“How many street closure requests have you received for Ed Miliband’s wedding?”

Some wag is either touchingly naive, or has a cruel sense of humour. Sources close to your humble blogger have reported council press officers inundated with queries relating to Ed and Justine’s future nuptials.

I am sad to report that there are no street parties planed for the couple’s happy day. What happened to this country’s new found sense of patriotism?