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Tory Brexiteers and Remainers finally settle their differences

Tory Brexiteers and Remainers finally settle their differences
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Tory Brexiteers and Remainers might share the same benches in parliament but they don't always see eye to eye these days. Which makes Mr S pleased to see the likes of Crispin Blunt and Ken Clarke find common cause this afternoon. So what did they finally manage to agree on? Blunt and Clarke – as well as outspoken Brexiteer Peter Bone and the Remainer Tory MP Dominic Grieve – rebelled against the government by voting in favour of Leveson 2. It's just a pity that they were all on the losing side...

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