Hammond Twists the Knife

When discussing the speed limit changes, Phil Hammond couldn’t help a dig at Huhne:

“I can tell you, in confidence, that I have had an approach from one of my Cabinet colleagues inquiring whether the change could be retrospective – but I am afraid I have had to disappoint him.”

Particularly relevant given the Tories believe Huhne leaked the announcement on Friday…




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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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