UK Justice Secretary mocked for ‘Welsh Government meeting’ photo gaffe
A Conservative cabinet minister has been mocked for photos he used to illustrate a “meeting” with the “Welsh Government”.
Dominic Raab, the UK Government’s Secretary of State for Justice, posted four photographs to do so on his official Twitter account, none of which have any ministers of the Welsh Government in them.
The curiously chosen photos instead feature politicians from the Conservative Party in Wales, who are the official opposition in the Senedd.
Simon Hart, the Westminster-appointed Welsh Secretary, and Conservative MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, is also featured.
The omission of the Welsh Government led to social media users poking fun at the “embarrassing” photos.
The photos were ridiculed on social media.
— Blogdroed 🏴 (@blogdroed) February 11, 2022
it’s so embarrassing that not ONE of them are members of the Welsh Government…🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡 https://t.co/Bq5odLN8bI
— sarah⁷ (@sarah_jmx) February 11, 2022
I must have missed the election where the Welsh Tories won a majority in the Senedd… https://t.co/qyQrBuWgpm
— Ben 🏴🏳️🌈 (@sova4776) February 11, 2022
— Manzo van der Becci (@Manserbeck1) February 11, 2022
— Mark James 💙 (@markrally) February 11, 2022
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