With the average cost of administrating an Early Day Motion rising from £290 in 2005/06 to a whopping £443 in 2009/10, perhaps the polyamourous John Hemming MP should pause before tabling motions pointing out that “a ton is greater in weight than a tonne”: “That this House notes the reports in the BBC and other media […]

The notorious “kitten theft” trial hit the headlines not only for bizarre video footage of the crime but the love triangle between a Liberal Democrat MP, his wife and mistress, and the grim details of his serial philandering. John Hemming has now decided the dignity of his position is best served by submitting a 700-word apologia to the Birmingham […]

Having previously told his local paper that he could not promise to curb his philandering, the trial of John Hemming’s wife for stealing his mistress’ cat has provided yet more evidence of the Birmingham MP’s moral bankruptcy. With the jury now retired to consider its verdict, we can reflect on Hemming’s bizarre domestic arrangements, which see […]

For once, Liberal Democrat MP John Hemming was recently in the news not for his brazen philandering but using the legal protection available to MPs to reveal Fred Goodwin’s super injunction from the floor of the Commons. The court order banned the media from describing the high-flying banker as, erm, a banker, amongst other undisclosable things. […]

The wife of John Hemming MP has denied burgling the home of her husband’s lover and stealing a kitten. As covered on Scrapbook previously, the long-suffering Christine Hemming was charged with burgling the home of the MP’s mistress and mother of his love child, Liberal Democrat councillor Emily Cox. The 52-year-old told the court: Apologies […]

The wife of Scrapbook’s favourite Birmingham MP is to stand trial under the 1968 Theft Act. Christine Hemming — wife of philandering  millionaire Liberal Democrat John Hemming — will appear before a crown court judge on Monday accused of stealing a kitten. Christine (pictured above with her own cat) is charged with burgling the home of her husband’s […]

Readers may recall John Hemming as the MP who voted for  a rise in tuition fees to “punish” students who occupied his constituency office or whose wife is currently awaiting trial for the theft of his lover’s kitten. Indeed, it seems there is no end to the comedy, with the hapless MP telling the local press: […]