“Boris Johnson has argued it was essential for his staff to have leaving drinks while insisting that you weren’t allowed to visit dying family or to attend their funerals. I can’t begin to comprehend the anger that you must justifiably feel and I am deeply sorry for you all”
Wishing a happy Mother’s Day to everyone celebrating today. And a happy “don’t panic it’s only Mother’s Day in the UK - you haven’t forgotten” to everyone else… apart from my friends in Nigeria (it IS Mother’s Day there too!)
Government comms guide: “We need to be relatable to ordinary people. We can’t afford to be seen as elitist toffs who have no idea what challenges real people face”
Personally I think these dangerous individuals praising Sunak’s government is more newsworthy than mild criticism from a bloke who presents the footie highlights on the telly… theguardian.com/world/2023/mar…
People do not want to risk their lives in small boats in the world’s busiest shipping lane. They don’t want to “jump the queue”: this is the only way to be in the queue for the small proportion of refugees who want asylum in the UK.