I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream – or at least they do in Westminster. It seems our politicos have had a forced abstinence from the cold treat.
MP Charlotte Leslie tweeted a picture of a sign boldly sitting atop the ice-cream freezer in Westminster yesterday, stating: “Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to open the ice-cream freezer. A locksmith has been notified and is working to rectify the situation.”
Spotted at the House of Commons canteen. You couldn't make it up. pic.twitter.com/jAnwNjv3Kv— Charlotte Leslie (@CharlotteLeslie) January 7, 2015
Lawks! “You couldn’t make it up,” said Leslie.
The canteen staff seemed sure that ice-cream would be a necessity for MPs. “Should you require ice-cream, please ask a member of the debate staff who will be happy to help.” We wonder how many times a member of staff had to dash across the road to grab some Soleros...