Somebody Has to Go

When Nick Clegg and David Davis both call for your head it is not a good day at the office. Will the Met’s top cop survive? Sir Ian Blair is New Labour’s favourite copper, he will no doubt try to shamelessly cling on regardless. That is the standard response of the modern political class to any criticism, no matter how serious. Be in no doubt that Sir Ian is a very political animal.

Big Jacqui is backing him. Her shadows want him sacked. If the buck doesn’t stop with him where does it stop? An innocent man was executed in an extra-judicial killing – the only repercussion so far is a fine as a result of action brought under Health and Safety legislation. It is pretty unhealthy and unsafe to have seven bullet-holes in your head…


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Expelled Tory MP, Richard Benyon, on the short three-day Programme Motion for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill:

“Whether you had three days, three weeks or three months debating this, you would not hear one original argument that we hadn’t otherwise heard in this process…”

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