That puts chancellor Jeremy Hunt and backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg in danger of losing their constituencies.
Here's some other things people are "somewhat astonished" about.
Unfortunately one which will live forever in Hansard, too.
Environment secretary says Britain has got dealing with downpours from the west down to a "fine art". Less so from the east.
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"There was no real reason for her to be here, just to show her face that she’s been," one resident claimed.
The environment minister was compared to the former Iraqi official dubbed Comical Ali.
The environment secretary insisted the quality of bathing waters has improved.
Presenter Sophy Ridge was left speechless by the minister's answers.
Damian Green has been accused of "normalising" the problem affecting the UK's rivers.
The LBC presenter was applauded for his tough stance.