2020-12-04 11:14:45

Digested week: scotch eggs a welcome change from Boris Johnson's waffle | John Crace

The substantial meal debate at least distracted us from PM and Matt Hancock’s dull briefings Where’s Priti Patel, Michael Gove, Dominic Raab, Alok Sharma and Oliver Dowden when you need them? They may all have their limitations as cabinet ministers but they did used to liven up the Downing Street press conferences with their incompetence. I especially miss Sharma who was a joy to sketch as he never knowingly answered a direct question with a direct answer and I could never quite work out whether that was because he hadn’t really understood the question or genuinely had no idea of the ans

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