Quentin Letts: The speed queen Suella was defiant in Ferrari red
So much for G7 and Ukraine — Suella Braverman’s speeding ticket was all that interested Westminster
THE MEGA AGENCY
Back from the G7 meeting, Rishi Sunak strode to the House of Commons to make a serious, butch statement about Ukraine and Russia. “Putin should know that we are not going anywhere,” growled the prime minister. He had bagged £18 billion in trade with Japan, agreed to build fighter jets with Rome and Tokyo and clinched minerals partnerships with the Canadians and Aussies. “The idea that Britain is somehow in retreat from the world stage or that our influence is in decline, I reject utterly,” averred our great helmsman. He even used “insource” as a verb.
To all of which Westminster shrugged and said: “Yes, yes, but what about Suella’s speeding ticket?” The speed queen herself, in a Ferrari-red dress, was next to Sunak for