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Coffee Shots: Shelbrooke gets his claws out

14 January 2014

Some MPs really will do anything to get noticed. Today Alec Shelbrooke pitched up on the Daily Politics in a tiger onesie. Apparently it’s all for a good cause, but that didn’t seem to reassure fellow guest Charlotte Leslie all that much…

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  • Fergus Pickering

    But he was on a television show. I mean a television show. You can do anything on a television show. It’s not serious stuff we’re talking. It’s television. Entertainment. Where the lies of Russell Brand thrive.

  • Lancastrian_Oik

    “Look at me- I’m mad, me”.

    yes, but not in the way you think.

    Horrible, horrible, horrible.

  • Smithersjones2013

    Oh Don’t. Theresa May will be turning up in the Houses Of Commons in a Leopardskin one next…..

  • Daniel Maris

    I hope he didn’t get nervous beforehand and end up doing a twosie in his onesie.

  • Mynydd

    It should be pointed out that Mr Shelbrooke is a Conservative MP. If this is what is required for the Conservative party to get its policies across, then Mr Cameron is deep in the brown stuff.

    • Smithersjones2013

      Whereas the Labour party reach the cultural heights of Elvis Impersonators serenading Gordon Brown with “The Wonder Of You”. Give me a bucket!

    • Nicholas chuzzlewit

      Fatuous and desperate.

    • HookesLaw

      He is ‘aiming to raise £5,000 for the Good Night’s Sleep appeal and Martin House’, a Children’s Hospice
      It’s good sport in a good cause, although call me a bore (and you certainly are) but I grow tired of gimicky fund raising.

    • Makroon

      Galloway could only manage a pussy-cat.

  • Colonel Mustard

    Just sums up our infantile and infantilised political class. The grown ups are all gone and our country is in the hands of the children.

    • Makroon

      Uh-Huh, but Andrew Neil always wanted to be a ‘show-biz Sleb’, so he would have loved it.

  • Holly


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