Sedgemore is a grumpy leftie and we are definitely better off without him in New Labour’s post-socialist Britain. I told them at the press conference this morning I was “not in the socialist mould”, that will set them off after yesterday when we accused the Conservatives of departing from Thatcherite economics. In truth only we can be trusted with Thatcher’s legacy, the Tories are too incompetent to manage a modern free-market economy.
Wonder who else is going to quit? Corbyn? Skinner? Abbot? Please, please, please.
“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…”