A… is for Afghanistan. A foreign policy disaster.
B Brexit. Not going very well, is it?
C Covid. One of the highest death rates, one of the biggest economic hits, and corruption galore.
D Defence cuts. See A and S.
E Environment. As Greta Thunberg brutally exposed, Britain’s claim to be a climate leader is more presentational than real, and COP26 looms.
F Farmers and fishermen. Betrayed. See B.
G Grenfell. Promises followed by inaction.
H Honesty. Enough said.
I Irish border. See also B, H and S.
J Justice. A courts system in crisis, a justice secretary defending his government’s law-breaking, judicial review changes to undermine the rule
K Kingdom, United, and the strains on it created by B, H, I, Z and more.
L Levelling Up. Still a slogan without a strategy.
M Mental health. As with E and L, much talk, less action.
N NHS. You know the story.
O Overseas Aid and Development. DfiD a genuine world-beating organisation. Scrapped in defiance of a manifesto commitment. Dominic Raab now in charge.
P Police, and a Police Federation that has passed a vote of no confidence in the government.
Q Queen. The one Boris Johnson lied to.
R Red Wall. See L.
S Special Relationship. Wrecked. See A, B, I, K, O, Z.
T Test, Track and Trace. See C.
U Universities and schools. Gavin Williamson is still education secretary.
V Vaccination. Let’s hear it for their one relative success, though the much-vaunted ‘world-beating’ status has been overtaken by several others.
W Welfare. Universal Credit cuts knowingly pushing more people into poverty.
Y Youth Services. Slashed.
Z … and it all adds up to a great big Z for Zero, the worst government in living memory, the worst prime minister at the worst possible time…
Alternative A to Z issues and adjectives are available.