Happy St Patrick’s Day

Baby Ms Fawkes will be celebrating her first St Patrick’s today. We’ll be cheering on whichever Irish nag looks like winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

And of course on Saturday England play Ireland in the rugby, and Guido fancies Ireland’s chances.

Guido has convinced Mrs Fawkes that yesterday’s ill health was due to the mussels consumed at lunchtime and that a few restorative Guinnesses will be appropriate today.

Happy St Patrick’s Day.

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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