Goodnight Mr Howard

As Guido predicted on Sunday, Iain Dale reports that Michael Howard has told the Folkestone Conservative Association AGM that he is standing down at the next election.

Guido looks forward to Howard’s memoirs, what we want to know is, did he really envisage that the six month Tory leadership campaign would so advantage his protégé?

If he did, the Tories owe him for that single insight.

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John McDonnell tells the Gallery/Lobby lunch what the priest told him to do…

‘He persuaded me to do this. He said you need to soften your image. So do Mumsnet and do this…. I’m trying to soften my image.’


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