Diary: Javid's jokes

Communities secretary Sajid Javid's recent speeches have featured a slightly uncomfortable penchant for self-mockery. At a National Association of Local Councils event held on Halloween, Javid told delegates he had been complimented by Prime Minister Theresa May on his scary mask. "I had to say: 'This is just my face," he quipped. "Perhaps she thought I had come as Uncle Fester."


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