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Letters: Where past PMs went wrong

Catalogue of disasters

Sir: Matthew Parris, in his article ‘The real cause of all the chaos’ (29 October), asks of our last three prime ministers: ‘What big thing did any of these unfortunate souls do wrong?’ In a spirit of helpfulness:

Mrs May: net zero by 2050, derisory defence spending.

Mr Johnson: hospital clearances, lockdown, vaccine mandates, derisory defence spending.

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