Stones Being Cast

Labour peer Baroness (Helena) Kennedy QC, commenting on the “overzealous” Home Office official spin line: “It really does look to the public very much as though this is all about whitewashes, and if you want to have an inquiry you get somebody that you know and you make sure that it is dealt with in a particular way with an outcome foregone.”

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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