For years voters have thought the Commons is stuffed with sheep who blindly follow everyone else.
Now MPs have decided to stuff the roof space of Parliament with sheep’s wool, to stop all of their hot air from escaping.
A major programme of work to drag the Palace of Westminster into the 21st century will deploy the centuries-old technique of using sheep’s fleeces for insulation.
The bizarre plan emerged as officials continue to count the cost of a much bigger refurbishment of Parliament which could see MPs and peers told to pack their bags and move to another site for several years. Read more