He’s had a bad week with the Chancellor taking the proverbials out of him and then Mrs May ragging him over the purchase of his antiquated German water cannon.
Posts Tagged: Sir Nicholas Soames MP
Proceedings were interrupted by a large rodent, which was eventually cornered by young Hancock, who strangled it and dropped it out of the window.
From Reggie to Dessie: “She covered her face, not her privates – the former being more recognisable nationally.”
In which a Minister of State at the Department International Development wobbles past on a bicycle sporting only a panama hat in Yeomanry colours.
From Reggie to Dessie: Soames’s latest wheeze. Nominating Philip Davies to chair the Women and Equalities Committee
Plus: Colonel Simpson tells the tearoom that the Bavarian schloss in which the G7 was held was “an SS Officer Training School during the late hostilities”.
From Reggie to Dessie: The toils of Sarah Newton. Pigswill for Rory Stewart. And is Kris Hopkins the Caring Whip?
Plus: The SNP take over a bar, a rumpus at Women to Win, no booze at Steve Hilton’s book launch…and from Russia with Love to Soames.
So we are back at the Palace of Varieties with far more MPs than expected – and relatively few casualties.
Lewis Baston: When nationalists helped to pitch out a minority Conservative government. The general election of 1892.
Think of today’s two main parties led in 2015 by Nicholas Soames and Denis Healey and you are part of the way there.
Plus: Stephen O’Brien triumphant. What not to wear while canvassing. Commons catering, KFC-style. And: Kensington – that snake-pit of ambitious thrusters.
Plus: Comforting Oborne in the Aegean. Rampant rabbits in the Lords. Lidders Agonistes. McVey’s moment. And: How two Labour MPs banged away in the rifle club.
From Reggie to Dessie: Crocodile skin and velvet at the Black and White Ball. And that was just the men.
Plus: Theresa May faces the Pale, Male and Stale. Leslie on special ops. Dog bites Redwood. And: Hugo Swire, former owner of Hong Kong.
From Reggie to Dessie: The latest leadership candidate – Elizabeth Truss – braves the Pale, Male & Stale
Plus: John Randall’s Serbian restaurant. Soames goes AWOL. Cash goes ballistic. And: Did Letwin and Redwood write the briefs for Page 3?
Including the latest from the rolling future leadership hustings at the Pale, Male and stale Dining Club.
Last year, it was Sir Peter Luff. Political balance, you see.
Aladdin: Gloria de Piero. Widow Twanky: Chris Bryant. Abananzer: Peter Mandelson. Genie of the Lamp, Michael Gove. Princess Lotus Blossom: Gavin Williamson…
Of course our efforts at Rochester weren’t helped by the glitches in the new CCHQ computer “Darth Vader”.