Minister hits Cabbage Patch Skids

Posted on June 22, 2012

Sometimes in the busy life of a Minister of the Crown it’s not possible to keep everyone happy.

So it was for Paul Burstow, Minister for Care, who was due to speak at the National Pensioners Convention in Blackpool this week – until a Parliamentary debate, apparently called at short notice, meant he had to cancel his appearance.

I’m sure Mr Burstow knew the National Pensioners Convention wouldn’t be best pleased, but I’m not sure he thought they would respond to his absence by doing this:

(hat-tip to the Blackpool Gazette)