For Huhne the Bell Tolls

“Energy secretary Chris Huhne is launching the first new grid connection to Europe for 25 years today” which must be exciting. A government source just confirmed to Guido that they are keeping Huhne on a very low profile for the next couple of days. That would explain why today he was sent to that known bastion of political action, Rochester. Why? 

Guido now has it triple sourced that two Sunday papers are going to put the bullet provided for them by Mrs Huhne straight through the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change’s head. Speeding points and the rest…

Guido has been digging on this one all week and the it’s a total mess. One Downing Street source gave him a 10% survival rate past Sunday…

UPDATE:

There’s a thin line between sorrow and rage.




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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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