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A plague on all our houses

Fiona Russell-Horne

One sickly sheep infects the flock, And poisons all the rest   I feel quite sorry for poor old Rishi Sunak. There he was last week, our newly minted Chancellor of the Exchequer, all scrubbed and shiny at the despatch box like the head boy proudly standing up at his …

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Panic stations

Fiona Russell-Horne

Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall. What do aircrete blocks have in common with Andrex loo roll? Facing bricks with McDougall’s flour or PIR insulation board with rigatoni pasta and Dettol hand-wash? It’s not often you get to write all of those in a single paragraph, …

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