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Dominic Raab.

The former Brexit Secretary who didn’t understand the importance of the Dover-Calais crossing has blocked BBC anchorwoman Victoria Derbyshire from following him on Twitter after she reminded us how clueless he was about food banks last year.

Ms Derbyshire, who hosts a Bafta-winning news show every weekday, posted the following on the mini-blogging site:

She’s absolutely right. Here’s a clip of him saying it:

Notice he mentioned the Trussell Trust’s data on the reasons people attend food banks? Here’s what the charity actually said, in handy graph form:

No – I can’t see “Episodic cash-flow problem” there either.

can see “Low income”, which is not episodic; while “Benefit delays” and “Benefit changes” are more appropriately described as perennial issues – they keep reoccurring as claimants are victimised by the Tory system. Look further along the graph and you’ll see that very few could be described as an “Episodic cash-flow problem”.

But when Ms Derbyshire tweeted her reminder of Mr Raab’s claim, this happened:

It seems Mr Raab doesn’t like to be reminded of his mistakes.

That’s a shame, because the history books will have no other reason to mention him.

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