Quote of the day Thursday 9th December 2021
"My remarks seemed to make light of the rules, rules that people were doing everything to obey.
"That was never my intention. I will regret those remarks for the rest of my days and I offer my profound apologies to all of you at home for them."
(Allegra Stratton, former Number Ten press spokesperson, apologising for her remarks on a leaked video during her statement yesterday resigning from her subsequent government post as an advisor on the environment to which she had moved from Number ten a few months ago and held until yesterday.)