“I had to write it down phonetically, I was only one m out too.”
Labour’s new Shadow pensions minister Gregg McClymont on hearing the term trivial commutation for the first time.
“That is what he is, a goody two shoes.”
Labour MP for Blyth Valley Ronnie Campbell on new owner of Northern Rock Richard Branson.
“As possibly the only member elected while still living at the hotel of mum and dad, I welcome much of this ambitious document.”
LibDem MP for St Austell and Newquay Stephen Gilbert on the Government’s housing strategy.
“I do not know if they are Steve’s own balls hung on it.”
Hargreaves Lansdown head of pensions research Tom McPhail on the Department for Work and Pension’s Christmas tree.