Why Did He "Stand By Phil"?

RedEd faces one very important question as he takes to the streets of Oldham today. Perhaps one of the good voters, if he’s allowed to meet any real ones that is, or one of the travelling hacks might like to ask the Labour leader why exactly he stood so firmly by the disgraced Phil Woolas? Miliband never saw fit to publicly criticise Woolas’s deploying of lying, racist smear tactics that should have been condemned regardless of what a court said.

Instead Ed personally appointed Woolas onto his Front Bench team…

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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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