The credibility of safe seat Tory candidate Alan Mak seems to be plumbing new depths on an almost hourly basis. The latest development is that he appears to have grossly misled voters about heading up a “department” at elite Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance.
Scrapbook’s investigation into Tory candidate Alan ‘Walter Mitty’ Mak has now splashed the local paper down in Hampshire — with a front page story placing his dodgy quotes and fantastic claims of business success under the microscope.
There seems to be something of a difference of opinion among the tenants of 202 Exeter Street. SEE ALSO: Oliver Colvile claims he’s in Belfast while voting in the Commons Picture: Jake May
Scrapbook revealed this week that he fabricated editorial praise from the Telegraph and ConservativeHome, but the collective raised eyebrows don’t stop there for fantasist Alan Mak — who will almost certainly be returned as MP for the safe Tory seat of Havant on May 7th.
The wheels haven’t come off the Tory machine — but their is now audible creaking along with signs that discipline is breaking down. First up, a top Tory donor describes the campaign as “useless” to Andrew Neil (this went viral last night): Spoke to major Tory donor tonight. "Tory campaign useless. Cameron's heart not in it. Not […]
From former Children’s Laureate (and current socialist) Michael Rosen: Grant Shapps is several chaps. People in the media think he fiddled wikipedia. Grant Shapps never lies. He mistakenly over firmly denies. — Michael Rosen (@MichaelRosenYes) April 22, 2015 A figure of fun is a very dangerous thing for a politician to be.
Two Conservative Party social media accounts for Kensington and Chelsea borough have been accused of circulating the following graphic mocking Ed Miliband as a stroke victim — before finishing with the phrase “Time to LOL”:
Malcolm Rifkind’s presumptive successor as MP for Kensington is off to an uncertain start if her performance at a recent Age UK hustings is anything to go by.
On the front of two national newspapers last night, Grant Shapps hit Newsnight to deny adding negative info to Wikipedia pages of cabinet rivals — attempting to blame the whole thing on blogger Tim Ireland.