CCHQ Rain Stops Play Strauss Missed Corby Deadline

CCHQ are briefing this morning that sadly Andrew Strauss has missed his chance to stand in the Corby by-election as the selection meeting is apparently this afternoon. They did not pour water on the idea of a 2015 bid though, as other news outlets have noticed:

“He’s been hugely successful as England captain and he’d be equally so if he goes into politics.”

Silence from the man himself, who could have shut speculation dawn very easily yesterday afternoon…




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