Lembit Opik

Lord Sewel in the House of Lords. From BBC Parliament recording.

Lembit Öpik comes to Lord Sewel’s defence: ‘He can help to clean up Parliament’

29 July 2015 14:09

Yesterday Lord Sewel stepped down from the Lords after the Sun on Sunday published photos of the former deputy speaker snorting cocaine through a five pound note in the company of… Continue reading


PMQs sketch: A jam for Cam but the greased piglet escaped again!

25 February 2015 17:30

That was a close one. Miliband set two traps for the PM today. One was visible. The other, far more dangerous, was hidden until the very last moment. Miliband wants… Continue reading

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Guess who’s back?

28 January 2014 15:33

You just knew Lembit would make an appearance sooner or later, didn’t you? I only noticed this morning, reading back through some of the weekend papers I’d missed. Anyway, as… Continue reading

Lembit Opik wades into the Rennard allegations. Photo: Getty Images.

Lembit twists the Clegg knife

24 February 2013 20:18

The Lord Rennard scandal is spreading, not least because of Nick Clegg’s willingness to bring in other characters. He even directly named Danny Alexander as central to the disastrous investigation… Continue reading


What’s Lembit up to nowadays?

7 February 2012 12:20

Why, this, of course: And that’s not him singing, in case you were wondering. Hat-tip: Guido