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Michael Gove is right to compare the betting scandal to partygate

24 June 2024

7:52 PM

24 June 2024

7:52 PM

Poor old Rishi Sunak. You would have to have the proverbial heart of stone not to feel, at least, a bat-squeak of pity for the man at this stage. First there was that poignant press conference in the rain, then the D-day kerfuffle, the flock of sheep in Devon who snubbed him when he tried to feed them, the series of ill-advised visits to chocolate teapot factories and pubs called things like ‘The Last Chance Saloon’, and now this…

It’s not a huge amount to take in exchange for humiliating your colleagues and trashing your party’s chance of winning an election


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