Veteran MP Sir Denis MacFlurrie has been suspended from the Conservative Party after it was revealed that he will participating in the flagship Tripe TV show I’m Famous Put A Wasp In My Mouth.
In the programme, celebrities stay in three star self-catering accommodation at an unknown location in the depths of the Forest of Bowland without basic necessities such as a personal assistant or valet and are forced to endure challenges such as doing their own washing and ironing, making their own meals and drinking non-vintage champagne. The nearest Waitrose is over 25 miles away.
Sir Dennis follows in the footsteps of previous contestants such as politicians Edwina Korma, George Arafat and Richard M Nixon, TV personality Sir Johnny Savage.and comics Mike and Bernie Chortle. It is rumoured that Sir Denis, who has been MP for the safe seat of Parbold West since 1948, will receive a fee in excess of £100.