“It appears that the Prime Minister left the economy in the toilet of The Smoke & Mirrors pub in May 2010 after a mix-up over his priorities,” said a spokesman.
It’s believed that the economy had been forced down the toilet by the previous government and that David Cameron hadn’t noticed it was still there.
“It was only the terrible smell of stagnation that made us realise it was completely stuck in a double dip,” said a cleaner.
David Cameron has acknowledged the mistake, saying he had been focused on “far more important things” such as keeping Jeremy Hunt in his job.
The Prime Minister also said he had offered to replace the pub toilet’s U-bend with one of the government’s many U-turns.
And today Mr Cameron was defended by friends who live in the same area.
“It’s an easy enough mistake to make - I often find myself arriving home from the pub having realised I’ve left behind some of my most important superinjunctions,” said Top Beer presenter, Jeremy Clarkson.
However the story has proved embarrassing for Mr Cameron as news of the revelation came on the same day that the government launched its new ‘Let’s Get The Economy Out Of The Toilet’ initiative.
Critics of the government’s austerity programme also said Mr Cameron’s mistake did nothing to inspire confidence on the economy.
“This blatant neglect of the economy shows that the Prime Minister simply cannot be trusted to keep his eye on things that matter,” said 8-year old Nancy Cameron from inside a pub toilet.
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