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Allegra Stratton resigns

(136 Posts)
JenniferEccles Wed 08-Dec-21 16:40:02

She made a tearful speech saying she would regret her lighthearted comments for the rest of her life.

Lucca Wed 08-Dec-21 16:41:35

My heart bleeds….

LauraNorderr Wed 08-Dec-21 16:43:39

Mine too..

Lucca Wed 08-Dec-21 16:44:32

Us? Sarcastic ? Surely not,

JenniferEccles Wed 08-Dec-21 16:45:33

Regrets her comments or regrets that they’ve come to light?

NotTooOld Wed 08-Dec-21 16:46:53

Oh, dear, poor woman - if it was a genuine mistake. Was it all made up?
Incidentally, wasn't Boris's first wife called Allegra?

lemongrove Wed 08-Dec-21 16:47:54

It was madness to do what she did in the first place.

MissAdventure Wed 08-Dec-21 16:48:54

Cry me a river...
I'm welling up here.

Kali2 Wed 08-Dec-21 16:49:23

sacrificial lamb to protect the PM- what she said was so wrong- but she was not responsible for allowing the event to go ahaead- nor for the denial.

Kalu Wed 08-Dec-21 16:49:51

It was all a jolly jape to her!

One down……

Whitewavemark2 Wed 08-Dec-21 16:50:13

Tories are expert at shooting the messenger.

Calistemon Wed 08-Dec-21 16:50:48

JenniferEccles

Regrets her comments or regrets that they’ve come to light?

Quite!!

MissAdventure Wed 08-Dec-21 16:52:22

She is responsible for simpering and laughing about it all.
Not so amusing now.

Galaxy Wed 08-Dec-21 16:52:40

Tories are also expert at removing what they see as a lame duck, heres hoping.

MerylStreep Wed 08-Dec-21 16:56:06

She started her speech blubbering but soon got over it: lier 😡

love0c Wed 08-Dec-21 16:57:32

I say leave her alone. She is not the enemy. The enemy is still in control!

lemongrove Wed 08-Dec-21 16:58:44

Kali2

sacrificial lamb to protect the PM- what she said was so wrong- but she was not responsible for allowing the event to go ahaead- nor for the denial.

Who was responsible for organising it then?
It’s unknown at the moment.....that’s what investigations are for.

tickingbird Wed 08-Dec-21 16:59:11

Rather shallow I know but she’s wearing my jumper. Christmas present to myself.

Chewbacca Wed 08-Dec-21 17:10:07

Poor little poppet. She could nip round to that other lying, duplicitous tow rag who had to drive to Barnard Castle to see if his eyes were working properly; he'll be able commiserate with her. And if he's not in, she could go for a blub at Gina & Hancock's gaff.

Whitewavemark2 Wed 08-Dec-21 17:13:56

love0c

I say leave her alone. She is not the enemy. The enemy is still in control!

Exactly

Kali2 Wed 08-Dec-21 17:14:48

Blackford is totally right- she should resign- but HE should too

www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-politics-59578079

Bridie22 Wed 08-Dec-21 17:15:25

Not a tear in sight, just sorry for being caught 🤬

MayBeMaw Wed 08-Dec-21 17:17:10

tickingbird

Rather shallow I know but she’s wearing my jumper. Christmas present to myself.

Ooh!
That’s nice!
Celtic?

winterwhite Wed 08-Dec-21 17:26:03

She's has been left to take the bullet for the whole of no.10 yet she had barely been there five minutes and wasn't a mover or shaker. Hers was the head it all came down on so she has no choice but to resign, but is she to be the only one. I assume the video was taken by one of her colleagues, but with friends like those...

tickingbird Wed 08-Dec-21 17:29:30

MayBeMaw. Ooh!
That’s nice!
Celtic?

I think it’s Fair Isle. It’s lovely.

On a more serious note I do think this party business is disgraceful - it’s indefensible.