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Post Office Closures

Part of Opposition Day — [7th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 1:37 pm on 19th March 2008.

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Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Shadow Secretary of State 1:37 pm, 19th March 2008

Today, however, we learned something else, and the finger of suspicion points at the Secretary of State. We are told that somewhere in Downing street, someone—thought to be a member of the Cabinet—is a poet, a bard. Given the flavour of the language, it can be but one person. The four lines published on the website of The Spectator today are clearly the Secretary of State's:

"At Downing Street upon the stair,

I met a man who wasn't Blair,

He wasn't Blair again today,

Oh how I wish he'd go away."

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