21/09/2015 09:03 BST | Updated 21/09/2015 10:59 BST

Politicians Smell Blood As They Begin To Respond To David Cameron #PigGate Allegations

Politicians have reacted to sensational allegations made against David Cameron in a yet-to-be-published expose written by former Tory donor Lord Ashcroft and ex Sunday Times political editor Isabelle Oakeshott.

It has been alleged that David Cameron engaged in drug use and lurid acts of debauchery while he was a student at Oxford University.

And the claims sparked a huge viral trend across the Internet on Sunday evening.

Former Conservative MP Louise Mensch was particularly defensive of the Prime Minister.

For the opposition #PigGate presents an opportunity to make political hay.

Caroline Lucas tactfully used the scandal to make a point about Monday's Hinkley power plant investment

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron cast shade on the affair

Paddy Ashdown cast a brilliant pun

Former deputy Prime Minister John Prescott was quick to react

But Jeremy Corbyn completely sidestepped the saga...