National Labour, New Labour

Guido was down in the cellars earlier and bumped into the ghost of Ramsay MacDonald wandering about with an uncharacteristic smile on his face. Ramsay told Guido that in this centenary of the Labour party’s founding he will be watching Blair and the vote on the Education Bill with interest.

Guido, not being well versed in Labour party lore was bemused until he explained to me how he too, in the national interest, relied on Tory votes. Labour forevermore treated him as a traitor.

Guido has never liked Ramsay and his temperance ways…

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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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