Humour Hunter says:

        A Muslim trying to get to Syria started his journey in a black cab.
        The driver had the radio on on and the mozza asked him to turn off the infidel sound as radio’s weren’t around in the days of the Prophet . The driver duly obliged then stopped the black cab and told him to get out. The mozza said what are you doing and the driver said in the days of the profit there were no taxis so get the fuck out and wait for a camel.


    • 180
      Anonymous says:

      Any word from Ed about the Rotherham cess pit cover-up – or does he have a grooming scandal of his own to worry about bubbling up in Doncaster ?


  12. 22
    Wee Willy Hague says:

    I’m right behind the Speaker.


  13. 25
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill Al Eco-loons says:

    Bercow has become an arrogant power-crazed dwarf, just like a certain French Emperor.

    It’s time for him to meet his Waterloo :-)


    • 48
      M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

      He has become far more visible than the members of parliament. Like a journalist’s biggest mistake – instead of reporting the story he has become the story himself.


    • 62
      Monica Coghlan says:

      Perhaps he could have a Jeffrey Archer-like meeting at Waterloo?


  14. 27
    Dougie Carswell says:

    King’s case under “immediate review”. Get the fucking police chief, the doctors and council officials sacked. Get them sacked today


    • 31
      nell says:

      Yes indeed but the most urgent issue is to reunite the parents and their sick.


    • 43
      Chief Officer, Common Purpose NHS and Constabulary Division, South says:

      No review. All your children are belong to us now. European Arrest Warrant was designed for baseless cases like this. Act first, lock them up, ask questions later.


    • 67
      Anon says:

      Yeah. And while it is reviewed, they rot in a prison in Spain.

      May all those who were involved with issuing this ridiculous EAW rot in hell.


    • 87
      itsonlifayre says:

      And Cameron – sack that useless crockashiite too.


    • 99
      Witty Moniker says:

      No no, we don’t sack people in the public sector. We move them sideways, let them have some gardening leave or retire early with a decent pension. After all, they’re serving the public in key frontline services donchaknow?


      • 207
        Jack Ketch says:

        Cameron would have ensured he won the next GE if he had appeared on the steps of No.10 this morning and personally accepted the petition from supporters of the King family and then announced that he had personally intervened and phoned the Spanish PM (or the King or the Justice Minister etc.) and had the warrant recinded, the family re-united and the kiddie on his way to a Czech clinic.
        He would increase his majority if he also personally carpeted the officials (guilty or not) and promised that “head would roll” rather than lessons would be learned.


  15. 28
    Owen Jones says:

    “I can’t get my WiFi kettle to connect to my router.” We may have hit peak


    • 34
      Owen Jones' Dad says:

      Owen, school starts next week so no more late nights down the BBC studios with all your commie mates.


      • 63
        Ey up says:

        Dear mr Jones

        just to let you know, having seen your Owen on tv on Sunday, he requires a little talking to, basically he’s full of crap, he’s hasn’t got a clue what he’s talking about, the drivel he spouts is just beyond belief, his know all attitude reminds me of an MP/PM a mr Brown, if he’s not taken aside, he will one day be like that mr Brown , including having his charisma, it’s a good job this year in school he will be doing his O levels and will be to busy and will not have time to open his gob, spoil the child and spare the fist won’t help your little boy.

        Yours Henrietta Blenkinsopp.


  16. 32
    albacore says:

    “That great organ of democracy”?
    Our Parliament? What a fallacy
    The only organs there that you’ll see
    Screw us from here to eternity


  17. 33

    This is no time for sentimentalism…

    Defenestrate forthwith!

    Vote UKIP :-)

    Liked by 1 person

  18. 38
    nell says:

    The King case under ‘immediate review’ by the CPS – and 80000 people have already signed a petition demanding justice for the parents.

    Now will the parents be reunited with their son?


    • 79
      A Student of Government says:

      What do you reckon Nell?

      Does our expereince of our arrogant, unresponsive and doctrinaire governemnt, NHS, police and judiciary fill you with any confidence that they will do the right thing and ensure the family is released and reunited immediately?

      Or do you think they will obfuscate, pass the buck, smear and bullshit while they hope the problem goes away and this boy’s parents remain in prison abroad.


