FOREIGN Office Minister Alistair Burt [...]

Ephraim Hardcastle
September 2013
Daily Mail;9/10/2013, p19
FOREIGN Office Minister Alistair Burt refers oleaginously to the US as 'our good friend and our closest and oldest ally'. He earns a swift, well-deserved rebuke from Tory MP and amateur historian Jacob Rees-Mogg, who points out: 'Under the Treaty of Windsor of 1386, our oldest ally is Portugal.' Is Jacob's independent stance keeping him out of Cameroonian office?


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