Willetts Demoted to 1 and a 1/2 1/4 Brains

Ruth Kelly bored the commons into submission yesterday, Willets failed to hit her with any telling blows. Willetts for all his intellectual capability is just not cut out for frontline political warfare. It’s unfortunate that he is fronting the Tory approach to the education reforms. This needs someone more machiavellian and adept at intrigue, with a Tebbit like ability to project themselves in the House and on television. Willet’s “could do better” as it always said on Guido’s school reports.

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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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