He's the British minister of education. He's made some idiotic decisions since taking office and is generally disliked by teachers. Hence the voodoo pincushion.
He's a lot like Dolores Umbridge from the Harry Potter books, but without the hair bows. Or experience actually teaching.
That is the most accurate description i've read of him...
This is just too good to miss. Very clever
Cheap dollar craft small voodoo-doll (like the kind found in gumbull/junk machines in restaurants and stores.
rainbow spider web
Miku Hatsune #03 by knitting doll factory, via Flickr