Tory Wars: IDS v Major

IDS didn’t take John Major’s line that his welfare reforms won’t work “unless he is very lucky, which he may not be, or a genius, which the last time I looked was unproven” too well then. He has hit back where it hurts this afternoon:

“I never really get too fussed about what people think about their own intellects. I’m always happy to be in awe of someone whose own intellect delivered us the cones hotline, I must say.”

This is exactly the sort of infighting that split the Cone-servative party in the past…


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Lucy Allan explains her positive comments about the Brexit Party…

“If EU elections are held, Leave supporting voters will want to vote for Leave supporting candidates… Usual party loyalties will be eclipsed by the Leave v Remain divide. It’s good to see strong candidates in the Leave camp. However, I sincerely hope we leave the EU before these elections are held so that we can move on and not waste time and money on unnecessary EU elections.”

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