Boris Johnson has suggested that the Conservatives include a pledge in their election manifesto to convert all mosques to off licences.
“Worshippers could get a drink after they have prayed,” said the Foreign Secretary.
“It makes a lot of sense.”
The gaffe-prone Tory minister continued his thoughts.
“Also, after Brexit, we will be able to do free trade deals with all the Muslim countries.
“It’s outrageous that the EU stops us selling whisky to these countries.
“Vote for us and we will increase sales of Johnnie Walker to Saudi Arabia tenfold.”
At a meeting in a Bristol Sikh temple, Boris described how the high duty on Scotch whisky meant he has to bring “clinkie” in his luggage whenever he visits India.
“We need free trade deals so everyone can buy as much whisky as they like in India and I won’t have to sneak it into the country.”