5/11 Competition, Winner

The competition closed at midday and the entries out-numbered Malcolm Rifkind’s nominations, but there was no avalanche of gossip – which makes sense – you would not be reading a political gossip blog if you knew all the gossip. What was received was interesting, certainly defamatory and possibly in some cases untrue.

Andrew Marr is not a parliamentarian, but I am pleased to know about his predilections – however the rules mean that entry will not count. So Guido has decided that Renegade Liberal is the winner and will I hope be reviewing the play for the blog on Friday.

Chichester Festival Theatre is showing 5/11 until 8 September. Tickets can be bought online, more information here. Thanks to Sarah Wallis @ CFT for the tickets.

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Expelled Tory MP, Richard Benyon, on the short three-day Programme Motion for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill:

“Whether you had three days, three weeks or three months debating this, you would not hear one original argument that we hadn’t otherwise heard in this process…”


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