Following the yearly clamour for St George’s Day to be a public holiday in the UK, Ed Milliband called an emergency meeting of the Labour Party executive to discuss a new policy of introducing a new public holiday for the UK.
Over here in Australia, we celebrate Australia Day (& the Queens Birthday)
The Americans celebrate Independence Day.
The Irish (& every bugger else) celebrate St Paddys Day.
To pass the rigorous selection process, it was decided that it needs to be;
1) A holiday that would resonate with the general public.
2) A holiday that would not alienate the vast majority.
3) A holiday that would be politically correct.
4) A holiday that would swing the public vote in their direction.
The executive will be finalising the documentation in the next few days and a press conference is planned for the end of the week to announce the proposed new pubic holiday.
However in advance of the official release, my source at Westminster leaked the details of the announcement.
The new holiday will be on Monday 11th May (4th May was already taken)
And it will be known as:-