After £2.6m ‘TV studio’, Johnson’s £9m ‘situation room’ is adding insult to injury


Some prime ministers would have taken the hint after a £2.6 million TV studio attracted flak, first as a white elephant vanity project that was built only to gather dust, and then when it was announced alongside a meagre one per cent pay rise for NHS staff.

Not Boris Johnson!

No, he has decided to announce a further £9 million “situation room” to be used as a command centre during emergencies like terror attacks and disease epidemics.

What’s wrong with Cabinet Office Briefing Room ‘A’ – the eponymous “COBRA”?

That is, what’s wrong with it apart from the fact that Johnson seems allergic to the place?

It took months for anybody to entice him into it when the Covid-19 pandemic first struck.

But here’s a thing: There’s no reason to believe Johnson will darken the doorss of this new facility, should an emergency occur. He’s far more likely to run away again like the coward he is.

This is money for old rope – far better spent on developments the UK needs.

This is not the time for Johnson’s over-expensive vanity projects. Someone should have the guts to tell him.

Source: Government to spend £9m on Whitehall ‘situation room’ | Boris Johnson | The Guardian

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7 thoughts on “After £2.6m ‘TV studio’, Johnson’s £9m ‘situation room’ is adding insult to injury

  1. Stu

    Would this £9 million “situation room” be anything like the one in Bojob’s home city New York that Rudy Giuliani fled from during the 9/11 “situation“ ?
    The specially reinforced one that mysteriously caught fire and collapsed ?

  2. Catherine Lynn Jenks

    The man is a total spendthrift with OUR money. When he’s expected to put his hand in his own pocket, all we hear is moaning about how he can’t afford a nanny, or he sets up a charity to fund redecorating his flat!

  3. Hecuba

    Little fascist dicator dick johnson spending more of our public money on his stupid vainglorious worthless projects! I remember the garden project and that useless link over the Thames situated at North Greenwich! Both cost millions of our public money and were useless!

    Hey little fascist dictator dick johnson you claimed public purse doesn’t have the money to award NHS nurses their decades overdue pay rises but you find £9 million yes £9 million to spend!!

    And why have you decided to no longer send aid to Yemen and yet you have £9 million lying around for you to waste!

    This is what fascist dicators always do – spend money glorifying their apartments and buildings!

    You just need a huge industrial refrigerator to be delivered to your little palace at 10 Downing Street dick because that is where we will find you – in the fridge!

  4. disabledgrandad

    WTF!!! This joke of a PM now wants a nice meeting room for emergencies FFS the Cabinet Office is full of meeting rooms, so why is this different?

    Combined with his BS about doing up his flat he just wants to waste our money but the NHS staff are only worth 1% WTF!!!

    Vile vane and stupid that’s the real Bozo, oh I left out coward because he always runs off to hide in an emergency room or is this really a giant panic room for him?

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