Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Boris Johnson and the dangerous Tory smear campaign

I was producing/administrating Boris Johnson’s weblog at the time Anne Milton’s activists were smearing an opponent as a paedophile, but I went out of my way to avoid jeopardising the all-too-rare example of a Conservative MP subjecting themselves to a … Continue reading

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Jonathan Lord failed to act on more than one complaint

Previously (for those who came in late): Jonathan Lord (MP for Woking): Smears Jonathan Lord turned a blind eye The following is some correspondence shared with me by someone who was a student at the University of Surrey in 2006/2007 … Continue reading

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Anne Milton cried ‘stalker’ and later denied it: here’s the evidence

Recently, some Tories have been producing doctored evidence to support an ongoing smear campaign against me while others have been demanding I produce evidence to support my contention that there is an ongoing smear campaign against me involving some Tories. … Continue reading

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Bedfordshire on Sunday: indiscretion

You may have noticed some minor damage control going on this past week as the Conservatives took some limited measures to bring Nadine Dorries to heel while ignoring the wider problem of the smear campaign she has involved herself in. … Continue reading

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Jonathan Lord turned a blind eye

Let’s begin with a brand new and very special episode from Conservative Change Channel: CCC11-01: Jonathan Lord: ‘off the record’ I hope you enjoy a few laughs, but the guts of it is about as serious as it gets: What … Continue reading

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This one writes itself

Via @scotchtwit I discover there is a variety of potato (exhibitor grade) called the ‘Nadine': Potato ‘Nadine’ Exhibitor Grade (Solanum tuberosum) Exceptionally smooth skin with shallow eyes. Cream flesh has firm, moist waxy texture and does not discolour on cooking. … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries: Go Compare

[NOTE – Because I’m not a plagiarising prick like Paul Staines or Ian Hislop and I don’t take credit for other people’s work, I must begin with a BIG ‘thank you’ to Iain Marley for his excellent Excel work on … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries and Marketing Management Midlands Ltd

Below is a table of recent expenses claimed by Nadine Dorries for staffing classified as ‘Professional Services’. Previous to this, such claims have been reported as payments for “PR, research and media services” conducted by her close friend, Lynn Elson, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Lord (MP for Woking): Smears

This is an excerpt of a conversation I had with Jonathan Lord (Conservative MP for Woking ) in December 2010, in a chance meeting at a fundraiser for the children’s charity I volunteer for: Jonathan Lord – Excerpt #1 There … Continue reading

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To: Steve Hilton (an open letter)

Dear Steve, Being a long-standing member of the Conservative communications team (and currently a key member of the communications team for Prime Minister David Cameron) I would expect you to be well aware of the Conservative response to the half-baked … Continue reading

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