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A look at issues of today: Student could have had a job running Brexit

PUBLISHED: 12:00 14 July 2018

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I think it’s safe to say a good portion of recent news has been defined by resignations. So many members of the government were stepping down it was like watching an abseil.

When David Davis resigned a lot of people hoped it would be a parting of ways that will end well because if Brexit has been run by a man who can’t part ways on good terms we’re all in trouble.

Boris Johnson went and I’m sure he’ll have more to say, but he’ll probably say it in Latin so must of us won’t have a clue what it is.

And then they kept coming. By the time all the senior and junior ministers had resigned we had started to expect it. We became resigned to it. They got to us too.

To counteract all of this resignation talk I want to mention Kamran Hussain.

He’s a student who couldn’t find a job. I know what you’re thinking, “media studies?”

But he had tried hard, he’d made 100 job applications without a single reply.

Can you imagine what that’s like, trying hard online and not hearing back at all? It reminds me on internet dating.

Kamran woke up at 5.30am and made his way to Liverpool Street station with a stack of CVs.

He handed them out as he made his way to Cannon Street and it worked. He got a job.

That is a shocking story. I’m shocked that someone talked to strangers on the Tube. Normally the rules are no talking and no eye contact.

So, if you get on the Circle Line from Liverpool Street to Cannon Street you could get a job.

If he’d have stayed on the Circle Line till Westminster he could have ended up running Brexit.

@mrstevenallen


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