Theresa May Was Handed A P45 Form On-Stage At The Conservative Party Conference

The absolute worst thing that could have happened

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Over the past few days, the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester has been ravaged by tens of thousands of demonstrators, but thanks to large-scale security presence and an audience of half-asleep pensioners, the speeches have been largely hassle-free.

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Until now. Today Theresa May gave a speech on the subject of "compassionate conservatism", and half-way through she was handed a waggling P45 form from a trouble-making audience member (who reportedly quipped "Boris Johnson asked me to give you this.")

And she took it.

The photo below would have been enough of a PR nightmare, but May's decision to swipe the form is no doubt about to become front-cover fodder.

Here's how Twitter has reacted:

And here's the P45 in question. Got to admire the attention to detail.