The Home Secretary reportedly set his current difficulties to music to the tune of ‘Pick Yourself Up’ at a social occasion for Labour MPs. Better tune might have been Glady’s Knight’s “Midnight Train”
So he´s leavin´ the life he´s come to know,
He said he´s goin´ back to find
Ooh, what´s left of his world,
The world he left behind
Not so long ago.
On that midnight train to Georgia,
And he´s goin´ back
To a simpler place and time.
Word is that Budd will report next week and that the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner may put the boot in before Christmas too.