Latest Home Office escape
John Reid, May 23:
"I'll fucking well work 18 hours a day to sort this out. I'll do whatever it takes to make the public feel safe and confident in the system because right now it's not good enough and they're being let down."Sunday Telegraph, May 28:
John Reid, the Home Secretary, has gone on holiday to France while his Whitehall department battles with a string of crises, The Sunday Telegraph has learned.
He is not expected to return to Britain until after the Bank Holiday, as his officials continue to struggle with the fall-out from the foreign prisoners fiasco and a succession of embarrassing disclosures.