There can only be one winner when you play the Game of Thrones. Any fan will tell you that. The victor, though, always comes as surprise: witness below Tory backwoodsman Alec Shelbrooke resplendent on the Iron Throne.
The bombastic MP for Elmet, who is the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, visited the set of the hit HBO series, which is being filmed in Ulster. He’s been proudly flashing the picture around the conference bar. It’s the closest thing to leadership speculation that I have picked up on, so far.Tags: Alec Shelbrooke, Conservative conference 2013, Game of Thrones, Northern Ireland, Television