Despite trying to fend off Ukip in the Newark by-election, the Tories have thought it a good idea to put neighbouring MP, and devout Europhile, Ken Clarke on their candidate’s literature.

The Tories seem desperate to feature him in their campaign, even though it’s rumoured that Clarke may soon be shuffled out of the Cabinet. However, they seem to have overlooked the fact that Clarke is wearing a private enclosure badge from some society sporting event. To top it off, Nick Clegg’s favourite Tory is even wearing yellow.

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Just the image the Tories need when their candidate’s multi-million property empire is in the spotlight as polling day approaches.

Tags: Ken Clarke, Lib Dems, Newark, Nick Clegg, Robert Jenrick