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Dave’s ‘crimson tide’ is not a family trait

Sky News made history today by broadcasting for the first time ever from inside the Court of Appeal, and Counsel for the Appellant looked familiar. Indeed, it was none other than Alexander Cameron QC, the Prime Minister’s brother.

Dave’s florid face evidently runs in the family; but, while the PM is prone to getting rather shouty at the dispatch box (the so-called ‘crimson tide’), Alexander was a model of composure before the bench. Perhaps he might give his little brother some lessons?

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