Saj or Sadiq? Michael Gove’s Handy How To Guide

Poor old Michael Gove had a ‘mare at the GG2 Asian Leadership Awards on Wednesday. Congratulating Sajid Javid on being named Britain’s most influential Asian, he unfortunately referred to “my brilliant Cabinet colleague Sadiq Khan”. Here is Guido’s handy how-to guide to telling the difference…

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“A slip of the tongue,” says a friend: “They had a laugh about it afterwards.” Perhaps one too many Cobra beers had been consumed…




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