In a social media faux pas, Conservative MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham Daniel Kawczynski made a tweet aimed at smearing the Labour Party’s record on the economy. What he didn’t realise is that instead of proving Labour are reckless – it highlighted that his own party have overseen a huge increase in national debt during their time in government.

The picture in question shows the first large increase in national debt in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis – but it also demonstrates how the Conservatives have failed miserably on their promise to get debt under control.

After realising his tweet inferred his own government were as useless as a chocolate teapot, Kawczynski swiftly deleted the picture.

Source: Tory MP tries to smear Labour but ends up taking his own party down instead | EvolvePolitics.com

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