Tory Leadership – Naming Names of Backers

The Torygraph has been busy compiling lists of known backers, which is handy because it saves Guido the trouble.

Basher Davis – Richard Bacon, Graham Brady, Derek Conway, David Davies, Nadine Dorries, Nigel Evans, Eric Forth, Roger Gale, Paul Goodman, Damian Green, Philip Hammond, Nick Herbert, Julie Kirkbride, John Maples, Andrew Mitchell, Eric Pickles, David Ruffley, Richard Spring, Ian Taylor, Shailesh Vara
David Cameron – counts on Tony Baldry, Gregory Barker, Richard Benyon, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Oliver Letwin, Peter Luff, George Osborne, Andrew Robathan and Ed Vaizey.
Doc Fox – Chris Grayling, Justine Greening, Greg Hands, Oliver Heald, Eleanor Laing, Daniel Kawczynski, Stephen O’Brien
Kenneth Clarke – has John Bercow and Ann Widdecombe. Bercow? Surely not, what is going on with him?
David Willetts – David Lidington
Coco the Clown – Crispin Blunt

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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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