Who’ll Be Humiliated?

The bookies make David Cameron the best challenger to Basher Davis. If so it’ll be Mr Nicy versus Macho Man. A young(ish) old Etonian smoothie from Notting Hill versus the tough, no nonsense, council-estate raised, son of a single mother. It’ll be like class war for Tories.

Cameron is good on television, Davis seems less effective and sometimes loses his way. The race is very uninspiring so far, when the pack thins out it will (hopefully) get more interesting. Humiliation beckons for those who declared their ambition and are unable to get 20 nominations…

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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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