Good Day to Bury Bad News

So as Andy Parsons and Nicky Woodhouse, David Cameron’s personal photographer and video staff are removed from the civil service pay-roll and put back on the CCHQ pay-roll where they belong, you can expect a swath of other embarrassing or negative stories to slip out today as the nation stifles a laugh as the BBC presenters keep forgetting that Kate is now Catherine…

If it wasnt for the royal wedding Labour would be making hay over the fact that the PM has rightfully backtracked and seen, at this time of cuts, that someone to keep his bald spot out of shot should not be paid for by the taxpayer. Not that it it’s an excuse, but as William Green reminds us, lest we forget Gordon had his own civil service image people.

UPDATE: The Wall Street Journal’s Iain Martin also noticed the strange correlation between between the wedding news and bad news from Downing Street.

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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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