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Nigel Farage’s new moustache gives this site an opportunity to indulge our graphics department in a gratuitous act of self-indulgence.

We have previously experimented with a bald David Cameron, George Osborne and Boris Johnson.

This time round, we have clapped moustaches on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Foreign Secretary, the Party Chairman…and the Prime Minister.

In my view, the addition makes Patrick McLoughlin look rather like one of those right-wing trade union barons from the late 1970s, perhaps from an electricians’ or engineers’ union.

I think gives Boris Johnson a bit of dash, but advise Philip Hammond not to grow one if he wants to look any younger.  As for the Prime Minister, well, I don’t know what effect it would have on Labour, but it terrifies me.