Cox’s Codpiece Corker

Tory Mufasa Geoffrey Cox has enthusiastically embraced the description of his backstop alteration as a “codpiece”, telling a highly entertained House of Commons:

“What I am concerned to ensure is that what’s inside the codpiece is in full working order.”

Bercow can’t help himself from ruining the joke by spelling it out afterwards…

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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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