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- EU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt’s backstop plan
- Grieve: senior Tories may have to vote down Johnson government
Ivan Rogers tells the Foreign Affairs Ctte that the PM wasn't too happy when he explained her Brexit Ireland policy consisted of three incompatible promises pic.twitter.com/3NvNJDeLM2
Sir Ivan Rogers says "I would never have put anything interesting in a telegram.
[If asked for comment] I would produce a comment that was completely vacuous.
Tom Watson and four members of Labour’s governing body have backed a new motion which would auto-exclude members accused of racism or other forms of discrimination, overseen by an independent appointee, in a radical overhaul of the party’s complaints process.
The proposed change, in the wake of the BBC Panorama documentary where eight whistleblowers alleged interference from the senior Labour officials in antisemitism complaints, will be debated at next week’s full meeting of the national executive committee.Continue reading...
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