Labour Whips Beckett Votes

If, as many reports suggest, Labour is now whipping votes for Beckett in the election for Speaker it dooms Bercow’s candidature, since he has no more than a handful of Tory backers.

It is a shame that Richard Shepherd is not in the running.  A thoroughly decent man with a longstanding record of support for freedom of information who is also among the lowest expense claiming MPs. So he won’t win of course…

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