Conservative Sir Nicholas Soames is fast gathering a cult following on Twitter, thanks to his forthright and combative style.
The Mid-Sussex MP, who is the grandson of Winston Churchill, turned his sharp-Twitter tongue on Nigel Farage on Friday morning as David Cameron attempted to hammer out a new EU membership deal for Britain in Brussels.
@Nigel_Farage you are truly careless of Britains best interests listening to you on the wireless today is like a replay of every pub bore— Nicholas Soames (@nsoamesmp) February 19, 2016
In another tweet, Sir Nicholas said the notion that Farage spoke for the "ordinary" men and women of Britain was "bollocks".
Tory MP Sir Nicholas Soames is good at Twitter
Last week Sir Nicholas, an avid europhile, told fellow Tory John Redwood to "bugger off". Redwood had written to Conservative MPs encouraging them to vote in favour of Brexit.
I must say to be told how to vote in Referendum by J Redwood in an email to colleagues marks a new low in my life in the House #buggeroff— Nicholas Soames (@nsoamesmp) February 15, 2016
On the same day, Sir Nicholas also got involved in a Twitter fight with ITV political editor Robert Peston.
@Peston and hands out of pockets— Nicholas Soames (@nsoamesmp) February 15, 2016