The Bullingdon Club has claimed to be enjoying a revival in membership, following a desperate bid to recruit members.

In 2006, the 200 year-old drinking society had only four members. In a bid to increase its ranks, it was “forced” to reach out to an ex-state school pupil. The student rejected the invitation.

The club has announced that it now has twenty members.

It is thought that the society’s recovery might be a result of its rebranding as the provisional wing of the Conservative party and its association with former members David Cameron, George Osborne and Boris Johnson.

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