David Cameron spends Easter in Lanzarote

David Cameron and his family will be spending the Easter break in a 18th century rural hotel on the Canary Island of Lanzarote. His in-laws have a home on the island, so David & Sammie often borrow the keys and jet on out. The exclusive resort of Casa Tomarén in the village of San Bartolomé has seven self contained cottages in a private complex on the outskirts of the volcanic forest Timanfaya National Park.

Granada laments “lost opportunity” of Cameron’s visit

The Granada tourist board is upset that nobody bothered to tell them that David & Sam Cameron were coming for a short break over the weekend. “Had we known” said a tourist board flunky, “we could have used the opportunity in a quiet way to promote Granada…. nobody from the Junta or the Governor’s Office bothered to tell us, and we are not psychic”. Well, quite. The National Police (who sent quite a few bodyguards Continue reading Granada laments “lost opportunity” of Cameron’s visit

Cameron pokes fun at the Speaker

From The Times: David Cameron poked fun at John Bercow, the Commons Speaker, in a speech to journalists yesterday. The Prime Minister recounted an apocryphal encounter between Mr Bercow and Simon Burns, the Health Minister, who called the Speaker a “sanctimonious, stupid dwarf”. Mr Cameron described Mr Burns persuading his driver to reverse into the Speaker’s car. An angry Mr Bercow, who claims to be 5ft 7in, confronts the minister, saying: “I’m not happy.” To Continue reading Cameron pokes fun at the Speaker