Mr. Cheese's Cabinet
By Wensleydale Cheese MP
(This speech was made by Mr. Cheese shortly after his election as British prime minister on 7 May 2010).
You, the British public, asked for change. You have got change. You have elected ME, Wensleydale Cheese – The Big Cheese, as I prefer to be called – as Prime Minister.
My first job is to announce my Cabinet. That is, to name my cronies who will be lying to you, oppressing you and ripping you off for the next five years. So here goes.
My Chancellor of the Exchequer will be Rob Steal. I can safely say that he will be very good at screwing tacks out of you.
My Home Secretary, who will take special delight in criminalizing anything you enjoy, will be Mr. Petty. He will be closely assisted by the Minister for Constant Surveillance, Mr. Pryer.
The Department of Organized Crime (DOC) and the Seriously Fraudulent Office (SFO) will be amalgamated under the shared leadership of Mr. Bent and Mr. Crook.
The Minister of Education, with particular responsibility for Very Bad Verse, will be Mr. Doggerell.
My joint Ministers of Health, who will minister to the health of my joints, will be Dr. Quack and Mrs. Nostrum.
Four Ministers will be responsible for the climate. The Ministers for Cold will be Mr. Snow and Mr. Frost, the Minister for Heat will be Mr. Power, and the Minister for Rain will be Mr. De Wet.
The Minister for Exclamations will be Gordon Bennett.
The Minister for Losing Data will be... what was his name again? He will also be the Minister without Portfolio, having left it in a taxi.
Mr. White will run the Department of Racial Discrimination, and Mr. Mann will be responsible for sexual discrimination.
The Minister for Getting Drunk will be Mr. Tippler.
The Minister for Children’s Games will be Haydn Sikh.
The Minister for Ogling Young Girls will be Mr. Totti.
The Minister for Making You Angry will be Mr. Madden, and the Minister for Complaining will be Mr. Grouse.
Mr. Gaff will be in charge of the Department of Mistakes, and Mr. Balding will head the Department of Hair Loss.
The Minister for Lies, Spin and Propaganda will be Mr. Bull, assisted by Mr. Wittering.
I will announce tomorrow the remaining three Cabinet posts: the Minister of Hypocrisy and Double Standards, the Minister for Hare-brained Schemes and the Minister for ...er... Forgetting What He Was Going to Say Next.