Hampshire student has a selfie taken with Prime Minister David Cameron at Nandos

Daily Echo: Hampshire student has a selfie taken with Prime Minsiter David Cameron at Nandos Hampshire student has a selfie taken with Prime Minsiter David Cameron at Nandos

A HAMPSHIRE student took a selfie featuring her and Prime Minister David Cameron after spotting him in a restaurant.

Becky Smith, 20, of Hythe, leapt into action after Mr Cameron walked into a branch of Nando's, where she and fellow students were celebrating a friend's birthday.

She quickly reached for her phones to take pictures as Mr Cameron ordered a meal with colleagues at the popular fast-food chain famous for its spicy peri-peri chicken and chips.

Becky posted a picture on Twitter of Mr Cameron stopping to pose for a selfie with her.

Accompanying the picture, she tweeted: "snapapolitician lol".

She said: “When he walked past us we asked if we could have a picture and he stayed there chatting for a while.

Daily Echo:

“I would honestly be the last person to say anything nice about the Conservatives but to give him his due he was very warm and quite funny. I then just swooped in and took the selfie.”

But Becky revealed there was one particular thought racing through her mind at the time - "don't smile".

"My thought process was: 'I'm not smiling next to the man who I think is dismantling our country.''

Tuition fees are a particular sore point for the student, who said: “I was going to make a joke to him that we could all eat at Nando's every day if we weren't paying as much as £9,000 a year, but I didn't because it would have ruined my friend's birthday.”

Becky, who is studying French and the history of art at Bristol, said: “My biggest problem at the moment with him is that he just doesn't care about representation of women at all.

“He doesn't care if he doesn't have many women in his front bench and he doesn't care if there is a lack of women in his Cabinet.”

Daily Echo:

Becky's snap went viral following the Prime Minister's visit to the restaurant in Bristol.

Mr Cameron is known for being unable to resist the lure of the selfie, having most famously posed for one last year alongside US president Barack Obama and Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish prime minister, at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, The Prime Minister, who was wearing an open-collared black shirt with his sleeves rolled up, appeared relaxed as he tucked into his meal.

A Downing Street spokeswoman said Mr Cameron ate chicken and coleslaw at Nando's, in Bristol.

Asked whether he checked if the meal he was ordering was halal, following days of controversy over restaurants' use of meat slaughtered according to the traditional Muslim ritual, the spokeswoman said: "The Prime Minister is comfortable with the meat he eats and buys."

She added: "I don't think it's unusual for someone at the end of the working day to want to go and have a meal."

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9:43am Sat 10 May 14

SOULJACKER says...

My my Dave, what a big forehead you have, Loathsome little turd!
My my Dave, what a big forehead you have, Loathsome little turd! SOULJACKER
  • Score: 6

10:43am Sat 10 May 14

Maine Lobster says...

Enough to put you off your dinner!!
Enough to put you off your dinner!! Maine Lobster
  • Score: 4

10:53am Sat 10 May 14

nhumphrey1969 says...

Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg(head)?
Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg(head)? nhumphrey1969
  • Score: -4

11:00am Sat 10 May 14

nhumphrey1969 says...

nhumphrey1969 wrote:
Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg(head)?
Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg(head)?
(Is European Salami is back on the Nando menu?)
[quote][p][bold]nhumphrey1969[/bold] wrote: Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg(head)?[/p][/quote]Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg(head)? (Is European Salami is back on the Nando menu?) nhumphrey1969
  • Score: -1

11:03am Sat 10 May 14

nhumphrey1969 says...

nhumphrey1969 wrote:
nhumphrey1969 wrote:
Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg(head)?
Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg(head)?
(Is European Salami is back on the Nando menu?)
Vasectomy Cuts - If it isn't hurting, it isn't working...
[quote][p][bold]nhumphrey1969[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]nhumphrey1969[/bold] wrote: Which Came First the Chicken or the Egg(head)?[/p][/quote]Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg(head)? (Is European Salami is back on the Nando menu?)[/p][/quote]Vasectomy Cuts - If it isn't hurting, it isn't working... nhumphrey1969
  • Score: 1

11:07am Sat 10 May 14

Kirsty666 says...

Oh well you can tell she's a Torie
Oh well you can tell she's a Torie Kirsty666
  • Score: -2

11:27am Sat 10 May 14

SOULJACKER says...

I can't help thinking that it looks as though he has gone up behind the girl & stuck his finger somewhere where he shouldn't oughta have it.
I can't help thinking that it looks as though he has gone up behind the girl & stuck his finger somewhere where he shouldn't oughta have it. SOULJACKER
  • Score: 5

11:27am Sat 10 May 14

southy says...

