Bloody Kinnocks and British Council

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  1. I just heard that the head of the British Council in Russia has been stopped on made-up traffic violations. My outrage was somewhat tempered when I heard his name was Stephen Kinnock.

    Next, up steps the Chairman of the British Council, Lord Niel Kinnock(io!) condemning the actions and harrassment of his son, sorry head of the mission!

    What the hell is going on here? With the exception of HM The Queen I didn't think we allowed handing on jobs to the children like this. It has even been oulawed in the House of Lords, so how come his Ginger Lordship has got his son into such a post. Hasn't Kinnochio got enough perks with his MP pension, EU commisioner pension, wife's Euro MP salary,his peerage and a job in the govt funded British Commision without employing his kids?
  2. msr

    msr LE

    Failed Labour windbag, Neil Kinnock, was made an EU Commissioner by Tory Prime Minster, John Major. After a few useless years in Brussels, he was made a Tony crony peer by Mr Blair, given a £270,000 retirement pay –off and will soon collect a £63,900 index-linked pension for life. Mrs Kinnock, the anti poverty campaigner, Lady Glenys, is also a euro MEP and collects £57,000 a year in pay and around £100,000 in perks. Son, Stephen, is the director of the British Council in St Petersburg and is married to another Euro MEP, Helle, who collects the same as her mother-in-law plus £40,000 as leader of the Danish Social Democrat group in Brussels. And now another Kinnock family member has stuck her snout in the Brussels gravy train. Thirty three year old, Rachael Kinnock, has become an executive assistant and researcher to that well known Euro MEP…her mother. Thank god for socialism.

  3. Welcome to the wonderful world of New Labour Nepotism, I also believe that Prescotts son is going to be parachuted into his Dads constituency.

    Come the revolution and we shall deal with them in the appropriate manner!
  4. Well, to paraphrase an old saying 'I admire Neil Kinnock - he never let failure go to his head'.
  5. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    Well, that'll be the Kenned . . . Kinnock dynasty then. What, as in years to come, the offspring vie for power in the hallowed corridoors of the Parliament. I just hope that none of them get gunned down. Honestly, I hope not. Really, I am being most sincere in my sentiments, I wouldn't want to see anything bad happen to Kinnock and his offspring, because that would be like saying that nepotism is bad, and it isn't.
  6. I was outraged until I learned who it was, then apathhy overwhelmed me.
  7. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    All of which begs the important question - is Stephen Kinnock's Danish wife fit :?
  8. msr

    msr LE

  9. Ord_Sgt

    Ord_Sgt RIP

    I'd kick her back doors in.

  10. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    Not too bad - I notice she made herself into a gwarr in msr's photo - things people do get in with the inlaws :roll:
  11. Le_addeur_noir

    Le_addeur_noir On ROPs

    I felt I was reading an article about North Korea when I saw this thread.

    I can't imagine why.

    Wasn't B*liar's nickname Dear Leader?.

    Corruption,dontcha just love it............
  12. msr

    msr LE

    To be fair, Stephen Kinnock had a job with the British Council before his dad got the Chief Exec's post.

  13. Have a look yourself. I would. But, then I'm a Sapper :D

    Oh well, better late than never. :oops:

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  14. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    To be fair to who? Sure he did'nt put a word in for the old man? :wink:
  15. RP578

    RP578 LE Book Reviewer

    The Russians have really got it in for our diplomats there. As this article from yesterday's Guardian points out, the poor old British Council seems to be an easy target for a playground bully.