There's a problem with this Tory election poster... Wait till you see it.

With Paul Nuttall grabbing all the headlines in Stoke-on-Trent, it seems a Conservative Party twitter account was feeling a bit left out.

On Monday evening, the campaign shared what should have been a fairly generic election image.

Earlier that day Theresa May had visited the constituency, and met with the Conservative candidate Jack Brereton.

Brereton had been photographed with the prime minister Theresa May and an election slogan was then Photoshopped in to the final image.

An unfortunate typo undermined their message somewhat.

Support the Prime Minister's plan to make a success of Bexit.


And the joke basically writes itself from here on in.

There are other observations to be made as well.

The original tweet came from @byelection 'By-election updates', a blue tick verified account that uses the Conservative Party logo as its icon, which also links to the party's website.

Perhaps we're doing the press office a disservice, and this is an elaborate PR stunt to get some more name recognition for Jack Brereton, the 25 year old local councillor.

In the past, Conservative Party HQ have engaged in playful Twitter banter, so expect #Bexit to be embraced if it gains any momentum.

For instance; this exchange with their counterparts in the Liberal Democrat press office in December.

The by-election is to be held on Thursday. It was prompted by the resignation of Labour MP Tristram Hunt.

indy100 has contacted the Conservative Party for comment.

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