Helen Grant Resigns as Tory Vice Chair

She has resigned her party role in order to “openly and actively support one of the new leadership candidates.” Jumping off a sinking ship…

Read her resignation letter in full:

She’s backing Raab.

Read her full statement here:

“Dominic Raab has an inspiring vision for a fairer Britain and I think he is undoubtedly the best person to unite the Conservative Party and our Country. That is why I am proud to be supporting him to become our next Prime Minister.”

“Dominic believes everyone should get a fair shot in life and the opportunity to make the best of their talents, which is something I have always been passionate about.”

“We need someone with the strength and determination to fight for our Country’s best interests and Dominic is perhaps uniquely placed to deliver. He has significant experience as a tough negotiator, working on international treaties as a Foreign Office lawyer, and he is a man with a background in touch with modern Britain. That’s why I’m backing Dominic Raab to be our next leader and Prime Minister.”

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The Guardian’s election editorial urges voters to back Labour with the compelling argument:

“The pain and hurt within the Jewish community, and the damage to Labour, are undeniable and shaming. Yet Labour remains indispensable to progressive politics.”


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