As the new parliamentary term begins, a photograph of headteacher Mrs May’s class has arrived in Inside Croydon’s inbox.
The first cabinet meeting after the long summer break for the interim Prime Minister’s top team shows a vaguely familiar figure sitting at the back of the class.
Yes, it’s none other than gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, making a rare semi-public appearance.
As if he’s the naughty one, who’s not really part of the team.
Apparently, he might have used to have been an MP.
Now, he has been given a new task: as class milk monitor. Such a shame that one of his political heroes – Thatcher – put an end to daily milk provided in our primary schools.
And while May’s colleagues in her clusterfuck of a government all try to put a brave face on things (though Jeremy Hunt manages to look even more odd than usual), the man who is supposed to be her Chief of Staff looks a tad… well, peeved.
Do you think this professional politician has realised that this is as close to sitting at the cabinet table as he is ever likely to get?
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