The glamorous life of an MP

29th November, 2012 8:27 am

Labour’s Ben Bradshaw has been having a smelly few days…

Parliamentary Authorities responded, saying:

“The engineers of the Parliamentary Estates Directorate have now identified the problem – a broken urinal waste pipe. There has been no damage to possessions/IT equipment and there will be a clean-up.”

But Bradshaw has been taking this in good spirits, using the hashtag #urinegate to discuss his plight on Twitter.
It’s glamorous being an MP, eh?
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  • Quiet_Sceptic

    Could be worse.

    What about the plumber having to work on the pipes or the cleaning having to mop it up?

    But at least Ben’s OK!

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