Charities have rounded on Tory MP Craig Whittaker — the chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on children in care — after he took to Twitter to distribute a joke about Jimmy Savile and child abuse [FULL STORY]:
— Care Leavers' Assoc (@CareLeavers) May 5, 2015
— The Who Cares? Trust (@WhoCaresTrust) May 5, 2015
This would be bad enough on its own less than 40 hours before polls open — but it turns out that The Who Cares? Trust act as the secretariat for the parliamentary group which Whittaker chairs.
Scrapbook wouldn’t bet on his future leadership of the group — even if he does manage to sneak back into parliament.