Anyone forced this week to work from home were “using the snow as an excuse”, according to Environment Minister Sammy Wilson.
Speaking to the BBC on Friday about school closures, Wilson recounted how he walked to school for weeks in 1963 with snowdrifts above head height.
And who is he blaming? The “health and safety nuts”, who apparently mollycoddle our society.
Given that he is road safety minister, he should know whether the roads are safe to travel on, but how long before he claims that the snow is unrelated to global warming…