This is what happens when you give the job of Defence Minister to someone who’s only experience is in selling fireplaces and crockery...crap! Quick, someone point out to him that when the generals talk about the risk from China they mean the country not the tableware!
TM “So tell me Gavin, why should. Give you the top job with the MoD?”
GW “Well I’ve a lot of experience with china. For example I m fully read up on its breaking point and the associated risks”
TM “Excellent. You ve got the job”
GW (to self) “Well that was easier than I thought. She didn’t even want to hear my views on the latest Royal Doulton tea sets. They ll go down a treat in the officers mess. Still, how hard can it be?”