These days Mr S rarely – if ever – finds himself agreeing with Anna Soubry on politics. The arch-Remainer has made it her mission to keep Britain in the customs union, the single market and ideally – Steerpike suspects – the EU. Yet, on Question Time this week, the Conservative MP managed to briefly strike a chord with many Brexiteers and Remainers alike:
'Good Lord, no.'
That said, if Soubry does go ahead with her customs union rebellion on the EU withdrawal bill, things may get very fraught indeed...