Kirsty666 wrote:
Oh well you can tell she's a Torie
Or poor taste in people
[quote][p][bold]Kirsty666[/bold] wrote: Oh well you can tell she's a Torie[/p][/quote]Or poor taste in people southy
  • Score: 2

11:31am Sat 10 May 14

nhumphrey1969 says...

It appears the Coalition are still f*****g students...
... and Cleggy-Weggy doesn't get a look in....
It appears the Coalition are still f*****g students... ... and Cleggy-Weggy doesn't get a look in.... nhumphrey1969
  • Score: 4

12:17pm Sat 10 May 14

Dick Stallion says...

Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.
Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit. Dick Stallion
  • Score: -1

12:20pm Sat 10 May 14

Dick Stallion says...

NO. Really though: Thumbs up this comment if you think she should hang her head in shame for missing such an opportunity to **** DC a good 'un
NO. Really though: Thumbs up this comment if you think she should hang her head in shame for missing such an opportunity to **** DC a good 'un Dick Stallion
  • Score: -5

12:38pm Sat 10 May 14

Kirsty666 says...

southy wrote:
Kirsty666 wrote:
Oh well you can tell she's a Torie
Or poor taste in people
Either way it's bad!!
[quote][p][bold]southy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kirsty666[/bold] wrote: Oh well you can tell she's a Torie[/p][/quote]Or poor taste in people[/p][/quote]Either way it's bad!! Kirsty666
  • Score: 1

2:10pm Sat 10 May 14

Naya says...

I nearly threw up in my mouth!! Yuk I don't know whats more vile the girls big mouth or David Cameron's smug creepy looking face,
I nearly threw up in my mouth!! Yuk I don't know whats more vile the girls big mouth or David Cameron's smug creepy looking face, Naya
  • Score: -3

2:52pm Sat 10 May 14

SOULJACKER says...

Dick Stallion wrote:
Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.
Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts.
[quote][p][bold]Dick Stallion[/bold] wrote: Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.[/p][/quote]Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts. SOULJACKER
  • Score: 5

6:04pm Sat 10 May 14

thesouth says...

Naya wrote:
I nearly threw up in my mouth!! Yuk I don't know whats more vile the girls big mouth or David Cameron's smug creepy looking face,
No, you are more vile. Very b*tchy comment. How sad you must be
[quote][p][bold]Naya[/bold] wrote: I nearly threw up in my mouth!! Yuk I don't know whats more vile the girls big mouth or David Cameron's smug creepy looking face,[/p][/quote]No, you are more vile. Very b*tchy comment. How sad you must be thesouth
  • Score: 3

7:49pm Sat 10 May 14

Sir Ad E Noid says...

SOULJACKER wrote:
Dick Stallion wrote:
Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.
Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts.
I take it from your comments that life has dealt you a p*** poor hand and you have to vent your spleen now and again. The fact you are wrong, and your vile comments must surly over step the bounds of decency, I doubt even registers with you. Never mind, for every loser like you, there is a winner. Thanks for asking, yes.
[quote][p][bold]SOULJACKER[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dick Stallion[/bold] wrote: Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.[/p][/quote]Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts.[/p][/quote]I take it from your comments that life has dealt you a p*** poor hand and you have to vent your spleen now and again. The fact you are wrong, and your vile comments must surly over step the bounds of decency, I doubt even registers with you. Never mind, for every loser like you, there is a winner. Thanks for asking, yes. Sir Ad E Noid
  • Score: -1

7:51pm Sat 10 May 14

Sir Ad E Noid says...

Sir Ad E Noid wrote:
SOULJACKER wrote:
Dick Stallion wrote:
Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.
Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts.
I take it from your comments that life has dealt you a p*** poor hand and you have to vent your spleen now and again. The fact you are wrong, and your vile comments must surly over step the bounds of decency, I doubt even registers with you. Never mind, for every loser like you, there is a winner. Thanks for asking, yes.
"surely"
[quote][p][bold]Sir Ad E Noid[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SOULJACKER[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dick Stallion[/bold] wrote: Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.[/p][/quote]Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts.[/p][/quote]I take it from your comments that life has dealt you a p*** poor hand and you have to vent your spleen now and again. The fact you are wrong, and your vile comments must surly over step the bounds of decency, I doubt even registers with you. Never mind, for every loser like you, there is a winner. Thanks for asking, yes.[/p][/quote]"surely" Sir Ad E Noid
  • Score: 2

10:01pm Sat 10 May 14

derek james says...

