The huge number of ennobled ex-convicts appearing on British media outlets in the last few days proves the Tory party is ‘still in touch with the popular mood’, said David Cameron in a speech last night.
Describing the upsurge of dishonest ex-convict millionaires commenting upon newly-convicted dishonest millionaire, Chris Huhne, David Cameron said: ‘These are just common men talking about the everyday problems of a common man. Tory peers are uniquely placed to offer insight on this situation.’
He continued: ‘Labour is living in a fantasy land when they trot out Bernie Ecclestone and cash for peerages. We’ve got Aitken, Archer, Hanningfield and Taylor. And we’re also claiming Conrad Black.’
Responding to the Prime Minister’s speech, Nick Clegg pointed out that the Liberal Democrats were hoping they would soon be able to contribute Lord Rennard to the national debate.