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The chancellor, Philip Hammond, refuses to say whether he would quit in the event of a no-deal as two senior MPs warn they would leave the party
This is how today’s papers covered the Tory walkouts, with the right wing papers particularly scathing of the trio:
Hammond’s comments are sure to cause more twitchiness inside Number 10.
Heidi Allen, one of three Tory MPs who quit to join the Independent Group yesterday, told ITV’s Peston last night that roughly a third of the party’s MP- around 100 of her former colleagues – shared her frustrations at its direction.
I asked @heidiallen75 how many Tory MPs were fed up with the direction of the Conservative Party under @theresa_may and could ultimately defect like her. What she said (attached) was instructive pic.twitter.com/VvCj2xcT0pContinue reading...