Grandson of Winston Churchill and Mid Sussex MP Nicholas Soames rants to the Mail on Sunday of Douglas Carswell’s defection to UKIP: “What Douglas Carswell has done is sheer madness. It is rank disloyalty to a party that gave him a place in Parliament.” Perhaps Soames should familiarise himself with his grandfather’s political career. Churchill only became […]

The #torynutjobs tag appears to be gaining traction on Twitter, the general idea being suggestions for Tory cabinet appointments: Norman Tebbit as minister for cycling Andrew Lloyd Webber at the DfCMS Fatty Soames in Agriculture, Fisheries and (most importantly) Food. Scrapbook predicts plenty more Labour gallows humour on Twitter in the run up to May […]