Rifkind Quits & Backs Clarke

Rifkind does the inevitable and quits the race urging people to back Clarke. It will be a small disappointment for Cameron, but no surprise and possibly better for him it happens now than in the next round.

Guido says I told you so.

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Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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