Tory Whips Tell Pelling to Resign

Andrew Pelling is a pathetic human being. The 48 year-old MP left his first wife to take up with his (now) 26 year-old research assistant Lucy. Not the first MP to do that, probably not the last either.

She has been seen around the Houses of Parliament in recent months with a black-eye and other bruises. All has become chillingly clear with the news that he has been arrested for assault.

To get the full measure of the man you have to know that his young wife is seven weeks pregnant. Guido understands that the Tory Whips are to make it abundantly clear his career is over.

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Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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