An extract from another satire on the Council Meeting of the moment.
Fleet Street Fox www.mirror.co.uk
The extraordinary meeting of the Not Taking The Blame For Any Of This Committee of Her Majesty’s Government of Handforth Parish Council, Friday February 5, 2021.
Cast: Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Cabinet Minister Michael Gove, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Head Girl Priti Patel, and assorted ne’er do wells.
In charge of proceedings: Head of the Be Civil Service and parish clerk with 25 years’ experience, Mrs Jackie Weaver.
Boris Johnson, HERO OF THIS PARISH: Can we start this illegal meeting now?
Offstage, sotto voce : F*** off.
Jackie Weaver: We can start the meeting, Prime Minister, and can I just suggest everyone turn their microphones off.
[Nobody turns their microphones off, someone hits record]…………
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