The newly-elected Tory MP for Bolsover in Derbyshire, has called for a statue of Labour firebrand Dennis Skinner to be erected in the constituency he served for 49 years.
Mark Fletcher comfortably defeated the 87-year-old former miner, known affectionately as the "Beast of Bolsover" in December's general election. It was one of the biggest political shocks of the election.
The new MP for Bolsover is only the third ever to represent the area, an indication of how long his predecessor held the seat.
In Mr Fletcher's maiden speech in the Commons, he paid tribute to his predecessor, who, until his defeat, was the longest-serving MP.
Mr Fletcher urged the Opposition and the Government to join his campaign for a statue of the veteran, who he called "a giant of British politics".
And the former Labour leadership hopeful Clive Lewis gave his thoughts on what Mr Skinner would have made of the proposal.