      • 128
        nell says:

        I think its fairly certain that the drs and the police will have spent the weekend concocting as many plausible lies as possible to support their accusations. I just hope they’ve committed the lies to documents . The parents (or their lawyers) should make a Subject Access Request under the Data Protection Act 1998 for all relevant documents which will expose everything that has been said. Then I hope the parents get themselves a high flying no-win no-fee lawyer (someone like the Irwin Mitchell Law Firm in London) and sue the drs, the hospital, the asst chief constable and hampshire police for dishonesty, wrongful arrest and imprisonment and defamation of character. Then I hope the asst chief constable and drs get the sack and the drs get referred to the GMC Fitness to Practice Directorate and struck off so they’re not able to practice anymore!!

        Its not exactly a hang drawing and quartering but at least it would be justice of a sort.


        • 148
          Mornington Crescent says:

          Quite so. I’d add to your list the Judge/Magistrate who agreed to the request for a Ward of Court and the Hampshire PCC – the Asst Chief Con’s useful idiot who’s been defending him without question.


    • 127
      Fishy says:

      No. The parents are criminals and have to be charged with wilful disobedience and crimes against the god that is envy of the world, the NHS.

      Judge Danny Boyle will be presiding.


    • 136
      David Cameron says:

      On the advice of ACPO I am thinking of taking away their passports


      • 223
        UK Fred says:

        I think that is a brilliant move,Dave. Have of the problems we have in this country are caused by ACPO, so removing ACPO members passports is a blinder.


  19. 39
    Everest Glazing Rep says:

    We have a 50% off sale right now, this is in addition to our usual start-with-a-silly-price-and-chop-it sales pitch. May we be of service?


  20. 42
    Timmy Tour says:

    Listening to BBC Radio 5 live, this isn’t deemed wothy of mention. Then again, just a week after the Rotherham scandal was revealed in all its gory, the station seemed to have dropped it as a news item.

    Funnily enough though, a week after Plebgate they were still very much “right across” it to use the ugly vernacular they seem to prefer these days.

    Mind you…todays revelations regarding Plebgate don’t seem to be getting any coverage on the station either. for some reason thier interest in the whole story seems to have waned dramatically since reports of possible deceit on the part of the policemen involved were introduced.

    Anyone might think those running the news on BBC Radio 5 live had a certain agenda……


    • 45
      But says:

      I would’ve bother listening to that biased bollocks.


    • 46
      Chief Officer, Common Purpose BBC-Constabulary Liaison Division, London says:

      No reporting of Plebgate now. The matter is closed.


      • 60
        nell says:

        the question is , why are our police so useless ?! – failed to act in rotherham, lied over plebgate and then shamefully chased and arrested an innocent couple trying to get the best treatment for their child.

        sadly one can only say that our police forces are no longer honest, are no longer trustworthy , no longer uphold the law and the rights of the citizens they are supposed to protect , they are no longer fit for purpose


        • 76
          Bernard Hodown Whoare says:

          So, the police reflect the public from whom they are recruited.


        • 78
          Taxfodder says:

          The police force are hobbled by career politicians as is the Armed Forces.

          The UK has slowly gone downhill while the political class squabble amongst themselves, blame culture is all, responsibility nothing….


        • 93
          Socialist Ploddery says:

          The police were turned into a political force by Blair and his Common Purpose seditionists.


          • Norm Normal says:

            They also lowered standards, look closely at the collars and you will see tattooed necks.

            Chav stamps aplenty!


        • 97

          Police don’t have any discretion in the case of EAW – courts also are tightly bound by the rules hence ward of court in response to hospitals protection order.

          That is an EU thing. You can squarely blame LibLabCon for that as they brought it onto the books. Particularly LibCon now because they have not done anything about it.

          R’otherham is pure Labour policy.

          S’outh Y’orkshire police are a corrupt constabulary. Recall their odd interactions with S’avile etc.

          Best outcome: Kid dies away from parents – The martyrdom Should wake folk up to the insanity of the situation. If it doesn’t then the people deserve all they get.

          Ditto with R’otherham, if folk continue to support Labour.

          Vote UKIP :-D


          • Morrisey had a point says:

            The police have the discretion not to apply for them.

            The courts have an overriding duty in the interests of justice to ask why they are being sought and what the evidential and legal basis for them is before they issue them.


          • In the case of a hospital issuing an EPO ?

            Vote UKIP :-D


          • Judge Dreadful says:

            Health care ‘professionals’ tell whoppers, ignore information and demonstrate fuzzy thinking unsupported by adequate evidence far more often than people think – even oath – and most judges know it.

            Judges have to consider the facts and make their own minds up.


          • In that case the State it would appear seems to be asserting that it has more right over the child than the parents.

            This may be why the State does not mind Labour’s r’ape of children in R’otherham.

            As assumed parent, the State supports child r’ape.

            Vote UKIP :-D


          • Judge Dreadful says:

            My apologies. Thats should say ‘even on oath’.


      • 70
        Byker Tory says:

        As are the gates of Downing Street.


  21. 68
    Taxfodder says:

    Truth is nobody outside Parliament cares about the little twerp and even less about the wastrels, liars and cheats that infest those corridors.

    It’s the establishment media again…according to them the world revolves around some American tart’s nude pics, Ukrainian misadventures, and the Middle Eastern follies.

    However now at least we have Cameron and chums finally woken up to the fact that poking your nose where its not wanted and stuffing the country to the gills with other cultures who, quite reasonable expect to carry on in the UK as they did at home may present him and his chums with a few problems, indeed when the new comers disagree with establishment views and are prepared to stand up and demonstrate it Cameron endeavors to cherry pick his fights with them……dream on posh boy you is out of your depth!

    Best you stick to huffing and puffing about two world wars and a world cup win in 1966 and let UKIP sort it out!


    • 95
      Cheerful says:

      The biggest item of news this week is the agreement reached between Russia and China on oil and gas. We are looking at the demise of the petrodollar, hence of the USA, hence of NATO and the West itself. The trivial “sanctions” that commentators here say are having such a grave effect on Putin and his cronies are merely expediting the process.

      BTW when the Chinese finally get round to it they’ll squash Islam like a bug and hardly even notice.


      • 111
        Fu Man Chu says:

        “…when the Chinese finally get round to it they’ll squash Islam like a bug and hardly even notice”

        I think you will find they won’t. Chairman Mao couldn’t even manage that one. They have a serious domestic muslim terrorism problem of their own and have had for some years.


      • 115
        Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

        With America and Europe in terminal decline it is essential that Britain leaves the EU immediately and gathers together the Commonwealth heads of state in a summit to which the heads of the BRICS nations should also be invited.

        Then the Commonwealth heads of state and BRICS leaders can sign a trade/financial/military pact and ensure an end to the dollar/euro/IMF/World Bank/NATO hegemony.

        Eventually the whole world should get together and isolate the most dangerous, warmongering rogue state on the planet, The USA.

        After a few months grace, to allow all yanks abroad to get their affairs sorted and decide whether to return home or apply for asylum, all trade and travel between the US and the rest of the world should be ended.

        Mexico and Canada should close their borders with the US.

        Send the US to economic Coventry :-)


      • 196
        Anonomous says:

        Russian gas deal with China is heavily discounted . They’d much prefer to do business with EU .


  22. 73
    Owen Jones is a cunt says:

    I wish the msm would stop referring to these muzee scumbag terrorists as British. They’re not British. They may have lived here and in some cases been born here but that doesn’t make them British. It’s typical left wing propaganda that keeps trying to brainwash the public with its agenda of multi-culti diversity bollocks. Someone born here who studies, works hard, abides by the law and contributes to society can be called British. Someone who came here or was born here, doesn’t work, lives off the state, refuses to integrate and takes part in terrorism is not British but a fucking piece of shit who doesn’t belong on our shores and should be barred from re-entering the country. So stuff it, Dominic Grieve, we don’t want these cúnts here.


    • 84
      Gideo Star says:

      You really are a nasty piece of left wing doodoo aren’t you, pretending to pour out loonie right wing bile because your outpourings are so madly OTT that they ridicule the clear case for UKIP. I bet you aren’t even British. Probably some Chechen or Uzbek dole-dodger.


