Flight, has gone quietly into the night, because “no one more than me wants the Conservatives to win the general election”. His exit reflects well on the man. He had the resources and support to fight in the courts or at the polls, but chose not to out of loyalty. Guido expects that Lord Flight of Arundel will be ennobled in the not too distant future.
As Guido predicted, Nick Herbert has been selected as the Tory candidate for Arundel. Labour are trying to spin that he’s another, shock horror, tax cutter.