Carter Talked to the Tories

Stephen CarterThe Times reports that Lord Carter is to leave the government after his big Digital Britain report is published.  The Times speculates that he is set to return to a lucrative private sector role.  Don’t count on the technocrat definitely leaving politics for good.  Some weeks ago Guido had it from a usually reliable Tory source that Stephen Carter was contemplating crossing the floor.  You never know…




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Stephen Bush writing in the New Statesman‘s morning briefing…

“The terrifying truth is that the Opposition is too divided – within the parliamentary party, within the trades unions, within the Shadow Cabinet and even within the leader’s office – to be anything other than a veto player as far as Brexit goes, and the party’s whole gambit is really about trying to make that weakness look like a strength. Keir Starmer saying that Labour is “increasingly likely” to vote down the deal is simply a reflection of the fact that the one thing the Labour party will be able to agree on as far as Brexit goes is that Theresa May’s deal is no good.”

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