The official UK Civil Service twitter account has tweeted: “Arrogant and offensive.

“Can you imagine having to work with these truth twisters?”

It tweeted the message about 20 minutes after the conclusion of the Downing Street press conference.

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The message has nearly 22,000 likes and over 16,000 retweets.

HeraldScotland:

The tweet was live for about 10 minutes before being deleted. 

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The post on the official UK Civil Service twitter feed, which read: “Arrogant and offensive. Can you imagine having to work with these truth twisters?”, has since been deleted.