Sublime. With Grant Shapps sacked as Tory chairman (a role in which he was entitled to attend cabinet) his new boss at the Department for International Development is Justine Greening — to whose Wikipedia page he has been accused of adding criticism.
Cabinet minister Justine Greening writes to police on cuts Requests data for her local area after pressure from public But document leaks after her staff send it to the wrong printer Cabinet-level concerns over police cuts can be laid bare — with Justine Greening writing to the Metropolitan Police to ask them about police numbers […]
Not the best radio interview ever: listen to ‘Justine Greening Philippines gaffe’ on Audioboo Of all the things to get mixed up about. YOU CAN DONATE TO THE OXFAM PHILIPPINES APPEAL HERE
In what is a contender for the most cringeworthy video ever produced by Whitehall, the Department for Transport has released a video in which cabinet ministers implore Londoners to get up earlier in the morning and avoid using the tube and buses during the Olympics. This unwelcome advice is euphemistically referred to as “remoding”. Scrapbook wonders whether transport […]
It must be Friday: Sky have published their top-10 “hottest MPs” based on polling from the previous four years (alas without pictures). Burnham and Flint fly the flag for Labour but the eleven finalists (including tied placed) include six Tories and three Lib Dems. A former council leader’s description of John Prescott as “divinely sexy” impressed […]