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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Tobias Ellwood tells LBC…

“So Jeremy Corbyn will meet with Hamas, Hezbollah and the IRA with no preconditions, but won’t meet the British Prime Minister without her agreeing to his precondition.”


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