Having past 8,000 followers on Twitter, Tory deputy chairman Michael Fabricant was at pains to emphasise that he acquired them organically:
Ooooh! (he squealed).I have just notice I have passed 8k (And that is without buying ‘following’)
— Michael Fabricant (@Mike_Fabricant) December 4, 2012
Scrapbook wonders to whom he could possibly be referring:
As Dennis Skinner has implied with the protection of parliamentary privilege, however, Michael Fabricant may be on thin ice when it comes to fakery.