The Labour Party online shop is surprisingly eclectic offering Tony Benn cassettes, Chris Mullin books and Michael Moore videos as well as the more predictable official merchandise and safer ‘on-message’ publications.

But the best stuff can be found in the mugs section. What kitchen could be without a complete set of Six Pledges mugs? Who would not enjoy their cup of coffee more with the slogan “Economic Stablity” emblazoned across your mug?

Inspiring stuff I am sure you will agree but is there really a market for a Bring Back Mandy mug?

And what is the thinking behind this?