DWP Suggest Benefit Claimants Start Stripping

The Department for Work and Pensions has given a clearer signal than anyone that Boris’s Government is abandoning the nanny state prudishness of Theresa May’s… by encouraging Universal Credit claimants to enter the burgeoning British stripping scene.

In a post on the department’s website, the DWP suggested ‘Dances in adult entertainment establishments’ as the kind of work UC claimants could look for, and ‘Striptease Artist’ as a phrase those looking for work could use to search online. The post also suggested ‘bingo attendant’ three times, suggesting the author had balls on the brain…

The author of the post was clearly an expert in stripping, offering such knowledge of the profession as it “not needing formal academic entry requirements” because “training is received typically on-the-job”Guido’s intrigued by the employee’s implication that you can take academic qualifications in stripping….

UPDATE: Labour’s former Women & Equalities shadow frontbencher Sarah Champion responded to this story “I cannot believe our Government now advocate for sexual exploitation”.  To which Amber Rudd, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Minister for Women and Equalities repliedI had this advert removed as soon as I was made aware of it. It should never have been listed and I’m looking into why it was. Claimants should never be pointed towards those jobs.” 

Sarah Champion: I Would Back A No Deal Brexit

Sarah Campion, who represents the overwhelmingly Leave backing seat of Rotherham told PoliticsLive today that she would back a No Deal Brexit over a second referendum.

“If it came to it, I would take no deal, if that meant we could leave, because we have to leave”

If it came to a choice of leaving without a full trade agreement, and not leaving at all, there are many other Labour MPs who would do the same…

Friday Caption Contest (Slow Clap Edition)

Entries in the comments…

Muslim Labour Candidate: Champion is Brave Not Racist

As virtue-signalling offence-taking Corbynistas succeed in getting Sarah Champion kicked out of the Shadow Cabinet, worth listening to (non-practicing) Muslim Labour candidate Amina Lone on Newsnight. She says Champion has been “used as a scapegoat” and was “an easy target“. Lone, whose was born to Pakistani parents, says she is “despairing” about Champion’s resignation because these “difficult conversations” need to be had. She says on Twitter:

“I grew up in a Muslim community where these attitudes were common. “White girls are easy” “Nobody cares about them” “They are just slags” “They parents don’t look after them properly” etc were/are still said today. I hear it regularly. Sarah Champion was talking about a particular type of grooming which is carried by men because of their cultural/religious practices. Obvs not all men. She is not a racist but a brave woman speaking out about a politically awkward issue. Labour, bury your heads as much as you like in the black & white purist world you push. The chickens will come home to roost.”

Will any Labour politician dare to speak out about this important issue following Champion’s sacking? This is a dangerous precedent…

Sarah Champion Resigns From Shadow Cabinet

Earlier Sarah Champion tried to distance herself from that article in The Sun, only for Guido to reveal leaked emails showing she wasn’t being entirely honest. A Labour source tells Guido Champion is resigning from the Shadow Cabinet. Corbynista social justice warrior pressure pays off…

UPDATE: Champion says in a statement that she is quitting: “I apologise for the offence caused by the extremely poor choice of words in The Sun article on Friday.” So they were her words after all…

Sarah Champion Was “Thrilled” With Her Sun Article

Sarah Champion is under pressure from Corbynistas on Twitter demanding that she is sacked from her Shadow Cabinet job over her article in The Sun last week:

“Britain has a problem with British Pakistani men raping and exploiting white girls. There. I said it. Does that make me a racist? Or am I just prepared to call out this horrifying problem for what it is.”

To save face with outraged lefties, Champion is putting it about that her words were stripped of all nuance and that she didn’t write the opening sentences. Sun sources insist Champion was not only sent the subbed text, she was sent the hard copy of the page (above) and raised no objections.

In fact her personal assistant emailed the paper the day following the article’s publication to say that Champion was “thrilled with it”:

Date: 11 August 2017 at 10:40
Subject: RE: Sarah’s piece

She is absolutely thrilled with it – just gone to get some hard copies. However, she is mortified that you’ve used such an ancient picture of her – it is about five years old! I sent some newer ones last summer to the picture desk and am attaching them again here. Please can you send them on to the relevant person. Thanks, x

Champion has said what is the obvious truth about rape gangs – her personal assistant’s only complaint before the Corbynistas got involved was that the picture of her used was old. Only when social justice warriors started shrilly tweeting calls for her to resign did Champion seek to disown the article… 

Shadow Cabinet Minister Admits ‘Not Possible’ to Keep Student Promise

Shadow Cabinet member Sarah Champion has admitted on the Daily Politics “I don’t think it is going to be possible” to keep Labour’s promise to student voters. Asked why Corbyn made the pledge during the election, Champion told Andrew Neil “you would have to ask him”…

Andrew Neil: Sarah Champion, when Jeremy Corbyn said a week before the election, a week before voting, he told voters that quote ‘he would deal with historic student debt’ what did he mean by that?

Sarah Champion: Well you would have to ask him, I think it’s…

Andrew Neil: Chance would be a fine thing.

Sarah Champion: I’ll ask if he will come on. I don’t think it is going to be possible to be quite honest, how do you square it with people that have already paid off their debt for example, what I do think though is we can’t change the past and I don’t think the Treasury would ever allow us to roll back on something.

Andrew Neil: Because it looks like it would be £100bn is the amount.

Sarah Champion: Yeah…

This is becoming a problem for Jez and his Shadow Cabinet knows it…

Sarah Champion on Corbyn’s Leadership

Recently unresigned Sarah Champion on Corbyn:

“Jeremys [sic] position is no longer tenable if we’re to be effective”

Sarah Champion Unresigns From Labour Frontbench

Sarah Champion, who resigned as a shadow minister on 28 June during the Labour coup, has written to Jeremy Corbyn to ask for her job back:

From: Sarah Champion
To: Jeremy Corbyn
Subject: Shadow minister role

Dear Jeremy

I would like to formally retract my resignation and ask to be reinstated to my role as Shadow Home Office minister for preventing abuse and domestic violence with immediate effect.

Kindest regards

Sarah Champion

Will he accept her back into the fold? Guido understands he is minded to say yes…

CONFIRMED: Corbyn accepts her unresignation and reinstates her to the shadow frontbench. LOLabour…

UPDATE: On 29 June Sarah Champion tweeted: “Jeremys position is no longer tenable if we’re to be effective”

Did she see Owen Smith’s polling and change her mind?

People’s Champion? No Sorry From Sarah

Labour MP Sarah Champion is today paying back the £17 she claimed on expenses for a Remembrance Sunday poppy wreath. Apart from a short statement confirming she would reimburse the taxpayer, Champion has maintained radio silence in the face of searing public criticism. The Labour majority in Rotherham was halved when Champion was elected in 2012 following the MacShane scandal and UKIP are narrowing the gap. Is a ‘sorry’ so hard?

Rich’s Monday Morning View

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Rotherham MP: Farage Child-Grooming Melee “Hilarious”

Nigel Farage’s trip to Rotherham to talk about the town’s child abuse scandal ended up with him being barricaded inside an office as police protected him from loony SWP protesters outside. Given the sensitive subject and the fact the cops had to be called perhaps Labour’s Rotherham MP Sarah Champion could have used a better choice of words:

She didn’t back down on the Daily Politics either:

UKIP are a close second behind Champion in the polls…

UPDATE: Champion has deleted the tweet.

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