      • 105
        Please reply with envelope provided says:

        You sure you replying to the right comment????? or school not started yet.


      • 119
        albacore says:

        Erm, what, exactly, is Dave’s expertise in –
        Public relations, propaganda and spin?
        And even at that he’s still not as much cop
        As the rest of the commies up at the top


      • 149
        Owen Jones is a cunt says:

        Eh? I’m not saying anything controversial. I said anyone born here who works and is law abiding can be called British. Ergo, arabs and asians born here who do that can be called British. Those born here or who come here and don’t integrate and instead plot to murder us are not British.


      • 182
        Anonymous says:

        There’s no point in attacking the left over this. Their own silence is doing more and lasting damage than any rhetoric from the right could ever achieve. When someone like Owen Jones sticks their head up to defend these pædos, you can almost hear the country’s hackles rising in utter contempt for him and his twisted opinion.


    • 94
      Ey up says:

      Love to know why Dominic Grieve thinks we can’t stop these animals coming back to the UK and cancelling their passports because it would make them stateless, that is total crap, they are living and killing in a new country that they helped to carve out of 2 other countries, even the BBC last night did it’s wet dream on the Caliphate and how much land and how big the state is and what cities it has control of, it’s nothing to do with law , it’s all about the lawyers making money, these people should be banned from ever coming back to this country and the lawyers should be told about a places called Rotherham and Derby and Rochdale.


      • 134
        RomaBert... says:

        Some large piece of desert near the Jordanian border would accommodate most of these idiots of IS, their supporters and the rest of the so called Caliphate.

        Let them build their own Utopia from scratch :)


  23. 85
    Rob Roy says:

    If you are happy with the status quo and want more of the same vote No.


    • 98
      Long John Silver' s parrot says:

      If you want change and want to kick everything in the air vote Yes.


      • 117
        Please reply with envelope provided says:

        The Scots will vote NO, benefits before living a decent life.

        We English can’t wait for the NO vote, asset stripping time for whoever is in government and more important wind up time, we will never ever have to suffer with the Scots wingeing and whining about freedom and how great they would be if they were independent.

        Make it so vote NO.


        • 147
          Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

          The Tories will be rubbing their hands with glee if it’s a NO vote, as they will then get their revenge on Scotland with nothing to lose politically (only 1 Scottish Tory MP).

          Scotland will be seeing far bigger IMF cuts than England,Wales or Northern Ireland :-)


    • 108
      Jesus says:

      If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands.


    • 118
      Bond, Sean Bond says:

      Vote Yes. If you are rich enough, live in Bermuda. If not, try London.


    • 120
  24. 90
    Shit Scared Dave says:

    Has Clacton gone away yet? Can I come out now?


  25. 102
    Ey up says:

    Clegg on tv , I never ever voted for this guy and I would never ever vote for the LibCraps, why do we have to suffer with the bollocks he spouts, he costs us every time he comes on tv, our bank balances are dropping while his is growing


  26. 106
    Mornington Crescent says:

    My Irono-meter has just broken…

    “Gordon Brown issues warning over UK debt”


    • 114
      nell says:


      poor old gordon – even though he’s long since forgotten the way to the HoC – he still has the power to amuse doesn’t he?


    • 124
      Please reply with envelope provided says:

      Who’s Gordon Brown??, was he the policeman on the gate in Downing st.


  27. 113
    Mr Creosote says:

    Where’s my free hot dinner?


  28. 121
    Anonymous says:

    `Dwarfgate`,the gift that keeps on giving!


  29. 131
    The British media are cunts says:

    Notice how more and more fat plod uses laws intended to combat terrorism on the ordinary people of England. Not just plod either, but local councils, the BBC and so on.


    • 155
      Judge Dreadful says:

      EAWs were never about terrorism. The countries of Europe were always going to work together on terror cases. They had a perfectly good legal framework in place for such matters. These warrants were to help lazy policemen get a hard-on by looking for easy targets.

      The Poles, I kid you not, have used them against minor offenders, even traffic offenders and people who have left to work abroad without paying off hire purchase agreements for consumer durables like TVs. Things that are often barely crimes, let alone imprisonable offences. The entire EAW system is a disgrace, sold to us by our pro-EU governments on a false prosepectus.


