Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Whips stay in post after a night of chaos

This has been a truly terrible day for Liz Truss

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In a sign of how chaotic tonight has been for the Conservative party, I have now been told that the Chief Whip Wendy Morton and her deputy Craig Whittaker have not left the government after all. I have spoken to Northern Ireland Minister Steve Baker, who says: ‘I have just seen the deputy and he is categorical that neither he nor the chief have resigned.’

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