Ban cheddar cheese sandwiches – MP
John Spellar, Labour MP for Warley and former defence and transport minister, asked a curious written question that was answered on Wednesday:
Thanks to Nina Lakhani.
Update: And thanks to Alex Massie and Guto Dafydd for the latter’s theory as to what on earth the question might be about:
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Might actually be a succinct question. It might be the case that tea with sugar / cheddar sandwiches contain more calories than some ‘junk food’ that might conceivably be banned from hospitals. Point being that crisps and chocolate bars are being discriminated against for being in shiny packaging.
Well … not succinct, exactly – maybe beating around the bush by an MP with an inflated sense of his own cleverness?
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