Who’s Backing Who: End of Week Update

The field has cleared significantly today after Matt Hancock dropped out. Saj missed out on the endorsement he was hoping for, can he still snaffle up some of the extra 20 Hancock votes anyway and muscle in on the Hunt/Gove showdown? The proportion of the Parliamentary party who have made public declarations has now dropped down to 67%, there are still a decent number of votes up for grabs…

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Quote of the Day

Expelled Tory MP, Richard Benyon, on the short three-day Programme Motion for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill:

“Whether you had three days, three weeks or three months debating this, you would not hear one original argument that we hadn’t otherwise heard in this process…”


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