Beard Liberation Front
Media release 2nd September
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Theresa May’s Cabinet the most clean shaven for twenty years
The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that the meeting of Theresa May’s Cabinet at Chequers on 31st August has revealed that it is the most clean shaven Cabinet for 20 years.
John Major’s Cabinet in 1996 had no hirsute representatives.
Following the departure from the Cabinet of high profile beard wearer Stephen Crabb the only hirsute member is Scottish Secretary David Mundell who does have not a particularly high political profile.
The campaigners say that while there are more women in Ms May’s Cabinet line-up and that presents a welcome element of diversity the beard deficit is significant.
Beard Liberation Front organiser Keith Flett said, Of course Theresa May’s advisor Nick Timothy has a full organic beard and Michael Gove has grown a consolation beard following his departure from the Cabinet. The fact remains however that when it comes to Cabinet beards the Prime Minister is turning the image clock back twenty years.