HOLBORN and St Pancras Tories will forget about those stressful austerity measures with a Prosecco reception and a winter banquet next month. The lucky devils have hired out the Montague On The Gardens boutique hotel for the occasion, which will see Secretary of State for Wales David Jones – a former face in the UCL Conservative Association – do an after dinner turn.
The pitch to members for the £100-a-head do – there’s a bit off if you grab an early bird ticket – is: “Winter Glamour is the order of the night! From furs and black tie to lounge suits and cocktail dresses. Come as the season inspires you!”