As connoisseurs of nutty Conservative youth groups, Scrapbook was intrigued that this video of Eric Pickles addressing Tory boys (and girls) at party conference mysteriously cuts out before he can utter a word: Is there a chance he could have gone slightly off message? The answer is a ‘yes’ if a recording sent to this blog is anything to go by. To […]

With oleaginous Tory Mark Clarke exposed by Liberal Conspiracy for accumulating as many as 50,000 fake Twitter followers, it appears that minister Grant Shapps may be trying to pull the oldest trick in the book: repeatedly following and unfollowing other users in a lame attempt to boost their own numbers. The housing minister certainly has some unusual people in […]