Sir Ad E Noid wrote:
Sir Ad E Noid wrote:
SOULJACKER wrote:
Dick Stallion wrote:
Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.
Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts.
I take it from your comments that life has dealt you a p*** poor hand and you have to vent your spleen now and again. The fact you are wrong, and your vile comments must surly over step the bounds of decency, I doubt even registers with you. Never mind, for every loser like you, there is a winner. Thanks for asking, yes.
"surely"
now now children , the answer should by "not my choice of a selfie"
[quote][p][bold]Sir Ad E Noid[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Ad E Noid[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]SOULJACKER[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dick Stallion[/bold] wrote: Students these days aren't very bright IMO. A perfect opportunity to punch one of England's most evil people - and she goes for a selfie. What an Eejit.[/p][/quote]Haha, yeah ion the good old days it would be an egg in the face or certainly a kick in the nuts.[/p][/quote]I take it from your comments that life has dealt you a p*** poor hand and you have to vent your spleen now and again. The fact you are wrong, and your vile comments must surly over step the bounds of decency, I doubt even registers with you. Never mind, for every loser like you, there is a winner. Thanks for asking, yes.[/p][/quote]"surely"[/p][/quote]now now children , the answer should by "not my choice of a selfie" derek james
  • Score: -2

10:34pm Sat 10 May 14

nervousbumskin420 says...

should of stamped on the cnuts massive meat head!
should of stamped on the cnuts massive meat head! nervousbumskin420
  • Score: 2

2:27am Sun 11 May 14

BeyondImagination says...

Lucky you. A pic with a ****.
Lucky you. A pic with a ****. BeyondImagination
  • Score: 2

2:28am Sun 11 May 14

BeyondImagination says...

BeyondImagination wrote:
Lucky you. A pic with a ****.
Pr1ck
[quote][p][bold]BeyondImagination[/bold] wrote: Lucky you. A pic with a ****.[/p][/quote]Pr1ck BeyondImagination
  • Score: -3

2:28am Sun 11 May 14

BeyondImagination says...

BeyondImagination wrote:
Lucky you. A pic with a ****.
Pr1ck
[quote][p][bold]BeyondImagination[/bold] wrote: Lucky you. A pic with a ****.[/p][/quote]Pr1ck BeyondImagination
  • Score: -1

8:50am Sun 11 May 14

tootle says...

“He doesn't care if he doesn't have many women in his front bench and he doesn't care if there is a lack of women in his Cabinet.” Oh dear. Male or female DC doesn't owe anybody a pkace in his cabinet. Is somebody wants a place in cabunet they need to demonstrate the will, the ability, the desire and then get lucky that their talent is spotted. Look at the female political movers of the past - they didn't wait around for women only short lists and places for non white males to be made available - they went out and did the best they could with their life and times!.

Students have changed - in my day if the then PM had wandered in and sat down we would have been tearing into him and his policies(politely) and enjoying the debate - politics students?, no science ones. A missed opportunity.
“He doesn't care if he doesn't have many women in his front bench and he doesn't care if there is a lack of women in his Cabinet.” Oh dear. Male or female DC doesn't owe anybody a pkace in his cabinet. Is somebody wants a place in cabunet they need to demonstrate the will, the ability, the desire and then get lucky that their talent is spotted. Look at the female political movers of the past - they didn't wait around for women only short lists and places for non white males to be made available - they went out and did the best they could with their life and times!. Students have changed - in my day if the then PM had wandered in and sat down we would have been tearing into him and his policies(politely) and enjoying the debate - politics students?, no science ones. A missed opportunity. tootle
  • Score: 0

9:12am Sun 11 May 14

skeptik says...

Yes indeed in my day a spot of good old fashioned heckling would have been the order of the day - of course we did not have the uniform branch of politics enforcing the governments will then.
Yes indeed in my day a spot of good old fashioned heckling would have been the order of the day - of course we did not have the uniform branch of politics enforcing the governments will then. skeptik
  • Score: 3

10:43am Sun 11 May 14

Bobs Your Uncle ? says...

the student will live to regret it lol
the student will live to regret it lol Bobs Your Uncle ?
  • Score: 1

7:41pm Sun 11 May 14

Sir Ad E Noid says...

"PM wants woman to head BBC"

I think David Cameron is a big supporter of woman in front rank politics. Always better to keep your mouth shut and let people think you are an idiot, than opening it, saying something silly and proving to everybody you are an idiot. DC hasn't said much!!

Re-shuffle soon, bring on the women.
"PM wants woman to head BBC" I think David Cameron is a big supporter of woman in front rank politics. Always better to keep your mouth shut and let people think you are an idiot, than opening it, saying something silly and proving to everybody you are an idiot. DC hasn't said much!! Re-shuffle soon, bring on the women. Sir Ad E Noid
  • Score: 0

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