The King is Dead, Long Live the King

Douglas Carswell delcared the war is over on the Sunday Politics:

“Do you really think Douglas Carswell, who was a Conservative MP in a safe Conservative seat with a 12,000 majority, who gave all that up to stand shoulder to shoulder with Nigel Farage, do you really think that I’m not 100 per cent pro Ukip and 100 per cent wanting what’s best for Nigel?”

And it was all smiles this morning as Farage, Carswell and Suzanne Evans visited Downing Street to deliver a petition on electoral reform:

Guido understands UKIP press officers Gawain Towler, Alexandra Phillips and John Gill have had their contracts renewed after Gobby left on Friday.

But where’s Patrick “briefy” O’Flynn?




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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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