Cabinet Ministers were provided with French tarts to help them to relax after tough meetings, it is claimed by a former civil servant. The whistleblower used to blow a whistle after the meetings had concluded, to act as a signal for an accomplice to serve cups of coffee and huge plates of Mr. Kipping's French Fancies and assorted fruity tarts possibly at the expense of taxpayers.
Often there would be Fat Rascals, croissants or sausage rolls. "Not since the 1970's Miss Whiplash Luncheon Voucher scandal have there been as many tarts in the same room as M.P.s at the Government's expense." the fat rascal told our reporter.