After dozens of indicative votes that only gained the support of a handful of MPs, the House of Commons has finally voted in favour of the so-called “Narnia amendment” to the Brexit plan.
This amendment allows for MPs, instead of filing into either of the division lobbies to vote “Aye” or “Nay” to the proposal on offer, to go through the back of a wardrobe and out into a magical world where anything, no matter how contradictory, is possible.
However, they were warned to stay clear of the so-called Ice Queen whose touch is so cold it can drain the life out of any living thing, prompting one back-bencher to say “Bloody hell, Theresa May’s there already?”
Instead, they should put their trust in Boslan, a rather shaggy and unkempt lion who frequently lays down his own political life only to confound expectations by somehow coming back a short while later.
However, when MPs tried to put the plan into action, they found the wardrobe already full of Lib Dems, who acidly told them “Find your own closet, dearie, this one’s full…”