Tony's campaign was no turkey

May 20, 2005

Bill Rammell, the new Higher Education Minister, reveals that he took a call from his old chum Ricky Gervais - star of The Office - during the election campaign.

Mr Gervais had just watched Tony Blair being grilled on TV by ten-year-olds Little Ant and Dec. The Prime Minister revealed, among other things vital to the nation, that he had never eaten a Turkey Twizzler.

"You've got the election result in the bag after that," Mr Gervais told Mr Rammell, obviously without a hint of irony.

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