‘Tis the season to be jolly – along with also for some MPs, sending out Christmas cards is usually a chance to poke some fun at themselves or promote the causes they feel passionately about.
Conservative MP Richard Harrington kicked off the festive merriment by giving Christmas the thumbs up in a Santa hat along with also Watford FC scarf…
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband took dressing up to the next level – by swapping his usual MP’s attire to strike a biker pose in leather jacket along with also shades under some festive holly …. complete with infamous bacon sandwich.
along with also look what came within the post for Labour MP Justin Madders …
A Christmas card via arch Eurosceptic Tory Peter Bone, who depicts himself as Father Christmas delivering coal to German Chancellor Angela Merkel along with also European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, with the message: “You’ve been naughty”.
Jeremy Corbyn spruced up the front cover of Labour’s election manifesto “For the many not the few” with reindeer antlers along with also festive hats to wish his constituents a Merry Christmas.
however like many MPs, the prime minister subcontracted out the creation of her Christmas card, in her case to schoolchildren in her Maidenhead constituency.
Conservative former international development secretary Priti Patel presented prizes to the winners of her Christmas card competition.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon – not an MP however an MSP – has chosen Paisley artist John Byrne’s creation, Say the item that has a Kiss!, which features a couple about to share a kiss under the mistletoe, for her seasonal message.
however who can forget the Christmas cards of times past?
Here’s former Labour prime minister Tony Blair along with also his wife Cherie giving us a taste of Downing Street in 2006.
along with also here’s former Conservative PM David Cameron along with also wife Samantha celebrating the 2011 wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton that has a party in Downing Street.