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What’s wrong with wearing a woolly jumper for warmth?

What’s wrong with wearing a woolly jumper for warmth?
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The moment that a Downing Street spokesman recommended wearing a jumper to reduce high energy bills, you knew that two things would happen. As sure as night follows day, the Labour leader spun a line criticising the ‘out of touch government’:

— Labour Press Team (@labourpress) October 18, 2013

Then the internet spent Friday afternoon in stitches:

Cameron heard about #jumpergate whilst in his car. Pull over! he told his chauffeur

— Felicity Morse (@FelicityMorse) October 18, 2013

"We're all in knit together" #jumpergate

— Lucy Rigby (@LucyRigby) October 18, 2013

— Paul Waugh (@paulwaugh) October 18, 2013

— John Prescott (@johnprescott) October 18, 2013

— Vincent McAviney (@VMcAVSKY) October 18, 2013

But, seriously though, pulling on a jersey is not the worst advice Mr S has ever heard. A little nanny-ish, perhaps, but common sense, surely?