More Speeding Fingers Being Pointed at Huhne

Guido hears that the idea to raise the motorway speed limit was set to be the flagship moment of Transport Secretary Phillip Hammond’s conference speech later today. So there was some anger and confusion when it leaked late on Friday afternoon. Hammond was rushed to Millbank to push the policy…

All big conference announcements would have been cleared with the two coalition parties, so fingers are being pointed across party lines for a leaky culprit. Ironically the most vocal critic of the idea has been Chris Huhne. A growing number of Tories suspect it was he who spoiled the big announcement. Making friends as ever…

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Quote of the Day

Trevor Kavanagh’s analysis of the Brexit process…

“Thanks to Mrs May and her useless Chancellor Phil Hammond, this will not come without pain. But we escape with imagination and true British grit or we will be boiled alive.

It means on this centenary Remembrance of our struggle against tyranny, we risk ceding non-military victory in Europe to the undemocratic forces of an unaccountable totalitarian regime.”


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