42% of Tory MPs Have Declared Backing

A few new MPs’ names came out overnight. Chris Philp resigned as a party vice-chairman to support Sajid Javid. Kit Malthouse has pulled level Esther McVey. We’ve dropped Penny Mordaunt off our list of potential candidates since she doesn’t seem to be really running. Overall the front runners positions are unchanged…

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The Daily Mirror has heard that at the shadow cabinet meeting, Nick Brown lost his train of thought so John McDonnell handed over a piece of paper to help out.

Brown: “You’re really helpful“.

McDonnell: “Yes I am. But it would be great if somebody could tell Skwawkbox that“.



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