Penny’s Splash! appearance could be good news for MPs

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So Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt is going to appear on TV’s Splash!

It’s not often you get/would want to see an MP in their swimming costume, baring all for constituents and the gawping world to watch.

I say good on her. It won’t interrupt her Parliamentary duties, she’s giving her £10k appearance fee to The Hilsea Lido Pool for the People and if we’re lucky, the exercise may just identify a politician who’s a normal person.

Ultimately people like people; the majority of politicians come across as frustrated wannabes, disconnected from real society.

If Penny can play a good game and be seen as a bright, lucid, intelligent but relatable person, it’ll do her and her profession the world of good.