Bringing a bit of pre-hogmany cheer, UKIP's Eastern Counties team have organised an 'exclusive' days shooting in a bid to fundraise in advance of the European elections. The highest bidder wins the days' hunt in Weasenham in West Norfolk - but those feeling the effects of the credit crunch should bear in mind that the commercial value of the shoot is about £900.
UKIPwatch, not being a regular hunter and shooter, was particular amused by the point that several party members "have very kindly offered to accommodate the UKIP guns overnight, if this is required". Does this mean the hunters or the guns themselves?
On a serious note, however, any pheasants and partridges in the area would be well advised to make themselves scarce that day.