The criticism has been a distraction and has got in the way of the activities of this government and importantly it has gotten in the way of the activities of my political party."
Nope, I don’t think so. This is not going to damage Her Majesty’s Government in any way whatsoever.
Anyway, whatever, we'll pretend you were the member of a real *government* if you promise to take the rest of the shower with you.
And don't forget to close the door on your way out.