Elsewhere Susanne Lamido takes Tom Brake to task for what may well be the silliest press release in the history of Western democracy. That release begins:
and gets worse after that.
Father Christmas should consider changing his mode of transport to make himself more environmentally friendly.
Liberal Democrat research has revealed that Santa Claus, by continuing to use a fleet of reindeer for his deliveries on Christmas Eve, is failing to take the most environmentally sustainable option.
If you give someone called Brake the transport portfolio you have to think he is very good indeed. This isn't any good at all.
If you want to see how a seasonal press release should be done, have a look at the one by Paul Burstow on the thousands of old people who die alone with no friends or family.
Finally, Mary Reid offers a grim portrait of a motorway service station during the festive season.