  30. 132
    Southern Softie says:

    Vote Winner for Dave No.1
    A pledge (written in blood) that if I win the next election a condition that a condition of us staying in the EU will be closed borders to EU immigration. Sure to be rejected so we’re out!

    Vote Winner for Dave No.2
    Close your eyes and imagine Mr Ed handling the world crisis about to engulf us for all directions. (I am be crap but I am the least worse option.)


    • 140
      Please reply with envelope provided says:

      Our blood, our money, our lives, while he is protected by a personal bodyguard paid by us for life.

      Daves dreams will save the world but not the country, vote UKIP.


    • 150
      Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

      The Tories should bring in 3 new bills to parliament in the run-up to the general election and dare Liebore and the FibDemons to vote them down.

      1. Immediate abolition of the telly tax to ease the cost of living on the poor and squeezed middle.

      2. Freeze the council tax for a further 5 years to ease the cost of living for the poor and squeezed middle (No loop holes allowed by councils, they must by law freeze the council tax).

      3. Bring in a new crime of public sector manslaughter, so that relatives of those abused at Stafford hospital can take legal action (special legal aid fund available) against those responsible and have them jailed.

      If the bills pass then the Tories get all the credit.

      If Liebore/FibDemons vote these bills down then the Tories will have a big stick with which to beat them in the election campaign.

      Also the Tories should run an updated version of their brilliantly successful 1992 tax bombshell campaign :-)


      • 164
        Please reply with envelope provided says:

        Your talking strategy and Camerons Conservatives in one breath, surely you would be better talking to the monkeys at Chester zoo, they will at least hear you and throw sh1t at you.


  31. 135
    Anonymous says:

    So the Speaker did not put the nomination forward but the panel did?
    A) then Cast Iron can ignore the nomination without any constitutional crisis as he is not over riding the Speaker’s wishes
    B) when did this panel gain the authority to suggest appointments

    Not simple to poke holes in the Speakers arguments


  32. 137
  33. 141
    Persona non grata says:

    Clegg pretending he ‘s really concerned about the heavy handed treatment of the Kings. It was his beloved EU arrest warrant that allowed it. The slippery little n*nce has no shame.


    • 152

      The statist prat was crowing about “free” school meals , as if was about nutrition and not rampant state interference .
      Parents have already been brainwashed into allowing schools to dictate what goes into their children’s lunch boxes.
      Any parent who allows their child to be force fed state swill ( no doubt halal or vegetarian) should be ashamed.


  34. 151
    idon'tneednodoctor says:

    BBC Newsnight Mission Statement. Attack the tories all of the time.


  35. 153
    idon'tneednodoctor says:

    Owen Jones, a waste of a human being.


  36. 154
    idon'tneednodoctor says:

    Bercow and slut. Hopefull you will leave with nothing.


  37. 157
    Shouty* says:

    We need a British Guantanamo.


  38. 159
    Anonymous says:

    “I am in the hands of and ready to be guided by the House.”
    Unfortunately John, said House has more than a few slates loose. For example:
    Dave wants to expand his Western Caliphate’s equivalent of Sharia Law, the Police State. But as Theresa can’t even keep illegal immigration under control, how is that strategy likely to work out? It’s almost as if government is making no direct reference to reality, as some unchallenged delusion is serving in its stead. Very similar in speculative nature to a different but also unquestioned illusion, which the ‘minds’ at ISIS are referring to. Surely leaders should be invited to publish the infallible methodology they use to test their personal ideological ideas. So that all skeptical spectators may use that, to check their own ‘erroneous’ notions. For if politicians continue to insist on shooting themselves in the feet, the public may soon elect to let them carry themselves.


  39. 162
    Whoopee cushion says:



  40. 167
    Whoopee cushion says:

    Kings are suing Southampton hospital.
    Imagine they’ll have no problem cloud funding legal fees.
    Why is this arrest warrant still in place. ?
    Remove it and stop interfering where it does not concern you.


  41. 170
    Nick Clegg says:

    Right you ‘orrible lot – diversity training 1030 hours.


