This government’s propensity to banana skins is becoming as almost as awful as the scandal on the BBC. The latest horror is the potential decimation of thirty per cent of English Woodland . The secretary of state knew all about the threat to ash trees from Chralara Fraxinea a fungus which has already wiped out all the common species in Denmark as long ago as January and yet nothing was done to ban the import of thousands of infected saplings from Europe. What kind of show is this that Cameron is running? Cheating on rail tickets, insulting policemen, fudging about the consumption of Cornish Pasty’s, and these are just a small sample of their farcical ministerial incompetence .