Any Britain politician of note will at some point in their career face the question: what is your favourite biscuit? While David Cameron opted for oatcakes, Gordon Brown had to take a recess to consider his options — before returning to say that anything with ‘a bit of chocolate’ would suffice.
Today it was Jeremy Corbyn’s turn to step up to the plate. Although the question was inevitable, the Labour leader showed little enthusiasm for any type of biscuit. Instead, he launched into a lecture on the danger of sugar:
‘I’m totally anti-sugar on health grounds, so eat very few biscuits, but if forced to accept one, it’s always a pleasure to have a shortbread.’
Alas, Mr S doesn’t quite buy this. After all if Corbyn has such an issue with sugar, how does he make all that jam?