Why The ID(e)S of May Never Happened

Following Iain Duncan Smith’s surprisingly mellow meeting in Number 10 last night, Government whips have helpfully organised an action day in his increasingly marginal constituency this weekend. How kind of them…

UPDATE: IDS gets in touch to say the “action day” was in the diary long ago. As if he could be bought off…

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Quote of the Day

Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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