God bless him - he's talking guff, of course, but he's ever-reliable, isn't he?
"I say let people eat what they like. Why shouldn't they push pies through the railings?"
I don't suppose it harms to mention here that Boris is (quite aside from being a preposterous relic of a bygone, P G Wodehouse-tea and crumpets-punting on the river-E M Forster age) the Conservative Party's spokesman on education.
Reading the thoughts of Boris is a bit like watching an advert for Hovis bread: comfortingly reminiscent of a more innocent, golly-gosh period of England's past that, 10 seconds later, you realise never actually existed.
Then you accept that, actually, the bloke's just mad.