  42. 171
    Anonymous says:

    No one wanted him as Speaker in the first place. Universally hated. If I remember rightly he was voted in by a Labour majority in a fit of spite ( they’re good at that) after their own trained poodle Michael Martin (Baron Martin of Springburn – funny that – dangle a title at a socialist and they suddenly find they despise the people that put them into power) was forced to stand down for being rather spendthrift (with our money of course).


  43. 186
    Dougie Carswell says:

    Clacton by-election on the ninth of October


  44. 187
    Please reply with envelope provided says:

    Listening to the Scots debate on so called BBC, I really don’t believe the Scots realise what will happen when they vote NO, their beloved NHS will get less money and the rest of the Scotland will get even less, the NO is for lazy businesses just to carry on, once they have voted, then things change totally one way or the other, the Union is finished it doesn’t matter who wins and what lies politicians tell, the word Union tells you what it supposed to be a joining off whatever, England and Wales and NI never got the voting cards to vote, so how can we all be in a Union, when only one country voted, the Union is already dead long live the Union.


    • 195
      Jim2 says:

      So you don’t believe an entire nation knows what it is voting for, but you do?

      Aww, poor England doesn’t get a say? Boot on the other foot time.

      I’m voting no, and in receipt of not a penny in benefits.


      • 205
        Please reply with envelope provided says:

        One less winge to bother about, you can’t blame England for your NO vote, England has been sucked dry for taxes and Scotland has unpicked riches in people and companies and NHS and Councils, you think the LibLabCons haven’t noticed, your one off vote invalidates your chances of any complaints, it will be you voted NO so we all in it together, enjoy, England will be laughing it’s head off , playing your heroic tunes like Scotland the brave back at you, words modded , nice to know you can pay your taxes, I would see about setting up in foreign climes before the rest disappears in taxes and don’t forget to welcome back Liebour..


  45. 199
    Maimed Codger says:

    Give him a gun with a single round loaded….


    • 200
      Cowarly custard says:

      Give the Gun to Sally, I’m sure she would make sure the job was done…so long as she gets the pension and perks


  46. 214
    mraemiller says:

    Widening the topic a little … my view …. under the auspices of more accountability the repsonsibilities of the speaker have long actually been being lessened… while perversely no one is taking them on. In other words I believe that generally on a large number of issues people are just not being held to account who used to be held to account by the Speaker because part of his job is now done by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.
    So why does he still get the same salary?

    For example when I wrote to the Speaker earlier this year about Gavin Barwell’s alleged misuse of House of Commons stationary I recieved the reply

    “The Speaker has asked me to explain that he has no responsibility for the actions of Members outside the Chamber of the House of Commons. Though he may set down precedents for conventions and courtesies (as you note that previous Speakers have done), the need for him to remain politically impartial precludes him from getting involved in individual cases such as the one that you raise.”

    In other words while Michael Martin clearly personally complained about stationary misuse by members (Geraint Davies) on a number of occasions the Speaker now does not see this as part of his job but that of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.

    “It is unequivocally the role of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards to investigate and decide whether there has been improper use of House of Commons stationery (see section 13, page 3:2011-FOI-office-stationery-rules-F11-295.pdf). If you disagree with the decision made by the PCfS, the Speaker suggests that you contact the Committee on Standards who may decide to look into the matter themselves. ”

    In other words the sphere of reponsibilites of the Speaker outside the chamber but inside the House seems to actually be getting ever smaller and smaller … all be this invisible to the naked eye. On the plus side you could say that Speaker is getting much less powerful which would be fine if that the power was actually being weilded by someone else. But is it? Where is the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards in this? After all they would seem to be the people incharge of “everything outside the chamber” these days?

    Conspicuously silent?


  47. 216
    Anonymous says:

    Greetings from Alaska!
    Hi folks!
    How’s all that multiracial diversity working out for y’all?


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Mycroft says:

Have you read the last bit of Animal Farm?

You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

Be careful, the sudden self-congratulatory tone, the slightly pudgy outline of indulgence and you become exactly what you should despise.

The jolly face of the Quisling Cameron poses for your camera has mesmerised and deceived you, you who were once not so deceived.

You were no firebrand, you were a damp squib in my opinion, sorry.

You need a damned good kick up the ahse!

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