Quite a mix in Guido’s column yesterday; from Stringfellow and Clegg, Balls throwing his weight around and even Bryan Ferry pops up. Guido’s favourites included the curse of David Morris and Sadiq dodgy donor kebab:
TALKING of 80s chart-toppers, if you see Rick Astley’s former keyboardist-turned-Tory MP David Morris travelling anywhere, run away – the man seems to be cursed. Not only was the MP for Morecambe an extremely close witness to the recent London helicopter crash on the way into work, he spent Friday night building snowmen on the M6, stranded in his car by the weather. In both cases he took to Sky News to discuss his plight. It seems the profile-conscious MP is never going to give you up when it comes to free publicity.
SOME were surprised to see the over-abundant Shadow Public Health Minister Diane Abbott declare war on fried chicken shops and takeaways recently, especially in the same week that her Labour colleague the Shadow Minister for London, Sadiq Khan, promoted the Best British Kebab Awards in Parliament. Khan said: “It is important that we take the time to celebrate the fantastic establishments.” And why do you think Khan is such a fan of the industry? Nothing to do with the £5,000 donated to his 2010 re-election campaign by the Tayyab Kebab House in his constituency…
You can read the whole of Guido’s Daily Star Sunday column online here.