Tories Surge To 5% Lead Over Labour

Extraordinarily, after the last two and a half weeks which have seen the Tory civil war laid bare, an attempted ‘not-a-coup’, cabinet and ministerial resignations, and a deeply unpopular launch of a far from satisfactory Withdrawal Agreement… the Tories are leading Labour by 40 – 35%.

Number 10 must be counting its lucky stars that this was the time UKIP leader Gerard Batten decided to appoint Tommy Robinson as an advisor, prompting more moderate Kippers to jump ship and UKIP to languish on 6%. Brexiteers have nowhere else to go…

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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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