At the risk of parodying the First-World Problems phenomenon, it is not a particularly enjoyable time to be a British citizen. The relentless scandals from a government whose incompetence is so acute it has become a global joke (in normal times I would happily laugh along but ineptitude has been lethal); the highest Covid death rate in Europe; surging inflation that is set to be made worse by an across-the-board tax hike which looks likely to send thousands of families ...

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