Most politicians are quite adept at side-stepping difficult questions so it was a surprise to hear Conservative MP Damian Green get somewhat tongue-tied when asked to reveal something about Teresa May on the BBC Radio 4 PM programme.
Here is the transcript of the hesitation although the short piece really does have to be heard to be appreciated. Eddie Mair (EM) couldn’t help a little snigger.
EM: … we’re all listening DG: well er hhh ith er I think the b- er th- if if if er am- obviously if there were (.) erm damaging [anecdotes EM: [hhhhh DG: I wouldn’t be telling them