Rumour has it that ‘jam tomorrow’ Tory MP Lee Anderson’s new cookery book, ‘how to eat for 30p and cook a banquet for under a quid’, is expected to be available on tax-shy Amazon soon.

It’s bristling with great money-saving tips, like follow your local law-breaking Conservative MP because they tend to only eat half a sausage, and will discard the rest.

If only we were all a little less feckless and learnt to budget!

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries is expected to launch new ‘kickstart’ cookery classes for those who are too knackered after a hard day's graft holding down several minimum wage jobs to roll up their sleeves and get into the kitchen.

That said, I think I’ll push the boat out this weekend and really spoil myself by spending 40p on a meal.

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