Stephen Phillips: I Can’t Live With Being Called a Conservative

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Guido has got hold of the letter sent by outgoing Tory MP Stephen Phillips to his local association. Phillips lays into the direction of the government under Theresa May, slamming her over child refugees and international aid. He finishes with the quite remarkable admission:

“Some will label me a quitter, or, no doubt, worse. Those are labels with which I can live. The label Conservative no longer is.”

So he is quitting the Tory party as well as parliament. Resigning to spend more time with his five figure per month QC salary…




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