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Theresa May’s resignation honours list is another sign of our rotting political system | Gaby Hinsliff10 Sep 11:24am

Theresa May’s resignation honours list is another sign of our rotting political system | Gaby Hinsliff

The Guardian
Outrage at baubles has become routine, but the former prime minister’s list is sickeningWhen Theresa May first began to recruit staff for No 10, she made one thing very clear. Anyone joining government in the new, ostentatiously workmanlike, post-Cameron era shouldn’t be doing so hoping to get a gong out of it: they would, the new prime minister is said to have warned, be lucky to get “so much as a chocolate biscuit” at the end. The sentiment encapsulated everything that was meant to have changed since the old Etonian set cleared their desks – so much so that she eventually wheeled it out in public. At an awards dinner
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