Guido was out of the Westminster cellar last night at the party in Belgravia drinking at Lord Gould’s expense (thanks m’Lord). Mike Smithson was the host and was on good form, Iain Dale was amusing and told Guido that he intends to concentrate on broadcasting now he is no longer chief-of-staffing. Peter Cuthbertson has lost weight and is only half the boy he was, Anthony Wells chatted babies with Guido – congratulations – not so easy to blog now, eh?

One thing that was made clear by blog readers is that they did not like having to register and do verification to make a quick comment. In view of that the registration setting is no longer required. Some speculation as to who uber-comment-maker Stalin’s Gran is, consensus was that it’s a journalist, probably lobby…

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Ruth Davidson on working with PM Boris

“I have worked with him when he was Foreign Secretary. I will work with whoever the Prime Minister is. I haven’t had a phone call yet to ask me to run his campaign in Scotland. I am not expecting the call. But I will genuinely judge him on the same criteria as I judge any of the candidates.”


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