Dave’s Candidate Nightmare

It was all smiles last night in Downing Street as Dave welcomed a tranche of Tory candidates in for drinks. Jokes about still waking up in the middle of the night with nightmares of his own selection process could not mask the bad news – that thanks to the boundary reviews there are no real safe seats up for grabs, but chin up and try again next time.

Guido was more intrigued by Dave’s digs about “unchaining” from the coalition that he’s in “not out of love or loyalty”. Though he repeated “unchaining” more than once, not every one was convinced he had a plan of how it’s going to happen…

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Quote of the Day

One Tory MP remarked yesterday…

“How many are in four Bakers’ dozens? About 35…”


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