Tory Christmas dinner ends in disaster after Brussels sprouts make it onto menu

12 Dec 2017

The parliamentary Conservative Party's Christmas dinner has ended in disappointment after Brussels sprouts were included on the menu.


The annual do came to a chaotic conclusion after the foreign greens were offered to attendees, prompting several Brexit-supporting MPs to walk out.


Conflict also emerged when Prime Minister Theresa May accepted the sprouts, despite refusing a Yorkshire pudding earlier in the evening.


"Clearly, this dinner has been sabotaged" Jacob Rees-Mogg claimed, "It is a deliberate attempt to smother the will of the people."


The Honourable Member for the 19th Century has urged party officials to launch an investigation into the incident, a call backed by a number of colleagues as "at least it's not election fraud."


Backbench has identified the chef responsible for the meal as a Mr G. Osborne.


David Cameron, who organised the event, is said to have fled the scene without taking responsibility.


Labour's Christmas dinner also ended in disaster, after a heated argument broke out between Chuka Umunna and John McDonnell over Jeremy Corbyn's failure to outline his position on roast parsnips.

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