If there is one thing our politicians do not lack, it is inventive ways to spend taxpayers money.
The Daily Telegraph reveals that £250,000 has been spent on portraits of MPs. How? Why? Who makes such decisions, and where do they justify them? The Telegraph illustrates its article with a picture of the paintings of Ken Clarke and Diane Abbott, the Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington:
Is that really Diane Abbott? It looks more like the great US rapper KRSOne to me: