How hard-working is that Tory family?

Definitely some strivers, that's for sure.

George has already pointed out that the Tories' new web ad contains a pretty awful caricature of an unemployed man:

But the real question is, just how hard-working is that family?

After all, they are also working hard to educate their children at home:

Working hard to educate people about the benefits of cod-liver oil:

And working hard to have good teeth from a Spanish dentist:

All these examples, and many more, were collated by Simon Briggs at the Hard-working Tory family tumblr.

Working hard for money off from Danone.

Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.

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NS#235: The Circle of Boris

The New Statesman podcast with Helen Lewis and Stephen Bush.

Helen and Stephen are joined by satirist and Private Eye writer Craig Brown to discuss the royal family and his new book about Princess Margaret. Then they analyse the way that Boris Johnson's Brexit intervention was amplified by the right-wing media. Finally, they answer a vital question: will Corbynism dominate the Labour party forever?

You can subscribe to the podcast through iTunes here or with this RSS feed: http://rss.acast.com/newstatesman, or listen using the player below.

Further reading:

Helen's column about Universal Credit.

Craig Brown's book: Ma'am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret.