Prescott vs Clegg – former Deputy PM asks his successor why he needs 15 Spads

February 28, 2013 1:00 pm

Cathy Newman wasn’t the only person to ambush Nick Clegg yesterday. After we revealed on Sunday that Nick Clegg has 15 Spads (10 of whom are responsible for spying on the Tories), John Prescott tweeted in to the DPM’s “Call Clegg” show yesterday – here’s Prescott’s tweet, and Clegg’s unconvincing response, in which he concedes that he needs more Spads to keep tabs on the Tories:

As Clegg himself said “Even Jesus capped it at 12? Excellent…”

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