Life is a zero-sum game. If you win, someone else has to lose. That’s right, isn’t it? More to the point, if someone else wins then you lose. It’s certainly true sometimes.
While we wish Mr Anderson a speedy recovery, it does occur to us to wonder if perhaps he could take a little more care. The pictures in the press of his meeting with Johnson last week showed them standing close together with nary a mask between them.
Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, comes under fire from the Public Accounts Committee and sinks yet more deeply into the quagmire of his politically motivated decisions.
In December 2019, Boris Johnson did not unleash ‘Britain’s potential’ but yet another of his interminable catchphrases. ’Levelling up’ appeared in the slimline Conservative election manifesto no less than eleven times.