McMillan-Scott Defects to LibDems

Most Tories will be glad to see the back of the pompous europhile Edward McMillan-Scott. He is whinging that “People are controlled within the Conservative party, as I was.” He’ll be happier with the free and easy Libdems, who have a party culture which is definitely less controlling. His euro-fanaticism will be more in tune with the LibDems as well. In truth he was for a long time an obstacle to a more robust Tory approach to Brussels. So happy news for both sides…

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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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