Straw Raging at Blunkett

Jack Straw, the Foreign Secretary, refused to accept his apology over remarks exposing rifts in Cabinet. Jack is said by witnesses to have been “white with anger” over the way Mr Blunkett had talked openly about internal arguments within the Government over ID card legislation. I bet he was not amused by Blunkett’s claims that he left the Home Office “in a mess” either.

It might not be the inquiry Blunkett needs to fear most, it may be his cabinet colleagues.

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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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