Simon Franks’ Centrist Party Finally Launches

Simon Franks’ political party has finally launched, after months of delays. First touted as a movement with access to more than £50 million in funding, Guido hears that over £500,000 has been poured into the venture. Originally registered as ‘United for Change’, the party has now been re-branded as ‘The United Party’. Judging by how well Change UK went, Guido looks forward to more of UP’s no doubt brief antics

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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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