The Home Secretary sat down to her meal in the grand hotel ballroom.
The day had gone well. ‘STOP THE BOATS’: the perfect slogan to win back their core voters.
Some of those irritating lawyers and activists and soft left-y socialists had bleated on about the European Convention of Human Rights, and breaking international law, but they’d been shouted down in the Twitter storm of sycophants and bots.
Getting out of the ECHR would come later. Then she could really deal with those bloody immigrants.
She waited. No food came.
A hotel manager appeared. ‘Very sorry, Home Secretary. I’m afraid there are no staff to wait the tables. You see, you’ve sent them all back to their countries of origin.’
Written for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
To read more stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
Apologies for a bit of a despairing moan about the language and legislation that this Tory UK government have deployed this week, as we stumble ever onwards towards xenophobia and fascism in the UK.
‘The State Trilogy’ and ‘The Barra Boy’ available now.
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