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Revealed: Sir George Young’s application form for job of Tory Chief Whip

by | 20th, October 2012

SIR George Young is the Tory Party’s new Chief Whip. He replaces Andrew Mitchell, who resigned for swearing at police guarding Downing Street. What are Young’s credentials for the post? We’ve seen his application form:

Q. Do you own a bicycle?
A. Yes, I am the “bicycling baronet”.

Q. Are you a toff?
A. I went to Eton?

Q. Big deal. Damien Lewis went there.
A. I am Sir George Samuel Knatchbull Young, 6th Baronet.

Q. Is there an embarrassing photo of you and Jimmy Savile?
A. Yes. In 1982, I joined Jimmy Savile on a British Rail poster promoting the transport of bicycles by rail.

Q. What class are you when you travel by train?
A. That is huge elephant trap . Let’s leave class out of it.

Lead photos: Conservative government Cabinet. (back l-r) John Major (Chief Secretary to the Treasury), John Wakeham (Lord Privy Seal and

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