As I write, Boris Johnson is still clinging on to power. That could change quickly. Prime Ministers are remembered as much by how the leave office as anything. Gordon Brown will be remembered for eventually leaving with his two sons and a level of dignity left, David Cameron for humming a care free tune as… Continue reading Boris and a question of character
Tag: Downing Street
Does it add up?
The controversy around #PartyGate continues to rumble on. The Metropolitan Police have begun their investigation. Last week, Boris Johnson was reportedly sent a questionnaire by the police. Well, I understand that he likes a quiz. Whilst we await the outcome, people continue to speculate about what the implications will be if the Prime Minister is… Continue reading Does it add up?
Faithroots Podcast – Blame and Responsibility
Three stories – Sue Gray’s report on party gate is published – Senior civil servant complains about impact on the civil service .-PM smears Keir Starmer over the CPS failure to prosecute Jimmy Saville. What if anything can church leaders learn?
Sue Gray’s Report, Party Gate and church culture
We now have the Sue Gray report (or at least a heavily redacted version) available to read giving us a little bit more of an insight into Downing Street life and culture during the pandemic. One question that has come up as we’ve awaited Gray’s findings has been about the rights and wrongs of the… Continue reading Sue Gray’s Report, Party Gate and church culture
Don’t over infer
This week despite natural disasters and rumours of war in other parts of the world, the UK news has continued to be dominated by the Downing Street parties with Sue Gray providing a much truncated version of her report whilst we await the police investigation. A few people have tried to excuse or justify the… Continue reading Don’t over infer