Tory Defence Minister Anna Soubry has never been famed for her delicate, flowery language. An MP recently complained to Mr Steerpike that he’d ‘had to leave the smoking room after hearing her and Simon Burns banging on in there’. Today she took the smoking room language to Andrew Marr’s sofa. After watching comedian Rory Bremner impersonate David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nigel Farage, Soubry merrily chipped in that ‘I always think he looks like somebody has put their finger up his bottom and he really rather likes it’.

Nigel Farage really rather hated that description, telling The Sun’s Tom Newton Dunn that Soubry was’ rude and incompetent’:


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