Little Laughter from Angry Dwarves

David Cameron’s comedy turn at the Press Gallery Lunch yesterday has generated his best coverage in weeks, but not everyone saw the funny side of his digs at the Speaker. The Walking with Giants Foundation, a dwarf charity are really, really cross:

“Once again we have an influential figure, if not the most influential person in the country, making distasteful references about a person’s lack of height. It was bad enough having a minister of health make similar distasteful comments but to have the prime minister himself glorify the comments in a joke is totally unacceptable and downright appalling”

They’re over-reacting a little and there is really no reason to be grumpy…

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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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