Do your homework or you'll end up a Tory

By Jonathan Bartley
February 15, 2010

I'm still recuperating after my arm operation, so I've been having fun with #ivenevervotedtory hash tag on Twitter (you can join me at

There was a hilarious moment earlier today when it also came to light that the Tories had wrongly claimed more than half of girls in the most deprived areas get pregnant before they turn 18.
The party said the conception rate for this age group in the 10 most disadvantaged areas of England was 54 per cent, while the real figure was 5.4 per cent. The Tories said the misplacing of a decimal point made "no difference"

Inspired, I knocked up a quick submission to, based on the new Tory Posters featuring people who have previously "never voted Tory". In case it doesn't make it online, I thought I would post it here:

Oh yes, and in case you haven't seen this...

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