Mr Brown was asked for his reaction to the news that celebrity TV supremo Simon Cowell was backing the Conservatives and thought the prime ministers was tired. ”This election isn’t about celebrities, it’s about people“, he said. Yet we have had a lot of celebrity involvement in the national and local campaigns:

Labour celebrities: Ross Kemp, Jo Brand, Eddie Izzard, David Tennant.

Conservative celebrities: Michael Caine, erm….. (help me out here, I don’t watch the telly!)

Lib Dems: Floella Benjamin, erm…..