Our children and young people are in more danger than ever. They need a champion, but are in danger of being handed on a platter fashioned in Downing Street by a prime minister who is too concerned about her own survival to notice that the platter bearer is already tarnished by previous events. Perhaps she might not care even if made aware of the blemish.
Those in politics have a great facility to sweep truth under the carpet when it suits them.Concepts of honour and integrity died a long time ago among the ranks of those occupying seats at Westminster; perhaps the last remnants died with the recently deceased Lord Carrington at the age of 99.
Having already served in Churchill’s postwar government, this peer decided it was the honourable thing to do to resign voluntarily when Argentina invaded the Falklands on his watch as Foreign Secretary under Margaret Thatcher. He believed that the honour of the country was more important than one man’s ambition or position. Boris Johnson – please take note.