What Does the Strange Case of Ashok Kumar Tell Us?

When an MP on the government payroll, even in a position as lowly as Hilary Benn’s PPS, attacks the PM, he is fired. No question about it he has to go.

What does it say about the fragile state of the Blairite’s grip on control of the party that Ashok Kumar can hold on to his job after telling the PM to go, and go soon?

Guido thinks that those Blair Switch Project odds are looking attractive on Betfair again.




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