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@mmurray

So is this standard practice in the Foreign Office? The team handling a state visit are chosen especially to know nothing about the state in question?
They're not Catholics, yet I expect they know quite a lot about the Vatican. I hesitate to generalise, but Catholics tend to be a bit selective of the facts.

We've moved on from Sir Humphrey, it's Malcolm Tucker who calls the shots now.

(I mean in political sitcoms, not the Civil Service)

Tue, 27 Apr 2010 12:33:00 UTC | #463329