Good Day to Bury Bad Views

Imagine if one of David Cameron’s closest advisers had said it was time for the UK to “draw the line” on immigration and even renegotiate EU rules that allow free movement of workers. Labour backbenchers would be trotted out to the TV studios and broadsheets with the “same old Tories” line and there would be sustained and organised outcry. The noise would have become unbearable if the same adviser hadtold The Daily Telegraph that “Britain is “not an outpost of the UN” and the needs of the British people must be put first.” Add “nasty party” and xenophobic to the list. The adviser’s career would be over.

However it wasn’t David Cameron’s staffer who said this, but Ed Miliband’s guru Maurice, now Lord, Glasman. Guido awaits the fury…

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Quote of the Day

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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