Flack: Flack witnesses unusual encounter

Flack witnessed an unusual - and somewhat uncomfortable - encounter at the uber-posh George Club last week, while breakfasting with Lords Bell and Chadlington.

'May I take your order, my Lord?' a polite waiter enquired, prompting confusion between Bell and Chadlington as to which Lord he was addressing ... Elsewhere, there were myriad appearances by lobbying firms in last week's controversial list of external bookings for the Commons dining rooms. But who is 'Weber Sandwich'? Apparently, Labour MP Jamie Reed hosted a cosy dinner event for 14 in the Astor Suite on behalf of Weber Shandwick. But when it came to filling in the form, Reed clearly had some difficulty remembering the precise name of the global PR and lobbying firm ... A little bird tells us 2008 Britain's Got Talent winner George Sampson is on the hunt for a publicist, as the 16-year-old dance star prepares to perform with 2009 winners Diversity. The news comes hot on the heels of Sampson's mum being cleared of flytipping 15 bags of her son's fan mail ... At the One Young World summit in London on Monday, which brought together 1,500 'leaders of tomorrow', delegates were treated to a typically animated speech from Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The veteran activist railed against the dangers posed to youngsters by drugs and, er, advertising. That will have gone down well with ad agency Euro RSCG, which organised the summit.

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